Intelligent Technology – Clever Machinery https://clevermachinery.com Industrial & Manufacturing intelligence news Mon, 30 Jul 2018 09:00:24 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 134434637 ABB’s innovative flash-charging technology goes live https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/abbs-innovative-flash-charging-technology-goes-live/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:43:43 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=2327 First e-buses with ABB’s world-record flash-charging technology go into commercial service. ABB’s 20-second flash-charging technology was a hot topic today as two articulated electric buses, the first of their kind in the world, went into service on bus line 23 in Geneva. It takes less than 1 second to connect the bus to the charging

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Robots will set us free https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/robots-will-set-us-free/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:29:08 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=2323 Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour party, will soon launch the final report of the Future of Work Commission, which has concluded that we should not fear the “march of the robots”. The report is a welcome change the typical narrative that has painted the rise of automation as something that will result in

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AMI’s AT5 Tracking Device Leads Police to £250,000 of Stolen Plant Equipment https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/amis-at5-tracking-device-leads-police-250000-stolen-plant-equipment/ Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:22:07 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=2254 The recovery of a stolen roller protected with a wireless, battery operated tracking device from AMI Group has led West Yorkshire Police to a haul of other stolen plant and equipment worth £250,000 in Scarborough. AMI’s monitoring station received a phone call in the morning from a customer reporting the theft of a Bomag BW120

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Automating with robots – How to get started with robots https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/automating-robots-get-started-robots/ Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:42:35 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=2229 If you’re thinking about automating and you’re not sure where to start, here is a quick guide for your first steps towards automating your manufacturing processes. 1. Decide on the processes you’d like to automate Look at your manufacturing facilities and identify the different processes you would like to automate.  Start with the simplest and

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20 year anniversary coincides with launch of ultra small tracking device https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/20-year-anniversary-coincides-launch-ultra-small-tracking-device/ Mon, 02 Oct 2017 05:50:29 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=2219 Gary Stockton, Founder and Managing Director of asset tracking company AMI Group is celebrating 20 years in the electronics tracking and telematics industry by announcing the impending launch of an ultra-small tracking unit which is roughly five times smaller than the original tracking device that Gary brought to the UK market back in 2004. After

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The smart solution for any infrastructure https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/smart-solution-infrastructure/ Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:06:24 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=2204 COPA-DATA will attend SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg, Germany from November 28-30. Joined by eight partners, the company will be demonstrating how the zenon software is able to lay the foundations for the city of the future right now. The company will be stationed in Hall 7, Booth 590. More and more people are moving

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Rapid recovery of stolen Bomag roller found in transit van https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/rapid-recovery-stolen-bomag-roller-found-transit-van/ Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:53:18 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=1991 Criminals are still targeting smaller construction plant for theft but equipment tracking specialist AMI Group is continuing to recover stolen machines, as highlighted by the company’s latest recovery where a stolen Bomag BW120 roller was found in a transit van. AMI’s customer realised that the roller had been stolen when they arrived at their depot

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AMI Group Introduces Drone Technology to Help Make Plant Theft Recoveries Safer and More Efficient https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/ami-group-introduces-drone-technology-help-make-plant-theft-recoveries-safer-efficient/ Tue, 16 May 2017 18:28:59 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=1832 Plant tracking specialist AMI Group has introduced innovative drone technology to help enhance the company’s recovery efforts even further to locate stolen plant machinery. It is believed that AMI Group is one of the first tracking companies in the UK to introduce the concept of drone technology to help aid the safe recovery of stolen

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Starring role for Kaydon bearings in camera stabilisation kit https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/starring-role-kaydon-bearings-camera-stabilisation-kit/ Fri, 05 May 2017 17:56:39 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=1787 Kaydon Reali-Slim® thin-section bearings supplied by R.A. Rodriguez (UK) Ltd. are delivering both high quality and performance as part of patented body-worn camera stabilisation equipment used in the film industry. With around 200 units already in field service, the bearings have seen action on various blockbuster movie franchises. Cheadle-based MK-V Omega Ltd has spent the

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Ecotile win two Queen’s awards https://clevermachinery.com/intelligent-technology/ecotile-win-two-queens-awards/ Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:46:08 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=1758 Ecotile Flooring Ltd manufacture PVC interlocking floor tiles in Luton, Bedfordshire. The company was started in 1996 from his home by James Gedye who is still CEO. 20 years later Ecotile Flooring employs 30 people and exports to over 40 countries worldwide. The Innovation Award is in recognition of Ecotile’s role in the development of

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