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Anver Corp. configures large-capacity vacuum lifters for customers in a wide range of industries. This mill-duty model uses 12 suction pads to move 15 tons without damaging the material’s surface.
Navy veteran Aaron Evans is IMI’s new Western U.S regional manager.
As production goals change in a post-pandemic world, more manufacturers are using robots to deal with labor shortages and high-mix, low-volume (HMLV) orders. Easy-to-use tools for novice operators are enabling faster implementation on factory floors.
In addition to providing the longest reach in the high-payload category and featuring a slimmer profile, KUKA’s updated KR Quantec robot offers three software plug-ins to maximize performance, path, and cycle times.
Online quote tool gives dealers 24/7 access to quotes and drawings. Considering the high demand for H.I.S.’s NikoRail enclosed track cranes, fast turnaround and well as expedited bill of materials to the shop floor will prove valuable to the company and the marketplace.
By automatically calculating the user’s orientation relative to the robot, Yaskawa Motoman’s tablet-based Smart Pendant eliminates the need to use conventional X, Y, Z coordinates. No hard copy manuals required, either.
Yaskawa Motoman’s turnkey MotoSight 3D BinPick handling system uses just one camera to identify randomly placed parts. Three camera models are available to cover a range of part and bin sizes.
The strongest and most recent addition to the LD Series of autonomous mobile robots from Omron Automation Americas moves 550 pounds (250 kg) while enabling manufacturers to control a fleet of 100 robots using a single system.
Armed with torque sensors in all 7 axes that detect and immediately react to contact with a human coworker, KUKA’s LBR iiwa eliminates the need for safety fences for true human-robot collaboration (HRC).
With a maximum reach of almost 9.5 feet, 33-pound payload, and 7 axes, Kawasaki Robotics’ automotive-industry BU015X robot is ideal for sealing tasks through windows and inside vehicle bodies.
KASTO’s manipulator for automated sheet metal handling saves time and provides cost advantages by seamlessly connecting the company’s fully automatic storage systems with laser cutting machines made by a range of manufacturers.
GWS Tool Group Announces Acquisition of STF Precision (STF)
The acquisition of STF Precision enhances the GWS product portfolio and capabilities in the area of PCD and CBN solutions and further expands the GWS manufacturing presence into the Carolinas.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.