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At their plant, Compo Tech PLUS, spol. sr.o, specialists in manufacturing technology for the fiber composite industry, utilize two robotic-assisted fiber laying machines, specializing in cylindrical sections and integrated connections.

From Robotics to Sensors to AI – and even into Space – Industry 4.0 is Positioned for a New Era Manufacturing is in a period of hyperautomation whereby smart technologies …

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The Artemis III spacesuit prototype, the AxEMU. Though this prototype uses a dark gray cover material, the final version will likely be all-white when worn by NASA astronauts on the Moon’s surface. Photo courtesy Axiom Space

The Final Frontier Has Never Been So Fashionable Space provides a very unique environment in which to build products with particular attributes that can’t be built terrestrially. The value is …

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Gilberto Loureiro, CEO and founder of Smartex laid out his vision for a smart production line at ITMA Milan.

Smartex is Engaging AI in Quality Control, Creating a Convergence of Technology, Mathematics and Production in the Modern Textile Factory In a presentation at ITMA Milan 2023, Gilberto Loureiro, CEO …

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With the latest PicConnect platform, Picanol has aimed to digitize and harness the intuition of the expert weaver. Photo courtesy of Picanol

Predictive Fulfilment is the Goal as AI Moves In For a number of decades now, the supply chains of many high-tech industries have been highly structured and strictly managed top-down …

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This year’s Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress featured around 125 presentations on fiber innovation, recycling, circular economy, sustainability, nonwovens, technical textiles, sports and apparel. Photos courtesy of Dornbirn GFC

Fundamental Changes are Required to Support Circular Ideas For three days each year in September, Dornbirn in western Austria – one of the smartest cities in Europe – is the …

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