Applied Industrial Technologies Acquires Advanced Control Solutions

Expands Automation Offering & Geographic Reach

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today announced it has acquired Advanced Control Solutions (“ACS”), a provider of automation products, services, and engineered solutions focused on machine vision equipment and software, mobile and collaborative robotic solutions, intelligent sensors, logic controllers, and other related equipment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“The addition of ACS extends and enhances our automation offering by providing next generation automation solutions through emerging technologies and specialized engineering services,” said Neil A. Schrimsher, President & Chief Executive Officer for Applied. “Their strong Southeast presence brings established customer relationships and supplier partnerships, plus an experienced team with valuable capabilities including state-of-the-art automation training and machine vision engineering expertise.”

Founded in 1998, ACS and its team of 43 associates serve customers throughout Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee from four locations – Marietta, GA; Spring Hill (Nashville), TN; Knoxville, TN; and

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Aspen Technology Delivers New Industrial AI Solutions to Accelerate the Journey to the Self-Optimizing Plant

Aspen Hybrid Models™ and Embedded AI Capabilities Will Change How Process Industries Achieve Goals for Improved Safety, Environmental Impact, Reliability and Profitability

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), a global leader in asset optimization software, today announced the general availability of the aspenONE® V12 software release, which embeds artificial intelligence (AI) across the portfolio, and uses the cloud for delivery of enterprise-wide analytics and insights for increased safety, sustainability, and improved margins. AspenTech’s Industrial AI solutions democratize the application of AI where it can deliver most value and is a vital step towards the Self-Optimizing Plant.

“Aspen Hybrid Models™ are a major advance in the field of chemical engineering. Hybrid models are a major step forward in bringing together AspenTech’s process models and machine learning and are a game changer in process engineering and plant improvement,” said Dr. Karuna Potdar, Vice President, Technology Centre of Excellence, Reliance Industries Limited.

aspenONE® V12 solutions

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ABB Enhances Portfolio of High-Speed Industrial Robots With Codian Acquisition

Strategic buy builds on industry-leading food and beverage, pharmaceutical and logistics portfolio

ABB has acquired Codian Robotics B.V., a leading provider of delta robots, which are used primarily for high-precision pick and place applications. Codian Robotics’ offering includes a hygienic design line, ideal for hygiene-sensitive industries including food and beverage and pharmaceuticals. With the transaction, ABB is accelerating its engagement in the growing field of delta robots.

Codian Robotics is located in Ede, Netherlands and employs 20 people globally. The company will continue to serve its customers directly. The acquisition was signed and closed on October 1, 2020 and both parties agreed not to disclose any details regarding the purchase price.

“Our acquisition underscores our focus on breakthrough technology, helping our customers to fully realize the potential of automation and increase their flexibility in a rapidly changing business landscape,” said Sami Atiya, President of ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation. “Codian

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BT Is Using Quantum Technology To Secure Gigabytes Of Sensitive Data Sent Between Two Industrial Sites In The UK

Did the promise of quantum-secure networking just take an important this is not hype leap?

Things are certainly looking promising with the news that telecom giant BT and Toshiba Labs have hooked up two research sites in the UK city of Bristol over a 6km link using Quantum Key Distribution (QKD).

The sites are National Composites Centre (NCC) at the University of Bristol, a development center researching the manufacture of composite materials, and the Centre for Modelling & Simulation (CFMS), which carries out engineering testing.

This might like just another demo of the emerging use of quantum and QKD technology, but there’s an important twist – the link is used to transfer large amounts of data on an ongoing basis, making this one of the first mainstream uses of QKD for that purpose yet made public anywhere in the world.

The data

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Sarcos Robotics Named a Finalist for Guardian XO Full-Body Industrial Exoskeleton in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards

Guardian XO full-body, battery-powered wearable robot selected as Finalist in Products category and for Honorable Mention in General Excellence category

Today, Sarcos Robotics, a global leader in the production of robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety, announced that its Guardian® XO® industrial exoskeleton—the world’s first full-body, battery-powered wearable industrial robot designed to increase strength and endurance—has been recognized by Fast Company in their 2020 Innovation by Design Awards. The Guardian XO robot was named a Finalist in the Products category and received Honorable Mention in the General Excellence category.

