Manufacturing Software

Automated solution increases productivity for Lakeland

Tamworth based, Axiom GB, has manufactured and installed an automated packing solution at Lakeland’s mail order distribution centre in Kendal. The new system has been designed to nearly double the productivity of Lakeland’s operation whilst reducing costs and presenting a better…

🕘 15/05/2012

Enterprise-wide software solution

Honeywell has announced the global launch of Intuition Executive, the flagship product of its new Intuition software portfolio. Intuition Executive delivers enterprise-wide information management, decision support and collaboration tools to help companies achieve operational excellence … Companies…

🕘 15/05/2012

Integration holds the key for efficient plant engineering

All plant owners, engineers and operators seek methods to reduce risk, increase operational efficiencies, shorten time to market and continually optimise processes. An integrated engineering link from plant concept to ownership – the digital plant – is set to help satisfy such…

🕘 15/05/2012

Machine vision image processing enhanced with new 3D tools

MVTec is now including enhancements to 3D tools that are sure to open doors to new vision applications. Many new and enhanced features will be launched to the UK as MVTec take HALCON 11 on its worldwide launch tour. Genuine object identification now becomes a reality with sample-based…

🕘 15/05/2012

SCADA virtualisation delivers real benefits

Virtualisation for SCADA systems brings many benefits such as time and cost savings, greater levels of security and operational efficiency advantages. A new service pack for Siemens’ WinCC Version 7 SCADA system provides owners of automation solutions, the means to reduce hardware…

🕘 20/02/2012

Ensuring an environmental success for potato supplier

Branston has been suppling high quality potatoes since 1968. The company has sites in Lincoln, Scotland and Seavington near Ilminster and it is here that a new method of water treatment has produced both operational savings and enhanced environmental credentials. The project was undertaken by MSE…

🕘 20/02/2012

ERP solution helps drive fast growth of Formula One team

Team Lotus, the Formula One team that brought the Lotus name back into Grand Prix racing in 2010 and has now been rebranded as the Caterham F1 Team for 2012, has implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, to enable it to achieve full control…

🕘 26/01/2012

Cloud-based SCADA solution

WEBfactory 2010 everywhere from M.A.C Solutions is a process visualisation/HMI software suite that is fully compatible with Microsoft platforms for web-based visualisation, control and monitoring of industrial process plant and machinery … Users can choose to display visualisation pages in any web…

🕘 18/01/2012

Software tool can save time and cost of automation system design

As automation systems become more sophisticated, so the development and maintenance of the disparate components and production lines becomes more complex. Now Mitsubishi Electric has addressed the problem, with an alternative approach to automation system design that reduces engineering time…

🕘 18/01/2012

Software links control and business systems

FactoryTalk VantagePoint 4.0 software from Rockwell Automation now includes enhanced connectors, configuration and reporting tools aimed at significantly reducing the time, complexity and cost of developing meaningful reports, visualisation and analytics for manufacturing operations and enhance…

🕘 18/01/2012