Cobots and the future of maintenance

Unplanned downtime is one of the biggest problems in manufacturing. Recent research by the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) estimates that downtime can cost manufacturers anywhere between $30,000 and $50,000 an hour. The question is, how much can manufacturers reduce this figure with new technology? Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at obsolete industrial parts supplier EU […]

Seeq Presentations and Partners Featured at OSIsoft PI World User Conference in Barcelona

Presentations highlight expanding use of Seeq advanced analytics to find insights in production data sets for process manufacturers. Seeq, a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for process manufacturing companies will be a Gold. Sponsor at OSIsoft PI World Barcelona, the largest gathering of OSIsoft customers and partners outside the United States. Seeq builds on […]

Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods automates and controls entire milk powder plant with Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture

GEA is a leading technology provider to the food industry, which represents 70% of its income. With 17,000 employees in more than 50 countries, the company specializes in the construction of food processing plants, particularly in the dairy industry. According to Alejandro Nectalí, Automation Engineer at GEA Spain: “We deliver comprehensive solutions, from design to […]

Telsonic Showcase Latest Ultrasonic Technology at Advanced Engineering UK 2018

Telsonic UK Limited, recognised as one of the UK’s leading providers of ultrasonic technology for welding, joining, sieving and cleaning applications, will be available to discuss their latest technology at Advanced Engineering UK 2018. Telsonic will feature a comprehensive selection of sample parts, produced using the extensive range of ultrasonic systems and modules offered by […]

The robot musicians

An overheard conversation on a commuter train led to an exciting new venture for the Manchester based Hallé orchestra. Hallé’s Education Director, Steve Pickett, had listened in to Peter Green’s engineering discussion and rightly concluded that this was the person to bring his ideas to reality.