European Threat Perspective

Automation Features

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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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    • Automation
    • (22/06/2022)

    Digitalisation: Accelerating the road to production

    Digitalisation is not only transforming production systems, but also the way industry functions as a whole. Here, Connectivity’s Acting Group Editor, Sophia Bell, chats with Sachin Mathur, Director of Software & Control, EMEA at Rockwell Automation, about how digital transformation has accelerated over the last couple of years – in response to the unprecedented challenges wrought by Brexit, Covid-19 and supply chain disruptions – and how it can optimise manufacturing operations.

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    • Automation
    • (21/06/2022)

    SICK’s Fill Level Monitoring keeps packaging machines topped up

    A digital service that gives instant visibility to filling levels in packaging machinery has been developed by SICK in collaboration with industry end-users. SICK Filling Level Monitoring avoids machine stoppages by giving real-time data to operators via smartwatch or phone, so that levels of carton blanks, adhesive or film wraps, for example, stay topped up. 

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    • Energy Efficiency
    • (20/06/2022)

    Hypermiling for your electric motor

    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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    Hanover Displays automates PCBA testing with cobots

    • Robotics
    • (30/05/2022)

    UK-based Hanover Displays Limited needed a new system for testing printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), and selected OMRON TM cobots for the job, supplied and installed by Absolute Robotics, part of the Absolute Automation Group.

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    Automating battery production for safe, affordable energy

    • Automation
    • (30/05/2022)

    Batteries are to have a central role in the future of sustainable energy and mobility. Automation holds the key to achieving the speed and repeatability needed to ensure battery reliability and economy. .

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    Demystifying intelligent automation

    • Automation
    • (26/05/2022)

    Organisations are increasingly embracing intelligent automation to deliver efficiencies and free up resources.

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    Industrial automation makes way for information automation

    • Automation
    • (25/05/2022)

    Automation has been the driving force behind manufacturing advancement, dating back decades. Replacing physical tasks with automation has served as the bridge taking industries into the era of mass production that we know today. .





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