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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 →
Yaskawa launches compact robots for food applications

Yaskawa launches compact robots for food applications

The new MOTOMAN GP7 and GP8 food grade robots from Yaskawa are a good example of the drive to apply the benefits of increasingly sophisticated automated handling and robotics solutions to the widest possible range of applications, including the food industry. The GP7 and GP8 robots are designed to meet the specific requirements of food, […]

By November 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Yaskawa MotoLogix hooks up with Routeco

Yaskawa MotoLogix hooks up with Routeco

As part of its drive in supplying market leading robotics solutions with the innovative Motoman and MotoLogix brands, motion control and robotics specialist Yaskawa is developing a sales relationship with Routeco UK. The importance of the collaboration is underlined with the investment in a dedicated robot cell demonstration facility at Routeco’s Milton Keynes site where […]

By July 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Yaskawa continues to invest in Europe

Yaskawa continues to invest in Europe

Motion control and robotics specialist Yaskawa is continuing its expansion and investment in its European production capacity with new manufacturing facilities in France and Sweden. This is in addition to the new facilities recently announced for Slovenia and Allershausen near Munich. Commenting on the expansion, Bruno Schnekenburger, president of Yaskawa Europe Robotics Division said: “These […]

By July 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Robots get a better grip on bottles

Robots get a better grip on bottles

Bottling is an important stage in many manufacturing processes where liquid products are packaged as part of the final stage of production, for example in the brewing, distilling and beverage industries. The physical ‘bottle lifting’ process is a key part of this process and a new combination of an air gripper tool and sophisticated robot […]

By June 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Yaskawa investing in Europe for future growth

Yaskawa investing in Europe for future growth

Japanese motion control and robotics specialist Yaskawa is intensifying its presence in Europe, with the aim of becoming one of the two leading manufacturers of industrial robots in strategic target markets. This was confirmed in a statement by Hiroshi Ogasawara (Representative Director & President Yaskawa Electric Corporation) and Manfred Stern (President and CEO Yaskawa Europe, […]

By November 30, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Yaskawa robot talks with Siemens PLC in food logistics

Yaskawa robot talks with Siemens PLC in food logistics

A collaboration between motion control and robotics specialists Yaskawa and a leading intralogistics and packaging company has resulted in the development of an automatic robot-based palletising cell which takes robotics handling to new levels of sophistication. The food logistics system developed by MPS Food Logistics Systems based in the Netherlands features a Profinet interface which […]

By September 9, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Yaskawa simplifies machine-robot interaction

Yaskawa simplifies machine-robot interaction

Thanks to the development of a well-established interface, robots can be integrated directly into a PLC even more simply and without previous knowledge of robots, delivering all the benefits of a modern control system. The interaction between machines and robots is vital for efficient industrial manufacturing. Originally, the two systems were programmed and operated separately […]

By June 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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