Dena Technologies Expands Manufacturing with High Performance, Flexible Automation from APEX FA
Printers

Dena Technologies Expands Manufacturing with High Performance, Flexible Automation from APEX FA

B.C. based EMS specialist Dena Technologies has recently announced the expansion of their SMT assembly capabilities with the addition of a high performance line from APEX Factory Automation. (www.apexfa.com) The new line includes the SJ Innotech HP-520S printer with 2D inspection and Mirae MX200LP high speed placement system, capable of 01005 component handling. Dena Technologies supports a loyal...

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Thomson Lead Screws Drive Team 4 Element Robot Climber in FIRST Robotics Competition's 2013 Game: Ultimate Ascent
Power Screws

Thomson Lead Screws Drive Team 4 Element Robot Climber in FIRST Robotics Competition's 2013 Game: Ultimate Ascent

Student-designed robot driven by superfast lead screws with the goal of climbing a 10 foot tall pyramid in less than five seconds WOOD DALE, IL – Team 4 Element, a team of high school students from Van Nuys, California, have designed, manufactured and assembled a robot climber to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) 2013 Ultimate Ascent game. The robot utilizes Thomson MTS Flange...

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Recycling Services

Lassila & Tikanoja to Install ZenRobotics Recycler

HELSINKI - Lassila Tikanoja plc the Finnish recycling powerhouse and ZenRobotics Ltd. the world leader in robotic recycling today announced LT is acquiring the ZenRobotics Recycler system. L&T is to install the ZenRobotics Recycler system in 2013 in the company's flagship recycling facility in Kerava, 30 km from Helsinki, Finland. The uptake of the system will further increase the recycling rate...

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Innovative Machining Robot for Model and Mold Making
Robots

Innovative Machining Robot for Model and Mold Making

Step change in technology Although the design of plastic exterior parts for the automotive industry is nowadays accomplished by means of sophisticated computer systems, traditional mold making and hand-finishing methods still dominate production. Austrian premium manufacturer POLYTEC is now using state-of-the-art robotic machining, and is thriving on it. The POLYTEC GROUP ranks as one of the...

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Robots

ZAP Jonway Gets Approval from China National Grid for Battery Swap Version of E380 SUV

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - ZAP (ZAAP) an automotive company incorporated in California and headquartered in Santa Rosa, California announced that the battery Swap version of the E380 SUV has been approved by China National Grid for its battery swap stations in China, based in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.Â-  The Battery Swap Version of E380 SUV (Model E380-S) was designed specifically to work with...

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Robots

Murata Boy to Be Featured at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry's National Robotics Week

Murata will Demonstrate Advanced Technology to Promote STEM Education Smyrna, GA - Murata Electronics today announced that MURATA BOY, the bike-riding robot that showcases Murata's innovative technologies, will demonstrate his abilities at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, during National Robotics Week.Â-  MURATA BOY is scheduled to attend on April 5th and 6th and provide public...

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Steinbichler Optotechnik and CONZEPT Solutions at CONTROL 2013 - Innovations in Measurement Technology and Automation
Software

Steinbichler Optotechnik and CONZEPT Solutions at CONTROL 2013 - Innovations in Measurement Technology and Automation

At this year's CONTROL, Neubeuern-based Steinbichler Optotechnik GmbH – the world's leading provider of optical measurement and sensor technology – will be exhibiting two new hardware and software products plus new modular and flexible robot measurement cells from Steinbichler CONZEPT Solutions GmbH at Stand 5304 in Hall 5. The improvements made to the COMET systems include not only its...

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Arms

Stäubli Six-Axis TX60L cr Handles Wafers with Care

Clean room robot with precious cargo Robots moving parts from A to B may sound like a routine procedure. It is a very different matter, however, when they are handling wafers in the back-end area, since at this stage, a single wafer can be worth as much as 10,000 euros. SÃ-œSS MicroTec relies on the high-precision Stäubli TX60L cr robot to ensure ultra-safe handling of these precious...

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Ovens

Essemtec Brazil Exhibits at FIEE and Opens Training Center in Campinas, SP

Essemtec Brazil is substantially expanding its sales and service organization in Brazil to provide the highest level of quality in all aspects of its business. To continue this growth, it opened a training center in mid-February in Campinas, SP. Additionally Essemtec Brazil will exhibit its turnkey concept at the upcoming FIEE exhibition, which is taking place from April 1-5, 2013 in the Anhembi...

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

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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