Mazak News

Mazak sets new benchmark for British machine tools with UK-made simultaneous 5-axis machine

Yamazaki Mazak has underlined its commitment to the British machine tool industry with the launch of its newest fully simultaneous 5-axis machining centre – the CV5-500 – which will be the only machine in its class to have been completely conceived, designed and built in the UK.

Schmalz News

Ergonomic under Load: Vacuum Handling Systems for the Logistics Industry

One in three online buyers now makes several online orders every week. In 2019, online sales grew by over eleven percent compared to the previous year. This is the result of the e-commerce consumer study by the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (bevh). Manufacturers, dealers and logistics service providers therefore need to optimize their processes accordingly. In order to become more efficient and work more quickly but at the same time protect the health of their employees, it is worth investing in ergonomic lifting devices. J. Schmalz GmbH is an expert in this field. Schmalz designs individual handling solutions and crane systems. The manufacturer also helps to improve the internal material flow in terms of time and costs while at the same time maintaining a focus on ergonomics.

Sigmatek News

S-DIAS Modules with VARAN and EtherCAT

The compact S-DIAS series has grown with the CPU module CP 313 and the compact control module EC 121, which provides even more application possibilities of the automation system.

ABB News

New UPS Superhub rolls smoothly with ABB Dodge® bearings

In 2018, UPS, the global logistics giant, opened its new 27,000 m2 Superhub in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. ABB was selected as preferred supplier for the bearings that ensure the smooth and reliable operation of more than 1,200 conveyor belts at the heart of the facility.

B&R News

Vertical mounting saves space

A vertically mounted SuperTrak system offers increased shuttle payload and optimizes utilization of available floor space.

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