Paper Manufacture

AMRC develops low-cost robotic solution

AMRC develops low-cost robotic solution

An autonomous robotic solution for improving process time and health and safety during the manufacture of cardboard boxes has been developed by the Integrated Manufacturing Group (IMG) of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). The system was developed for The Cardboard Box Company, an SME based in Accrington that designs, prints and manufactures bespoke corrugated […]

By August 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
SCADA brings robot control to tissue packing line

SCADA brings robot control to tissue packing line

A new control system installed on a robotic packing station at Northwood & WEPA’s tissue paper manufacturing plant in Bridgend is providing great operator flexibility. By using Movicon SCADA software, the system integrator has completed the project at a very competitive cost, whilst also adding the ability to record and visualise comprehensive production data. Northwood […]

By October 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Robots help to reduce manufacturing costs

Robots help to reduce manufacturing costs

ITW Imagedata is a specialist manufacturer of film ribbons and consumables for the global card industry. When it needed a new printer ribbon assembly machine for its highest volume products, it turned to Automation Consultancy GB Innomech. Seamlessly integrated into ITW’s existing production line, the new spool pairing and assembly machine is already helping the […]

By February 17, 2015 Read More →
Paper mill upgrades to robot with remote diagnostics

Paper mill upgrades to robot with remote diagnostics

When an increasingly unreliable label applicator robot at a Flintshire-based paper mill led to a growing number of breakdowns, the company knew it was time to seek a replacement. While the specification for a replacement was presented to a number of robot companies, it was KUKA who were best able to match the brief in […]

By July 22, 2014 Read More →
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