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SGW Global Appoints Telcomdis as the Official European Distributor for Motorola Nursery and Motorola Sound Products

SGW Global (SGW) is delighted to announce the appointment of Telcomdis as the official distributor for Motorola Nursery and Motorola personal audio products across Europe, including the UK. (IN BRIEF) SGW Global has appointed Telcomdis as the official distributor for … Read the full press release

KUKA and Swisslog Showcase AI Advancements in Robotics and Logistics, Addressing Challenges in Automation

(IN BRIEF) KUKA and Swisslog recently highlighted advancements in AI integration for robotics and logistics during a virtual press conference. KUKA showcased an AI chatbot simplifying robot programming through voice commands, while Swisslog presented ItemPiQ, an AI-driven robot enhancing product … Read the full press release

Infineon Launches Advanced AIROC™ CYW5591x MCU Family for Next-Gen IoT Devices

(IN BRIEF) Infineon Technologies AG has launched the AIROC™ CYW5591x Connected Microcontroller (MCU) product family, featuring Wi-Fi 6/6E and Bluetooth® Low Energy 5.4, to create efficient and compact IoT devices. This new MCU family supports rapid development with Infineon’s ModusToolbox™ … Read the full press release

Barco Teams Up with Microsoft to Enhance ClickShare Solutions for Hybrid Meetings

(IN BRIEF) Barco has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to develop its next-generation ClickShare solutions using the Microsoft Device Ecosystem Platform. This platform, renowned for its security and enterprise functionalities, will enhance ClickShare’s user experience and simplicity in hybrid … Read the full press release

Barco Unveils Enhanced Control Room Solutions at InfoComm 2024

(IN BRIEF) Barco, a global leader in control room solutions, unveiled its latest innovations at InfoComm 2024 in Las Vegas. Highlights include upgraded control room software, advanced LED and LCD video walls, and partnerships with distributors WESCO and IP-Partners to … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel Opens State-of-the-Art Logistics Hub for Wacker Neuson in Rhineland-Palatinate

(IN BRIEF) Kuehne+Nagel has launched a new contract logistics center in Rhineland-Palatinate, dedicated to servicing Wacker Neuson Group’s global spare parts supply for light and compact equipment. Spanning 55,000 square meters, the facility employs advanced ‘goods-to-person’ robotics technology with over … Read the full press release

Pioneer in Precision Farming: CLAAS Celebrates Legacy with Special Edition Anniversary Machines

(IN BRIEF) CLAAS, a leading manufacturer of combine harvesters, celebrates the production milestone of half a million units since 1936. The company showcases its legacy and future readiness with special edition anniversary machines, including models like LEXION, TRION, EVION, and … Read the full press release

Jenoptik Group’s Prodomax Secures Significant Orders for Automotive Automation Solutions

(IN BRIEF) Prodomax, part of the Jenoptik Group, secures significant orders exceeding 17 million euros for automotive automation solutions in the second quarter of 2024. These orders, from Tier 1 OEM suppliers, primarily involve delivering automated welding systems for steel … Read the full press release

Dürr Introduces Industry-First EcoQPower Paint Shop, Reducing Carbon Footprint by 19.2%

(IN BRIEF) Dürr introduces the EcoQPower paint shop system, designed to significantly reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions in automotive manufacturing. Developed in compliance with EU Taxonomy standards, the system optimizes energy utilization throughout the paint shop process, resulting in … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Announces Multi-Billion Euro Investment in SiC Manufacturing Facility in Italy

(IN BRIEF) STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader, has unveiled plans for a new high-volume silicon carbide (SiC) manufacturing facility in Catania, Italy. This facility, part of ST’s Silicon Carbide Campus, will be fully integrated, covering R&D, manufacturing, testing, and packaging, … Read the full press release

sewts: Innovating Robotics in Laundry and Beyond

(IN BRIEF) Munich-based start-up sewts is revolutionizing industrial processes with AI-powered robots adept at handling materials with dynamic shapes, particularly textiles. Founded by graduates of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), sewts initially focused on automating tasks in industrial laundries, … Read the full press release

Safran Passenger Innovations Unveils Immersive XR Experience for In-Flight Entertainment

(IN BRIEF) Safran Passenger Innovations introduces a groundbreaking enhancement to its RAVE In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system, now supporting Extended Reality (XR) including Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR) devices. Passengers across all cabin classes can now … Read the full press release

Dürr Delivers Milestone Painting Robot for Audi’s Electric Vehicle Line

(IN BRIEF) Dürr, a leading mechanical and plant engineering company, reached a significant milestone by producing its 18,000th painting robot for Audi in Ingolstadt. The EcoRP L033i robot, equipped with Dürr’s latest EcoBell4 atomizer featuring 4-main-needle technology, will be installed … Read the full press release

