Yamaha has launched its new Advanced Robotics Automation Platform, which it hopes will allow the low cost construction of automated manufacturing lines through a significantly greater unity with the IoT.
In last month’s column Paul Stead introduced the concept of 'Design Thinking'. This month he explains how applying this approach resulted in the creation of an award-winning sales programme for Eastman Chemical.
Rockwell Automation has made significant performance gains in recent years. Productivity has grown by more than 4%, lead times for its manufactured goods have been cut in half and on-time deliveries are up to 98%.