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With the increased demand on our industrial workforce, many facilities are expanding the “do more with less” approach when it comes to machine safety. Today, environmental, health and safety (EHS) and similar professionals are more likely to have their responsibilities expanded beyond programs such as Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) and Confined Space.

 

 

 

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Senoplast Klepsch manufactures plastic semi-finished products for a range of different applications. A core business area for the Austrian company Senoplast Klepsch is the manufacture of co-extruded senosan plastic sheets and films for thermoforming.

 

 

 

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The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) makes it possible for manufacturers to measure and analyze the performance of their machine tools so they can boost their productivity and profitability.

 

 

 

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As the pandemic created a “new normal” for how we live and work that no one could have imagined, the fulfillment and logistics industries experienced unprecedented growth.  A key factor driving this market growth is omni-channel fulfillment.

 

 

 

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Today, solutions for unstructured picking and placing of parts into machines are solely focused on the vision aspect, often requiring additional programming to bridge the gap from “pick” to “place”.

 

 

 

Schneider Electric, a global provider in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, recently announced the Edge Software & Digital Services Program, a complete suite of financial incentives, support tools and certifications for IT solution providers to create a Managed Power Services practice.

 

 

 

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Emerson, a provider in digital transformation solutions, recently announced it has successfully migrated the exploration data of Repsol, a global energy company, to the cloud. Cloud capabilities enable companies to securely store the data that powers vital analytics, helping optimize operations and achieve higher levels of performance.

 

 

 

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When designing, manufacturing and supplying plant and machinery there are various legal and normative requirements underlying the key phases. That's why at these moments it is absolutely essential to ensure conformity with the legal requirements, before the plant/machinery is transferred to the next phase.

 

 

 

This year’s “Key Technology Trends” report was strongly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which shifted market demand more abruptly than any single event that we have ever witnessed.

 

 

 

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Hammond Manufacturing uses a four step process for painting their enclosures, enclosure racks and rack mounts, which includes a four-stage pre-wash, bakes within specialized ovens for metal sheets, and application of a powder coat, all of which together reduces material waste by a significant amount according to Hammond.

 

 

 

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Ideal Supply was proud to announce that as of January 1, 2021 they had appointed a new Sales Manager for both the Electrical and Industrial divisions.

Wayne Long will serve as their Electrical Division Sales Manager. Wayne spent 11 years with Ideal Supply in the early years of his career, and was with Benshaw Canada for 20 years in senior sales management roles in Canada and the USA before re-joining Ideal in 2017, as Ideal Supply's Industrial Division Sales Manager. Wayne is a seasoned executive and has a proven track record of building strong relationships with customers and suppliers, and as a coach to sales teams to grow businesses.

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How Robotic Automation Impacts E-Commerce

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By Robert McElmurry, FANUC

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Increasingly, customer demand is driving retailers, suppliers and third-party logistics companies (3PLs) to develop capabilities to deliver product through multiple channels. While the state of e-commerce made steady advancements over the past decade, the unique situation brought on by COVID caused the fulfillment sector to evolve more rapidly.  
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Schneider Electric Launches Program for IT Solution Providers to Drive New Recurring Revenue via Managed Power Services

Schneider Electric, a global provider in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, recently announced the Edge Software & Digital Services Program, a complete suite of financial incentives, support tools and certifications for IT solution providers to create a Managed Power Services practice. 

The new program, created in response to the significant growth of edge computing, enables IT solution providers to establish recurring revenue streams by offering remote monitoring and management of physical infrastructure across their customers’ networks utilizing Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure IT Software & Digital Services. 
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Thermoforming Within the Safe Zone

Thermoforming Within the Safe ZoneSenoplast Klepsch manufactures plastic semi-finished products for a range of different applications. A core business area for the Austrian company Senoplast Klepsch is the manufacture of co-extruded senosan plastic sheets and films for thermoforming. For a smooth-running deep drawing process Senoplast Klepsch relies on the safe radar system LBK, which in this case safeguards the production process in an “unorthodox” manner.

The focus in production is among other things on quality and safety: the safe radar system was incorporated into the existing controller on the forming machine in order to protect human and machine.

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