|2016-08-02||UCB life scientists use robots to test cells by the billion - An automated primary antibody screening work cell for early stage development of potential new treatments for central nervous system and immunology disorders has been designed and built for UCB by Farnborough-based Peak Analysis and Automation (PAA) Ltd. More|
|2016-07-07||AMP6: The Effects on the Supply Chain - As always at the start of any AMP period, the supply chain expectations are for the often promised “early start.” This feeling was further enhanced by the predicted industry spend, in excess of £44b.
However, reality indicates that the norm is for a drive to reduce costs and this in itself raises many challenges. More|
|2016-06-03||Industrial automation training from Mitsubishi Electric reflects software advances in control systems and HMI screen design - The 2016 programme of Training Courses from Mitsubishi Electric has been released. It features a new course in GX Works3 and an updated course in GOT 2000, alongside many of the established basic and advanced learning opportunities for professional engineers.More|
|2016-05-31||New solution from Mitsubishi Electric - High-speed contact image sensor offers compact, distortion-free alternative to line scan cameras.
Mitsubishi Electric has responded to the needs of the surface inspection market, in particular within the print industry, with the launch of a high-speed version of its contact image sensor (CIS), distributed under the name Mitsubishi Electric Line Scan Bar...More|
|2016-04-26||Generation Game - One of the principles regularly quoted by plant engineers is: ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’. This isn’t always appropriate but when it is, it can relate to machinery that has delivered over 10, 20 or even 30 years with almost total reliability. The question is, what happens when the equipment’s age becomes an issue in itself?More|