Carsten Trentau is new Head of Sales OEM at KEMPER GmbH

KEMPER GmbH is intensifying its activities in the OEM sector. As the new Head of Sales OEM, Carsten Trentau is now responsible for the Automation sector at the extraction technology specialist from Germany. The industry expert is pursuing the goal of establishing hazardous substance extraction as an integral part of automated welding and cutting applications. Read more about Carsten Trentau is new Head of Sales OEM at KEMPER GmbH[…]

Charging infrastructure for the transport sector: STW to cooperate with Parkstrom

The internationally-active component and system supplier Sensor-Technik Wiedemann GmbH (STW) is to cooperate with Parkstrom GmbH. The Berlin-based charging service provider and the technology company based in Bavaria are taking the next step towards the establishment of a long-term strategic partnership. Due to Parkstrom’s many years of experience and expertise in the field of charging Read more about Charging infrastructure for the transport sector: STW to cooperate with Parkstrom[…]

Mobile key specialist BlueID is a third time Platinum Partner at the symposium “Digitale Gebäude”

Holistic thinking is becoming increasingly important in the planning, construction, and operation of buildings and is one of the focus areas of the symposium “Digitale Gebäude 2019”. For the third time, BlueID is a Platinum Partner at the conference for architects, developers, and designers, which takes place on December 3-4, 2019, at the Park Inn Read more about Mobile key specialist BlueID is a third time Platinum Partner at the symposium “Digitale Gebäude”[…]

Space-saving filter banks for all requirements!

Challenging applications in a wide frequency range, such as test automation or harmonic suppression, require compact filter banks. Telemeter Electronic offers an wide range of filters and the possibility to combine individual filters in a filter bank. Various variants of fixed filter banks and switchable filter banks are available to the customer. Variable frequency ranges Read more about Space-saving filter banks for all requirements![…]

Endress+Hauser at the SPS smart production solutions 2019

Industry 4.0: A smart new approach from the field #empowerthefield At the SPS smart production solutions trade fair in Nuremberg, Endress+Hauser will be presenting leading-edge solutions for Industry 4.0 Although digitalization begins at the field level, 97 percent of data from the field is not utilized. The foundation for the successful digitalization of systems and Read more about Endress+Hauser at the SPS smart production solutions 2019[…]

Intelligent position measuring system for absolute linear feedback

With their BMP series Balluff has added a new intelligent displacement sensor which provides not only the absolute position signal for the stroke travel of a piston via IO-Link but also information about the sensor status and the current ambient conditions. It monitors for example the sensor temperature, the number of starts and issues warnings Read more about Intelligent position measuring system for absolute linear feedback[…]

New Whitepaper: Controlling Hexapods via EtherCAT® – Easy Integration of Six-Axis Robots into the Process Environment

How can the advantages of hexapods be easily used in automation processes? A new whitepaper from PI (Physik Instrumente) explains how the integration of the hexapod controller with an EtherCAT® interface works. The whitepaper can be downloaded free of charge at: www.pi.ws/hexapods/whitepaper/ethercat Manufacturing and quality assurance processes in electronics production, mechanical engineering, and the automotive Read more about New Whitepaper: Controlling Hexapods via EtherCAT® – Easy Integration of Six-Axis Robots into the Process Environment[…]

iTAC.MES.Suite includes enhanced APS service for detailed production planning

Efficient MES-based manufacturing also includes detailed order planning. Therefore, the iTAC.MES.Suite from iTAC Software AG (www.itacsoftware.com) has already integrated the Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS) service GANTTPLAN for several years. The new release 9.20.00 of the Manufacturing Execution System iTAC.MES.Suite includes innovations and extensions to the APS. From now on, the service will enable the Read more about iTAC.MES.Suite includes enhanced APS service for detailed production planning[…]

Automated assembly system from Fraunhofer IPT and Aixemtec manufactures solid-state LIDAR systems for autonomous vehicles

The majority of driver assistance systems and completely autonomous vehicles currently use solid-state systems, known as LIDAR systems to measure distances and detect obstacles: The abbreviation LIDAR stands for "light detection and ranging" and describes a method used to measure the environment using the reflection of emitted laser beams. The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Tech-nology Read more about Automated assembly system from Fraunhofer IPT and Aixemtec manufactures solid-state LIDAR systems for autonomous vehicles[…]

Industry 4.0 automation for building complex composites

With their Fiber Patch Placement system SAMBA, Cevotec empowers aerospace manufacturers to automate the multi-material lay-up of geometrically complex components in one integrated production system, monitored and guided by self-corrective process control. Commercial aerospace and urban air mobility manufacturers face a challenging problem: Their vehicles have to be extremely lightweight, strong and stiff. This mandates Read more about Industry 4.0 automation for building complex composites[…]