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Why Use a Flexible Feeder? Flexible feeding is the logical alternative to belt, bin or bowl feeding for automated assembly or packaging. Belt feeding utilizes a motorized conveyor belt to move product through a packing cell.  The product can be on the belt in any orientation, its position and orientation is evaluated by a machine [...] Read more
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This week's Simple Solutions features Lathe Machine Automation Article: Six Ways Robotic Automation Benefits CNC Shops… and Their Clients by Peter Jacobs To streamline the CNC machining process and increase efficiency, companies are increasingly implementing robotic automation in support of various types of CNC machines, such as Lathe, Milling, and Plasma Cutting machines. Incorporating robotic automation [...] Read more
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This week's Simple Solutions features Injection Molding Automation   Featured Article: How to Plan and Implement Automation in an Injection Molding Plant By Steve Williams and Rich LaChance Just like in any industry, the plastics world is continuously changing and growing. Often, this means companies are investing in automation to improve productivity and increase capacity and [...] Read more
Packaging Delicate Herbs at Rosborg Greenhouse, Denmark OnRobot: Flexible Packaging Line Case Study It takes great finesse to cultivate and deliver delicious, fresh herbs. It takes intelligent automation to ensure that production is efficient, competitive, and creates a good work environment. That is why Denmark’s largest producer of herbs and mini plants, Rosborg Food Holding, [...] Read more
Boosting Productivity and Reducing Cycle Time with VGC10 Gripper Australia-based Designed Mouldings is an injection moulding specialist, producing plastic caps and seals for customers in the packaging industry. The Challenge The Covid-19 pandemic led to border closures, causing disruptions to global supply chains. Companies in Australia turned to local manufacturers like Designed Mouldings for their [...] Read more
Futura Automation - Press Brake Automation Solutions and Partners
This week's Simple Solutions features Press Brake Machine Tending ARTICLE: How the welding cobot changes the metal fabrication shop Article source: Fabricator.com - full article HERE Collaborative robots have come a long way during the past decade, particularly in metal manufacturing. They began as a curiosity. Some shops purchased a cobot or two just to see [...] Read more
Ready Robotics featured on Automate.org
Advances in Usability Automate.org features Ready Robotics and other Automation Solutions: POSTED 05/13/2022 | By: Emmet Cole, Contributing Editor - click here for original article  Robotmaster enables process experts to program with confidence via intuitive visualizations that guide the user to generate optimized and error-free robot programs. One of the most powerful trends in industrial robotics over the [...] Read more
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This week's Simple Solutions features Automated Assembly Systems Assembly involves the joining together of two or more separate parts to form a new entity which may be an assembly or subassembly. Automated assembly refers to the use of mechanized and automated devices (conveying, fixturing, part feeding, pressing, soldering, plastic welding,  dispensing, screwing, riveting, inspection and product ID) [...] Read more
Futura Automation: Automatic Cobot Labeling
Cobot Labeling Systems: Solutions & Partners ZEBRA Technologies In our guide Seven Things to Consider When Buying an Industrial Barcode Printer, you’ll learn: What questions you absolutely need to ask before selecting an industrial printer Seven traits not to overlook when evaluating your options Why the brand of your printer really matters Whether you’re making [...] Read more
Futura Automation - ZEBRA Specialty Paper Labels
THE BROADEST BARCODE LABEL AND TAG OFFERING, RIGOROUSLY QUALITY TESTED, READY FOR YOUR APPLICATION Not every barcode label is created equal. There are thousands of different label and tag materials available – each with their own set of features that affect durability and printer performance. To ensure your labels match your needs, our material sciences [...] Read more