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Siemens and Boson Energy Partner to Transform Non-Recyclable Waste into Green Hydrogen

(IN BRIEF) Siemens AG and Boson Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on converting non-recyclable waste into clean hydrogen energy. Utilizing Siemens’ advanced technology and consultancy services, including automation and digitalization from the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio, the … 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

ANDRITZ Unveils Comprehensive Automation and Digitalization Solutions for Feed Industry Advancement

(IN BRIEF) ANDRITZ, a leading provider of industrial technology solutions, has launched a comprehensive array of automation and digitalization solutions for the feed industry through its Metris digital platform. With a vision for fully autonomous feed plant operations by 2027, … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ Unveils Award-Winning Extraction System and Innovation Center at Anuga FoodTec 2024

(IN BRIEF) International technology group ANDRITZ is set to showcase its extensive array of solutions for dewatering, drying, and automation in the food industry at Anuga FoodTec 2024 in Cologne, Germany. One of the highlights includes their groundbreaking Turbex extraction … Read the full press release

Accenture to Empower McDonald’s Workforce with AI and Digital Skills

(IN BRIEF) McDonald’s and Accenture are expanding their partnership to leverage advanced technology and generative AI solutions across McDonald’s global restaurants, aiming to improve operations, enhance customer and employee experiences, and boost efficiency. The collaboration includes accelerating automation innovations from … Read the full press release

ABB Expands Partnership with Volvo Cars to Supply Over 1,300 Robots for EV Production

(IN BRIEF) ABB is expanding its partnership with Volvo Cars to supply more than 1,300 robots and functional packages for the production of electric vehicles (EVs). The collaboration aims to support Volvo Cars in achieving sustainability goals as the automotive … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric to Advocate for Rapid and Equitable Net-Zero Transition at COP28

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, is participating in the COP28 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Dubai. The company’s CEO and Chairman will attend the conference to advocate for an accelerated and equitable transition … Read the full press release

Alstom Secures Major Contract to Implement NExTEO Signalling System in Paris

(IN BRIEF) Alstom, a global leader in sustainable mobility, has secured a significant contract valued at nearly 300 million euros to implement the NExTEO signalling system on the RER¹ B and RER D lines in the Île-de-France region. This contract … Read the full press release

SIX Introduces AI-Powered Tool to Enhance Corporate Actions Data Retrieval

(IN BRIEF) SIX, a global financial information provider, has launched SIX Bot, an automated software application that provides financial professionals with access to corporate actions data. This tool allows users to ask questions about corporate actions events, delivering real-time information … Read the full press release

Hailo Technologies’ AI Processors to Power Schneider Electric’s Industrial Automation Innovations

(IN BRIEF) Schneider Electric is partnering with Hailo Technologies, an AI chipmaker, to incorporate Hailo’s advanced processors into Schneider Electric’s industrial automation solutions. This collaboration aims to enhance industrial automation performance, with key benefits including six times faster object detection, … Read the full press release

Siemens Envisions a Future of Effortless Machine Vision Integration Through Strategic Partnerships

(IN BRIEF) Siemens has entered into two significant partnerships with leading companies in machine vision and industrial image processing, Basler AG and MVTec Software GmbH. These collaborations aim to simplify the integration of machine vision applications into existing automation technology, … Read the full press release

Ericsson Unveils Cloud-Native Transport Automation Controller with AI for Efficient Network Management

(IN BRIEF) Ericsson has introduced its Ericsson Transport Automation Controller, a cloud-native solution that employs artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to enhance the efficiency of microwave, IP, and optical networks for communications service providers (CSPs). This intelligent controller enables … Read the full press release

Enhancing Agricultural Precision: Bosch Engineering’s Sensor Solutions Unveiled

(IN BRIEF) Bosch Engineering, a pioneer in sensor technology, is introducing advanced sensor systems to enhance automation in agriculture. These high-performance surround sensors are designed to make farming more efficient and sustainable, particularly for agricultural machinery and autonomous field robots. … Read the full press release

DHL Supply Chain and AutoStore Extend Partnership to Revolutionize Global Warehouse Automation

(IN BRIEF) DHL Supply Chain and AutoStore, a leading robotic technology company specializing in automated storage and retrieval systems, are expanding their collaboration to advance automated warehouse operations on a global scale. DHL, already involved in nine operational AutoStore warehouse … Read the full press release

