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Continental’s High-Performance Computer, Cooperation Portal and Natural 3D Lightfield Centerstack recognized by the European Association of Automotive Suppliers at the 2020 CLEPA Awards

Body High-Performance Computer (HPC) and Continental Cooperation Portal were awarded as “Winner” in the CLEPA “Cooperation” category The HPC based architecture replaces conventional, distributed control unit architectures in vehicles Continental Cooperation Portal simplifies software integration from various parties and increases … Read the full press release

Inclusive recovery: Ricoh to endorse Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap

(PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 13-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ricoh Europe PLC, part of The Ricoh Company, a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, has announced the Ricoh’s endorsement of Business for Inclusive Growth’s (B4IG) roadmap calling for businesses and governments … Read the full press release

SGS acquires New Zealand-based consultancy company Engineering Control Limited (ECL)

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that Engineering Control Limited (ECL) is now part of its Group. Headquartered in New Zealand, ECL is a consultancy company focusing on process automation and functional safety of process systems across … Read the full press release

KUKA inaugurates new state-of-the-art education center for apprenticeship, training and further development

(PRESS RELEASE) AUGSBURG, 29-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — German manufacturer of industrial robots and solutions for factory automation, KUKA announces the inauguration of its new education center at headquarters in Augsburg. KUKA united the areas of apprenticeship, training as well as … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric with 3rd factory to receive the distinction of 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Advanced Lighthouse by WEF

Lexington is the third Smart Factory designated as an Advanced Lighthouse and the first End-to-End Lighthouse representing a milestone in Schneider Electric’s digital transformation Lexington’s digital energy management strategy leverages IIoT connectivity, Edge analytics, and predicative analytics to drive energy … Read the full press release

Schneider Electric recognized for its digital transformation journey

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 5-Aug-2020Y — /EuropaWire/ — European multinational company active in the fields of digital transformation of energy management and automation Schneider Electric has announced it has climbed two spots in 2020’s Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: Europe Top … Read the full press release

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG)

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG)

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 26-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) has announced it is joining the Nordic Smart Government initiative. SEB becomes the first bank to collaborate with the Nordic Smart Government (NSG). Initiated by the ministers of … Read the full press release

EMA announces the appointment of Dr Hilmar Hamann as Head of the Information Management Division

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Medicines Agency (EMA) appoints Dr Hilmar Hamann as Head of the Information Management Division. Prior to joining EMA, Dr. Hamann has served as the Director for the Office of Business Informatics … Read the full press release

DHL to provide PO management and visibility for some 4,500 TEU shipping containers coming to the Swedish furniture retailer Mio from Asia

DHL to provide end-to-end visibility and control of purchase orders for Mio Increased automation and streamlined management of inbound orders for Mio (PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 29-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The leading Swedish retail chain for furniture and home furnishings Mio … Read the full press release

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

PDA Explores the Transformation of Healthcare at 4th Annual European Meeting

EMA, MHRA and FDA among regulatory agencies participating (PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 10-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is excited to host its 4th Annual European Meeting: Global Healthcare of the Present and the Future, June 25-26 in … Read the full press release

BAE Systems collaborates with RPA expert UiPath for machine learning adoption across the U.S. defense and intelligence communities

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, UK, 3-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems teams up with robotic process automation (RPA) leader, UiPath, to develop and accelerate suites of software robots that its customers can use to automate high-volume, repetitive business processes. Don DeSanto, … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

Standard Chartered and IBM automate retrieval of key information from text within scanned trade documents

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 23-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New Augmented Intelligence (AI) engine aims at transforming the traditional Trade Documentary System. The Trade AI Engine, a joint development of Standard Chartered and IBM, has just been officially launched. It will enhance … Read the full press release

ASI Technologies Focuses on the future as ASI Drives, and New AGV Pallet Robot, FRED2500

New name and new product with the same focus on world-class gear drive solutions (PRESS RELEASE) MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA, USA, 2-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ASI Drives, a leading manufacturer of custom engineered gear drives since 1985, has announced a major rebranding, … Read the full press release

ABB showcases the factory of the future at Hannover Messe 2019

ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer gives a glimpse into the factory of the future to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (PRESS RELEASE) HANOVER, 1-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer explained how robots and … Read the full press release

21st Technical Congress in Berlin: artificial intelligence key for connected and automated driving

