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Machine tending robots and equipment guard systems assist your facility in increasing production output in a secure environment.
Association for Advancing Automation (A3) stats show positive outlook for automation industry.
Machine tending robots have revolutionized manufacturing and offer multiple mounting options, which allow you to save floor space, increase throughput and overcome labor issues, among other benefits.
Desoutter Industrial Tools (Rockhill, SC) has launched DeMeter, which uses production data to provide predictive and prescriptive insights. The new software is an element in the Desoutter Ecosystem, the company’s Industry 4.0 platform.
Demand for automation continues to escalate as companies search for ways to optimize operations — at this time only a small percentage of factory work is automated. Factory automation has come a long way — where to next?
An increasing number of facilities are using flexible, portable robot platforms, which can be maneuvered throughout a factory to perform tasks. By robotically automating one or more elements on the shop floor, machine shops can not only increase productivity and OEE, but also realize a better ROI.
Hypertherm Inc. (Hanover, NH) has announced an update to its Robotmaster® software, which is used for offline programming of robots.
Formic Technologies Inc. (Chicago, IL) has launched as a company that provides robotics as a service. According to Formic, that means manufacturers can hire customized robots from top vendors at a low hourly rate and no upfront cost.
Beckhoff Automation LLC (Savage, MN) has appointed Steve Rastberger to serve as regional director for the eastern U.S. following the retirement of Graham Harris.
KUKA Robotics Corp. (Shelby Township, MI) has launched KUKA.Sim 4.0, a major enhancement of its modular digital simulation software package.
Absolute Machine Tools’ introduction to cobots and its ongoing support to B.I.C. Precision has resulted in many benefits for this job shop, including a productivity increase of at least 20 percent, fewer scrapped parts, faster delivery times and competitive pricing.
Implementing digital twins in your shop allows you to understand what is happening in your machines now and in the future. The data allows you to extract meaning.
Survey from ABB Reveals Re-industrialization at Risk from Education Gap in Automation
One in four education establishments use robots in teaching despite planned investment in robotics and automation by 70% of U.S. and European businesses.
Beckwood Press Co. to Launch Linear Servo Press™ Tech at FABTECH 2022
The patents-pending Linear Servo Press line uses fewer components to create force resulting in cost savings, increased throughput, and easy setup.