ABB drives increase productivity for Biomass plant

  Installing ABB drives and controls at a problematic biomass steam generating plan in Brazil has resulted in improved productivity, higher sales and lower energy costs. The Brazil plant produces saturated steam in two low pressure boilers. However, the outdated controls were inefficient and prone to frequent disruption and downtime, resulting in lost revenue. The […]

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Mitsubishi unveils linear transfer line for production at PPMA

    Visitors to the Mitsubishi Electric stand C60 at PPMA have their first opportunity in the UK to see a working demonstration of a dedicated linear transfer system. Called “Smart Carriage”, delivering integrated power for on-board intelligence and carriage equipment.   Smart Carriage allows assembly information and production data specific to each work piece […]

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Mitsubishi demonstrates machine applications at PPMA 2017

   Mitsubishi demonstrates machine applications at PPMA 2017.   At the 2017 PPMA Show, Mitsubishi Electric is demonstrating how the integration of robotics and machine automation deliver tangible benefits to both machine builders and end-users.   PPMA is becoming a must visit show for engineers, buyers and managers from UK manufacturing. Increasingly popular topics for […]

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Sawmill increases production efficiency 5% with ABB drives

  Sawmill increases production efficiency 5% switching to ABB drives   When upgrading log feeding, log metering and saw-line angle metering machines with three ABB ACS580 general purpose drives, a sawmill improved production efficiency about five percent for a small investment.   Westas Group is the largest, private sawmill company in Western Finland and owns […]

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