Industry 4.0 & IIoT

The third and final session of the APPMA's Digital Lunchtime Series takes place this Friday, with Industry 4.0 evangelist John Broadbent looking at how you can kickstart your smart factory project.

A new procedure for the Herma 500 uses a QR code to facilitate fast remote fault diagnosis and clearance without requiring direct access to the applicator.

Global food processing and packaging technology specialist, tna Solutions, has launched its new tna remote assist service, a digitally-enhanced customer experience delivering real-time access to its global team of experts.

On a practical level, how do you transition from legacy equipment to a fully integrated and connected production line, with minimal expense? Foodmach CEO Earle Roberts provides some answers.

Open IIoT guest contributor and CTO at Xaminai, Dr Adrian Johnston, lays out what AI entails, how it works, and what these learnings could mean for the future-thinking workplace.

SMC Corporation says it is keeping its finger on the ‘IIoT pulse’ and taking a holistic approach to product upgrades as part of its commitment to Industry 4.0.

The move is a major step in Syntegon’s effort to introduce AI to pharmaceutical visual inspection.

Woolworths Group’s supply-chain arm, Primary Connect, has selected Dematic to supply an automated fulfilment system for the new National Distribution Centre at the Moorebank Logistics Park in Sydney.

Agricultural Picking Technology has collaborated with Kay Brothers to extend the capability of its picking application, AgPick, to analyse operational costs and improve profitability.

Krones says it has developed what it describes as an evolutionary quantum leap in inspection technology, by employing deep AI learning for empty bottle inspection.

Machinery manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher has released a new internet of things system called Ruby that aims to digitise the value chain in the packaging industry.

For many businesses, smart factories have brought renewed focus to industrial networking capabilities. Wireless is invaluable for any industry that uses motion applications with communication cables.

The Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) Smart Packaging Virtual Congress takes place this week, on Thursday 10 September.

Matthews Intelligent Identification has realised early-adopter benefits in its digital transformation programme this year as it accelerates the advanced stages of its multi-year strategy.

For FMCG manufacturers looking at investing in automation, there's a new way to access packaging automation technology that avoids major up-front investment. Phillip Biggs of Foodmach discusses how Industry 4.0 technology is unlocking a new service model.

Open IIoT is launching an informative webinar series called Get the Smarts: Scaling Up. It will run from 20 August through 15 October, with industry leaders speaking on topics related to local manufacturing.