Emerging Technologies

Electrification and Automation Will Bring Productivity Gains to Construction

Joel Honeyman of Bobcat discusses how the technologies associated with electrification and automation can help make construction equipment more productive.
Epiroc battery-electric mine truck in underground mine

This Week in Power & Motion: Epiroc Creates Fully Electric Trolley System for Underground Mining

Epiroc has partnered with ABB and Boliden to create a fully battery-electric trolley truck system for underground mining, NFPA seeks input on AI initiatives, and more industry...
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Bosch Rexroth Automation Solutions at Automate

Automate 2024 to Spotlight Latest Robotics and Automation Technologies

A range of sensors, vision systems, motion control components and other technologies used in automation systems will be on display at this year's event.
Brian Rockwell, North American Key Account Manager (left) and Cory Knight, Automation Technical Engineer – Food and Packaging (right), Festo

Pneumatics Provide a Tried-and-True Technology for Robotics

For robotics applications where speed, force, and weight are important considerations, pneumatics remains a viable technology of choice.
ZF has produced the first 1,000 units of its CeTrax lite electric drive

This Week in Power & Motion: ZF Sees Growing Demand for Electric Drive Technology

Initial volume production for the ZF CeTrax lite electric drive was higher than expected with further growth anticipated, VMAC adds digital controls to its underhood air compressor...
Controls & Instrumentation

How the Transition to Digital PLCs Aligns with Industry Trends

To get the most from implementing digital PLCs, it is important to collect the right data and understand the problem context, which helps users make informed decisions.
What Industries Use Digital PLCs?
Controls & Instrumentation

Real-World Applications for Digital PLCs

Use of digital programmable logic controllers and other advanced technologies can improve efficiency, maintenance and other aspects in a range of applications.
Controls & Instrumentation

The Benefits of Digital PLCs in Industrial Automation

Phoenix Contact’s Ted Thayer and MxD’s Eric Kozikowski explore the efficiency, connectivity and technical intricacies of digital programmable logic controllers.
ABB's refitted robotics facility in the U.S. will help meet growing demand for robots

This Week in Power & Motion: Manufacturers Invest in New and Updated Facilities to Meet Future Market Growth

Several companies have announced the construction of new or expanded manufacturing facilities in recent months to meet growing market demand for their products.