As Manufacturers Retool for the Industrial IoT, Machine Builders Can Help by Integrating Industrial UPSs 

Credit to Author: Paolo Colombo| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:30:00 +0000

Companies are continuing the transformation to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)  characterized by digital, highly automated “smart” systems in virtually every vertical industry. As they do, it’s driving new… Read more »

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Why Assuring Machine Safety Has Suddenly Gotten Easier for Machine Builders

Credit to Author: Sergio Moretto| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 20:31:48 +0000

Machine safety is one of the core responsibilities of a machine builder. In fact, across most geographies, it is the machine builder who is held liable when machine safety systems… Read more »

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How to get on the road to Smart Machines: The ABC’s of control interface ergonomics

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:26:30 +0000

Nowadays, most computers use a mouse that have 2 clicking buttons and a middle scroll wheel, unless you are a hardcore gamer. The differentiation of the middle actuator is clearly… Read more »

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Naming & Shaming Web Polluters: Xiongmai

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:41:56 +0000

What do we do with a company that regularly pumps metric tons of virtual toxic sludge onto the Internet and yet refuses to clean up their act? If ever there were a technology giant that deserved to be named and shamed for polluting the Web, it is Xiongmai — a Chinese maker of electronic parts that power a huge percentage of cheap digital video recorders (DVRs) and Internet-connected security cameras.

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Digitization helps Machine Builder reinvent their “business model” to bring sustainable energy to the world.

Credit to Author: Ali Haj Fraj| Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:33:00 +0000

Entrade AG CEO Julien Uhlig had a vision. In 2009, he analyzed his marketplace of energy consumers and recognized a critical need.  There were locations across the globe without access… Read more »

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The ABC’s of emergency stop buttons…a simple concept that can get really complicated.

Credit to Author: Gregory Bouchery| Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 20:49:32 +0000

The IEC 60947-5-5 & ISO 13-850 which define the specifications of emergency stop buttons are regularly evolving to stay up-to-date with Safety needs. It’s often easy to get lost in… Read more »

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How multistandard equipment helps OEMs grow global business

Credit to Author: Benoit Lalevee| Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:00:34 +0000

The world’s economic outlook continues to look promising. For example, industrial production in the Europe increased by 3.2 percent year-on-year in November 2017, while the US increased 3.6 percent and… Read more »

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Overcome Mixed-OEM Challenges with Switchgear Modernization

Credit to Author: Doug Robling| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:00:05 +0000

Limited capital budgets require aging power equipment to be maintained for as long as possible. But there’s also an ongoing need for optimal reliability: System downtime costs organizations millions of… Read more »

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Adding smart technologies to material working machines in the new digital economy

Credit to Author: Ashish Patwardhan| Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:37:36 +0000

From heavy metalworking machinery to precision glass cutting systems, material working systems are part of the new digital OEM enterprise. To increase customer satisfaction, you must supply safe, efficient and… Read more »

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Can industrial productions grind to a complete halt because of a single, faulty pushbutton?

Credit to Author: Philippe Hampikian| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 21:08:30 +0000

The concept is as old as humanity:  Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong, and at the worst possible time. Known in some parts of the world as “Murphy’s… Read more »

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