Maintenance & Productivity
Universal Robots, a market leading producer of cobots, the emerging new class of industrial robots that can work outside of safety enclosures alongside employees, has chosen to expand it's US presence with a new 3,000+ sq ft West Coast base in Irvine, CA.
Global construction and programme management consultancy, Turner & Townsend, has acquired operational excellence specialist, Suiko in a move that paves the way for it to extend the benefits of lean thinking to companies in the construction sector.
General Electric (GE) has been recognised by the Guinness Book of Records for powering the world’s most efficient combined-cycle power plant.
ABB is to supply energy-efficient, low-voltage power distribution solutions to COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes), the new car manufacturing facilities of Renault-Nissan and Daimler’s strategic Mexican joint venture with the aim of reducing energy consumption by up to 20%.
The Ariane 5 rocket has completed its 72nd consecutive successful launch and beaten its own commercial payload weight record, lifting more than 10.7 tonnes into geostationary transfer orbit.
President Obama has announced that The Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, based in Los Angeles, California, is to become the ninth manufacturing hub.
The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart is set to begin experimenting with robotic shopping carts in order improve customer experience.
Boston Medical Center is using an innovative way to help meet its thermal energy needs.
Northrop Grumman and NEC have collaborated to deliver the Japan-Cyber Operations Research, Training and Experimentation (J-Cortex) system.
The industrial sector is undergoing massive transformation like never before. Sundeep Sanghavi co-founder of DataRPM looks deeper than preventative maintenance into the realm of predictive maintenance.