(reprinted with permission of Macron Dynamics) Background: While the majority of the world’s agricultural and horticultural products are grown through traditional farming over an outdoor space in natural environments, a growing number of farmers are beginning to embrace modern, vertical farming. Vertical farming is the practice of growing plants in vertically stacked layers. It’s typically done […]

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Advanced storage solutions bring game-changing benefits to your space This isn’t the traditional warehouse solution. It’s a new way of looking at storage space and making the most of it. By capitalizing on high ceilings and high storage density, Modula vertical lift modules (VLMs) drastically trim the need for floor space. Recover floor space Reduce floor […]

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OVERVIEW OF MACHINING AND MACHINE TENDING Machining is the process of material removal of a metal “blank” in order to produce a desired complex shape. Machine tending refers to the automated operation of industrial machine tools in a manufacturing plant, primarily using robot automation systems. While loading and unloading is the primary function of machine […]

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Businesses can immediately expense more capital equipment under the new law A taxpayer may elect to expense the cost of any section 179 property and deduct it in the year the property is placed in service. The new law increased the maximum deduction from $500,000 to $1 million. It also increased the phase-out threshold from […]

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Futura Automation’s Mission is and has been:  “To Counsel and Support North American manufacturers on the benefits of Industry 4.0 by Implementing IIOT and Robotic Solutions”.  The Futura Automation consulting team has diverse backgrounds and experience.  As a team we have degreed engineers, in some cases with advanced degrees, in chemical, electrical, manufacturing, mechanical and […]

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Elliot Integration L.L.C –  Federal Way, WA scott@futura-automation.com Waterjet pumps for cutting tools are widely used through industry and intensifier style pumps are the most popular variety.  The intensifiers are designed to be easily rebuilt. Also, the hydraulic pumps and motor are long lasting and relatively easier to repair.  However, the aging controls have become […]

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Register to attend our Webinars introducing cMT “X” Series, Motion Controller and IIOT Capabilities Webinar: August 4th @ 12pm EDT / 9am PDT Webinar: August 6th @  4pm EDT / 1pm PDT The cMT Series of Weintek Human-Machine Interfaces, commonly known as HMI, are empowered with a wide variety of capabilities, such as data display, […]

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One of the product lines proudly represented by Futura Automation is Macron Dynamics of Croydon, Pennsylvania.  Futura Automation works with our customers and Macron Dynamics to create unique Cartesian or linear robots closely matched to the customer application requirements for an optimal ROI.  On Tuesday, July 21 and Wednesday, July 29, Michael Giunta, VP Sales & Marketing, […]

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Futura Automation is pleased for Mr. Don Nedved to join our Consulting Partner team from his office in Lenexa, Kansas in the Kansas City area.  Mr. Nedved will support clients in the central region of the USA which includes Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. Mr. Nedved’s passion is solving problems in the industrial automation arena, and […]

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Futura Automation will present a new webinar during its Summer Webinar series on July 7 and 9, 2020.  The topic is “Glide-Line: Easy, Fast, Flexible for Modular Precision Automation Solutions”.  The following topics will be covered.  Register here for the event: General overview of the available tools available for system design Presentation on IMPACT! designer […]

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