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Love in the time of corona

In a guest column, exclusive to Connectivity, Richard Stone, Managing Director of Stone Junction – the first ever PR agency for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – talks about responsibility, kindness and creating a strategy for your post crisis recovery.

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Smart tech is changing perceptions of construction

The rise of smart technology is changing the reputation of construction, as the sector embraces innovative solutions to some of its more traditional challenges. Health and safety are obvious concerns across all of the UK’s industries, but it’s of particular importance within construction as the rate of fatal injury is around four times as high as the average rate across all industries.

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Convergence of people, processes and systems in food and beverage

There is a growing human obsession with connectivity. At any moment, day or night, we expect to be able to connect to the web to control our lighting, heating, music and even see our energy consumption. As the Internet of Things becomes more engrained, we all expect deeper insights to improve our daily lives. The same is true in the food and beverage environment.

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Modular aluminium profiling systems provide solution to almost any application

MiniTec UK is no stranger to manufacturing technologies and making systems work as simply and effectively as possible.

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    Me and my robotic colleagues(18/03/2020)

    It's easy to be sceptical when you hear stories of the future of work because no one really knows how it's all going to pan out. What we do encounter is plenty of noise. Self-appointed futurologists are either dishing doomsday scenarios or painting pictures of Jetson-style worlds where we all live in a state of semi-permanent laziness and let robots do all the heavy lifting. Whichever world will become true, it’s certain that automation will have a big impact but how will humans react?

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    5 ways the cloud will enhance CNC machine manufacturing(18/03/2020)

    Considering shifting your manufacturing into the cloud? Read the practical steps from Naveen Nadesan, ANCA Motion Global Marketing Manager, to make the most of the move.

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    Why automation is crucial in the future of food manufacturing(18/03/2020)

    Automation is now vital for food manufacturers who wish to stay ahead of the competition and ensure the future of their business by increasing productivity, maximising space and reducing wastage in their plant.

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    Cerulean collaborates with Festo to improve tube packing efficiency(18/03/2020)

    Cerulean, a manufacturer of tube packing solutions, has collaborated with Festo to simplify the design of its FPS-1 tube packer to deliver an improved, more energy efficient, and future-proof packing solution.

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    Smart manufacturing meets clever maintenance(12/03/2020)

    igus started its digital development journey to develop its products for use in smart factories five years ago. The aim was to make the maintenance and repair of its plastic energy chains, cables and bearings, more efficient and cost-effective. The result of this digitalisation process is the isense suite of sensors and monitoring products, making igus plastic products into intelligent solutions, or “smart plastics”.

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