Automation Systems

New Environmentally Friendly Pressroom Automation Equipment

An increasing concern for the environment has prompted many companies to search for better options when it comes to manufacturing. They want cleaner, safer and more cost efficient replacements without sacrificing quality. Over the past several years Atlas Technologies, LLC in Fenton, MI has been focusing on just that. Hearing the demand for “greener” solutions from parts manufacturers, Atlas...

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Pentagon 2000 Software, Inc. Enhances Kardex Remstar Automated Warehouse Interface

New Capabilities Support Kardex Remstar FastPicÂ-® Software and Additional Workflow New York, New York – Pentagon 2000 Software, Inc., the leading provider of fully-integrated MRO and supply chain software solutions for the Aerospace Defense industry, has released an expanded set of functionality for its Kardex Remstar automated warehouse interface module. As businesses work to reduce...

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Bavarian Innovation Prize 2014 for Micro-Epsilon

Co-developed by Micro-Epsilon, the University of Passau and BMW, the reflectCONTROL automatic inspection system for painted surfaces in vehicle production, has been honoured with the Bavarian Innovation Prize.Â-  In November 2014, the Bavarian State Ministry honoured Micro-Epsilon with a special award for its reflectCONTROL surface inspection system in the Cooperation Economy-Science...

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Texas Instruments Collaborates with Triangle MicroWorks on Optimized Solution for Smart Grid Substation Automation

Robust solution allows developers to create IEC 61850-compliant solutions for smart grid implementations SAN ANTONIOÂ- – As smart grid substation automation deployments adopt Ethernet-based industrial networking, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced a low-cost solution at DistribuTECH 2014 that eases the learning curve for developers needing to implement the IEC 61850...

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Evana Automation Completes Motoman Robots Integration Project for Leading Wheel Manufacturer

Systems Integrator also launches brand new website at evanaautomation.com EVANSVILLE, Ind.Â- – Evana Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently integrated eight Motoman robots into a new powder coating line for a leading commercial wheel manufacturer. Evana...

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Mazak Midwest Event to Showcase Total Manufacturing Solutions

Mazak Midwest Event to Showcase Total Manufacturing Solutions

Attendees to discover new tools and techniques for staying ahead of the manufacturing curveÂ-  FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak invites manufacturers to its DISCOVER MORE WITH MAZAK Midwest event, taking place March 25 – 27 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the company's Technology Center in Schaumburg, Ill. The event will focus on ways to boost production efficiency through total manufacturing solutions,...

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From the Wall Street Journal: Ford Motor Company, Siemens and Electro-Matic Products Are Helping Prove that U.S. Manufacturing Is Back

From the North American International Auto Show to the Manufacturing in America Ford Field Event, Siemens and Electro-Matic Products is showcasing automation technology, and industry software; proving that U.S. Manufacturing is back. Less than two months after Siemens demonstrates the latest software and hardware technology in automotive manufacturing production within the Ford Motor Company...

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Prefabricated Automated Cell provides lights-out production.

Prefabricated Automated Cell provides lights-out production.

In addition to 5-axis vertical machining center, Vertical Center Nexus Compact incorporates standalone Fanuc LRMate 6-axis robot and palletizer system for automated processing of up to 72 individual workpieces measuring up to 3.9 x 3.9 x 3.9 in. Three linear axes attain rapid traverse rates of 1,417 ipm and feedrates of 315 ipm, while 12,000 rpm, 25 hp, CAT 40 spindle provides aggressive...

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Manufacturing System handles pallet loads up to 7,500 kg.

Manufacturing System handles pallet loads up to 7,500 kg.

Designed to handle 1,000 and 1,250 mm pallets, FPC-7500 single-level flexible manufacturing system (FMS) features dual-rail guided pallet change vehicle with low-profile design. Accommodating loads up to 7,500 kg, heights up to 2,300 mm, and diameters up to 2,300 mm, this complete FMS is configured with load station and 4 pallet positions as standard but may be expanded to configurations of 6, 8,...

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Metso to Supply Biomass Power Plant to Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya in Russia

Plant will enable utilization of sawmill residue for sustainable heat and power production Metso will supply Bioenergeticheskaya Kompaniya LLC with a complete biomass-fired combined heat and power plant in Syktyvkar, the Komi Republic, Russia. The power plant is scheduled to be in operation in 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed. Metso’s delivery will include process equipment...

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