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Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

In its latest white paper, ‘An Introduction to Common Collaborative Robot (cobot) Applications’, Universal Robots provides an overview of how the technology can be easily integrated into common industrial applications to improve manufacturing processes. The six featured in this publication are pick and place; machine tending; packaging and palletizing; processing tasks – gluing, dispensing or […]

By January 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Yaskawa servo packaging suits packaging robots

Yaskawa servo packaging suits packaging robots

When a leading automated packing and packaging machine manufacturer was searching for a compact, yet high-precision servo drive package, it found the ideal solution from Yaskawa. For its new production line, Ixapack Global based in Western France selected the current dual-axis modules of the Sigma-7 Servo Systems from Yaskawa. For over 40 years Ixapack Global […]

By December 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Automation can soften the impact of a hard Brexit

Automation can soften the impact of a hard Brexit

Brillopak director David Jahn has highlighted the potential crisis farmers, produce and soft fruit packers and meat packhouses face with a hard Brexit and how automated case loading can help to counteract the loss of EU seasonal labour and curb rising costs. Between May to September each year, more than 28,000 EU workers come to […]

By October 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Pacepacker uses 3D printing for robot end effector

Pacepacker uses 3D printing for robot end effector

Pacepacker Services has used 3D printing to create a gripper to pick up bottles on the packing line of a global hand hygiene company, as part of a huge automation project that has more than doubled the company’s output. One of the key challenges was the packing line needed to handle up to six different […]

By October 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
HMK introduces cobot with built-in vision

HMK introduces cobot with built-in vision

As the trend of Industry 4.0 takes the world by storm, collaborative robots and smart factories are becoming the latest hot topic. At this year’s PPMA show, HMK will demonstrate the world’s first collaborative robot with built-in vision recognition from Techman Robot. The new TM5 Cobot from HMK merges systems that usually function separately in […]

By September 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
HepcoMotion showcases gantry solutions at PPMA

HepcoMotion showcases gantry solutions at PPMA

HepcoMotion will be showcasing a selection of its industry leading range of linear motion technology at PPMA Show 2017. Key products on the stand include its core V guide linear system. GV3 is designed to serve a diverse range of automation and linear applications and is widely used in the packing industry for applications such […]

By August 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Fanuc showcases automated packaging solutions at PPMA

Fanuc showcases automated packaging solutions at PPMA

Fanuc UK will be demonstrating the ease and affordability of automated picking, packing and palletising at this year’s PPMA event, which takes place from the 26 – 28 September at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. The leading provider of factory automation solutions has collaborated with Pacepacker Services on a fully functional display, which will give visitors […]

By July 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sick highlights sensing innovations at PPMA

Sick highlights sensing innovations at PPMA

Discovering how smart sensor technologies help to deliver manufacturing flexibility and predictive maintenance in Industry 4.0-enabled manufacturing and logistics environments will be the focus for Sick UK’s stand at the PPMA Show. Sick will be unveiling the latest Smart Sensors in its rapidly-expanding portfolio of intelligent solutions for real-time data sharing and IO-Link connectivity. Sick […]

By July 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Mitsubishi Electric highlights robot integration at PPMA

Mitsubishi Electric highlights robot integration at PPMA

With the aid of a ProSeal GT0 automatic in-line tray sealing system on its stand at the PPMA Show, Mitsubishi Electric is demonstrating how the most advanced high-speed heat sealing technology and robots are becoming far easier to deploy. The advanced functionality, simple integration and ease of programming of its automation technologies are being shown […]

By July 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Omron debuts world’s fastest and first 4 arm delta robot

Omron debuts world’s fastest and first 4 arm delta robot

With a pick rate of 300 per minute, Omron will debut the world’s fastest and most flexible Delta pick and place robot on stand B34 at PPMA 2017. The only Delta on the market with four arms, the Omron Quattro also offers a larger working envelope and a degree of manipulation not achievable elsewhere. Furthermore, […]

By May 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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