Technology and Innovation
Multinational manufacturer of athletic and casual footwear, PUMA, has launched a pilot project to create what it describes as the world's first intelligent and decision-making warehouse.
A remote operated vineyard robot has been developed in an effort to help solve a chronic agricultural labour shortage.
Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University of Warwick has announced it is using a stream of neutrons from the Institut Laue-Langevin’s nuclear reactor in France to examine the safety critical welds in cars made with boron steel.
Global industrial group, ThyssenKrupp AG, has implemented a new digital platform in its materials division to better connect machines and enable predictive maintenance.
enModus, a smart building technology company from Wales, has secured £3m in Series A funding from three main investors including one of the UK’s largest shopping centre owners.
Audi has officially unveiled the new generation of its Audi A8, reportedly the first production car in the world to have been developed for highly automated self-driving.
German automobile manufacturing conglomerate Volkswagen AG (VW) has announced a partnership with robotics firm Kuka to develop robots designed to service its cars.
Lucideon is hosting a webinar titled ‘Optimization of the Drying Process – a way to Maximize Process Efficiency and Product Quality’ on 20th July, 3pm (UK time) 10am (EDT).
One of the world’s leading speciality chemicals companies, Evonik, has announced a €100m investment in digitalisation and has entered a strategic partnership with IBM and Germany’s Duisburg-Essen University.
Volkswagen Group has announced virtual reality applications for production and logistics enabling engineers to meet in a virtual environment to exchange ideas between the German HQ and its manufacturing locations abroad.