Robots

Robotic Layer Picking System can pick multiple layers at once.

Using combination of vacuum and clamping technology, Layer Picking System is capable of picking 95% of consumer products, including corrugate or boxboard cases, shrink wrap products, bottles, tubs, and open trays.Â- Patterns with voids and tier sheets can also be handled. Capable of picking and placing entire pallet loads, system allows for secure inventory replenishment,...

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Scissor Lift Table features triple belt design.
Robots

Scissor Lift Table features triple belt design.

With integrated rail system mounted on top frame,Â-  Electric Belt Drive Scissor Lift Table provides static positioning indefinitely to ± .01 in. and precision control to ± .06 in., which can be improved with encoder. Vertical travel speed is 1.7 ips with 1,300 lb capacity. Equipped with flash-resistant 110 V electrical plug, UL listed control package, and zinc-plated components,...

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THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand
Robots

THK Has a Hand in Space Exploration with Development of Robotic Hand

Schaumburg, IL - THK's advanced technology has recently been applied to the area of space exploration. For use in experimental missions in outer space, THK has developed a robotic hand with small ball-screw actuators. This robotic hand is designed to safely assist astronauts in their work, as well as to enable work without the presence of an astronaut. This July, THK's robotic hand traveled...

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Subtronics Capacity Expansion Anchored by Speedprint SP700avi Screen Printer
Handling Equipment

Subtronics Capacity Expansion Anchored by Speedprint SP700avi Screen Printer

TAMPA, FLÂ- – Subtronics Assembly Corporation, an ISO 9001 certified contract manufacturer of electronic printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) and LED circuit boards, recently added a new state-of-the-art surface mount line that includes board handling equipment, a pick-and-place unit, a reflow oven and a Speedprint SP700avi. “We are exceedingly pleased with the Speedprint machine,”...

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Lifts

Boomerang Systems Announces New Patents

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Boomerang Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: BMER), a leading designer and manufacturer of automated robotic parking and self storage systems, announces that it has been granted two United States patents: one covers Boomerang's fully automated storage system employing hoist and caddy transport technology; the other allowed patent covers the novel design of the scissor lift used in...

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Adept Technology to Demonstrate Advanced Packaging Solution Adept PAC(TM) at SCANPACK Exhibition in Gothenburg
Controls and Controllers

Adept Technology to Demonstrate Advanced Packaging Solution Adept PAC(TM) at SCANPACK Exhibition in Gothenburg

Adept Technology, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and a leader in robotic packaging automation and global robotics services, today announced it will be demonstrating its new Packaging Automation Cell, Adept PAC(TM) at the Scanpack trade show in Gothenburg, Sweden October 23-26, 2012 on its booth F00:13 in hall F. The company's booth demonstrations will highlight...

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Intelligrated at PACK EXPO International 2012: Flexible Automated Palletizing and Material Handling Solutions
Robots

Intelligrated at PACK EXPO International 2012: Flexible Automated Palletizing and Material Handling Solutions

Company showcases the latest in hybrid in-line palletizing and robotic depalletizing solutions, as well as mixed-load order fulfillment technologies (CINCINNATI) - Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, announces its PACK EXPO International 2012 show lineup. Focusing on flexible product handling configurations...

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Software

SouMac Opens New Factory in Portsmouth

New Paraquda Pick-and-Place from Essemtec installed in facility In 1992, Mike Souter and Tony Mack founded SouMac Electronics Ltd. test and repair service. Due to high precision, fast turnovers and an eye for detail, their company quickly became well known through the industry. In 2003 seeing a need to complement the existing business model, SouMac Assembly was founded, with Steve Wood's expert...

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Siemens to Demonstrate KUKA Robotics Integration
Robots

Siemens to Demonstrate KUKA Robotics Integration

All motion controlled by mxAutomation directly through the Sinumerik CNC - simple to integrate, even easier to operate CHICAGO - At this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago, Siemens will demonstrate its recent collaboration with KUKA Robotics. In the Siemens booth E-5010, a KUKA robot will be articulating parts, simulating the operation on a CNC machine tool. Key...

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