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Category: R & D


Process, Production, R & D

China To Increase Manufacturing Robots Density Further

January 25, 2023

Via: Metrology and Quality News

The South China Morning Post has reported that China has published a new ‘Robot +’ Application Action Plan laying out 10 industries where it wants to use more robots, as the country rushes to automate sectors from manufacturing to agriculture […]


Process, R & D

Why Cloud Computing is Essential for the Modern Manufacturing Industry?

January 20, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Cloud computing provides services to enhance manufacturing operations by working with computing power, big data processing, and making decisions based on its insights. Hence, Cloud computing is an essential resource in the modern manufacturing Industry. Cloud computing’s role in manufacturing […]


Process, R & D

How an ERP can help cut manufacturing costs

January 3, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

According to Raw Material Study 2022 by INVERTO, 81% of manufacturers expect solid or moderate increases in raw material prices over the next 18 months. This, as well as rising energy prices, makes manufacturing costlier and less profitable. Fortunately, digitalization […]


Design & Planning, Process, R & D

Digital Solutions and Sustainability Prompt the Global Building Management Systems Market Growth

December 28, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Increasing industry convergence and the emergence of innovative technologies revolutionize the global building management system (BMS) industry. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the global building management systems market finds that the need to ensure occupants’ safety and comfort encourages […]


Process, Production, R & D

Microsoft Invests in Silicon-Battery Material Upstart

December 14, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corp.’s $1 billion climate innovation fund is betting on a battery startup valued at more than $3 billion that is trying to dramatically improve power and charging time of electric vehicles. Group14 Technologies is getting $214 million from investors—just […]


Process, R & D

Industry 4.0 Needs Automated Power Sources

November 28, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Decision-makers developing their Industry 4.0 strategies must consider how to ensure their facilities stay running during electricity disruptions. One possibility is to explore automated smart power sources. Many companies already use numerous smart manufacturing solutions, so extending the technological upgrades […]


Process, R & D

Eight ‘Digital Reality’ Start-Ups Secure Opportunity To Advance Manufacturing

November 7, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Eight of the most innovative manufacturing start-ups from across the globe have been announced by Hexagon as the second cohort of the Sixth Sense open innovation platform. The selected start-ups were invited to pitch by Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division from […]


Process, R & D

3D Printing : Demand and Global Competitive Insights 2030

November 2, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

3D Printing (3DP) is also referred to as Additive Manufacturing (AM) as it involves successive addition of layers of materials in various 2D shapes using an additive process. These layered 2D shapes build upon one another to form a three-dimensional […]


Process, R & D

The Digital Transformation Touches Every Process in Manufacturing

November 2, 2022

Via: Design News

Manufacturers large and small are moving their processes into the digital world. The efficiency benefits are clear and well-documented across every industry. That prompts plenty of pressure on manufacturers to adopt digital tools. So, what is involved in digitalizing manufacturing […]


Process, R & D

Industry 4.0 Market Size to Hit USD 1.2 Trn by 2030

October 31, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Industrial sectors are increasing the adoption of advanced smart factory solutions and connected device systems to control the production and supply chain operations from a centralized system. Companies are investing in advanced technologies such as human-machine interaction, analytics & intelligence, […]


Process, R & D

Machine Health Is the Key to Fully Realizing Industry 4.0 — and Moving Beyond

October 14, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Between the third and fourth industrial revolutions, the application of knowledge experienced a near-seismic change. Almost overnight, it felt like companies jumped from an analog world to a digitized realm. Thanks to digitalization, once-massive tasks could be executed with improved […]


Process, R & D

Siemens and Desktop Metal join forces to accelerate sustainable Additive Manufacturing at scale

October 11, 2022

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Siemens and Desktop Metal, Inc., global leaders in digitalization and additive manufacturing technologies, announced today a multi-faceted partnership aimed at accelerating the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) for production applications with a focus on the world’s largest manufacturers. “Enabling customers […]


Process, R & D

Python editor for Micro:bit single board educational computer

October 3, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The editor has drag-and-drop code snippets, code structure highlighting and auto-complete, and “has also been designed to enhance appeal to more female learners and those from under-represented backgrounds”, claimed Micro:bit: “it has a more user-friendly interface, removes barriers posed by […]


Process, R & D

Igus Places a Strategic Bet on Low-Cost Robotics

September 27, 2022

Via: Design News

In many ways, the idea of igus introducing robots seems obvious. The company supplies a wide range of components for robot manufacturers. All that was missing in the company inventory was a motor and control system. “We had to develop […]


Process, R & D

Future of Manufacturing Powered By Data and Analytics

September 26, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Manufacturing industry is on the verge of a data‑driven revolution. Companies are collaborating in hyperconnected value networks, using data‑and‑analytics applications to drive productivity, develop new customer experiences and improve the societal and environmental impact of companies. This technological advance has […]


Process, R & D

Siemens Digital and UMC develop 3D IC technologies

September 23, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

UMC plans to soon offer this new flow to customers. By stacking silicon die or chiplets on top of each other in a single packaged device, companies can achieve the functionality of multiple devices on the same or smaller chip […]


Process, R & D

Got Variability? Manufacturing AI Can Tame It

September 20, 2022

Via: Design News

Manufacturers know variability is a big problem. But sometimes they don’t know how big. Manufacturing variability isn’t just an isolated anomaly. It’s a tangible and often widening gap between the intended objectives of a process and the actual result. It […]


Process, R & D

Future of Connectivity In Manufacturing Industry

September 16, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Many economists are expecting the US economy continue to grow in 2022. The government’s recently adopted climate and healthcare package is driving demand for capital goods. In addition, companies are shifting production back to the US. Demand is correspondingly broad-based: […]


Process, R & D

Eliminating Risks Before Introducing News Technologies Into Smart Manufacturing Operations

September 6, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Audi uses its Production Lab (P-Lab) to identify new and innovative technologies and reliably integrate them into production sequences. In Gaimersheim, just a few minutes drive from Audi’s Ingolstadt plant, experts under P-Lab director Henning Löser test the suitability of […]


Process, R & D

Additive Manufacturing – Is It Right For You?

August 31, 2022

Via: Metrology and Quality News

With advances in 3D printing machines and a huge array of printing materials on the market, many sectors in manufacturing are already benefiting from the implementation of additive manufacturing (AM). However, while manufacturing companies have experimented with AM for the […]