Series 7 Episode 9 – Making the most of manufacturing
For this episode Electronic Specifier Insights, ES talked to Charlotte Horobin, MakeUK’s Regional Director at Midlands and East of England about MakeUK’s efforts to engage with the manufacturing field and bring out the most in the industry.
ABB's robot alignment software for electronics assembly
ABB Robotics has launched an industry-leading software solution to enhance efficiency in electronics assembly. ABB’s High Speed Alignment software is the first to offer manufacturers the ability to increase the speed of 6-axis robots by 70 percent, and accuracy by 50 percent – significantly reducing time-to-market while increasing accuracy levels.
Industrial automation makes way for information automation
This piece by Jason Chester, Director of Global Channel Programs, InfinityQS discusses the many ways in which automation is enhancing the industry, such as in terms of manufacturing efficiency, information gathering, and more.
REE announces commercial production capabilities progress
REE Automotive has announced progress towards commercial production, having proven its robotic assembly capabilities, the core of its CapEx-light and highly-automated integration centre manufacturing approach.
Series 7 Episode 8 – Design for Availability: How to tackle chip shortages
Charlotte Morgan talks with Richard Fletcher, Managing Director of electronics software design and software development consultancy Ignys, about his company's efforts to inform engineers and other members of the industry, particularly about what can be done to address the design demands that have arisen from chip shortages.
Valmet to complete biomass boiler & flue gas cleaning at Lithuanian power plant
Valmet has been selected in a public procurement process as the tenderer for completing the biomass boiler, flue gas cleaning and flue gas condensing system works for Vilnius Combined Heat and Power Plant (Vilnius CHP) in Lithuania.
ABB robots expedite EV material handling
ABB is adding two new robot families: the IRB 5710 and 5720 robots deliver increased productivity for applications in EV (electric vehicle) manufacture, foundry, and other areas of material handling and production.
AHLSTAR with Sulzer Ejector improves sump pumping in a cardboard mill
A cardboard mill customer suffered from regular pump breakdowns in the fibre line effluent sump. Sulzer replaced the two existing submersible pumps by one non-clogging AHLSTAR NPP42-150 pump equipped with a Sulzer Ejector. After more than two years in operation, there has been no disturbance.
Fablink's Streamline Automotive for vehicle manufacturing
Fablink Group has announced the establishment of its new division Streamline Automotive. This division has been created to meet the rapidly growing demand for low to medium volume manufacturing and clean build assembly services from premium OEMs, specialist brands, and e-mobility startups.
ABB Robotics unveils world’s first robot-painted art car
ABB Robotics has collaborated with two world-renowned artists, eight year old Indian child prodigy Advait Kolarkar, and Dubai-based digital design collective Illusorr, to create the world’s first robot-painted art car. ABB’s award-winning PixelPaint technology has, without human intervention, perfectly recreated Advait’s swirling, monochromatic design as well as Illusorr’s tri-colour geometrical patterns.