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Even easier for path to low-cost automation

Even easier for path to low-cost automation

Igus says its RBTX online marketplace, which helps users looking for cost-effective automation solutions, brings over 100 cost-effective automation solutions to your fingertips, and includes new functions and automation feasibility demonstrations. Instead of needing to search across many different sources, machine builders and buyers will find a wide range of low-cost robotics components from many […]

By December 6, 2022 Read More →
Transition to the 4 bar standard with SMC

Transition to the 4 bar standard with SMC

SMC is engaging with OEMs to prepare for the 4 bar landscape, asserting that end users can cut their energy costs by up to 29% in some instances, which creates a powerful USP for the OEM. OEMs traditionally design their pneumatic machinery and equipment for an operating pressure of 7 bar. “The shift to 4 […]

By October 26, 2022 Read More →
Automation know-how in 23 instalments

Automation know-how in 23 instalments

Would you like to listen to the world’s leading robotics experts or experience hands-on presentations of current robot models? Or discuss the outlook of future industrial production or converse with AI specialists? Whatever you may be looking for – above and beyond the world’s most comprehensive overview of automation technology components and systems – you’ll […]

By June 13, 2022 Read More →
FANUC food packing and palletising robots at PPMA

FANUC food packing and palletising robots at PPMA

If you want to see the latest in robotics technology for food packing and palletising applications at this year’s PPMA show, then visit the FANUC stand (C50) in Hall 5. Showcasing five different food handling robots, FANUC will present its biggest selection ever at a PPMA show this year. IP67 and IP69K certified robots will […]

By July 15, 2014 Read More →
Driving down costs in the food manufacturing sector

Driving down costs in the food manufacturing sector

With efficiency high on every food manufacturer’s agenda, automation integrator Pacepacker Services hosted an educational workshop to highlight solutions for driving down manufacturing costs. The workshop showed visitors how automation can improve energy efficiency, including novel options for food manufacturers with tighter budgets. Leading food manufacturers and retailers, including Frederick Hiam, Huntapac Produce, Bakkavor and […]

By July 3, 2014 Read More →
Robots help to improve quality on packaging lines

Robots help to improve quality on packaging lines

Robotic handling systems and packing technology can help manufacturers to improve their competitive edge, improve product quality, reduce waste and increase throughput, with significant increases to the efficiency of packaging lines. Pacepacker Services recently held an open day event to show just that, demonstrating a 25m² bulk solids automated packing line featuring the latest sack, […]

By March 18, 2014 Read More →
ABB launches “world’s fastest” palletising robot

ABB launches “world’s fastest” palletising robot

ABB is further enhancing its current palletizing market product line by introducing two new robots, three new grippers, and a comprehensive software program to complement its existing palletizing product range. “We are serious about serving this market,” says Klas Bengtsson, product manager at ABB Robotics. “The new complete range now addresses all integrator and customer […]

By April 5, 2011 Read More →