Vision guided robotics solves packaging challenge
By April 18, 2024 Read More →

Vision guided robotics solves packaging challenge

An industrial bakery has secured lower error rates and higher throughput of goods with a modern machine vision solution using the Aurora Design Assistant machine vision software from Zebra Technologies. The bakery can now inspect its full range of breads using a single machine vision solution, and carry out efficient, automated picking with a robotic grip […]

Machine Vision Conference opens in 2 months’ time
By April 18, 2024 Read More →

Machine Vision Conference opens in 2 months’ time

The 2024 Machine Vision Conference will be held between 18-19 June at the Coventry Building Society Arena where the MVC visitors will also have the unique opportunity to visit the co-located Automation UK which showcases the latest automation and robotics all under one roof. Machine vision solutions have already been applied to many industries, from […]

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FANUC and Loop Technology sign aerospace deal
By April 16, 2024 Read More →

FANUC and Loop Technology sign aerospace deal

Aerospace automation specialist Loop Technology has signed a deal with FANUC UK for seven new robots – including four units of the largest industrial robot ever to be ordered in the UK, the FANUC M-2000iA/1700L. Three FANUC M-2000iA/1700L six-axis units will be delivered to the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) for its […]

Expandable safety relay from Mechan Controls
By April 15, 2024 Read More →

Expandable safety relay from Mechan Controls

The latest in innovation from Mechan Controls is the EM-Series expandable safety relay, designed to eliminate fault masking according to EN ISO 14119 safety standard, without the need for programming. Using the extender module (ESM and GSM) the system can monitor up to 20 dual channel inputs ranging from emergency stops, mechanical interlocks, non-contact safety […]

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Making production more flexible, efficient and safe
By April 15, 2024 Read More →

Making production more flexible, efficient and safe

With curiosity and determination, the Sensor People from Leuze have been innovators for technological milestones in industrial automation for more than 50 years. The success of its customers is what drives the company – yesterday, today, tomorrow. Machine builders are facing new challenges due to increasing automation and the vision of the smart factory: From […]

Don’t miss out on the future of automation
By April 15, 2024 Read More →

Don’t miss out on the future of automation

Rexroth empowers machine builders to create next-generation equipment that delivers exceptional performance, productivity, and reliability in various industries. At MachineBuilding.Live you’ll be able to experience cutting-edge innovation including Rexroth’s newly acquired Kassow Robot. Discover first-hand how these agile and high-speed robots can revolutionise your manufacturing processes. With impressive payload capacities and precision, Kassow Robots excel […]

Just two weeks to go to Food Manufacturing Live
By April 15, 2024 Read More →

Just two weeks to go to Food Manufacturing Live

Food Manufacturing Live is special event is exclusively for engineers of all disciplines in the UK food and drink manufacturing sector. With almost 120 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations and developments in factory automation, machine vision, robotics, power transmission, industrial networks, machinery safety and so much more, there is something here for every engineer in the […]

Report highlights challenges and growth prospects
By April 15, 2024 Read More →

Report highlights challenges and growth prospects

Automate UK has published a new report highlighting key insights, challenges and opportunities for the automation sector in 2024. The report provides an insightful overview of recent and expected industry developments based on the survey of Automate UK members, wider industry experts, and automation technology end users. It points towards continued innovation and collaboration, with […]

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Automation and Robotics Accelerator Symposium
By April 15, 2024 Read More →

Automation and Robotics Accelerator Symposium

The education programme for Smart Manufacturing and Engineering Week has been announced with nearly 150 free-to-attend sessions taking place across eight solutions theatres during the live events from 5-6 June 2024 at Birmingham’s NEC, including the Automation and Robotics Accelerator Symposium. Visitors are encouraged to plan their programme in advance, and this can be easily […]

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RBTX presents a journey into automation
By April 12, 2024 Read More →

RBTX presents a journey into automation

In a dynamic convergence of industry experts, innovators, and enthusiasts, igus, recently hosted the RBTX Low-Cost Robotics Live Workshop. This event, held at the North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC), brought together numerous users of low-cost robotics as well as automation novices. The workshop aimed to demystify automation, educate on affordability, and empower businesses […]

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