ISA & Automation Federation Commemorate Kickoff of 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (24 January 2018) – Earlier this month, the rules and game-playing details for the 2018 FIRST  Robotics Competition (FRC)  were announced by FIRST , a not-for-profit public charity designed to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Combining the rigors of science and technology, the FRC challenges teams of…

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Nearly 14 Million Pounds (6.3 million Kilograms) of Used Batteries Recycled in 2017

Atlanta/Toronto  – January 24, 2018 – Call2Recycle, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, today reported that their partners, stewards and collection sites recycled nearly 14 million pounds (6.3 million kilograms) of batteries throughout the U.S. and Canada in 2017. These results contribute to Call2Recycle’s mission of keeping batteries out of landfills. To…

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New Volt480 On-Demand App Accelerates Manufacturing Repair Processes, Aiming to Reduce Downtime by 50%

AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) Volt480, which is dedicated to helping manufacturers recover faster during downtime, today announced a new app that quickly connects plant managers with locally available service providers including automation system integrators and industrial electricians through an on-demand marketplace. The Volt480 app also uses machine learning to help solve problems faster. Manufacturers rely on complex,…

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Arrow Electronics: A Necessary Evolution in a Perilous Market

Arrow Electronics Inc. is knee-deep in the most consequential evolution in its history, one that has the potential to result in a complete transformation of its business and heavily impact the entire electronics value chain by forcing a reshaping of the design, engineering, new product introduction, procurement and the entire supply chain. Once finished, the…

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