The U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are more than 100,000 car
wash facilities throughout the country with Americans spending $5.8
billion annually to have their vehicles cleaned and detailed....
On October 14, 2019
Gone are the days where equipment must be serviced on a set
schedule. IoT technology helps enable maintenance based on
equipment use. For instance, in an IoT solution for heavy
On October 3, 2019
Even when a business is doing well, margins can be razor thin, so
keeping track of your off-road equipment fleet is an important job.
Providing your project managers and crew with actionable...
On October 1, 2019
Industrial Ethernet (IE) is growing at a startling rate. In fact,
the latest estimates put the annual growth at a staggering 22
percent, which means some 52 percent of the connectivity
market is now...
On September 30, 2019
As today’s metal forming plants become more complex, detecting and
identifying issues with all of the moving parts is becoming
increasingly important, though time-consuming. Traditional manual
On September 27, 2019
Today, most connected things belong to the consumer IoT (with
smartphones topping the list). But another, less visible industrial
IoT, with its heavy-duty infrastructure (such as power...
On September 26, 2019
With the ongoing pressure to improve safety, increase output,
decrease downtime, and obtain optimal product lifecycles, careful
management of heavy fleet equipment has become more critical than
On September 24, 2019
The OEM landscape is continuously transforming. In a service
industry that once focused on the tactical side of product
function, the new shift now emphasizes on how to become the
On September 19, 2019
Careful and correct sensor installation is vital if accurate and
reliable information is to be measured and communicated from the
sensor. What all engineers want when it comes to sensor
On September 12, 2019
Bain’s projections show that the Internet of Things (IoT) market
will grow to $520 billion in 2021. Specific to the construction
market, 6.8 million connected heavy construction machines will...
On July 16, 2019
The design and deployment of aerial lifts, truck-mounted cranes,
telehandlers, scissor lifts, man lifts and other modes of vehicular
material handling demands two requirements above all others:...
On July 16, 2019
Representing up to 40% of the electricity consumed by a company,
compressed air is a fluid with many challenges. Poor management of
this fluid and/or the design of its distribution network results...
On June 18, 2019
Ready or not, the age of the ‘smart’ factory is upon us in ways
only a few short years ago were inconceivable. Today, any
industrial sector business whose plant floor is not online may well
On June 11, 2019
In the vast universe of manufacturing, machine performance is often
the difference between a delay and on-time delivery; downtime and
productivity; profit and loss. Ensuring peak performance out...
On June 4, 2019
As Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
continue to grow and evolve, they promise numerous benefits for a
leaner enterprise. In the realm of machine tools, the IIoT can
On May 31, 2019
Want to know how we partnered with customers to increase
productivity and profitability through engineering innovation? The
Parker Hannifin stand experienced a busy and successful week at
On May 16, 2019
Manufacturing businesses have witnessed the rapid ascension of
industrial networks, and in the pneumatics industry, there’s a real
desire to ensure the benefits that connectivity can bring...
On April 24, 2019
This blog post will describe current best practice or optimising
the installation of a continuous position sensor (CPS) on to a
pneumatic linear actuator. For the purposes of the guidance,
On April 11, 2019
The ever-changing industrial Internet of Things has revolutionized
the traditional landscape and business model of the construction
machinery industry. Domestic and foreign parts and service
On December 14, 2018
We are all witnesses to the fourth industrial revolution, or
Industry 4.0 as it has been coined, as most of us will have seen
robots, machines, vehicles or control systems connect to the
On November 20, 2018