ASML and TU/e Forge Path to Semiconductor Innovation with Expanded Collaboration

(IN BRIEF) ASML and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) are set to enhance their collaboration with a new agreement signed on May 23, aiming to drive innovation in semiconductor technology. Over the next decade, the partnership will see nearly a … Read the full press release

ASML and TU/e Strengthen Collaboration to Drive Semiconductor Innovation

(IN BRIEF) ASML and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have solidified their partnership with a significant expansion aimed at fostering innovation in semiconductor technology. Over the next decade, nearly a hundred PhD students will engage in collaborative research, focusing on … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Unveils EVSPIN32G4-DUAL: Accelerating Product Development in Industrial and Consumer Sectors

(IN BRIEF) STMicroelectronics introduces the EVSPIN32G4-DUAL demonstration board, featuring the highly integrated STSPIN32G4 motor controller, which facilitates the control of two motors simultaneously, streamlining product development processes and simplifying PCB design. With its Arm Cortex-M4 MCU, the controller executes complex … Read the full press release

Loughborough University Joins National Effort for Sustainable Manufacturing

(IN BRIEF) Loughborough University is set to play a pivotal role in a new national research hub focused on sustainable circular manufacturing. Named the EPSRC Manufacturing Research Hub in Robotics, Automation & Smart Machine Enabled Sustainable Circular Manufacturing & Materials … Read the full press release

Siltronic Portland Unveils Cutting-Edge Solar Field, Embracing Sustainable Future

(IN BRIEF) Siltronic Portland proudly announces the inauguration of its advanced solar field, underscoring its commitment to sustainability and carbon footprint reduction. CFO Claudia Schmitt emphasizes sustainability as a core value, aligning with Siltronic AG’s ambitious climate action plan to … Read the full press release

Transforming Robotics: Prof. Majid Khadiv’s Quest for Autonomous Humanoid Robots

(IN BRIEF) In a pioneering effort to advance robotics, Professor Majid Khadiv, TUM’s Professor of AI Planning in Dynamic Environments, is spearheading the development of ‘Automan’, an autonomous humanoid robot capable of undertaking dangerous or repetitive tasks. With a vision … Read the full press release

Atlas Copco Group Hosts Capital Markets Day to Outline Growth Strategy

(IN BRIEF) Atlas Copco Group convenes its Capital Markets Day in Belgium, offering insights into the company’s strategy, global operations, and development plans. The event, held in Mechelen and broadcast live, features presentations by the Presidents of the Compressor Technique … Read the full press release

Siemens Approves Sale of Innomotics to KPS Capital Partners for €3.5 Billion

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG has greenlit the sale of Innomotics, a world-leading electric motors and large drives company, to KPS Capital Partners, LP (“KPS”) for €3.5 billion. The decision to divest Innomotics aligns with Siemens’ strategic portfolio optimization efforts, providing … Read the full press release

Siemens and Foxconn Forge Alliance to Revolutionize Smart Manufacturing and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG and Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to spearhead digital transformation and sustainability in smart manufacturing platforms. This collaboration aims to optimize global manufacturing processes, particularly in electronics, information and … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group Maintains ‘Climate Leader’ Status for Third Consecutive Year

(IN BRIEF) Husqvarna Group has once again been honored as a “Climate Leader” by Financial Times for its ongoing commitment to reducing carbon emissions, ranking 74th among thousands of European companies scrutinized. The recognition underscores the company’s dedication to sustainability … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Group Achieves 51% Reduction in CO2 Emissions, Exceeding Targets Amid Sales Surge

(IN BRIEF) Husqvarna Group, a leading provider of outdoor power products, has achieved a remarkable milestone by halving its absolute CO2 emissions compared to the 2015 baseline year, surpassing its sustainability targets. Despite a significant increase in sales by 47%, … Read the full press release

Philips Reports Q1 2024 Results: Steady Growth Despite Challenges

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips has released its Q1 2024 results, showcasing a mixed performance marked by steady sales growth, significant litigation settlements, and ongoing operational challenges. Despite a 2.4% increase in group sales, comparable order intake saw a decline of … Read the full press release

Prof Angela Schoellig Utilizes ChatGPT to Choreograph Drone Swarms Safely

(IN BRIEF) Professor Angela Schoellig from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has harnessed the power of ChatGPT to develop choreographies for swarms of drones synchronized to music, while implementing an additional safety filter to prevent mid-air collisions. This innovative … Read the full press release

DeLaval Chooses SAP S/4HANA Cloud for Global ERP Transformation

(IN BRIEF) DeLaval, a Swedish-based dairy and farming machinery producer under the Tetra Laval Group, has opted for SAP S/4HANA Cloud to revolutionize its ERP system as part of a comprehensive company-wide overhaul. By embracing cloud technology, DeLaval aims to … Read the full press release

