It has long been said that Internet-of-Things (IoT) should play a key role in the manufacturing industry, but according to a white paper issued in 2019 by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the percentage of Japanese manufacturers that collected manufacturing data was just 51%. COVID-19, however, has had a major impact on manufacturing, and according to Mitsubishi Electric’s own research in 2020, 46.5% of businesses that use FA products have accelerated the evolution of their factories to become smarter. The trend towards smarter factories is closely linked to the increased need for coping with demand fluctuations and new working styles, including remote work.
At LIGNA 2023 in Hanover, carbide specialist CERATIZIT will unveil upGRADE, its brand-new carbide grade. Combining maximum performance and recycled carbide, upGRADE represents a crucial step towards increased sustainability in wood machining.
Part 4 of the insightful Rohde & Schwarz Satellite Industry Day series will take place on May 25, 2023 at 15:00-17:10 CEST. The virtual session includes a panel of industry experts and will focus on the European IRIS2 program and its role in building a secure and resilient satellite communications infrastructure.
Competitive intralogistics requires extensive automation, something that is inconceivable without micromotors. Drive systems from FAULHABER prove their ability to perform here during sorting, transporting and with robotics solutions.