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Bosch Rexroth Revolutionizing Industry 4.0

All it takes is one look to recognize that the manufacturing industry we know today is far different from that of the past. Advances in areas like data analytics and machine learning are beginning to transform automated processes across a wide variety of sectors. Often referred to as Industry 4.0, this transformation is led by […]

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Automation Robot Safety Measures in the Workplace

Today’s workplaces look very different than they did even ten years ago. A large part of that is due to the fact that robots now play a significant role across a variety of industries. From logistics to widescale production, robots not only make operations more efficient, they also make workplaces safer.  In fact, that is […]

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A Look at the Different Types of Fieldbus Cables and How They Impact Industrial Automation

Although Fieldbus might not get as much attention as other parts of the industrial automation process, it is a crucial component. Without it, factories and other industrial facilities wouldn’t be able to operate.  However, Fieldbus systems are not one and the same. Just like the rest of an industrial process, Fieldbus systems must be carefully […]

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Ergonomists Make Manufacturing Environments Safer During COVID-19

When considering the world of industrial manufacturing, most people first think of robots. While robots and automated processes might offer fancy ways to get things done, human workers are still at the heart of many manufacturing plants around the world. That is certainly true in places where the cost of labor is less than it […]

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Robotunits’ Modular Automation Systems are Transforming Industrial Manufacturing

Every now and then, a company comes along and shakes up an industry with its innovative thinking and products. That’s exactly what Robotunits did for the industrial manufacturing sector. The company is best known for its modular automation systems and specializes in using the smallest possible number of components. This approach is highly desirable in […]

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Smart Ports Revolutionizing Shipping

Smart ports are revolutionizing the shipping and industrial sectors with high-tech engineering Most people don’t associate the marine shipping industry with technology. After all, it is far less technical in nature than aviation and other forms of transportation. While the marine logistics sector did rely on analog technology and radio for many decades, things are […]

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Flexible vs. Hard Automation: What are the Differences and Benefits to Each One?

Today’s manufacturing landscape continues to get more complex with each year that passes. It is also made up of evolving technology which changes at a pace that makes keeping up feel impossible. Even so, manufacturers must be able to quickly adapt to changes in the world of automation as well as to trends in their […]

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Industrial Innovations in Response to COVID-19

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on almost every industry. It has disrupted work, school, and entertainment for billions of people around the globe. While 2020 was largely dominated by negative headlines related to the virus, 2021 should be a better year thanks to the widespread rollout of vaccines.  […]

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The Presidential Election and Industrial Manufacturing

How Does the Election Impact Industrial Manufacturing?  The manufacturing sector is tied closely to the political climate of not only the United States but the entire world. That being said, the recent presidential election has put a spotlight on U.S. manufacturing.  In the wake of Election Day, many people are wondering, “How will the election […]

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Top 5 Industries Feeling the Impact of Automation

It’s no secret that the world is becoming more automated every day. Technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) allow companies in a variety of industries to take advantage of automation.  Still, some industries are feeling the effects more than others. The COVID-19 pandemic has also played a role. It has accelerated the adoption of […]

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