Leading AM Companies Unite to Launch AM I Navigator Initiative at Formnext Event

(IN BRIEF) A consortium of leading additive manufacturing companies, including Siemens, DyeMansion, BASF Forward AM, EOS, and HP, has introduced the AM I Navigator Initiative at the Formnext event. This initiative presents a comprehensive maturity model to guide companies through … Read the full press release

ARBURG Shines at Fakuma 2023 with Innovations in Plastics Processing and Sustainability

(IN BRIEF) ARBURG demonstrated its capabilities in plastics processing and innovative solutions at Fakuma 2023 in Friedrichshafen. The exhibition featured 20 exhibits showcasing sustainability, digitalization, and automation in plastics processing. The world premiere of the ALLROUNDER 520 H with the … Read the full press release

Vodafone and NTT DOCOMO Outline Roadmap for Automation in Open Radio Area Networks (RAN)

(IN BRIEF) Vodafone and NTT DOCOMO have jointly released their second white paper, outlining a strategic path toward increased automation in Open Radio Area Networks (RAN) for 5G networks. The focus is on reducing manual processes through AI and Machine … Read the full press release

Proptech Pioneer GROPYUS Collaborates with Automation Expert KUKA for Automated Modular Construction

(IN BRIEF) GROPYUS, a proptech firm specializing in sustainable modular construction, and KUKA, an automation specialist, have announced a groundbreaking collaboration to create a fully automated and digitally managed production facility at GROPYUS’s Richen site in Germany. The investment, valued … Read the full press release

Revolutionizing Manufacturing: Hexagon’s HxGN Production Machining Suite Unveiled

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has launched HxGN Production Machining, a suite of software designed to revolutionize manufacturing processes for discrete parts across industries like medical and aerospace. The suite offers CAD and CAM capabilities, process simulation, G-code verification, … Read the full press release

Innovative Automation: KUKA Robot Takes Over Sterilization Duties in Italian Dental Office

(IN BRIEF) Italian dentist and entrepreneur Dr. Giorgio Castagno has introduced a KUKA robot into his dental practice in Valsesia, Italy, to automate the cleaning and sterilization of dental instruments. This innovative approach not only saves time and resources but … Read the full press release

Digital X and DMEXCO Unite to Create Europe’s Premier Digital Hotspot

(IN BRIEF) Digital X, the world exhibition of digitalization, is set to return to Cologne on September 20 and 21, 2023. The event will feature over two million square meters of event space, five stages, and a marketplace, with more … Read the full press release

Hexagon Acquires HARD-LINE to Drive Advancements in Mine Automation and Tele-Remote Technology

(IN BRIEF) Hexagon, through its Mining division, has acquired HARD-LINE, a Canadian company specializing in mine automation and remote-control technology. HARD-LINE’s expertise lies in providing remote control solutions and network infrastructure for tele-remote operation of heavy machinery in mines. The … Read the full press release

BBS Automation Set for New Chapter as EQT Agrees to Sale with Dürr Group

(IN BRIEF) EQT, along with its co-shareholders, has agreed to sell BBS Automation to Dürr Group. BBS Automation, based in Munich, specializes in automating production processes and reducing energy consumption and waste. It offers customized assembly and testing solutions for … Read the full press release

SCA Implements Voith’s Digital Solutions to Enhance Efficiency of XcelLine PM 2 Paper Machine

(IN BRIEF) SCA, a prominent paper manufacturer, has successfully implemented Voith’s digital and automation solutions to optimize production efficiency on its XcelLine PM 2 paper machine. The high-performance machine, commissioned by Voith at SCA’s Obbola site, produces 725,000 tons of … Read the full press release

Revolutionizing Urban Mobility: MAN Truck & Bus and Mobileye Team Up for Automated City Buses

Revolutionizing Urban Mobility: MAN Truck & Bus and Mobileye Team Up for Automated City Buses

(IN BRIEF) MAN Truck & Bus is partnering with autonomous driving technology specialist Mobileye to develop autonomous city buses. The collaboration aims to achieve highly automated driving in city buses that are ready for series production. The first milestone is … Read the full press release

KUKA’s Automation Expertise Boosts Productivity for German SMEs

(IN BRIEF) German SMEs are facing challenges due to a shortage of skilled workers, difficult delivery conditions, and high energy costs. A survey by the Manpower Group revealed that 75% of entrepreneurs struggled to fill job positions. To address this … Read the full press release

Siemens to Provide End-to-End Solutions for Cellforce Gigafactory in Groundbreaking Partnership

