Material Handling Robots

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak Booth Draws Thousands at IMTS 2016

September 28, 2016

Company spotlights new advanced manufacturing systems and SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17. The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking... Read More

Robotics

Pioneer of Collaborative Robots Launches Universal Robots+ at IMTS 2016

September 28, 2016

Universal Robots, the Danish pioneer of human-robot collaboration, launches Universal Robots+, a showroom of plug play application solutions offering a new level of simplicity for companies that want to hit the ground running when installing their next UR robot application. Odense, Denmark - The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2016 in Chicago will be the North American launch pad... Read More

Robotics

ABB Robotics to Hold a Silicon Valley Open House at its new San Jose, California Facility, October 5th

September 21, 2016

Event to feature robotic demonstrations, technical breakout sessions and innovation briefings from area vendors and startup companies SAN JOSE, Calif. – ABB Robotics will host a Silicon Valley Open House October 5th, 2016, from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm at their newly opened San Jose, California facility. The event will feature robotic demonstrations, technical breakout sessions and innovation... Read More

Robotics

ABB to Bring the "Factory of the Future" to Life with Latest Robotics Technologies at IMTS 2016

September 1, 2016

Over twelve demos to showcase the Collaboration, Simplification and Digitalization that are the hallmarks of the flexible, agile and efficient factory of the future Auburn, Hills, Mich. - ABB will feature more than a dozen innovative robotic demos at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), September 12-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago.  Occurring every two years, IMTS is... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Vacuum Lifter-Tilter enables manual rotation of tubing.

June 24, 2016

With Model ETL10M2-OCMR, one person can safely position and change orientation of non-porous cylinders, such as pipes or other tube-shaped objects. Below-the-hook end-effector provides 90° power tilt operation with 360° manual rotation. Available in electric- and air-powered models, system can handle loads weighing up to 100 lb at 24 in. Hg min for cylinders with 9–15 in. diameter. It includes pendant controls on handlebar, vacuum gauge, and audible vacuum leakage warning system. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Robotics

Bell and Howell Introduces Smart Lockers to North American Colleges and Universities

June 16, 2016

Will participate in CUPMAC and ACUHO-I annual conferences Durham, N.C. – With the rapid increase of e-commerce and rising expectations for expedited delivery, many college and university mailroom operations face logistical and physical obstacles to accepting and storing parcels until they are picked up. One solution that has been well received in Europe is intelligent parcel terminals, also... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

The Pioneer in UV Disinfection to Exhibit at APIC

June 9, 2016

Tru-D SmartUVC invites attendees to learn more about UV market's only total room disinfection robot CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 6, 2016 - Tru-D SmartUVC, the pioneer in the UV disinfection space, will attend APIC, June 11-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. APIC delivers the largest annual conference of infection preventionists from across the U.S., and Tru-D invites the more than 2,500 attendees... Read More

Robotics

Benchtop Fluid Dispensing Robots offer flexible mounting.

June 6, 2016

Eliminating need for external PC or control box for operation, EZ Series features all XYZ motion and valve/syringe control inside its head. Connectivity is possible via RS-232, network, and dual USB ports, and additionally included I/O and logic streamline integration. Motion paths may be defined by typing commands, importing CAD files, or using jog/teach functions. Hundreds of patterns may be stored on included CF memory card, and Super Speed technology performs at >20 ips. Read More

Robotics

New Mobile Robot Expected to Revolutionize Workplace Logistics

May 23, 2016

Stony Brook, New York – Mobile Industrial Robots, MiR, today announced that its award-winning autonomous mobile robot—the MiR100—will be available to North American companies as another tool to drive efficiency. Already in use in 19 countries at prominent manufacturers such as Leoni, Flextronics, and Continental, MiR leads a new generation of autonomous mobile robots whose ease of use,... Read More

Robotics

Comau to Exhibit at the IndustryWeek Manufacturing and Technology Conference and to Participate in the NED Awards with its Racer3

May 4, 2016

Southfield, MI – Comau LLC will be an exhibitor at this year’s IndustryWeek Manufacturing Technology Conference Expo (May 3-5) , which will be held in Rosemont, Illinois in May. The event will highlight the latest in manufacturing trends, as well as introduce the most advanced innovations in industrial equipment, software and devices. New Equipment Digest, an IndustryWeek sister... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak will Raise the Bar in Manufacturing Technology at IMTS 2016

April 28, 2016

Company to unveil groundbreaking innovations designed to drive the industry’s future FLORENCE, Ky. – The stage is set for Mazak Corporation to raise the manufacturing technology bar at IMTS. In booth S-8300, the company will demonstrate a host of new high-level developments in full digital factory integration, smart technology and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity – in... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Robotic Shuttle System automates order fulfillment.

