Adopting modern and flexible automation platforms helps OEMs and end users meet traditional production challenges while addressing newer concerns such as supply chain issues, labor shortages and cybersecurity.
The Bundy Group reported 10 automation transactions in the month of January. Analysis on the acquisitions and reports are highlighted below.
Industrial robots become smarter when integrating peripheral control, drives and other industrial control products, combined with machine vision, force sensing and other sensing technologies. Software helps.
Git-based source control can help programmable logic controller (PLC) programmers improve efficiency and reduce downtime. Feb. 7 webcast, archived for a year, offers tips and other information.
System integrators are using edge computing platforms to create simple, scalable, repeatable and protected automation and control architectures. Jan. 25 webcast, archived for a year, offers tips and other information.
Penn State researchers have recently enhanced their process for manufacturing flexible gas sensors made from nanomaterials.