Manufacturing Technologies

Future factories today

Posted on 3 Apr 2014 by

Will Stirling reviews some next-gen technology being developed for Industry 4.0 on display at the world’s biggest industrial technology show, Hannover Messe 2014.

The right material

Posted on 3 Apr 2014 by Callum Bentley

Mike Adams, CEO at HiETA Technologies, is a staunch advocate for additive manufacturing but states that as the technology evolves, so must the raw materials which will be transformed into the goods of the future.

Spigots cost effectively!

An automation solution based on the Omron SCARA robot
Posted on 1 Apr 2014 by Tim Brown

When it needed to automate the assembly of a moulded plastic spigot, a leading Automotive parts manufacturer asked industrial automation expert ALPHR Technology to devise a solution that would be cost effective, compact, reliable and easy to maintain.