All Industry 4.0


Register for Siemens’ free workplace digitalisation advice

Siemens | Added: 17 Oct 2017

Five minutes’ expert advice before taking decisions is useful – so how helpful would 45 minutes be?…

How digitalisation can enhance your plant: Siemens’ free webinar

Added: 3 Oct 2017

Digitalisation is impacting the workplace but what businesses want to know is: how much of it actua…

Labrador secures £1m investment for smart energy device

Added: 19 Sep 2017

Smart energy company Labrador has announced it has raised in excess of £1 million from more than 30…

CBI and EEF reports reveal upturn in UK manufacturing performance

Added: 25 Jul 2017

Reports from the CBI and EEF published this week suggest that manufacturing output in the UK is imp…

More than £0.3 mill in R&D on offer to engineering innovators

Added: 30 May 2017

Seven engineering innovators will have the chance to share £350,000 of R&D support in a competition…

Manufacturing Barometer

Report warns half of all Scots jobs to be automated by 2030

Added: 8 May 2017

Nearly one in two jobs in Scotland are at risk of automation by the end of the next decade, suggest…

Inductive sensors from ifm electronic take a leap forward

Added: 25 Apr 2017

The range of inductive sensors from ifm electronic are equipped with IO-Link, thereby giving users …

Viewpoint: raising the alarm on cyber security

Added: 25 Apr 2017

EU Automation’s Jonathan Wilkins discusses three cyber security pitfalls that industry should prepa…

Engineering the future: people are the key component in mastering Industry 4.0

Added: 25 Apr 2017

The fourth industrial revolution is all about modern technology, mass connectivity and the diversif…

More than zero: SMEs are vital for the progress of connectivity

Added: 25 Apr 2017

Smaller firms often feel left behind or daunted by Industry 4.0, but that can be down to perception…

SICK shows off smart sensors at Industry 4.0 Summit

SICK (UK) LTD | Added: 6 Mar 2017

Unlocking the potential for sensor intelligence to power forward the fourth industrial revolution i…

Detecting progress in level measurement systems

Added: 16 Jan 2017

Greg Pitcher discovers how manufacturers are continuing to benefit from the speed and accuracy of n…

Industry 4.0 Summit – Bosch Rexroth will be headline sponsor

Added: 14 Jan 2017

Bosch Rexroth has been announced as the headline sponsor of the Industry 4.0 Summit, taking place a…

Industry 4.0 Summit in Manchester gathers momentum

Added: 14 Jan 2017

April 2017 will see two major manufacturing events hosted in the UK – the Industry 4.0 Summit and t…

Plant maintenance: a new smart era of condition monitoring approaches

Added: 28 Nov 2016

Smart devices, sensing equipment and Industry 4.0 connectivity are creating a new world of conditio…

Editor’s comment: why engineering needs an upgrade

Rob Smith | Added: 15 Nov 2016

One of the first topics I was fortunate enough to write about for Process Engineering magazine was …

Viewpoint: keeping motion control systems safe from hack attacks

Added: 10 Oct 2016

As Industry 4.0 begins to take shape, it’s time to properly protect motion control systems from cyb…

Networking: the cost of bad communication

Rob Smith | Added: 10 Oct 2016

Industry is fighting against a tide of inadequate networking systems, while also attempting to unif…

Industry analysis: unleashing the potential of the IIoT

Rob Smith | Added: 3 Oct 2016

Technologies that connect us to the Internet of Things already exist, but don’t expect everyone to …

Smart plastics to ‘sense’ equipment failure

Added: 14 Jul 2016

Igus, a German developer of specialist plastics, has unveiled new products to add Industry 4.0 capa…