Manufacturing

MAXST Launches Official Industrial AR Service ‘MAXWORK’

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Provider of augmented reality platform MAXST officially launched MAXWORK which can innovatively reduce the implementation barriers of AR technology on July 7th.

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  • Provider of augmented reality platform MAXST officially launched MAXWORK which can innovatively reduce the implementation barriers of AR technology on July 7th.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200707005307/en/
    Provider of augmented reality platform MAXST launched MAXWORK which can innovatively reduce the implementation barriers of AR technology.
  • With MAXWORK, companies can bring AR technology into their workplace very easily without any software development/integration process and can lower down AR content production costs.
  • With MAXWORK , companies can bring AR technology into their workplace very easily without any software development/integration process and can lower down AR content production costs dramatically.

Renesas Advanced Automotive SoC Adopted by Continental for Its Body High-Performance Computer

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that Continental has adopted Renesas high-performance Renesas R-Car M3 System-on-Chip (SoC) for its first-generation Body High-Performance Computer (HPC).

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  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that Continental has adopted Renesas high-performance Renesas R-Car M3 System-on-Chip (SoC) for its first-generation Body High-Performance Computer (HPC).
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200707005241/en/
    Renesas Advanced Automotive R-Car M3 Adopted by Continental for Its Body High-Performance Computer (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The R-Car M3 supports over-the-air (OTA) software updates with the highest level of security and functional safety, making it possible to centrally control automotive software updates.
  • The first generation of Continentals Body High-Performance Computer using the high-performance R-Car SoC is already going into production at a global vehicle manufacturer.
  • I am delighted that Continental has recognized our commitment and adopted the R-Car M3 for use in their Body HPC.

Air Liquide Signs Long-Term Supply Agreement With Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI) in the U.S.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 4:45pm

Air Liquide has signed a long-term agreement with Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI), one of the largest steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States, to supply gaseous oxygen, nitrogen, and argon to SDIs new Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel mill in Sinton, Texas.

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  • Air Liquide has signed a long-term agreement with Steel Dynamics, Inc. (SDI), one of the largest steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States, to supply gaseous oxygen, nitrogen, and argon to SDIs new Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) steel mill in Sinton, Texas.
  • Air Liquides ability to provide large volumes of oxygen and nitrogen from Corpus Christi, Texas to New Orleans, Louisiana via its integrated production and supply pipeline network provides Air Liquide customers with an enhanced competitiveness over the long-term.
  • Air Liquide employs more than 20,000 people in the U.S. in more than 1,500 locations and plant facilities including a world-class R&D center.
  • Air Liquide is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange (compartment A) and belongs to the CAC 40, EURO STOXX 50 and FTSE4Good indexes.

Walter Isaacson Interviews MIT President Emerita Susan Hockfield on Overcoming the COVID-19 “Diagnostics Deficit” and How Convergence of Biology and Technology Will Drive 21st Century Innovation

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Dr. Hockfield is author of the new book The Living Machine: How Biology will Build the Next Technology Revolution.

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  • Dr. Hockfield is author of the new book The Living Machine: How Biology will Build the Next Technology Revolution.
  • From then on, I just discovered so many new technologies emerging from the convergence of biology with engineering and the hard sciences.
  • Its an exciting story and I think it is going to be the technology story of the 21st century.
  • The countries that have managed to control the coronavirus are countries that have been able to track and trace.

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) Names New President

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), the world leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), today announced the appointment of Sren E. Nielsen as the new president of the Denmark-based company.

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  • Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), the world leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), today announced the appointment of Sren E. Nielsen as the new president of the Denmark-based company.
  • As president of MiR, Sren will carry on the passion, innovation and vision that brought MiR to this point.
  • Press photos of Sren E. Nielsen, President of Mobile Industrial Robots from August 1st, 2020
    Press photos from the internal employee meeting where the message was passed on to the employees.
  • Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) develops and markets the industrys most advanced line of collaborative and safe autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) that quickly, easily and cost-effectively manage internal logistics, freeing employees for higher-value activities.

Aras Announces Digital Twin Core for Creating and Managing Digital Twins

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Aras , the only resilient platform provider for digital industrial applications, today announced the release of a new application, Digital Twin Core, adding to the set of Aras low-code capabilities for creating and managing digital twins.

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  • Aras , the only resilient platform provider for digital industrial applications, today announced the release of a new application, Digital Twin Core, adding to the set of Aras low-code capabilities for creating and managing digital twins.
  • The Aras Digital Twin Core application provides powerful new functionality for defining the digital twin configuration the virtual representation of a specific physical asset or unique product instance.
  • Aras Digital Twin Core creates and manages the exact digital representation of an individual physical asset and its changes over time.
  • Digital Twin Core provides a low-code editor for modeling, adapting and extending highly sophisticated configuration twin representations.

Essig Acquires Performance Tool and Forms Essig MFG

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

As part of the acquisition, Essig Manufacturing LLC (Essig MFG) was established.

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  • As part of the acquisition, Essig Manufacturing LLC (Essig MFG) was established.
  • Essig MFG adds manufacturing capabilities to Essigs offerings, allowing it to provide design-build services, from initial design to production.
  • Greg Carney, founder of Performance Tool and general manager of the newly-formed Essig MFG commented, We are pleased to join Essig, an organization which shares our values centered on offering best-in-class solutions.
  • Essig companies include Essig Research, Essig PLM, and Essig MFG.

ASSA ABLOY Joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:05pm

The Zigbee Alliance , an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced ASSA ABLOY Group the global leader in access solutions has joined the Alliances Board of Directors.

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  • The Zigbee Alliance , an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining, and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced ASSA ABLOY Group the global leader in access solutions has joined the Alliances Board of Directors.
  • As a major manufacturer of residential and commercial access solutions, our product lines depend on efficient, reliable, and secure communications to operate effectively, said Martin Huddart, Head of Smart Residential, ASSA ABLOY.
  • In August 2000, ASSA ABLOY acquired Yale, one of the best-known and most-respected names in the industry since 1840.
  • The Zigbee Alliance board of directors is comprised of executives from Amazon , Apple , ASSA ABLOY , Comcast , Google , Huawei , IKEA , The Kroger Co. , LEEDARSON , Legrand , Lutron Electronics , NXP Semiconductors , Resideo , Schneider Electric , Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), Silicon Labs , SmartThings , Somfy , STMicroelectronics , Texas Instruments , Tuya , and Wulian .

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.2 Million of Follow-on Contracts for Military SATCOM TWTAs

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Comtech Xicom Technology is proud to support the U.S. military with our rugged and high performance TWTAs, said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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  • Comtech Xicom Technology is proud to support the U.S. military with our rugged and high performance TWTAs, said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
  • The inclusion of our TWTAs into these terminals helps to provide critical on-the-halt communications for our soldiers by delivering reliable, high performance Ka-band products.
  • Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications.
  • Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions.

Jan Fan Releases Six New Products

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:30pm

Jan Fan , a Hunter Industrial Fan company specializing in a variety of industrial and mobile work fans, announces the release of six new products.

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  • Jan Fan , a Hunter Industrial Fan company specializing in a variety of industrial and mobile work fans, announces the release of six new products.
  • Additionally, Jan Fan is now able to offer its products internationally with a 240-volt, 50-hertz motor to accommodate customers across the globe.
  • Our new products will provide customers with a variety of direct lighting and airflow options, said Brian Salem, National Sales Manager for Jan Fan.
  • Jan Fan, which has been in operation for more than 60 years, was acquired by Hunter Fan Company in 2019.