Articles by tag: wood

How Lesta’s Robots Elevate Production and Automation in Wood Finishing

Wood finishing work is a craft requiring a keen eye and precise application, which has made it particularly hard to automate, but new technology is changing that. Offering insights on these new capabilities, Manufacturing a Stronger Standard brings listeners a conversation with DeGeest and Lesta USA President Derek DeGeest and Igor Kania, Wood Finishing Specialist for Lesta SRL from […]

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Architecture & Design
IKEA Buys 11,000 Acres of Georgia Forest

IKEA is making investments into its climate positivity commitments, and the strategy is an interesting one. FastCompany reports that Ikea’s parent company, Ingka Group, purchased 11,000 acres of forest in the state of Georgia from the non-profit group Conservation Fund. The goal, rather than use the land for timber for its wooden home furnishings, […]

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AEC
How Wood & Wool are Intersecting in Sustainable Design

Globally, there are 2.4 trillion square feet of constructed environment, a number slated to double in the next 40 years. Instead of racing to build faster and cheaper, there is a growing demand to build better and more ecologically responsibly. What better material is there than two age-old renewable resources that are finding popular […]

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Ubicquia
Transforming Urban Utilities with AI: Spotlight on Ubicquia’s DTM+ at DISTRIBUTECH 2024
February 29, 2024

In a world where technology is reshaping every aspect of life, Ubicquia is leading the charge in transforming urban development and utility management through the power of artificial intelligence (AI). Dedicated to building safer cities by leveraging the power of technology, Ubicquia has even won awards for its innovations. The DTM+, a device designed […]

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Utility companies
DISTRIBUTECH 2024: How Oracle’s Game-Changing ADMS Tech Can Power the Future of Utility Companies
February 29, 2024

The utility industry is facing disruption: As citizens increasingly transition to electric vehicles and adopt renewable energy sources, utility companies are being forced to grapple with infrastructure too ill-equipped to support these evolving demands. Recognizing the need for a more adaptable and efficient grid, Oracle has introduced its Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) alongside […]

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private cellular networks
DISTRIBUTECH 2024: Private Cellular Networks Bring Enhanced Security and Cost-Saving Abilities for the Future of Utilities
February 29, 2024

As global utilities gear up to invest a staggering £2 billion in private cellular networks by 2026, the industry stands on the cusp of a transformation. This massive shift towards private networks underscores a collective move to bolster reliability, enhance security, and achieve unparalleled real-time visibility into utility operations. The essence of this transition […]

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Six pillars in government
Paving the Way for Tomorrow’s Government: An Overview of Six Pillars
February 29, 2024

In this episode of Weaver: Government Impact, host Todd Hoffman, along with guests Brett Nabors, Weaver partner in IT Advisory Services, and Morgan Page, Weaver partner-in-charge with Digital Transformation and Automation Services, explore key trends impacting government operations. This discussion provides an in-depth look at how governments can effectively respond to modern challenges and opportunities, […]

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