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Movicon SCADA drives up quality in bathroom ceramics production
For a renowned Turkish manufacturer of bathroom and sanitary ceramics looking to enhance its production with a modern supervisory system, the implementation of Movicon SCADA delivered improved management of the production process and played a key role in enabling the company to guarantee final product quality.
 
Kia Motor Slovakia reduces safety downtime by up to 70% in Body Complete Line
Allen-Bradley GuardLogix with I/O modules on EtherNet I/P helps to maximise efficiency in body shop, by decreasing downtime and bringing in visualisation
 
SENSOR TECHNOLOGY HELPS TO KEEP SHEEP SHORN!
TorqSense transducers from Sensor Technology are playing an important role in new product development at Gloucestershire-based Lister Shearing, the oldest and one of the most successful suppliers of animal shearing and clipping equipment in the world. The sensors, which are based on SAW (surface acoustic wave) technology, are being used by the company as an aid to evaluating the performance of miniature electric motors.
 
Laser profile sensor from Micro-Epsilon assists Nuclear AMRC in smart robotic grinding project for welded components
A 2D laser profile sensor from Micro-Epsilon is being used by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) in a project to develop a smart robotic grinding/deburring solution for welded components. The sensor is mounted to a robot end effector and measures the profile of welded joints and planar surfaces.
 
Editor's Comment
EU Automation on the growing prevalence of biometric data and what manufacturers can do to secure it
The FBI launched a Cyber Most Wanted list in 2014, which featured 42 people and groups in 2018, when Park Jin Hyok topped the list. His achievements included hacking into banks, attempting to steal one billion dollars and attacking Sony Pictures Entertainment. Now that biometric data is becoming more widespread, cyber attacks could get very personal.
The editor
 
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