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Together, shipping, receiving, and storage count for less than half of all warehouse activity costs. The lion’ share of expenses – a whopping 55% - is bound up in order picking. Breaking down the various activities associated with order picking, Omron finds that over 60% of time is spent walking, with writing, searching, and picking tasks comprising the other 40%. Omron’s Logistics Strategic Account Manager Yaqing Sun recently discussed some strategies for using autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for this purpose at Automate 2022 in June.

 

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Corks are so light they float, but when shipped in bulk to wineries around the world, they tend to be big space-takers. In order to save energy and CO₂ emissions during transport, Portugal’s ESI (Engenharia, Soluções e Inovação) has developed a system for packaging corks that reduces packaging volume by 30% and dispenses with plastic bagging. 

 

 

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The low voltage market (<1000V) has a wide range of applications that include power, control, lighting, signal, data, audio and computer.

 

 

 

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Does your company have a plan to modernize its development platform and collaboration tools for industrial automation applications? Companies across the globe are on a digital transformation journey to improve efficiency and reduce cost, investing in a range of new and relevant manufacturing design technology solutions.

 

 

 

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As machines become more connected, the need to service equipment remotely is escalating. Production is often running 24/7 and manufacturers expect immediate action from machine specialists. Not having a remote solution creates challenges like high travel costs, whereas some remote solutions cause a loss of data control and increase vulnerability.

 

 

 

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The Smartforce Student Summit will be held at IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show, Sept. 12-17, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Produced by the Smartforce Development team of AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, which owns and operates IMTS, the Student Summit brings together students from all over.

 

 

 

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The automated material handling equipment market is expected to grow tremendously in the near future, exceeding $50 billion (USD) globally by 2024. While this trend is anticipated, it accelerated in the spring of 2020 as a result of two significant driving forces.

 

 

 

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Littelfuse, Inc., has released the technical paper “Prevention Through Design with Special-Purpose Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs)” describing the hazards of electrical shock and the best prevention methods and products that help keep workers safe from serious injuries and death caused by electrical shock.

 

 

 

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A proposal to amend the Canadian Electrical Code Part I for Ingress Protection (IP) Ratings for enclosures treated as equal in acceptance to CSA Type ratings has been voted down with the support of EFC members as well as CE Code committee members and sent back to the Sub-committee for further discussion and review.

 

 

 

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In today’s growing supply chain challenges, a heightened sense of awareness of potential hazards on the shop floor is required now more than ever. Everyone wants all their loved ones to return home safe and sound every day, the same way they left.

 

 

 

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Network Infrastructure Featured Product Spotlight

PB 10 Panduit 400This webinar presented by Beth Lessard and Keith Cordero will be highlighting three Panduit solutions that will optimize network equipment and cabling to ensure that your spaces are efficiently and properly managed to support ever-evolving business needs of today and beyond. Products that will be featured include PanZone TrueEdge Wall Mount Enclsoure, Cable Managers, and Adjustable Depth 4-Post Rack.

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Rockwell Automation Names Tessa Myers Senior Vice President, Intelligent Devices

 

Rockwell Tessa MyersRockwell Automation, Inc. recently announced that Tessa Myers has been named senior vice president, Intelligent Devices, effective June 6. She reports to Rockwell Automation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Blake Moret. In this role, Myers is responsible for leading strategy, product and talent development for the Intelligent Devices business segment. Myers succeeds Fran Wlodarczyk, who is retiring in early 2023 after more than 35 years with Rockwell.

“Tessa’s deep industrial automation background, business leadership experience, and understanding of global customers are extremely valuable as we look toward the future,” said Moret. 

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Emerson Selected by Jotun to Automate Global Manufacturing Plants to Optimize Production Efficiency

Emerson Selected by JotunEmerson has announced a framework agreement with paint manufacturer Jotun to automate and digitalize its global manufacturing facilities. The five-year agreement will enable Jotun to implement Emerson’s digital technologies to enhance all aspects of manufacturing automation in new factories, and for selected upgrades in some of its 39 existing factories around the world.

Jotun is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of decorative paints and marine, protective and powder coatings. Through its agreement with Emerson, Jotun will increase process automation and create a standardized digital technology solution for new factory projects, which will help the company achieve increased throughput, uptime and product quality, while reducing operating costs.

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5 Priorities Trending in Manufacturing Today

Rockwell AutomationThe test of global change has exposed the brittle nature of systems, processes, and supply chain solutions that had historically measured as “good enough.”

A recent global survey of 321 manufacturers has shed light on the biggest industry obstacles and punctuated the need for agility, technology adoption, and improved processes to respond to market adversity. The results of this survey make up the 7th Annual State of Smart Manufacturing Report – the most robust edition yet.

This study from Plex Systems, a Rockwell Automation company, in collaboration with Hanover Research, uncovers the current state of smart manufacturing, the challenges manufacturers are facing, and expectations for the future of the industry.

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What Goes Into Building an IO-Link System?

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One of the easiest ways for manufacturers to transform their operations with IIoT capability is to use IO-Link. This internationally accepted platform allows sensors to go beyond a simple ON/OFF reading and communicate details about fault detection, condition monitoring, and component identification, and more throughout the system.

Thanks to IO-Link, manufacturers can shorten commissioning time, minimize the impact of downtime, and boost their production availability, so it’s no surprise that many companies are curious about what technologies they need to acquire to get started.

Let’s take a look at what an makes an IO-Link solution.

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