Mechatronic Solutions, a UK provider of automation solutions to the manufacturing industry, is this year celebrating 25 years of trading.
Brace yourselves for a tidal wave of automation media and promotion in 2013. The reasons for the jamboree are important and it is high-time the message got through to those with the cheque books, says Will Stirling.
The Government has said that the Energy Bill will offer relief to industry hit hard by rapidly increasing energy costs by making energy-intensive companies exempt from costs associated with the move to a low carbon economy.
Attending the Rockwell Automation Fair in Philadelphia, USA Tom Moore finds that producing the same amount with less labour and energy is just the beginning of automation as data collection technology and applications progress to complement cloud applications and mobile devices.
The Manufacturer speaks with Keith Nosbusch, CEO of Rockwell Automation, who maps out a future for automation that transforms production standards in emerged markets that links with communication to give factory managers and operatives the ability to monitor energy usage in remote locations.
Worcester-based Yamazaki Mazak has boosted its apprenticeship scheme by hiring 13 young local apprentices.
Siemens PLM Software launched RobotExpert, a new robotic simulation and programming software for small and medium size manufacturers that helps minimise downtime and increase throughput for shop floor robots.
A Cambridge-based technology company has signed a major contract with tractor manufacturer Fendt to provide 3D tracking in its German factory. TM's Kimberley Barber spoke to Richard Green, one of the founders of Ubisense and CEO, about the new contract which has seen his revolutionary system installed into Fendt’s factory in Maktoberdorf.