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EUAutomation News

The challenges of mass customization in manufacturing

Today, customers are not content with standard products, but are looking for differentiated and personalized goods or services. Thanks to the new information technologies and innovative manufacturing processes, mass customization has become available in a multitude of sectors. In this article, Claudia Jarrett, US country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation, discusses the main challenges of mass customization in manufacturing.

Infineon News

PSoC 64 Standard Secure MCU family achieves PSA Level 2 certification for more secured IoT devices

Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today announced the company has achieved the Arm® Platform Security Architecture (PSA) Level 2 certification for the PSoC 64 microcontrollers (MCUs) standard secure family of devices. The Level 2 certification includes a laboratory evaluation of the PSA Root of Trust (PSA-RoT) to provide evidence that devices can protect against scalable software attacks.

Schaeffler News

Schaeffler is in remote control with its virtual fitter service

Schaeffler, a global supplier of motion and mobility solutions to the automotive and industrial sectors, has launched "Virtual Fitter" – a quick and efficient rolling bearings mounting support service that operates remotely through the use of augmented reality. Available on a 24/7 basis, Virtual Fitter is available more quickly than an on-site Schaeffler expert would be, as it avoids them having to visit a location in person.

EUAutomation News

What’s next in 3D printing?

It’s already become a cliché to say that 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, will revolutionize manufacturing and supply chains. From prosthetic limbs to automation parts, this disruptive technology is quickly amassing a dazzling array of applications. Here, John Young, APAC sales director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, looks at four novel applications that sound like they are from the future.

Beckhoff News

How can you remotely manage power assets?

The loss of electricity can have a significant impact, whether on the day-to-day operations of a business, the productivity of staff working from home or the bottom line of power asset management companies and grid operators. Here, Beth Ragdale, product manager at energy control system expert Beckhoff Automation UK, explains the role that modern control systems play in power asset availability.

Omniflex News

Never miss an alarm with remote monitoring

If an alarm annunciator sounds the alert in a facility and nobody is around to hear it then it might as well not make a sound, because nobody can act on the alert. This could have disastrous consequences in high-stakes environments like those typically found in the nuclear, chemical processing or oil and gas industries.

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