Hiring for the factory of the future

Written by Simon Richardson ANCA Product Manager: As your operations are transformed, you will need a workforce that knows how to take your business into the future time and time again. This means rethinking how your hire, and how you upskill existing staff.

The Future of Manufacturing Comes to Pittsburgh in 2020

The Smart Manufacturing Experience will provide manufacturers an opportunity to engage with the most advanced smart manufacturing technologies that they can deploy quickly to boost productivity, increase sales, improve efficiency and reduce costs

FANUC Introduces Collaborative Arc Welding Robot at FABTECH 2019

FANUC's new collaborative arc welding robots offer the same high level of performance that FANUC ARC Mate robots are known for including world-renowned technology and proven reliability.

Clearpath Robotics Announces Dingo™ Indoor Research Robot

Dingo is a compact, lightweight and cost-effective indoor robotic platform that is extensible and programmable, and designed to accelerate robotics research and education.

Sewbots Transforming The Textile Industry

Groundbreaking developments in recent years in the fields of Robotics and AI have allowed the textile industry to progressively adopt automation in their manufacturing processes.

BionicOpter is the biggest flying robotic insect - Festo in Guinness World Records 2020

The BionicOpter, an ultra-light flying object based on the dragonfly, is named there as the world record winner for biggest flying robotic insect. "It is fascinating what we can learn from nature.

HONEYWELL ESTABLISHES ROBOTICS INNOVATION HUB FOR NEXT GENERATION DISTRIBUTION CENTERS

New center of excellence will generate breakthrough technologies using artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision and advanced robotics

India's Robot Wonder - 39% Growth Rate Says IFR`s World Robotics

Sales of industrial robots in India reached a new record of 4,771 new units installed in 2018. That is an increase of 39 percent compared to the previous year (2017: 3,412 units).

Continuous operation excellence

Food and beverage production is becoming continuous to keep up with rising demands. To maintain the flow of products and to make sure there are low levels of waste, spoilage or contamination inside a continuous system, automation must be integrated into the production line.

Detecting New Solutions: How Intelligent Sensors Can Support Industry 4.0

Innovation Stage Q&A with SICK Inc. - To explore the impact of I4.0 and sensors in automated pharmaceutical manufacturing, we spoke with Ron Stuver, director of business consulting at SICK, Inc. (Booth LS-6419), a leading provider of manufacturing sensors.

Building a Sustainable Future with Today's Packaging Solutions

Packaging Professionals Address Innovation Stage Topics set for PACK EXPO Las Vegas. By: Sean Riley, senior director, media and industry communications, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies

Robot End-Effector Market to Reach US$ 6.5 Bn by 2025

The food & beverage industry will provide attractive growth potential to the market. The Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) or Automated mobile Robots (AMR) are highly suitable for materials shifting operations in the food manufacturing companies.

Study: A robot with a firm yet gentle grasp

UB engineers develop a dynamic gripper that mimics the adjustable grip of a human hand, an advancement that could improve industrial safety

Discover New Solutions at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2019

The show is expected to host 30,000 attendees, including 5,000 international visitors from more than 125 countries, with a wide range of job functions, including engineers, purchasers, production supervisors, package designers, brand managers and marketers.

Future of Warehouse Automation - Market worth $27B by 2025

As per LogisticsIQ™ market study, AGV/AMR market is expected to cross $4B mark by 2025 and AMR is going to be main contributor in retail warehouses due to high demand in e-commerce sector.

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Factory Automation - Featured Product

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series:  High Precision Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series: High Precision Stages with Built-in Controllers and Linear Encoders

Zaber's X-LRQ-DE Series of linear stages have high stiffness, load, and lifetime capabilities in a compact size. The integrated linear encoder combined with stage calibration provides high accuracy positioning over the full travel of the device. At 36 mm high, these stages are excellent for applications where a low profile is required. The X-LRQ-DE's innovative design allows speeds up to 205 mm/s and loads up to 100 kg. Like all Zaber products, the X-LRQ-DE Series is designed for easy set-up and operation.