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Safran News

Safran inaugurates a new “Factory 4.0” to make primary mirror segments for the Extremely Large Telescope

Martin Sion, Chief Executive Officer of Safran Electronics & Defense, and Xavier Barcons, Director General of the European Southern Observatory (ESO), today inaugurated Safran's new production unit at the company's Saint-Benoît plant near Poitiers in central France, which will make the primary mirror segments for Europe's Extremely Large Telescope (ELT).


Automated plasma cutting systems

In order process huge components using automated plasma cutting systems down to micrometer accuracy, it is necessary to carry out reliable 3D measurements of these components in advance.

Universal Robots News

Universal Robots Showcases New Cobot Powered Solutions for Palletizing, Metrology and Machine Tending at ATX West

Attendees at the largest automation technology trade show in the Western U.S. will experience how collaborative robots from industry leader Universal Robots now automate some of the most sought-after tasks in a manufacturing industry facing severe labor shortages.


Leuze and iTRACE Announce the Blockchain Integration of 2DMI with the DCR 200i Camera Based Code Reader

iTRACE Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain security applications for anti grey market and anti counterfeit, and Leuze, a global leader in automation sensors, announced today the integration of iTRACE 2DMI with the Leuze DCR 200i Camera Based Code Reader for Blockchain registration and authentication.


LTI Motion becomes KEBA Industrial Automation Germany GmbH

At the end of 2018, the LTI Motion Group, a leading supplier of high-tech drive solutions based in Lahnau/Germany, was acquired by the globally active automation specialist KEBA, which has its headquarters in Linz/Austria.

Pilz News

The Pilz series of “Automation on Tour” events kicks off with “Safe implementation of CE marking” - The 2020 tour! – “Safe automation” with Pilz

The Pilz series of “Automation on Tour” events will launch from March 2020 with the “Safe Automation” seminar series. It is part of a series of practical events organised by the automation company Pilz from Ostfildern. The seminar series is held free of charge across Germany and focuses on hardware and software engineering in the CE marking process, through to full validation and documentation of machinery safety.

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