Advantages and benefits of OPC UA in the plastics industry

For years now, the world has been talking about “Industry 4.0”. The exchange of data in production plays an important role in making the introduction of Industry 4.0 a success. The open communication protocol OPC Unified Architecture, or OPC UA, is increasingly gaining popularity as a way of promoting data sharing. But what advantages and Read more about Advantages and benefits of OPC UA in the plastics industry[…]

HERBOLD Meckesheim has just started rebuilding the site destroyed by the devastating blaze

After the devastating fire in September 2018, HERBOLD Meckesheim has just begun rebuilding the destroyed production halls. The whole incoming goods and shipping department, the warehouse as well as parts of the production area were devastated by the flames. The new buildings comprise a 4000 M2-area and are supposed to be up and running in Read more about HERBOLD Meckesheim has just started rebuilding the site destroyed by the devastating blaze[…]

On-site service from dedicated PU experts: New exclusive Hennecke GROUP sales agent for the UK and Ireland

Due to the GROUP’s steady growth and the integration of HENNECKE-OMS (former ‘Impianti OMS’) at the end of 2017, Hennecke has restructured parts of its external organization and worldwide agency network. On 1st April 2019 CTM UK Ltd. became the exclusive agent for the entire Hennecke GROUP product range in the UK and Ireland and Read more about On-site service from dedicated PU experts: New exclusive Hennecke GROUP sales agent for the UK and Ireland[…]

All-round hygienic solutions for the meat industry

In the food industry, production plants must be designed with hygienic aspects in mind. Depending on the hygiene zone, the requirements of the splash, packaging and non-food zones vary widely. At the IFFA, the leading international trade fair for the meat industry, Rittal will be presenting system solutions for enclosure, power distribution and climate control Read more about All-round hygienic solutions for the meat industry[…]

Hannover Messe 2019 Overview

Infotecs, the cybersecurity and threat intelligence expert, has been presenting its ViPNet Coordinator for MICA security solution from April 01 to April 05, 2019 at the HANNOVER MESSE fair. Production facilities and industrial infrastructures are among common targets of cyberattacks. That’s why these sensible systems need to be protected against cybercriminals. Many critical infrastructures include Read more about Hannover Messe 2019 Overview[…]

Promising Enhancement for Ultrasonic Generators

Thanks to the strong dedication and technical knowledge of soniKKs® Ultrasonics Technology GmbH specialists a very promising enhancement has been added to its product range since the beginning of 2019. All ultrasonic generators are now also available with a PROFINET-Interface. Numerous Advantages Due to New Standard PROFINET (PROCESS FIELD NETWORK) is a modern standard, which Read more about Promising Enhancement for Ultrasonic Generators[…]

Helping shape the future of X-ray inspection

At IFFA 2019 in Frankfurt (Hall 9.1, Stand C58), Sesotec GmbH will present a design study on the RAYCON D+ product inspection system. To promote co-creation, Sesotec plans to talk to visitors to its stand about the future demands facing X-ray machines for unpackaged meat products. The showcased design study, “X-ray inspection for the future”, Read more about Helping shape the future of X-ray inspection[…]

Centralised measurement data management using the Delphin Data Center

With its Delphin Data Center, Delphin Technology AG is launching onto the market an innovative, forward-looking full software solution that enables systems, machines and test stands to be networked for measurement purposes, regardless of the age, location or interfaces of the wide variety of data sources. The Delphin Data Center reliably meets all the requirements Read more about Centralised measurement data management using the Delphin Data Center[…]

Tomorrow’s technology today

Industrie 4.0, or the Internet of Things: the Sigma Air Manager 4.0 (SAM 4.0) makes it all possible, the ability to make predictions far in advance, know today what the future holds, network components and exploit much larger data volumes than ever before, whilst also ensuring significant energy cost savings and delivering a reliable, consistent Read more about Tomorrow’s technology today[…]

Smart gearboxes for smart machines

Smart gearboxes with the “cynapse” feature from WITTENSTEIN alpha – in other words, gearboxes with integrated sensors that enable Industry 4.0 connectivity – will make their debut at the Hannover Messe 2019. They are capable of recording, storing and outputting temperatures, vibration, operating hours and mounting positions and processing them in integrated logic functions. Gearboxes Read more about Smart gearboxes for smart machines[…]