Clear Signaling of Process Statuses

The new signal towers Modlight Pro deliver an extremely intense light output Every company needs to ensure that its machines and systems are being well utilized and have high run-times. After all, idle and downtime periods in machines and plants don’t contribute towards economic success. Consequently, production schedulers endeavor to keep downtime to a minimum. […]


Rutland Plastics, is a private company based in Oakham Rutland with a 66000 ft sq factory and a turnover in excess of £10 million, operating moulding machines ranging from 150 tonne to 1700 tonne.  Looking to achieve unattended production on a Krauss Maffei KM150, Rutland Plastics selected UPM Conveyors to provide a turnkey solution requiring […]

Flexibility in every aspect

SSI Schaefer, one of the global market leaders and innovators in the intralogistics sector, continues to expand its comprehensive shuttle portfolio for small load carriers with the innovative SSI Flexi Shuttle. Powered by supercapacitors, the innovative single-level shuttle system can handle a variety of stored goods with a capacity of up to 50kg, thanks to […]

Enrichment of the mk Profile System

Two round variants will expand the existing aluminium profile cross-sections from the extensive mk profile system. Two profile cross-sections with a diameter of 28 mm as well as a small number of form-fitting and stable connecting elements will soon expand the mk profile system. The new D28 round tube system was developed for lean production purposes […]

Label 8 PCR tubes at once

With Brady Corporation’s new laboratory sample label, up to 8 PCR tubes can be labelled simultaneously. Designed to resist a range of chemicals, and easily printable in any lab with a Brady label printer, the new B-492 PCR tube label is precise, reliable and efficient.

Remote monitoring for the industrial supply chain

Remote monitoring is not a new phenomenon. The technology has already established itself as standard part of control in manufacturing. Providing manufacturers with real-time insight into operations, remote monitoring enables them to make better decisions — regardless of where they are in the world. Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at industrial obsolete parts manufacturer, EU Automation […]

Emerson Enhances Proportional Valves with Digital Communications Interface for Industry 4.0 And IIoT Integration

Availability of IO-Link® communications for ASCO NumaticsTM Sentronic Plus and Sentronic LP proportional pressure control valves increases reliability and reduces maintenance time. Emerson today introduced its ASCO Numatics Sentronic Plus (Series 614) and Sentronic LP (Series 617) proportional pressure control valves with the integration of IO-Link® communications to provide cost-effective and reliable control and diagnostics […]

Simmatic VD pumps are the all-in-one solution

Vacuum pumps in the latest VD range from Simmatic provide all of the functionality needed for a typical vacuum system in a single compact unit. The need for separate valves, manifolds and other ancillary components, along with the pipework to interconnect them, is eliminated. This simplifies systems design and provides big savings in assembly time and component […]