Crosser raises €3 million to further advance its low-code streaming analytics platform for Industrial IoT

Crosser, the leading low-code platform for streaming analytics, automation and integration for industrial IoT, has announced its latest funding round of €3 million in new capital. The round was led by NTT DOCOMO Ventures and Montan-Ventures-Saar, with existing investors Industrifonden, Spintop Ventures, 42 Cap, Almi Invest and Norrlandsfonden also participating.  Gartner reports that low-code technologies […]

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Made Smarter virtual factory tours to accelerate digital adoption among SME manufacturers

Smart glasses enhance end-to-end production line walks in digital transformation workshop (DTW) process Made Smarter’s technology adoption programme is deploying smart glasses to SME manufacturers to virtually fast track their digital adoption strategies and navigate Covid-19 restrictions. The wearable device enables technology specialists from Made Smarter to perform virtual end to end production line walks […]

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Superdry and Invar Systems with Hikrobot win Technology Transformation Award

An Invar Systems project, involving the rollout of Hikrobot AMRs across Superdry’s international DC network, has won the Technology Transformation trophy at The Logistics Awards and follows accolades received at the Supply Chain Excellence Awards in the autumn, where the entry won the highly coveted Technology Supply Chain Excellence trophy. The Logistics Awards, organised by […]

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PTC technology accelerates Watson-Marlow’s digital transformation plans

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of peristaltic pumps and associated fluid path technologies is accelerating its digital transformation by signing a major new deal with PTC®. Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), which has multiple sites in the UK and more than 1700 employees globally, has invested in Augmented Reality (AR) technology to combat the […]

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Altus Adds More Flexible SMT Solutions with the Introduction of Essemtec’s Technology

Altus continues to expand its portfolio of capital equipment for the electronics’ sector and has most recently added Essemtec’s range of SMT solutions to its growing selection of technology from the world’s leading names in the industry. Essemtec are well-known for their adaptive and highly flexible SMT pick-and-place equipment, dispensing solutions and intelligent production material […]

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How infrared technology brings safety in multiple applications

Infrared temperature guns have become a commonplace safety precaution, with 37 degrees Celsius acting as the entrance pass to many offices, shops and airports. This is just one application where infrared technology provides important safety information. Here Dave Walsha, commercial development officer at precision drive system supplier, Electromechanical Systems (EMS), looks at the applications of […]

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Bindatex increases productivity by 20% and reduces lead times by a quarter with new digital technology

Bindatex, the UK’s leading provider of specialist process and cutting services, has taken a transformative step and increased productivity by 20% after adopting digital technology to capture, analyse and manage production data, as part of the Made Smarter scheme. Using Made Smarter’s digital transformation workshop to identify its challenges and potential solutions, Bindatex installed the […]

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