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3D-printed concrete bicycle bridge and complete roundabout ‘retracted’

The world’s first fully 3D-printed, pre-stressed concrete bicycle bridge in the world is open today. For the first time, cyclists can cycle over the 3D-bridge that was printed this summer in the lab of Eindhoven University of Technology. But more innovations took place at the ‘Gemert Noord-Om’, the new provincial ring road currently under construction. […]


Prysmian launches the new website dedicated to Italian optical fibre

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, is launching the new website, featuring a new design and content created in a restyling project carried out as part of the Group’s more extensive digital transformation strategy. The new website represents an important pillar for the “Italy shows its true fibre” communications […]


Prysmian Group launches the first Industry 4.0 pilot project in Calais

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the launch of its first Factory 4.0 pilot project in its Calais optical cable plant, France. The project, named “Fast Track”, represents a step forward in the implementation of the Prysmian Group’s Fast Forward Operations programme aimed at creating smarter plants leveraging […]


Cable manufacturer Habia Cable selects IFS Applications

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that the leading European cable manufacturer Habia Cable has selected IFS Applications™ as its core ERP solution to increase operational efficiencies across its global operation. Headquartered in Sweden, Habia Cable is a leading manufacturer of high performance standard and custom-designed cables, wires and cable assemblies. The company uses […]


Usability top priority when Kitron selected IFS Application

Kitron’s roots as an electronics contract manufacturer stretch back to the 1960s, when the foundation for the company was established in Arendal in southern Norway. Since those days, Kitron has expanded greatly, establishing operations in Sweden, Lithuania, Germany, China, and the U.S. Today, the company is one of Scandinavia’s leading Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies. […]


GE introduces the Digital Industrial Evolution Index

GE has presented a new study at its Minds + Machines conference that highlights the growing gap between management expectations and corporate realities in terms of digital transformation. The survey of IT and operations executives shows that companies see the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as a significant opportunity for new growth and competitiveness – […]


Global solution for a global player

FRIWO Power Solutions (FPS), which specialises in platform-and customer-focused network and charging devices, is a global player in the sector. The company has several international manufacturing locations and uses the regional sales force approach to marketing to reach its customers worldwide. On the one hand, special sales teams ensure a high degree of flexibility in […]


Infineon launches “Productive4.0” research project in Dresden

“Productive4.0”, the largest European research initiative to date in the field of Industry 4.0, has been launched at Infineon Technologies in Dresden. Coordinated by Infineon Technologies AG, more than 100 partners from 19 European countries will work on digitising and networking industry. Involved in the project are partners such as BMW, Bosch, Philips, Thales, NXP, […]


Intelligent Robot Systems for Industrie 4.0

Professor Dr. Martin Ruskowski succeeds Professor Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Detlef Zühlke as head of the “Innovative Factory Systems” research department at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Kaiserslautern and also as head of the former Institute of Production Automation at TU Kaiserslautern (PAK), now renamed the Institute of Machine Tools and System […]


AI solution revolutionises non-destructive testing manufacturing inspection

Fujitsu has developed an innovative AI technology that significantly improves manufacturing quality control and defect detection by automatically analysing and diagnosing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) ultrasonic scan data in just minutes, helping to pinpoint potential defects more rapidly and efficiently than existing processes. Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe’s solution uses a new AI framework that combines image […]


OSL Cutting Technologies modernises with NetSuite OneWorld

Oracle NetSuite, one of the world’s leading providers of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that OSL Cutting Technologies, a manufacturer and importer of magnetic drilling machines and cutting tools, has improved its on-time delivery, reporting and streamlined its financial operations with the implementation of NetSuite OneWorld […]


NetSuite announces SuiteSuccess for UK and Ireland-based companies

Oracle NetSuite, one of the world’s leading providers of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced the availability of SuiteSuccess, one of the first unified industry cloud solutions, for companies based in the UK and Ireland. SuiteSuccess delivers to customers leading industry practices, pre-built KPIs and […]


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