From data base to direct marking: Digital solution for an efficient and validation-proof UDI process

The challenges for medical technology companies in connection with UDI are still on the rise. Companies therefore need to make strategic decisions shortly to optimize their UDI process, especially regarding its digitization. After all, the next MDR implementation deadline is approaching: UDI direct part marking becomes mandatory for class III products as of May 2023.

Stratasys News


Stratasys has announced a new certification program for Stratasys FDM® 3D printer operators and engineers, the first in a series of certification programs for Stratasys 3D printer users. The program is designed to provide Stratasys customers with a comprehensive education that supports their adoption of 3D printing through the entire FDM printing process.

B&R News

Free choice of simulation tool

B&R has added a new function to its Automation Studio development environment. With FMU Export, machine code can be exported and integrated as a PLC simulation into any simulation tool, allowing simulation experts to work in the familiar software ecosystem of their choice. This saves both valuable time and resources during interdisciplinary development.

Leoni News

More stable and leaner: Leoni synchronises product and process development with its Innovation Industrialization Center (IIC)

As of now, researchers, engineers and production specialists at Leoni will be closely linked in creating the wiring system of the future – at the Innovation Industrialization Center (IIC) in the Franconian town of Kitzingen. With this think tank, the Company will be strengthening its position as an innovation partner to the automotive industry.

Lane Electronics News

Nicomatic high-performance micro-connectors available from Lane Electronics

Lane Electronics, a leading franchised distributor for many of the industry’s major electrical and electronic connector manufacturers, can supply a wide range of Nicomatic high-performance micro-connectors from stock.

Schaeffler News

Schaeffler develops hydrogen mobility for commercial vehicles

Schaeffler’s focus on drive systems for commercial vehicles includes hydrogen technology, especially for long-haul applications. The company is developing innovative components for fuel cell systems and laying the groundwork for them to be produced on an industrial scale.

Actia News


The protection system of the Digital Control-Command Protection project (DCCP from the Relyance range) developed by the Energy division of ACTIA Telecom, the group’s Telecom division, is integrated into the largest ENEDIS training centre: the La Pérollière campus (Rhône). This is an opportunity for the 20,000 trainees expected on the campus by 2024 to learn about HTB/HTA source substation jobs using ACTIA equipment.

Temposonics News

One sensor with IO-Link and eight positions to measure? Now possible!

Temposonics, company of the Amphenol Group, announces the expansion of the Temposonics® E-Series IO-Link for industrial applications. These linear position sensors with IO-Link are now available with multi-position measurement, enabling the detection and output of up to eight positions simultaneously.

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