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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 […]


AI poised to double annual economic growth rate

Research has been released from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) revealing that Artificial Intelligence (AI) could double annual economic growth rates by 2035 by changing the nature of work and spawning a new relationship between man and machine. The impact of AI technologies on business is projected to boost labour productivity by up to 40 percent by […]


Tubilux selects TraceLink to achieve EU FMD compliance

TraceLink Inc., the World’s Largest Track and Trace Network for connecting the life sciences supply chain and providing real-time information sharing for better patient outcomes, today announced that Tubilux has selected TraceLink’s serialisation solutions to help its 30+ European pharmaceutical manufacturing customers comply with the rapidly approaching serialisation deadlines for the EU Falsified Medicines Directive […]


CommScope opens new advanced technology centre in Belgium

CommScope, a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has opened a new advanced manufacturing technology centre at its Kessel Lo, Belgium site. The centre will showcase a newly formed partnership with Yaskawa, the world’s largest robot supplier, to determine the feasibility of adding robot technology and greater automation to manufacturing processes. The new […]


Epicor BisTrack software helps smaller merchant to grow

Based in Whitchurch, Shropshire, The Wood Yard Limited is a traditional timber merchant, which has been supplying local tradesman (and keen DIYers) for more than 130 years. The company has recently undergone a rebrand and has used the opportunity to expand its range of products and services as well as increase the depth of stock. […]


Epicor Mattec MES increases visibility across international locations

Established in 1970, BNL is the world leader in specialist plastic bearing solutions. The company has more than 45 years of bearing innovation and expertise, and offers expert product development support, high-quality design, and manufacturing experience. BNL soon realised that in order to meet its ambitious growth goals, it needed a solution which would help […]


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