Until 2005, everything at the Hershey plant was hand-palletized, resulting in low palletizing rates and high manual labor costs.
Here are six emerging trends in the world of industrial robots that will likely have a big impact on a wide variety of industrial sectors, and provide benefits well beyond what was once imaginable.
Luminar Products from Nampa, ID announces launch of the TRiBOT Kickstarter project. The first multi-function machine capable of 3D printing, CNC milling, and auto-injection molding.
The technology and platforms Helical Robotics develops allows for integrating industrial equipment into mobile magnetic robotic systems. The company will continue to develop and market its robotic systems in manufacturing, inspection, and military, among other markets.
IMTS 2014 - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014 Proved Strength, Vitality and the Push for Innovation in Manufacturing Technology
The fourth largest IMTS in history and the largest six-day show ever
The gripper weight has been reduced by 40%.
VISION 2014 to feature the key topic „VISION 4 Automation" for the first time: numerous events geared directly towards end users of production automation
One of the major problems with a robot is sensor irregularity, where the sensors provide data that at times is accurate and at other times inaccurate.
First SDK specifically designed for BitFlow Cyton-CXP boards
Real Ale Brewing Company selects Patti Engineering for engineering support as it gears up for continued growth of its Texas handcrafted brewery business with the installation of its new Krones bottling line.
Power Automation Systems is pleased to announce the release of the newest generation of pallet retrieval and delivery systems for warehouse automation with the ROW BOT-S2
IMTS 2014 - Flexible Honing Tools for Manufacturing: BRM Announces IMTS 2014 Results, Publishes Surface Finishing and Deburring Technical Article
Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM), American-owned supplier of flexible hones and industrial brushes, announces tradeshow success at IMTS 2014 and a new technical article about flexible cylinder honing for manufacturers. The industry standard for surface improvement and burr removal, BRM Flex-Hone® tools can be used for on-line or off-line operations in factories.
In Support of President Obamas Call to Cut U.S. Energy Waste in Half, DOE Announces Additional Efforts to Increase Economic Output From U.S. Energy Use
A major mail order pharmacy was planning a new facility so they approached their long time supplier of automated solutions, Tension Packaging, to design a system that would reduce their cost per prescription and produce 1,000 validated and labeled pieces per hour.
"Acuity" Feature Enables "Lynx" Mobile Vehicle Navigation in Extremely Dynamic Environments
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Factory Automation - Featured Product
A Zaber gantry kit comes with everything you need to build a customized XY gantry system or XYZ gantry system. These gantry systems feature coordinated multi-axis motion, plug-and-play operation, easy integration with end-effector options, and built-in IO and E-Stop capabilities. An intuitive ASCII interface allows the user to easily communicate with the gantry systems using our free software, either Zaber Motion Library with APIs for several popular languages or Zaber Console. Third party terminal programs that can communicate over a serial port can also be used.