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The next steps towards networked factories

Automation is getting ever closer to the objective of workpieces that control their own production. An important milestone on the road towards Integrated Industry...

Getting a grasp of Industry 4.0

This year will be the 8th time that Hannover Fair is making Industry 4.0 its leading topic. Eberhard Klotz, Head of the Industry 4.0 campaign...

Industry 4.0 intelligent sensors and actuators with IO-Link®

As an intelligent connection, IO-Link® is a perfect match for sensors and actuators for Industry 4.0: complex diagnostics can be transferred rapidly using standardised...

Digitalisation of the customer interface

The manner of cooperation with customers is rapidly changing. Along with the classic sales channels, customers are increasingly using the company’s online product catalogue...

Digitalisation: Evolution and revolution in automation

Globalised markets are placing two key requirements on manufacturing companies: greater speed in all entrepreneurial processes on the one hand, and a broader range...

The Handling Guide Online is revolutionising engineering for ready-to-install solutions

The Handling Guide Online optimises and shortens work flow by combining the virtual and real world. It enables engineers to design the right ready-to-install...

First turnkey IoT solution

What are the four factors driving Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things? These are primarily networking, adaptability, energy efficiency and new business models....

A smart way of reducing energy consumption

By collecting the right data and planning production to optimise energy use and time of use, significant savings can be achieved.  The energy efficiency module...

Robot arm with human motion dynamics

Industry 4.0 is not only changing production technology and the way information is processed, but also how we deal with machines and assistance systems....

Press systems in the Industry 4.0 era

The servo press kit YJKP, designed for electronics and small parts manufacturing, represents the key features of Industry 4.0 by ensuring easy, intuitive operation...