(IN BRIEF) Cellforce and Siemens have formed a strategic partnership to revolutionize the automotive market by accelerating battery manufacturing. Under the agreement, Siemens will provide automation and digitalization technology to support Cellforce’s gigafactory in Germany. The collaboration aims to enhance … Read the full press release

FAW-Volkswagen Boosts Battery Production with Over 100 KUKA Robots

(IN BRIEF) FAW-Volkswagen is using over 100 KUKA robots to increase battery pack production at its Fo-shan facility in southern China. The MEB Smart Factory produces up to 300,000 battery packs per year for the all-electric MEB platform. The factory … Read the full press release

ABB’s innovative technology supports sustainable mobility solutions for Germany’s EV market

(IN BRIEF) The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returns to Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport, the largest EV market in Europe. ABB provides robotics and automation solutions for Germany’s automotive sector and helps establish the country’s EV charging infrastructure. Battery production … Read the full press release

KUKA Celebrates 125 Years of Shaping the Future of Work with Automation and Robotics

(IN BRIEF) KUKA, an international technology group, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. The company was founded in 1898 as an acetylene gas plant for street lighting, and has since reinvented itself multiple times. KUKA made history 50 years ago as … Read the full press release

Bosch unveils new software platform for automation of service robots

(IN BRIEF) Bosch has developed a new software platform to simplify the development of service robots for commercial and industrial activities. According to the International Federation of Robotics, 121,000 smart machines for professional use were sold worldwide in 2021, a … Read the full press release

KUKA Welding Cell aiuta lo stabilimento tedesco a riportare la produzione in Germania

(NOTIZIA IN BREVE) Un impianto di zincatura di medie dimensioni nel sud della Germania ha investito nell’automazione, utilizzando una cella di saldatura compatta KUKA per riportare la produzione in Germania e risparmiare migliaia di chilometri di trasporto nel processo di … Read the full press release

KUKA Welding Cell Helps German Plant Bring Production Back to Germany

(IN BRIEF) A medium-sized galvanizing plant in southern Germany has invested in automation, using a compact KUKA welding cell to bring production back to Germany and save thousands of transport kilometers in the production process. The plant has integrated a … Read the full press release

Indra wins €12.5m contract to equip Angola’s M’Banza Congo airport with digital infrastructure and automation

(IN BRIEF) Spanish technology and consulting company Indra has won a €12.5m ($14.6m) contract to equip the new M’Banza Congo airport in Angola. Indra will supply ground and air systems, digitising infrastructure and automating processes to reduce the risk of … Read the full press release

Orange pioneers multi-cloud 5G SA network for smart factories and beyond

(IN BRIEF) Orange has achieved a major milestone in its journey towards software and data-based, fully-automated networks with its experimental multi-cloud network named Pikeo. This experimental network, which is the first of its kind in Europe, has successfully run over … Read the full press release

KUKA’s new generation of mobile platforms: KMP 600-S diffDrive for high-speed support in production intralogistics

(IN BRIEF) KUKA, a robotics company, has announced the release of the KMP 600-S diffDrive, a new mobile platform for intralogistics. The platform is fast, with a speed of up to two meters per second, and is equipped with laser … Read the full press release

Rheinmetall’s Stake Acquisition in Incooling B.V. Advances Digitalization Strategy of Sensors and Actuators Division

Rheinmetall’s Investment in Incooling B.V. Will Also Strengthen Expertise in Automation, Sensors, Alternative Mobility, and Artificial Intelligence (PRESS RELEASE) DÜSSELDORF, 16-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Rheinmetall, a German integrated technology group active in the automotive and defence industries, has announced it … Read the full press release

KUKA’s Dr. Christian Liedtke appointed new Chairman of the Board for Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

(PRESS RELEASE) AUGSBURG, 12-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — KUKA (ETR: KU2), one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial robots and systems for factory automation and part of Midea Group, has announced it has appointed Dr. Christian Liedtke as the new … Read the full press release

Wienerberger Group: Digital twins are among the fastest growing Industry 4.0 concepts

With its forward-looking applications and system solutions, Wienerberger drives automation and digitalization in the construction industry Industry 4.0 solutions for optimized performance and enhanced safety Digitalization helps to simplify processes at construction sites and saves energy and raw materials (PRESS … Read the full press release

New report: 10 actions industry can take right now to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions

Independent report highlights 10 actions to help industrial users improve their energy efficiency right now Improving energy efficiency will reduce energy bills and emissions substantially in the short- to mid-term, without compromising productivity Industry is the world’s largest consumer of … Read the full press release