All Industry 4.0


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…

Internet of Things

'Gaping hole' in Industry 4.0 knowledge

Added: 16 Jun 2016

There is a gaping hole in UK manufacturers’ understanding of Industry 4.0 as only 8% are confident …

Data is driving the industrial IoT

Rob Smith | Added: 9 May 2016

Plant operators are integrating more data technology to gain a better understanding of their facili…

Skills shortage ‘to spiral further’

Added: 29 Mar 2016

A report published by manufacturers’ organisation EEF suggests plans to drive productivity improvem…

Remote controllers at the helm

Louisa Hearn | Added: 14 Mar 2016

Control rooms are changing shape to accommodate a new breed of knowledge workers located far and wi…

SICK sensor is Industry 4.0 ready

SICK (UK) LTD | Added: 8 Mar 2016

Industrial sensors manufacturer SICK says its PowerProx sensor offers unprecedented versatility to …

Show Preview: March of Maintec

Added: 25 Feb 2016

The Maintec exhibition is set to return to Birmingham’s NEC next month.