Robots

SCARA and 6-Axis Robots meet UL1740 safety standards.

UL-Listed Cobra(TM) 4-axis SCARA series and Viper(TM) 6-axis articulated robot series utilize Adept's SmartController(TM) CX controls and software platform, providing integrated vision and embedded networking. Both series are targeted at Medical, Pharmaceutical, Food, Consumer Goods, Cosmetics, and Lab Automation industries that require safety and regulatory compliance provided by Underwriters...

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Caliper Life Sciences Develops Customized Transfection System for Boehringer Ingelheim

HOPKINTON, Mass., July 30, 2007 -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP), an established leader in the field of robotics, is working with the pharmaceutical industry to develop customized robotic transfection systems for protein expression. Caliper recently created a unique solution for Boehringer Ingelheim that automates aspects of Baculovirus expression. To develop the system for...

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Brooks Automation to Showcase Products and Support Offerings at SEMICON West from July 16 to 18, 2007

Brooks Automation to Showcase Products and Support Offerings at SEMICON West from July 16 to 18, 2007 CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 16 / / - Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS), which helps create manufacturing efficiency for the semiconductor and other complex manufacturing industries, today announced that its industry-leading products and solutions are featured at SEMICON West at the Brooks booth...

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Robots

U.S. Army Chooses Inuktun for Middle-East Pipe Inspections

Versatrax units more powerful than other crawlers, more maneuverable than wheel-based systems Inuktun Services, a pioneer in the development and refinement of track crawlers used for sewer and water video pipe inspections, recently made some news that has boosted the Nanaimo, BC company's sales but also its reputation in the market place for quality and reliability. The Robotic Systems Joint...

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Robotics Automation for the Wire Industry

Highlighting the important reasons supporting the deployment of robotic automation technology in the manufacturing sector, this paper presents robotics as a contributor to improving manufacturing efficiencies. It reviews the gradual shift from an industrial to a service-based economy, resulting in technical labor shortages, while detailing the benefits of using robots. The latest robot models handling material faster and more accurately than a human, at an affordable cost for the small to mid size business are featured, and the easy and inexpensive customization associated with robots, as well as energy savings is mentioned. The paper also covers numerous robot applications in the wire industry, and includes a chart showing robot sales accounted by the North American robotic companies.

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Modular Robotic Cell loads and unloads trays and conveyors.
Robots

Modular Robotic Cell loads and unloads trays and conveyors.

Weighing less than 1 ton, Model DS1100-MTL-TD can be moved from one machine to another with pallet jack. In addition to feeding parts directly from conveyor or tray, 7-axis robot can load or unload auxiliary equipment during machining. Robot can also transfer parts to secondary operations such as washing, inspection, or marking. Two drawers will accommodate tray up to 18 x 24 in., and trays can...

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Packaging Machinery

ATS Awarded US$14.3 Million Order for Pharmacy Packaging Automation

CAMBRIDGE, ON, July 3 / - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. today announced it has been awarded a US$14.3 million order to design, build, install and support a number of automated packaging systems for a market-leading healthcare company. This significant order, incorporating robotics, automated material handling systems and ATS SmartVision technology, involves a number of systems that are...

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Robots

Kuka Robotics Selected by NEGRI Bossi to Supply Robotics for New Automation Division

Injection Molding Systems to Utilize KUKA High Accuracy Floor & Shelf Mounted Robots Clinton Township, Michigan - June 4, 2007 - KUKA Robotics Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has been selected by Negri Bossi Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario Canada to provide floor and shelf mounted robots for its injection molding systems. KUKA Robotics' robots will...

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KMT & PDS to Demonstrate Integrated Router Trimming Solutions at International Robots & Vision Show 2007

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 5, 2007 - Precision Drive Systems (PDS), the exclusive authorized U.S. sales and service center of Giordano Colombo electric spindles, and KMT Robotic Solutions, North America's leading robotic trimming solutions provider, will showcase their new integrated router trimming solutions at the International Robots and Vision Show 2007 in Rosemont (Chicago), IL from June...

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Robotic System performs PET blow-molded bottle handling.

Robotic SUBTA (Stand Up Bottle Take Away) System enables in-line automated PET bottle handling and unloading. Able to roll away from molding machine to allow mold changes, portable unit grabs and sets bottles on conveyor standing up. Single- and double-row systems offer pattern teaching capability, tooling the permits use of angled and/or tapered bottles, and on-the-fly programmable operator...

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Baxa Corporation and Health Robotics Announce Strategic Alliance to Automate IV Admixture Preparation

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 18 / / -- Baxa Corporation and Health Robotics announce a strategic alliance to automate the preparation of patient-specific chemotherapy drug admixtures. Under the agreement, Health Robotics will optimize its technology for the exclusive use of the Baxa Two-Fer(TM) Needles in the automated vial and final containers' access steps for its CytoCare(TM) Robot. Baxa Two-Fer...

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