The new normal in manufacturing sector

COVID 19 pandemic has profoundly changed the approach towards manufacturing. With hygiene and safety taking precedence, companies are looking to adopt collaborative robots (Cobots) and IIoT-based intelligent devices in production plants. So, will this be the new normal? Read more...

Mitsubishi Electric launches MELFA ASSISTA Series cobots in India

MELFA ASSISTA collaborative robots can work together with humans, keeping safety features such as collision detection a priority and complying strictly with the international safety and robotic standards ISO 10218-1 and ISO/TS15066. Read more...

Mitsubishi Electric helps to automate manual ventilator amid COVID 19 pandemic

Mitsubishi Electric’s Graphic Operation Controller (GOC) products have been tested successfully at Government facilities. The integrated controller and display help in maintaining the compactness of the ventilator, reports Rakesh Rao. Read more...

BPE India appoints Anurag Mathur as Regional Director

Best Power Equipments India Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading manufacturer and end-to-end strategic power solution provider, has appointed Anurag Mathur as Regional Director - 3Phase UPS and Solar. Read more...

“Humans and robots need to work together for productive future”

The demand for industrial robots in India has accelerated since 2010 considerably, due to the ongoing trend toward automation and continued innovative technical improvements in industrial robots. Read more...

Industry 4.0: A Challenge or opportunity

Mega trends those are transforming India economy is urbanisation: Now SMEs can see opportunity by visualising city as a customer, infrastructure development, smart is the new green, innovating to zero: e.g. zero defects, zero debt. Read more...

Auto part makers bank on robots for enhancing efficiency

Automotive industry has been an early adopter of robotics for application such as welding, painting, glue dispensing, etc. Read more...

“Digital manufacturing together with IT to create a new paradigm”

To meet the fast-growing demand for vehicles, manufacturers are realigning their manufacturing methodologies through the implementation of enhanced automation process at every stage. At the same time, to raise core competitiveness, many automakers are adopting advanced technologies, ie, the amalgamation of digital manufacturing with information technology (IT) to create a new manufacturing paradigm. Read more...

Mitsubishi Electric uses e-F@ctory to raise productivity

The company’s Kani factory was facing a number of challenges, not least the sheer number of product variations and possible configurations in its product range - some 14,000 in fact. With the application of e-F@ctory, there was 84 per cent reduction in space means that the productivity of each square metre of production hall had been increased through greater utilisation. Read more...

Mitsubishi Electric launches iQ-Edgecross software

The new product supports the Edgecross open software platform that is used to integrate factory automation (FA) and information technology (IT). Read more...

Mitsubishi Electric launches semiconductor module for motor drive in EVs

The company’s new module is expected to contribute to further compactness, weight reduction and reduced power consumption in inverters for electric and hybrid vehicles. Read more...

Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric agree to integrate particle therapy system business

Hitachi, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation today announced that they have signed an agreement to transfer Mitsubishi Electric's particle therapy system business to Hitachi and integrate into one entity. The design, manufacturing, sales, maintenance services relevant to Mitsubishi Electric's particle therapy system business will be merged into Hitachi, currently scheduled for April 2018. Read more...