Automation Systems

ASG Now Offers X-LEASE(TM) Financing Plans for X-PAQ(TM) Precision Fastening Systems

ASG now offers financing for Precision Fastening X-PAQ™ systems through FirstLease, Inc. (Fort Washington, PA). Now customers have the opportunity to be able to acquire equipment without a large cash outlay up front, avoiding affecting lines of credit and matching payments to cash flow. In addition, customers can also finance X-GUARD™ extended protection and maintenance plans when purchased...

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Evana Automation Improves Efficiency and Quality Control for Tier 1 Automotive Supplier with Lean, Automated Workstations

Evansville, Indiana – Evana Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently delivered two lean workstations that assemble, grease, mark and test input pinion assemblies for a Tier 1 automotive supplier of commercial steering components. The first station assembles an...

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Automation with Air: Analytical Sample Management Solution Showcased at Pittcon

Automation with Air: Analytical Sample Management Solution Showcased at Pittcon

TTP Labtech's lab2lab pneumatic transport system Cambridge, UK – TTP Labtech will be attending the Pittcon conference and exposition this year, 17th – 21st March, Philadelphia PA, showcasing the lab2labautomated sample transport and management system, on booth 558. TTP Labtech's lab2labinnovatively connects remote analytical instrumentation and research laboratories by transporting tubes...

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ABB Robotics Flexible Tube Press and Weld System Wins Ford Global Powertrain Excellence  2012 Top Award

ABB Robotics Flexible Tube Press and Weld System Wins Ford Global Powertrain Excellence 2012 Top Award

The new system allows Ford Sterling Axle to manufacture to the necessary volumes, and eliminate overcapacity and underutilization of equipment AUBURN HILLS, Mich.- A flexible Tube Press and Weld System developed by ABB Robotics for the Ford Sterling Axle Plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, has won the 2012 Ford Global Powertrain Technical Maturity Model Excellence Award. Installed in 2012, the...

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Practical Success: Measurable Energy Savings in Die Casting Automation

Practical Success: Measurable Energy Savings in Die Casting Automation

Blue Competence – experienced reality for Reis Robotics The introduction of VDMA Blue Competence has been met with excellent feedback and praise.-  Reis Robotics has established that it is possible to save plenty of energy even in the very energy-intensive die casting industry without a negative impact on the products.-  The following article, with the specific example of Pierburg,...

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Emerson Wins $33 Million Contract to Upgrade Automation on Statoil Platform in Norwegian North Sea

New safety and automation systems using Emerson's new electronic marshalling with CHARMs technology will help improve oil recovery from Visund platform AUSTIN, TEXAS – Statoil has awarded Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a $33 million contract to upgrade safety and automation systems on the Visund oil platform in the Norwegian North Sea. Previously selected by...

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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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Key Electronics Chooses Cogiscan for Factory Wide Traceability

Key Electronics Chooses Cogiscan for Factory Wide Traceability

BROMONT, CANADA — Cogiscan Inc., the leading track, trace and control solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, announces that it was selected by Key Electronics, Inc. to expand its existing traceability structure into a complete Track, Trace and Control system that spans the entire factory.-  In early 2012, Key Electronics purchased two new Juki pick-and-place lines...

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Stäubli Connectors to Exhibit at PLASTEC South 2013

Stäubli Connectors is a leader in plastics processing and quick mold change solutions, including mold loading, clamping, energy connection and transfer technology engineered to boost efficiency and productivity. This year at PLASTEC South, taking place March 6 - 7 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, attendees will have the opportunity to experience Stäubli's latest automation...

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