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From the first industrial revolution to the fourth, inspirational change has been driven by a willingness to embrace the unconventional and cross-traditional industry boundaries. A partnership between... Read on
TRANSIC Extractive monitors the oxidation process during desulfurization in the MEROX®-Process: The reduction of the sulfur content in fossil fuels such as natural gas and oil is one of the most... Read on
It is the material which influences food production like no other: ammonia. As the main component in the production of nitrogen fertilizers, ammonia is used in a wide range of industrial processes due... Read on
Safety regulations and requirements change over the years. It’s good when development keeps up with technology and viable solutions are created together with customers which go beyond safety issues... Read on
If you order a tequila sunrise on the rooftop terrace in the TownHouse Duomo hotel in Milan, you will not get your drink served by a barkeeper made of flesh and blood, but rather from “Toni”,... Read on
More autonomy in goods receiving: In order to face the new automotive challenges, every automotive manufacturer should increase their investments in modernizing their production processes. One large automotive... Read on
The Norwegian cement manufacturer Norcem, a member of the worldwide group HeidelbergCement, wants to do more for the environment and emit even fewer pollutants. To ensure that everything is done in accordance... Read on
Environmental awareness is growing. As in all major manufacturing industries worldwide, this also applies to the cement industry. The emission of hazardous substances and environmental pollution should... Read on
Sensors from SICK measure the volume flow of raw material on the conveyor belt from the bunker onto the main conveyor belt to the combustion process and thus ensure the metered supply of secondary material... Read on
A climate-friendly and promising application is emerging for the natural gas network. Operators of gas grids can keep up with the trend to feed, transport and store regeneratively produced hydrogen in... Read on
One important aspect of Farming 4.0, the digitization of agriculture, involves providing visual perception solutions for mobile agricultural machines and harvesting robots. The Visionary snapshot cameras... Read on
Providing safe work equipment, for example machines, is the responsibility of the operator. Improving the safety technology on older machines can be used not only to protect employees but also to improve... Read on
Sunglasses and sunscreen protect us from it during summer. For viruses, however, there’s no escaping it. We’re talking about UV light. As damaging as it may be for the skin and eyes, its destructive... Read on
Middleware and the power of vertical integration: SICK has been pursuing an agile strategy for the future for several years, with the founding of various internal start-ups. The principle: visionary start-up... Read on
The wave of success in digitization: A new measurement device from SICK enables ships to maintain reliable exhaust gas cleaning. But that’s not all: The data that it provides opens up pioneering... Read on
The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Digital transformation. These are daunting words for some companies. It's no wonder that a few of them are still holding back on acting. With its new learning modules... Read on
SICK opened the gates to the 4.0 NOW factory in Freiburg in 2019. Since then, not only have groups of visitors gained exciting insights into production there, but also Joachim Schultis, Head of Operations... Read on
The future is here: Industry 4.0 applications are concrete and already a reality. Mobile platforms and their reliable control are an important part of this development. Automated guided vehicles, AGVs... Read on
The machine builder BalTec has developed a novel electrical riveting machine. The previously pneumatic drive has been replaced with servomotors, which make the connection technology much more efficient... Read on
Anyone who wants to integrate IO-Link devices into controls and access device parameters or collect diagnostic information in the process has to program many acyclical requests and deal with many different... Read on
Quality control is becoming ever more important. In the food industry, guaranteeing use-by-dates, in particular, is of the utmost importance to manufacturers – as demonstrated time and time again... Read on
The requirements on extractive gas analysis are demanding. Not only on the quality of the analysis, but also the availability and functionality of the highly sensitive devices used. This is of great importance... Read on
The maritime energy revolution is officially in swing and has now reached an ambitious level. The sensors from SICK measure the CO2 emissions from combustion processes and are approved for emissions reporting... Read on
A quick look at what’s in store for the robotics industry in 2020 together with Paul Szeflinski, Founder & President of IAS Inc. in the US   The robotics industry has grown continously... Read on

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