Breakthrough in Capacitor Technology Paves the Way for More Efficient Medical Devices and Electric Vehicles

(IN BRIEF) Researchers at the University of Twente have developed a groundbreaking design strategy to enhance the efficiency, storage capacity, and durability of capacitors used in critical applications like pacemakers, defibrillators, radar technology, and electric vehicles. Led by Dr. Minh … Read the full press release

Husqvarna Secures EUR 100 Million Loan for Electric Equipment R&D

  (IN BRIEF) Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Husqvarna AB, a Swedish outdoor power products manufacturer, have inked a EUR 100 million 7-year loan pact to fund research and development (R&D) efforts from 2022 to 2024 in electrifying motorized equipment. … Read the full press release

LPKF Laser & Electronics SE Meets Q1 Guidance, Focuses on Growth Initiatives

(IN BRIEF) LPKF Laser & Electronics SE achieved its Q1 revenue of EUR 25.4 million and adjusted EBIT of EUR -4.3 million, meeting guidance despite challenges in incoming orders due to project delays. The company made strides in key areas, … Read the full press release

ROHM and STMicroelectronics Expand SiC Substrate Supply Deal to Bolster Semiconductor Capacity

(IN BRIEF) ROHM and STMicroelectronics have announced the expansion of their multi-year agreement for the supply of silicon carbide (SiC) substrate wafers. This deal, valued at a minimum of $230 million, will see larger volumes of SiC substrate wafers being … Read the full press release

BMT SPARO® Revolutionizes Drone Deliveries with British Army Contract

(IN BRIEF) BMT SPARO®, a pioneering air-ground payload transfer device, has secured a pivotal contract with the British Army, signaling a significant advancement in autonomous logistics within the defense sector. This innovative technology allows drones to conduct precise deliveries from … Read the full press release

Gerrit Marx Appointed CEO of CNH Industrial, Succeeding Scott W. Wine

(IN BRIEF) CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI) has announced the appointment of Gerrit Marx as its new CEO, effective July 1, 2024. Marx will succeed Scott W. Wine, who, after successfully overseeing the delivery of the 2021 Business Plan, has decided … Read the full press release

Bang & Olufsen’s Climate Targets Aligned with Paris Agreement Goals, Validated by SBTi

(IN BRIEF) Bang & Olufsen’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions has been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), affirming their alignment with the 1.5-degree pathway from the Paris Agreement. With aims to achieve Net-Zero across their value … Read the full press release

Siemens and BILT Revolutionize Electrician Training with Immersive Spatial Models on Apple Vision Pro

(IN BRIEF) Siemens and BILT are pioneering a groundbreaking approach to electrician training by optimizing their 3D Intelligent Instructions for Apple Vision Pro. As the demand for skilled electricians rises, effective training becomes crucial. Leveraging BILT on Apple Vision Pro, … Read the full press release

Dr. Ivano Malavolta Receives Dutch ICT Research Prize 2024 for Advancing Energy-Efficient Robotics Software

(IN BRIEF) Dr. Ivano Malavolta, associate professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, has been awarded the prestigious Dutch Prize for ICT Research 2024 for his groundbreaking work in energy-efficient robotics software. Presented during NWO ICT.OPEN2024 by Professor Ad Ijzerman and Professor … Read the full press release

STMicroelectronics Secures Renewable Energy Contract for Italian Operations

(IN BRIEF) STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader, has inked a ten-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Centrica Energy for the supply of renewable energy to its Italian operations, starting from January 2025. The agreement, based on approximately 61 GWh of … Read the full press release

KUKA Reports Record Sales in 2023, Foresees Challenges Amidst Economic Downturn

(IN BRIEF) KUKA, a leader in automation and robotics, achieved record-breaking sales revenues exceeding €4 billion in 2023, alongside a substantial increase in EBIT. CEO Peter Mohnen highlighted the company’s resilience and growth amidst fierce market competition and expanding international … Read the full press release

Philips Reaches Final Agreement on Consent Decree for Respironics Business with DOJ and FDA

(IN BRIEF) Royal Philips announces the final agreement on a consent decree for its subsidiary, Philips Respironics, with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The decree primarily focuses on Respironics’ US operations, … Read the full press release

Henkel and Samsung Collaborate to Revolutionize Laundry with Energy-Efficient Wash Cycles

(IN BRIEF) Henkel and Samsung have joined forces to introduce a groundbreaking laundry solution tailored for the South Korean market. By combining Henkel’s Persil Deep Clean enzyme technology with Samsung’s advanced AI Bubble™ and AI Auto Dispenser technologies, they have … Read the full press release