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Sarcos Robotics Named a Finalist for Guardian XO Full-Body Industrial Exoskeleton in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards (Photo: Business Wire)

The awards, which can be found in the October/November 2020 issue of Fast Company, recognize people, teams, and companies solving problems through

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Paessler innovates to improve technology monitoring of industrial infrastructures

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Paessler is expanding its PRTG platform to offer better monitoring within converged industrial IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments. The technology monitoring specialist has developed a new sensor to capture data from IoT devices and signed a new partnership with INSYS icom, an expert in industrial data communications, to further improve the bridge between operational technology on the factory floor and the IT systems across the wider business.

Typically, OT, such as industrial or distributed control systems, remote terminal units, production machines, and industrial PCs, has been self-contained, with little need to connect or interact with the outside world.

But, with the increasing digitalization of the industrial world and the addition of IoT technology, there is now an increased need for a more holistic approach to monitoring IT and OT systems and devices to better manage production processes and day-to-day industrial operations.

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Paessler innovates to improve technology monitoring of industrial infrastructures | News

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Paessler is expanding its PRTG platform to offer better monitoring within converged industrial IT and Operational Technology (OT) environments. The technology monitoring specialist has developed a new sensor to capture data from IoT devices and signed a new partnership with INSYS icom, an expert in industrial data communications, to further improve the bridge between operational technology on the factory floor and the IT systems across the wider business.

Typically, OT, such as industrial or distributed control systems, remote terminal units, production machines, and industrial PCs, has been self-contained, with little need to connect or interact with the outside world.

But, with the increasing digitalization of the industrial world and the addition of IoT technology, there is now an increased need for a more holistic approach to monitoring IT and OT systems and devices to better manage production processes and day-to-day industrial operations.

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Global Industrial Cameras Market 2020 Emerging Technologies, Opportunity Assessment, Projections and Future Opportunities by 2025

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Sep 28, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The research report titled Global Industrial Cameras Market 2020 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 is an exclusive and in-depth study that delivers a comprehensive view of the market includes the current trend and prospects of the market with respect to the products/services. The report is prepared to offer an analysis of the current trends, a financial overview of the industry, historical data evaluation, and complete market dynamics. Both the growth and the decline of the global Industrial Cameras market are described in the report. The report gives an overview of the market’s segmentation by components, end-user, and region through in-depth traction analysis of the overall industry.

The report evaluates the key vendors functioning in the market with their relevant products/services to understand the positioning of

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North America and Europe to Remain Prolific in Industrial Condensing Unit Market, CAGR to Rise at 5.1% through 2028

Industrial Condensing Unit market is flourishing owing to the major use in market development and inclination towards healthy food. South Asia and East Asia will boost their production in the upcoming years.

DUBAI, UAE / ACCESSWIRE / September 28, 2020 / The Industrial Condensing Units Market is likely to surpass US$ 2 billion through the forecast period. Manufacturers and key players are regularly focusing on expanding sales opportunities in the market which will expand in terms of value and revenue, thereby, paving a path for opportunities. Tough competition between players and price structure of Industrial condensing unit can act as key restraints in the market.

“Low-price and cost-efficient industrial units are high in demand. Product innovation and price competitiveness plays a key role in shaping the market scenario. The escalating need for industrial condensing unit in food sector is likely to drive the market growth in near future,” says the

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Science and technology to drive new UK industrial strategy

Boris Johnson’s government is drawing up a new industrial strategy that focuses on science and technology, the prime minister’s push to help the UK’s underperforming regions, and green energy.

Business secretary Alok Sharma is ripping up former prime minister Theresa May’s white paper on industry strategy and producing a new document this autumn, partly because of the impact of the coronavirus crisis.

The new strategy will reflect the priorities of Dominic Cummings, Mr Johnson’s chief adviser, by having a heavy focus on science and technology.

Mr Cummings is keen to create a government funded body to drive the development of cutting edge technologies, modelled on the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which was set up in the 1950s and supported innovations including the infant internet.

The new document on industrial strategy will include a “road map” about which sectors and regions should be the focus of future government investment,

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