This release includes 49 best-in-class robots developed by OMRON Adept Technologies, Inc. These have been integrated with OMRON's family of sensors, safety components and award-winning NX/NJ series machine automation controllers to simplify the introduction of robots in a production environment.
Patrick Burnson for Logistics Management: “Robots work in many industries but haven’t made an impact on logistics yet because of the complexity of the work – handling a wide array of different things in an infinite number of combinations, close to people and in confined spaces,” says Matthias Heutger, Senior Vice President Strategy for the Group. “Current research shows that 80 percent of logistics facilities today are still manual. Recently, however, technology is just starting to catch up to meet demands for flexible and low-cost robots that could collaboratively work in logistics.” The report highlights that the development of the next generation of robots that can see, move, react to their environment and work at precision tasks alongside people, is on a fast track powered by the explosion in labor-intensive e-commerce and diminishing and ageing workforces. Cont'd...
Below, please find a press release from Yale Materials Handling Corporation (www.yale.com), announcing its 2016 MODEX seminar, titled "The Profitable Energy Equation for Materials Handling."
Although I mention "robot integrator" in the title specifically, these principles can be applied to any business within the industry, including: Custom Machine Builders, Controls Integrators, Engineering Companies and more.
Young professionals' accomplishments highlight manufacturing industry opportunity
Custom molder uses smart, collaborative robot to increase workforce productivity and serve customers
NEXCOM's NControl 30 CNC Controller manages the complexity and sophistication of 5-axis CNC machining with ease, thereby reinvigorating machine automation at full throttle.
Organization To Present Statistics, Real-World Examples of Robots Creating Employment Opportunities
KINGSTAR Launches Open, "Plug-and-Play" Software Platform for Real-Time, PC-Based Industrial Motion Control and Machine Vision
KINGSTAR 2.5 eliminates the need for proprietary, point, and/or hardware solutions for industrial automation motion control and machine vision.
Booth exhibitions focus on solutions to maximize labor, fulfillment efficiency
Hired March 14, 2016, McNicholas' primary goal is to develop a sales organization and channel strategy that meets the current and emerging needs of customers while leading Allied Motion to continuously exceed the organic growth rate of the motion control industry.
The US economy is one of the front-runners in the global automation race. By 2018, the number of industrial robots sold to 2018 will, on average, rise by at least five percent per annum, to a new record of 31,000 units (2014: 26,202).
Safety is a complex topic, but these six factors are helping to not only increase workplace safety this year but also efficiency, quality and employee well-being.
The innovative vision system is designed for singulation tasks often found in Third Party Logistics and Mail Order Fulfillment Companies
Dorner's New Universal Drive Simplifies Motor and Mounting Package Options for 2200 Series Conveyors
This new drive technology, developed by Electric Torque Machines (ETM), along with Dorner's unique mount package is designed to integrate universally across the 2200 Series end drive conveyor line. An advantage the Universal Drive brings to operators is the ability to save time by reducing SKUs and stocked service items into one manageable part number.
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TX2 robots: redefining performance by offering collaborative safety and high performance in a single machine. These pioneering robots can be used in all areas, including sensitive and restrictive environments, thanks to their unique features. Safety functions are easy and inexpensive to implement. They allow a higher level of interactions between robots and human operators, while still guaranteeing protection of your people, production and investment.