ARC Europe Viewpoints

Jun
15
2018
Valentijn de Leeuw — Industry Trends

ACHEMA 2018: MTP Facilitates Modular Production

Automation vendors continue to support standardisation efforts initiated by NAMUR, with demonstrators and reports on pilot implementations of Module Type Package (MTP) that facilitates modular production.  The impressive list*) of users, vendors, integrators and associations that participated in the common booth on MTP testifies on the perceived importance of modular production, and predicts significant rates of adoption of the standard.
Jun
07
2018
Valentijn de Leeuw — Industry Trends

AWS Hanover debut reveals understanding of IoT in manufacturing

AWS Hanover debut reveals understanding of IoT in manufacturing. Amazon Web Services (AWS) made its first full-blown appearance at the Hanover Fair this year with a large booth that demonstrated the company’s understanding of modern, digital manufacturing processes, and highlighted the its partnerships with key industry players
Jun
06
2018
David Humphrey — Company and Product News

Siemens Product Announcements for ACHEMA 2018

Prior to ACHEMA, the World Forum and Leading Show for the Process Industries, being held on 11 - 15 June 2018 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Siemens released two product announcements.  One is for the Sirius 3RQ2, a new range of coupling relays, and the other is the Scalance M804PB Industrial Router.
Jun
05
2018
Thomas Menze — Company and Product News

EIF 2018 – ICS Workshop

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are responsible for data acquisition, visualization and control of industrial processes, often found in industrial and critical infr

May
23
2018
Wendy Harding — Company and Product News

UK – Serious about AI

News reports in the last few days have shown that the UK is serious about Artificial Intelligence (AI).  The UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced an industria

May
16
2018
Florian Güldner — Company and Product News

EIF 2018 - The war for talents

Digitalization challenges and solutions for mid-size companies was discussed by Uhlmann, a packaging OEM, and Wittenstein, a servo technology specialist.  Both compa

May
15
2018
Constanze Schmitz — Company and Product News

ARC's European Industry Forum kick off - Day 1

Today, ARC’s  European Industry Forum 2018 kicked off under the sunny skies of the Spanish coast of Sitges near Barcelona.  More than 130 experts from the processing