April 6, 2016

To fully automate order fulfillment, solution integrates AS/RS shuttle technology with articulated robotic arm featuring vision technology and suction end-of-arm tooling. Design delivers flexibility needed to handle high volumes of individual orders for operations in eCommerce fulfillment and promotes productivity and accuracy over manual processes. Also, adaptability lets operations accommodate changing order profiles and manage SKU proliferation while redeploying labor resources. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Tru-D SmartUVC to Showcase the Gold Standard in Disinfection Technology at AORN Expo

April 5, 2016

UV Market's only total room disinfection robot will exhibit in Anaheim, CA ANAHEIM, Calif. - The pioneer in UV disinfection robots, Tru-D SmartUVC will exhibit its state-of-the-art technology at the Association for Perioperative Registered Nurses' Surgical Conference and Expo 2016 in Anaheim, California April 3-5, 2016 at booth #1719. The leader in advocating for excellence in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX

April 4, 2016

Count On Tools, Inc. Sees Great Interest in MYDATA Feeder Repair Kits at APEX GAINESVILLE, GA - Count On Tools, Inc. (COT), a leading provider of precision components and SMT spare parts, received great customer feedback at the recent IPC APEX EXPO. The company exhibited its new refreshed look for the first time and received many quality leads from prospective customers with special interest... Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Yaskawa Motoman's Strategy for Robotics Education is Strategy for the Economy

April 1, 2016

Dayton, OH — Successful workforce development and sustainable economic growth depend on close alignment of STEM education, certification and training with the needs and expertise of industry leaders. Organizations must provide the right products, technology and education to fill the gap between what the industry wants and what educational institutions can provide. Yaskawa Motoman is addressing... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Passavant Area Hospital Bolsters Already Stringent Cleaning Protocols for Added Patient Protection

March 31, 2016

Tru-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot to provide enhanced terminal room disinfection MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Passavant Area Hospital has added to its already strict cleaning strategies with the addition of Tru-D SmartUVC, a germ-eliminating UV disinfection robot. The hospital, located in Jacksonville, Illinois, is an affiliate of Memorial Health System and has been providing healthcare services in West... Read More

Robotics, Services

ABB to Feature an IRB 1200 Robot Paired with the PickOne Perception System at MODEX 2016 in Atlanta

March 24, 2016

The innovative vision system is designed for singulation tasks often found in Third Party Logistics and Mail Order Fulfillment Companies AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – ABB Robotics will feature an IRB 1200 robot paired with the PickOne Perception system at MODEX 2016, April 4th -7th at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. PickOne is an innovative vision system designed for singulation... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Bastian Solutions to Distribute Servus Technology in North America

March 22, 2016

Robotic shuttle system combines storage and transportation to create seamless product handling from receiving to shipping. Indianapolis, IN – Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, announced today a partnership with Servus Intralogistics to distribute and integrate the company’s robotic shuttle system in North America. “The Servus technology offers our... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

PNC Purchases Universal Pick and Place Equipment

March 21, 2016

Sam Sangani, President and owner of PNC has announced that his company recently added a new Universal Pick and Place machine model Genesis GI-07 to its fast growing assembly department. Commenting on the acquisition, Mr. Sangani said, “This is a cornerstone piece of equipment for PNC Assembly at this time. Our goal as a true Total Concept company is to provide our customer with design,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Precision Rails Accessory supports micro-components.

March 11, 2016

With StripFeeder Precision Rails, customers can take advantage of StripFeeder platform when running micro-components such as 0201s, 01005s, and 03015s in 4 or 8 mm tape. Each rail features machined lanes based on industry tape standards. Ball detents located on one end of rail hold tape in place by sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. With additional support underneath tape, microscopic components do not see violent movement as with some feeder systems. Read More