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Schneider Releases EcoStruxure Plant Advisor Built with an Industrial Data Processing Platform

Schneider Releases EcoStruxure Plant Advisor Built with an Industrial Data Processing Platform

Schneider’s release of the new EcoStruxure plant advisor aims to help companies expand capabilities and improve efficiency in the industrial sector. This management tool intends to reduce costs and centralize data logging for companies to mitigate pressure from demand.  A graphic of the EcoStruxure platform. Screenshot courtesy of Schneider Electric.    This tool is designed to keep plants up and running longer with preventative maintenance prediction, business insights, live data, and increased asset performance.    EcoStruxure’s Capabilities The management tool includes three main features. The first feature is a hybrid edge/cloud connectivity. This feature enables data source lifecycle management in...

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READY Robotics Aims to Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing and Automation

READY Robotics Aims to Close the Skills Gap in Manufacturing and Automation

This new up-training program launched in October of 2020 and promises to close the knowledge and skills gap related to manufacturing automation. READY Academy is offering the chance for engineers to be uptrained through its curriculum of online interactive videos to implement automated solutions using Forge/OS and Task Canvas.    Who is READY Robotics? READY Robotics, which traces its origins to robotics research at Johns Hopkins University, was founded in 2016. Forge/OS, the first enterprise-grade operating system and programming interface across robotic brands, was the creation of READY Robotics and has since served as the foundation for other enterprise-grade robotics...

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Siemens Launches Three New Technology Packages Exclusively for CNC Sinumerik One

Siemens Launches Three New Technology Packages Exclusively for CNC Sinumerik One

Siemens released three new tech packs for their Sinumerik One system. Learn about the Sinumerik One system, the new packages, and more about the software-defined systems. In the industrial sector, Siemens is mostly known for their PLCs, control components, and automation equipment.   The CNC Sinumerik One The Sinumerik One is a digital CNC system that allows designers of CNCs and operators to control a virtual CNC machine. Sinumerik One can also map an entire process into a digital twin and control external hardware. These capabilities allow different hardware to work together, which can speed up manufacturing processes.    The SINUMERIK ONE....

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XPOLogistics Renews Partnership With MIT Industrial Liaison Program on Supply Chain Innovation

XPOLogistics Renews Partnership With MIT Industrial Liaison Program on Supply Chain Innovation

XPOLogistics teams up with MIT to drive forward the development of transportation and logistics solutions. XPOLogistics, Inc. provides transportation and logistics solutions for supply chains of global companies and industry leaders.   XPO Logistics Bringing Supply Chain Solutions XPO provides contract logistics for a range of B2B and B2C goods, including consumer electronics, chemicals, food and beverages, consumer packaged goods, aerospace parts, medical equipment, and more.  XPO’s transportation solutions involve digital expertise to deliver goods most efficiently and safely possible. The company’s transportation solutions cover everything from shipping, home delivery of heavy goods, door-to-door container transfer by rail and dray, full...

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Hyundai Robotics Focuses on Research and Development of Advancing Construction Robots

Hyundai Robotics Focuses on Research and Development of Advancing Construction Robots

Hyundai Robotics partners with Hyundai Engineering and Construction to create autonomous solutions in material transport and other autonomous work in the construction industry.  Hyundai Starts R&D on Construction Roots Hyundai Robotics partners with Hyundai Engineering and Construction to build autonomous solutions in material transport and other autonomous work in the construction industry.  Hyundai Robotics will partner with Hyundai Engineering & Construction (E&C) to build robots that will navigate machinery on construction sites and perform monotonous tasks like bricklaying, drilling, painting, and other jobs. The new partnership follows the robotics trends expected to grow most rapidly in construction after manufacturing and...

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