Category: Robotics

by George Wilken Manufacturers around the world are always looking to improve operational efficiency and use data gathered from the shop floor to drive improvements. We can discuss lean concepts and the nuances that typically come up in discussions with my lean peers. I can hear “the pencil and an A3 size paper is all [...] Read more
Followers know that I am fascinated by the visions of TV and movie writers of the 1960s and 70s. These were my formative years and like many in my generation, John F Kennedy and the American space program and race to the moon with the USSR captivated my imagination. I read every science fiction book [...] Read more

  A Timeline History of Robotics   IN THE BEGINNING   Before 1920 In ancient times, the percursors to robots were Automata, the word which was originally an Italian renaissance term for a mechanical device, usually powered by water, windpower or clockwork.  The word Automaton was a plural version and came to mean a self-operating […]

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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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ReeR Safety Light Curtain

    THE SAFETY ISSUE: Innovative Machine Safety  Machine  safety  in  automation today   Innovative Safety from ReeR: ReeR has always been at the forefront in the field of optoelectronic curtains for automation, measurement and control. Questions? Get in touch Click for ReeR Products     Safety Light Curtains More info   Watertight Safety Light Curtains More info […]

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Futura Automation LLC is pleased to announce the introduction of “Power Palletizer”, a state of the art, BLDC servo-driven Cartesian style robot palletizing system.  Macron Dynamics provides the mechanical components, Delta Technology in Phoenix provides fabrication and field support while Vanguard Automation in Denver, NC provides the electrics, safety and controls.  This new palletizing system […]

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