Connect 2020: Digital Transformation Solutions for a New Normal

Connect 2020: Digital Transformation Solutions for a New NormalThursday, October 15, 20209 AM EDT – 1 PM EDT Register for ICONICS’ virtual event, Connect 2020: Digital Transformation Solutions for a New Normal, where you’ll be presented with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in this new reality. Visionary keynotes and breakout sessions will uncover ways…

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Zimmer provides a sure hold in cleanrooms

Zimmer VarioSys

Innovative gripper solution for robot-based handling in automated aseptic filling processes for pharmaceuticals The trend toward customization and personalization of mass products is growing rapidly. Having already been observed in automotive and food production, this trend is now also being seen in the pharmaceutical industry. In the search for alternatives to mass products, the industry…

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New Mexico Emerges as a Manufacturing and Logistics Powerhouse

Companies in manufacturing and logistics sectors from across the world are making major investments in New Mexico, including: Kairos Power, a leader in modular reactor technology. Their team is building a R&D and manufacturing center Jabil is creating a 3D printing center-of-excellence Admiral Cable has built a new $50M factory – the first by this…

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Van der Graaf: Motor Consumes Less Energy

   Intelligent Drum Motor technology delivers high efficiency and data feedback communication. Conveyor users and conveyor manufacturers have accepted the drum motor as the most efficient way to drive belt conveyors. With no external motor and gearbox, the drum motor saves space, eliminates the need for scheduled maintenance and enhances operator safety. However, the challenge…

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THONI ALUTEC Interview: Founder & CEO Lothar Thoni

1. Mr. Thoni, the history of your company started in the early 1940’s. Can you describe the most important milestones? I still remember the hardship we suffered in the last years of the war with nights of bombing, the retreat of the already defeated German army through my village and the takeover by the Americans.…

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WITTENSTEIN SE’s Galaxie® Gearbox Nominated for the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2018 Award

  WITTENSTEIN SE’s Galaxie® gearbox has just been nominated for the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2018, the Federal President’s Award for Innovation in Science and Technology, under the heading “A radically new gearbox class – productivity leaps in the engineering industry”. The jury’s final decision regarding this year’s winner will be revealed on November 28, 2018. German…

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Timken Completes Acquisition of Cone Drive

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, announced on Sept. 1, 2018 it completed the previously announced acquisition of Cone Drive, a leader in precision drives used in diverse markets including solar, automation, aerial platforms, and food and beverage. About Cone Drive Cone Drive is headquartered…

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FRAUNHOFER | Analytical Tool Identifies Production Errors and Their Causes in Real Time

“Smart System Optimization“ at Hannover Messe USA, co-located with IMTS2018 With its “Smart System Optimization“, Fraunhofer IPA has developed a tool  that identifies errors in interlinked manufacturing systems and shows their root  causes. In order to do this, high-performance machine control connectors and external sensors such as smart cameras record relevant process characteristics. Subsequently, an…

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