PRODUCTS & SERVICES

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16 November 2017

Industrial automation solutions provider FANUC UK has launched its fastest four-axis palletising robot yet.

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08 October 2017

The new CR1000 and CR3000 HMIs from Red Lion Controls are available in a broad range of sizes, from 4.3 inches up to 15 inches and feature a wide array of connectivity options to address the real-world challenges of today’s multi-vendor manufacturing environments.

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26 September 2017

An automated pallet conveying system designed and installed by Gebhardt-ECS for one of Europe’s biggest paint manufacturers is enabling up to 100 loads an hour to be delivered directly from production to specific storage areas in a separate warehouse without intermediate handling.

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17 October 2017

Guyson International has introduced a robotically controlled finishing station and powder recovery system – the Guyson PRS .

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29 September 2017

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has introduced Kalmar Key, an initiative driving what is said to be the terminal industry's first automation platform with open interfaces.

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26 September 2017

KASTO recently showed off key storage and sawing innovations at the EMO show in Germany including an intelligent system for efficient use of energy in automated storage systems; an automatic version of the KASTOmicut swing-frame band saw, the A 2.6, and the high-performance KASTOwin pro AC 5.6 bandsaw.

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18 September 2017

A new live art installation which challenges the dystopian views that many people have of robots was a feature at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London in September. Called Slave/Master, and part of the London Design Festival, it explores the edges of industrial robot/human interaction using robot performers, human dancers and projected graphics.

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29 September 2017

Stahgruber, a German distributor os spare parts and tools and accessories to the European auto repair industry, has significantly expanded its European logistics centre with the help of automated materials handling solutions specialist TGW Logistics.

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03 October 2017

Korenix has launched a new Industrial Ethernet switch that is suitable for a wide range of industrial automation applications. The switch has IEEE 1588 compatibility for use in Real Time applications using industrial protocols such as Ethernet IP and ModBus. The product is available in the UK from MAC Solutions.

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29 September 2017

CSi is introducing the third robot brand on its palletising platform ‘i-Pal’. It is now also possible to order the i-Pal with a Yaskawa robot. CSi found it easy to add the Yaskawa robot due to the platform’s level of modularisation. 

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19 October 2017

An automated storage and retrieval system (ASRS), designed and installed by Gebhardt European Conveyor Systems, is enabling the Lear Corporation factory at Coventry to triple output of car seats to more than 300,000 sets a year and meet its customer’s just-in-time delivery schedules.

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03 August 2017

If your business consists of 'bagged products', in any industry, Fischbein says it has a solution to fulfil your needs.

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27 July 2017

Biscuit brand Fox’s, has replaced hard working SCARA type robots with Kawasaki robots to overcome efficiency issues relating to obsolescence.

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07 August 2017

Mitsubishi Electric has worked with system integrator TQC to build a new production line for a customer. Robots and automation have been combined with an OEE monitoring system to ensure assembly and testing work is carried out as efficiently as possible.

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27 June 2017

A combination of air gripper tool and sophisticated robot controller is helping manufacturers to get a better grip on their bottles and improve their bottling process.

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11 June 2017

The PRO Series from EFD International delivers complete, vision-guided automated solution.

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07 June 2017

Wieland's flare TIME HM electronic timing relays and the flare CONTROL measuring and monitoring relays ranges have been expanded to include new products: the flare TIME HM8-2U-A universal multi-functional timing relay and the flare CONTROL IL-1-A and UL-1-A current and voltage measuring relay.

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11 June 2017

CKF Systems employs around 50 engineering personnel at its 25,000 sqft premises in Gloucester.

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28 April 2017

Festo has unveiled three new lightweight robotic concepts for handling with pneumatics, working in collaboration with humans. 

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27 March 2017

Paul Hurst, Director at Products4Automation, a leading SCADA expert and exclusive distributor of Progea products in the UK, explores Pro Energy.NExT and its benefits to energy conscious businesses.

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FEATURES

17 October 2017

Science fiction writer, Ray Bradbury once said, ‘Living at risk is jumping off a cliff and building your wings on the way down.’ Though this is an inspiring thought, it's unlikely that construction or even cognitive thought would be at the forefront of someone’s mind when faced with a precipice. Sometimes we need a push to tip us over the edge. Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of EU Automation explores the top three tipping points in the realisation of Industry 4.0.

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21 July 2017

In common with most industrial processes, bringing an element of automation to packaging activities can be of great benefit - today's automated packaging equipment is capable of working with various designs and multiple sizes, optimising the packing of small, large, and fragile products in a speedy manner, eliminating human error and helping to ensure zero variation in the packaging process. Charlotte Stonestreet reports

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07 January 2015

Although behind the rest of the EU and US markets in terms of sales, the UK food industry has shown an increased interest in robots over the last 12 months. John Rainer, regional sales manager FANUC UK comments

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25 July 2013

New Eiger freezer door installed as business heats up at leading meat packaging company...

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05 April 2013

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