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    • Automation
    • (05/07/2022)

    Stay ahead of the aeroplane

    When taught how to fly, pilots are often told to “think ahead of the aeroplane”, meaning that they have to always plan for the next step. It’s no surprise that the same can be said about aerospace supply chains. 

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    • Automation
    • (04/07/2022)

    Global manufacturing production value to hit US$44.5 trillion in 2022

    New research from Interact Analysis projects that total manufacturing industry output will grow by 4 percent in 2022, then decline by US$0.2 trillion to US$44.3 trillion in 2023, before rising again in 2024 and 2025. 

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    • Robotics
    • (29/06/2022)

    Playing the long game: why manufacturers must prioritise TCO when specifying automation

    After lagging behind their international counterparts for many years, UK manufacturers are finally waking up to the benefits of automation, prompted in part by labour shortages as a result of Brexit and the pandemic. 

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    • Robotics
    • (28/06/2022)

    Eyes open to robot efficiencies

    “Can we get a cobot to do this…?” Such a suggestion might have been dismissed as a pipe dream even just a few years ago. Collaborative robots have changed all that. Their steady march of progress has crashed down barriers to accessibility and emboldened more engineering teams to seek out new production efficiencies.

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    • Software - Cloud / Edge / Big Data
    • (22/06/2022)

    What’s in the cloud for me?

    There are very few of us who aren’t already using the cloud in some form. If you own a smart phone, use email, stream music, videos or TV, then the chances are that data is stored in the cloud. From a manufacturing viewpoint, what do we need to know about the cloud?



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    Hypermiling for your electric motor

    • Energy Efficiency
    • (20/06/2022)

    It’s the middle of Summer and you are sitting in traffic. It’s so hot that the tarmac is melting on the road. The traffic begins to roll, and you start to pull away. But how do you stay cool? Open the window or crank up the air-con?  .

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    Differentiate your industrial control system from the crowd

    • Automation
    • (20/06/2022)

    A recent study by Ericsson found that almost two-thirds of manufacturers believe their company will be at least 80 percent automated in the next ten years.

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    Service buses and their impact on digitalisation

    • Software - Cloud / Edge / Big Data
    • (12/06/2022)

    One of the biggest challenges that enterprises face in their digitalisation efforts is having too many complex data silos and applications that don't follow a common architecture.

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    The power of cloud-based quality management

    • Software - Cloud / Edge / Big Data
    • (10/06/2022)

    Manufacturing has a history of moving at a glacial pace when adopting new technology such as cloud-based solutions, but cloud is not new anymore.





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