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ATX West 2019
End Effector Technology from onrobot and Futura Automation Thanks to everyone who made the Automation & Technology Show in Anaheim (The ATX West) a major success for the third year running. Read more
ATX West Anaheim 2019
Futura Automation at ATX West / MD&M Expo in Anaheim CA on February 5-7 Futura Automation will be exhibiting at the ATX West / MD&M Expo in Anaheim at the Convention Center on February 5-7.  We are in exhibit #4481.  Several of our "Industry 4.0" product lines and services will be on display.  Come see [...] Read more
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Download the Whitepaper 4 Principles of Industry 4.0   From Forbes Magazine, September 17, 2018 by Adi Gaskell:  Industry 4.0 was first proposed in Germany in 2011, and purports to propel us into a new way of thinking about industry.  It contains things such as the smart factory and cyber-physical monitoring systems, and broadly follows [...] Read more
Smarter ways to Manufacture in 2019: Tulip makes its award-winning platform available online to manufacturers of all sizes, accelerating innovation with new cloud-based plans and a 30-day free trial. Empowers shop floor managers and manufacturing process engineers to build their own applications to support their own objectives; If you can think of the use-case, you can [...] Read more

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   FUTURA AUTOMATION | LEAN PRACTICES,  SMART ROBOTS and CREATIVE SOLUTIONS Streamline manufacturing by  eliminating waste and cost. Our primary mandate and mission is to counsel and support American manufacturers in solutions for advanced manufacturing and robotics (LEAN manufacturing) delivering a leading position in global competitiveness American companies strive to regain global competitiveness and attract back the […]

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Inventek

We are happy to announce that we are now partnered with Inventek Engineering in Santa Ana, CA. Futura Automation is a resource provider of Advanced Manufacturing Solutions.  In each of our regions, we partner with the leading technical companies to provide the best resources for our customers. We look forward to working with Ray Antelek […]

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Smart Workstations from Bosch and Tulip
GET IN TOUCH Meet the Workstation of the future: Futura Automation and Tulip present the Smart Workstation. The product is the result of a collaboration between the two companies, combining a manual production system with Tulip’s Manufacturing App Platform. You can build and customize your own workstation - GET IN TOUCH for a customized quote [...] Read more

Which robot is appropriate for loading and unloading machines is especially pertinent with injection molding and die-casting machines with their high cycle rates.  Scott Kendrick, Engineering Manager of Sepro America, published an article in “Plastics Today” magazine on April 23, 2014 that is still definitive today.  We reprint it here: ROBOTS FOR INJECTION MOLDERS The […]

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*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* FUTURA AUTOMATION | THE AUTOMATION & ASSEMBLY ISSUE  How is automated assembly  making the US globally competitive? By utilizing robots for flexibility and Lean Manufacturing Principles, that’s how. This issue of the Futura Automation newsletter, in conjunction with the Assembly Show in Chicago on October 23-25, is dedicated to Automated Assembly.  Automation assembly machines and robots […]

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Automated Assembly
FUTURA AUTOMATION | Automated Assembly and Lean Manufacturing Automated Assembly: This month we are featuring products from our partners utilized to create automated assembly solutions: Glide-Line, Visumatic, Robot System Products (RSP), and OnRobot. Check out our pallet conveyor partner, Glide-Line, for automated assembly applications. See the video below for the Glide-Line Pallet Assembly Line. This is [...] Read more