How AR & AI Can Transform Logistics

Industry 4.0 technology and its rapid adoption during the pandemic has assisted many businesses in navigating labor and productivity challenges by streamlining factory and process workflows. Augmented reality (AR), artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and IoT continue to make their way into supply chain operations and logistics, driving new levels of efficiencies with increased cost avoidance.…

6 Ways Digitization Is Impacting the Manufacturing Industry

The manufacturing industry is a prime beneficiary of digital technologies. Digitization, also called Industry 4.0, has enormous implications for manufacturers and professionals who buy, sell, design, fabricate, or use electronic components and equipment. Weather, climate and geopolitical events tend to surface weaknesses in the manufacturing pipeline, including electronics fabrication. Chip shortages in 2020 and 2021…

How Sensors Are Moving Materials Handling Toward Safe Automation

This is the first article in a two-part series The Industry 4.0 revolution is enabling new levels of automation, including a new generation of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for use in the first wave of smart manufacturing and distribution facilities. This revolution also requires new ways of thinking across all aspects of materials handling, especially when…

Powerbox Joins PSMA

Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies and a leading force for four decades in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, has announced its membership to the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA). In this fast changing world, the power supply industry has had to become very dynamic, a situation requiring high levels of collaboration…