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Epson: 6-axis robots

Epson Robots introduces the new Epson C4 and C4L compact 6-Axis robots.
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IRB 360 FlexPicker 8 kg
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ABB Robotics: New high speed picking & packing machine

The stronger model handles up to 100 cycles per minute, featuring the smallest footprint of all Delta robots with payloads greater than 3 kg.
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Machine Product Brief
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Wexxar/Bel: Case former, sealer system

The BEL 150/505g4ss washdown-protected, stainless steel semi-automatic case former and sealer from Wexxar Packaging, powered by Pro Mach, provides food and beverage plants with a cost effective, low maintenance case former and sealer specifically designed for washdown or high moisture environments.
The X-4S pressure-sensitive labeling head is designed to meet serialization demands and allow quick changeover.
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Weiler Labeling Systems: X-4S pressure-sensitive labeling head meets serialization demands

High-speed labeling head is servo motor-driven and includes closed-loop push-pull system for tool-less disassembly.
Machine Case Study
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From overmolding to water testing in record time

Experience, creativity and cooperation were essential to developing the automated production process and machinery for a unique microbiological test vial that certifies water free of E. coli in hours instead of weeks.
Marchesini Unica 2
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Marchesini Group: Robotic tray packaging line

Flexibility, speed, small footprint, and quick changeovers among the benefits of monobloc unit.
The Servo-controlled Rotary Pocket (SRP) bottle unscrambler features patented rotary pockets and provides speed, precision, and expandability.
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Teva maximizes efficiency in minimal space

Unscrambling equipment provider tailors machinery for flexibility, efficiency, and to meet future track-and-trace requirements.
Controls Product Brief
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Baldor Electric Company: Motors for sanitary washdowns

Designed for humid and moist environments in the food and beverage industry, Baldor’s Super White Washdown Duty line of motors features an autophoretic autodeposition exterior surface preparation method that makes the white epoxy finish coat of these motors five times more resistant to corrosion and chipping than previous methods.
Gemini 4
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Robot controller

Bosch Packaging Technology launches Gemini 4, a Delta robot hardware platform and software controller.
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High performance palletizer

New Downstacker series palletizers from TopTier support from 11 to 30 high performance drives to maximize performance. The control technology, from B&R Industrial Automation, has reduced wiring, simplified startup and maintenance.
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Machine Product Brief
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SICK, Inc: Safety light curtain with innovative mounting

Featuring a sleek, low-profile design for quick and easy machine integration, the low-cost deTec4 Core safety light curtain from Sick provides hazardous point protection and single-sided access protection.
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Fogg Filler Co.: Enclosure wash-down systems

Fogg Filler’s Enclosure Wash-Down System and Capper and Change Parts Wash-Down System help improve sanitation in the filling environments, while saving production time.
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True success of 'robotics revolution' hinges on training and education

Packaging professionals should stay abreast of a robotics conversation that won’t be going away any time soon.
RSX robotic stacker
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High-speed robotic stacker

GN Thermoforming Equipment introduces a new high-speed robotic stacker for its contact-heat, in-mold cut thermoformers.
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Series 1600 Washdown Turntable
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Eaglestone Equipment: Washdown turntable

Eaglestone introduces the Series 1600 Washdown Turntable.
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Staubli Robotics Fast Picker
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Staubli Robotics Fast Picker

New robotic technology for food processing and packaging applications, competes with Delta robots. 200 per minute, full repeatability to .05 mm throughout range of motion.
A closeup of the robotic end effector and its vacuum pickup cups.
Machine Case Study
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Cartoning made simple

What used to take six operators now requires just one as Schiff Nutrition automates its cartoning operation. At 400 nutrition bars/min, the speed is pretty impressive, too.
RH-3SxHR robot
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Mitsubishi Electric Automation: Ceiling-mounted SCARA robot

High-value, high-performance RH-3SxHR boosts customer productivity.
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