The LR03 linear robot is automated in a compact, continuous, and flexible manner with control, drive, and HMI technology from one source.

Stacking More Flexibly

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

A leading manufacturer completes its portfolio of palletizing systems with a linear robot. An open motion control system combines efficiency and flexibility with user-friendliness, reliability, and global availability….

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Growing U.S. Auto Industry Drives New Hiring, Training Practices

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Ford, Volkswagen, Mercedes and others adapt to U.S. workforce trends in the wake of the Great Recession In less than a decade, the automotive industry has gone from…

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Smart Manufacturing? Industry 4.0? What’s It All About?

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A look at how sensors, RFID chips, ‘cyber physical’ systems and the Internet of Things are transforming manufacturing from R&D to the plant floor and supply chain. We’re…

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Deploying “Portable Assembly Lines” Using Battery-Free AGVs

Thursday, February 20, 2014

RedViking helps manufacturers deploy “portable assembly lines” using battery-free AGVs powered by highly efficient Siemens SITOP DC/DC converters. One technology that’s helping to drive manufacturing’s worldwide transformation is…

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Smarter Testing Keeps Military Helicopters Flying Longer

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

RedViking Group’s use of Siemens drives, cabinet modules and control units yields smart, dynamic MRO testing to save the U.S. military time, money and energy. Military helicopters play…

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How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Manufacturing

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Here’s how integrating data from sensors and PLCs to enterprise and supply chain platforms can yield significant results. As commonly used, the term “big data” refers to a…

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Siemens SIMATIC Field PG M4: The Ultimate in Mobile Engineering

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Siemens Industry, Inc., has introduced the SIMATIC Field PG M4. The newest generation of this ready-to-use, robust programming device comes ready for Intel® Core i7. Housed in a…

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Get ‘em Hooked on Automation While They’re Young!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

How critical, K-12 programs are training tomorrow’s talent and exploding myths about U.S. manufacturing and automation.  In the midst of the perpetual angst about the economy, domestic and…

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Understanding Usability Implications When Selecting Engineering Software

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Picking the right software helps improve efficiency and profitability When it comes down to a final analysis of automation systems, “usability” is perhaps the ultimate goal. It covers…

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Turning Water into Oil

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

HydroWatch system monitors water used in oil shale drilling America’s need for energy continues to cause concerns for politicians and consumers as well as those who pull oil…

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