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN, 21-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — High-level stakeholders from the industry and politics comment and share their views on mobility, transport, logistics and production, in both plenary and specific technical sessions during the second day of 21st Technical Congress … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse holds the first-ever Swiss-wide day dedicated to the entrepreneurship

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse is today commemorating the 200th anniversary the birth of Alfred Escher. What Alfred Escher has achieved back in the 19th century continues to have a lasting impact on Switzerland as an economic … Read the full press release

Siemens AG shareholders approve distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for FY 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) BERLIN / MUNICH, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens AG shareholders have, with large majorities, approved the distribution of €3.80 dividend per share for the fiscal 2018. The ratification took place during the company’s 53rd ordinary Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. The FY 2018 dividend is higher than … Read the full press release

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for MWS: Capgemini was one of sixteen vendors to be evaluated on the ability to execute and completeness of vision

Capgemini positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, Europe report (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 24-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace … Read the full press release

ZF unveils the latest model of its automotive supercomputer ZF ProAI

ZF ProAI RoboThink is the most powerful AI-capable processing system in the automotive field ZF’s modular and scalable ProAI product family accommodates various software stacks and processors for automated driving ZF introduces its own software stack designed for new mobility … Read the full press release

ZF will unveil a steering wheel and pedal-free robo-taxi at CES 2019

Robo-taxi featuring ZF technology at CES 2019 provides a preview of autonomous ride-hailing Mobility-as-a-Service is one of the biggest drivers of the development of autonomous driving ZF offers automotive systems competence for innovative mobility providers (PRESS RELEASE) Friedrichshafen, Germany / … Read the full press release

Iberdrola installed 10.7 million digital meters in Spain to digitise its distribution network

As a result of the Star project, with an investment of €2 billion, 10.7 million digital meters have been installed and provide remote management and automation capabilities to 90,000 transformation centres (PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Iberdrola has completed … Read the full press release

Volkswagen’s Toolmaking unit adds highly advanced 3-D printing center to its facilities in Wolfsburg

Innovative binder jetting process sets new standards for speed, flexibility and automation New printer generation can print production parts in addition to prototypes in future Dr. Andreas Tostmann: “The 3-D printing center takes Volkswagen’s additive manufacturing activities to a new … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä successfully completes round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution

HELSINKI, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has successfully completed a further round of test procedures of its automated dock-to-dock solution. In an unprecedented operation, in the presence of the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA), the system was further tested … Read the full press release

CHINA: ABB inaugurates its largest and one of its most advanced manufacturing sites, The Xiamen Hub

US$300 million investment in the hub which is ABB’s largest innovation and manufacturing site at 425,000m2 Employs 3,500 people, covering the full range of business activities Strong symbol of ABB’s ongoing commitment to China, where it has invested more than … Read the full press release

ABB awarded a $79m contract for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi

ZURICH, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ABB has been awarded an integrated automation, electrification and telecommunication order in Q2 2018, valued at US$79 million, for the upgrade of the Bab Onshore Field in Abu Dhabi, by China Petroleum Engineering and Construction … Read the full press release

ŠKODA AUTO celebrates grand opening of an automatic small parts warehouse at the main plant in Mladá Boleslav

ŠKODA AUTO has invested around 8 million euros in its small parts warehouse in Mladá Boleslav Robots transport small parts from the automatic warehouse to the assembly line High level of automation increases the efficiency of processes in production logistics … Read the full press release

Cobots and RPA Gain Centerstage in Automotive Robotics Space; Labor Issues Prevail as a Key Challenge

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Robotics in the automotive industry has been acclaimed as the impetus behind driving optimization and rethinking of production and process through innovative measures. Prospect of artificial intelligence is promising, with the ability to … Read the full press release

KUKA Group: Swisslog strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field with two new contracts in Switzerland

AUGSBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisslog, a member of the KUKA Group, strengthens its position as the leading integrator in the AutoStore field. In addition to an order from Winterhalter + Fenner AG, a leading Swiss electrical goods wholesaler, the company … Read the full press release

Daimler awards a major contract to KUKA

AUSGBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG is increasingly investing in leading-edge technology products from Augsburg. For the body-in-white production of the new C-class, Daimler has awarded a major contract to KUKA. The order value was booked in the third quarter … Read the full press release

Schindler unveils its breakthrough Robotics Installation System for Elevators

Schindler forms robotics research collaboration with Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Ebikon, Switzerland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Today Schindler announced the debut of its breakthrough Robotics Installation System for Elevators (R.I.S.E), paving the way for greater automation and … Read the full press release