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ABB to build a cutting-edge flexible robotics factory in China

October 30, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

ABB will invest A$210 million to build the world’s most advanced, automated and flexible robotics factory in Shanghai. Located near ABB’s expansive China robotics campus, the new Kangqiao manufacturing centre will combine connected digital technologies, state-of-the-art collaborative robotics and cutting-edge artificial intelligence research to

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ABB secures $18m transformer contract from Indian Railways

October 22, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Pioneering technology leader ABB will supply customised traction transformers to Indian Railways under a $18 million agreement announced last week. The project, which is part of the ‘Mission Electrification’ initiative of the Indian Railways, aims

Kleos, Airbus to collaborate on In-Space manufacturing technology

October 17, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

ASX-listed Kleos Space and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the In-Space manufacture of structural elements. The MoU covers the companies’ agreements to collaborate on In-Space technology that was developed by

Austal wins LCS service contract from US Navy  

October 8, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Austal has secured a US$16.5 million contract from the United States Department of Defence to provide engineering and management services for the Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). Austal CEO, David Singleton said the company

ABB transformers to power the world’s tallest floating wind turbines

September 28, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

ABB has been selected to supply its pioneering WindSTAR transformers for a floating offshore wind farm located 20 kilometers off the coast of Viana de Castelo, Portugal. A joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI),

Siemens Mobility turns to additive manufacturing to meet customer demand  

September 26, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Siemens Mobility GmbH, part of Siemens AG, has opened its first digital rail maintenance centre in Dortmund-Eving, Germany, with Stratasys FDM 3D printing at the heart of its servicing operation. Renowned as Siemens Mobility’s flagship site, the RRX Rail

New 3D printing alliance to revolutionise automotive industry

September 13, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Volkswagen has teamed up with printer manufacturer HP and component manufacturer GKN Powder Metallurgy to accelerate the development of a new 3D printing process that simplifies and speeds up metallic 3D printing.  The “HP Metal Jet” process offers