Material Handling Robots

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

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Tru-D SmartUVC Robot Gives Patient Peace of Mind

March 1, 2016

Cutting-edge UV technology provides safe hospital environment MEMPHIS, Tenn., – The value and benefits of Tru-D SmartUVC are quickly becoming widely known beyond hospital staff and medical professionals. The demand for Tru-D is now being heard from patients and their families, who want to ensure they receive the highest level of care possible. With his wife's history of infections... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Ersa to Introduce a Range of New Selective Solder, Reflow and Rework Equipment

February 18, 2016

Plymouth, WI — Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, will exhibit in Booth #1326 at the 2016 IPC APEX EXPO, scheduled to take place March 15-17, 2016 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Ersa will introduce its new line of selective solder, reflow and rework equipment and more. With the VERSAFLOW 4/55, Ersa presents the next generation of the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Strip Feeder Systems utilize precision plates.

February 18, 2016

With StripFeeder Precision Plate, customers can run high capacity lanes of micro components, such as 0201s, 01005s, and 03015s in 4 mm or 8 mm tape, on single plate. Plate features machined lanes based on industry tape standards to securely hold tape in place. Ball detents located on one end of rail hold tape in place by sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. Each plate is custom made with several stock sizes available in common JEDEC and OEM tray sizes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Strip Feeder Systems offer lightweight rail accessory.

February 16, 2016

Available in 0.25, 0.50, 0.75, and 1.125 in. pocket depths, StripFeeder Lightweight Rails enable customers to utilize StripFeeder platform when operating in OEM tray towers with weight limits on tray capacity. All StripFeeder Lightweight Rails feature mechanical lock-spring to hold tape in place by sprocket hole for part registration and repeatable pick-and-place applications. Design holds components securely in machined tracks to prevent parts from being miss-picked, flipped in pocket, or lost. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Robotics

Hospital Combats Infections with Purchase of Germ-eliminating Robots

February 15, 2016

High Point Regional invests in Tru-D after participating in CDC-funded clinical trial HIGH POINT, N.C. – After participating in the CDC-funded, large-scale, multi-hospital study, Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room Disinfection (BETR-D), High Point Regional has invested in the very product validated in the landmark study. Adding to its already strict infection prevention protocols, High... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Robotics

Bottle Gripper Head Solutions from ANVER Corp. Address Demanding Manufacturing Challenges

February 15, 2016

Pneumatic-Powered Bottling Pick-Up Grab Heads for Use with Major Lines of New or Replacement Bottling Machinery Hudson, MA – ANVER Corporation, a leader in vacuum handling technology, announces its line of pneumatic-powered bottling pick-up heads for robotic and automation equipment, utilizing inflatable bladders and pneumatically actuated mechanical grippers to gently grasp bottles from... Read More

Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Modular SCARA Robot features max payload of 6 kg.

February 9, 2016

Available in reaches of 450, 550, and 650 mm, Model IRB 910SC can operate in confined spaces and is tabletop mountable. Single-arm robot is designed for variety of general-purpose applications requiring fast, repeatable, and articulate point-to-point movements, including small parts assembly, material handling, tray kitting, component placement, parts inspection, and laboratory automation. Each SCARA variant is IP54-rated for protection against dust and liquids. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Paints & Coatings, Robotics

Ellsworth Adhesives to Display the Latest in Adhesive Technologies at Strategies in Light

February 3, 2016

GERMANTOWN, WI – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at this year's Strategies in Light conference and trade show at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, March 1 - 3, 2016. Ellsworth Adhesives is displaying the latest technology of adhesives and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

MODEX 2016: Smart Technologies from Swisslog for Fully Automated Light Goods Handling

January 25, 2016

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Visitors to MODEX 2016 in Atlanta, GA from April 4-7, will experience first-hand the latest warehouse automation innovations from intralogistics specialist Swisslog. The company will demonstrate new picking technologies integrated with advanced robotics. The Swisslog booth at MODEX will feature a large, dynamic exhibit that will demonstrate the now familiar goods-to-person... Read More