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Robotics smoothes tote loading
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Robotics smoothes tote loading

Pack Flow Concepts showed a robotic system that takes individual packs from a tote or case and places them efficiently in a delivery tote.
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Robot picks 180/min
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Robot picks 180/min

High-speed packaging robot from Fanuc that is especially suitable for food and beverage applications does up to 180 picks/min.
Robotic programming simplified
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Robotic programming simplified

Labview library for a Yaskawa robot was on display at the National Instruments’ Automate 2013 booth, and the demo included the use of a Sick Ranger laser 3D camera.
Dual-head robotic picking
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Dual-head robotic picking

The Motoman Robotics Div. of Yaskawa Americas featured a dual-head robotic picking system that handles up to 185 picks/min.
Robotic picking at 300/min
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Robotic picking at 300/min

Schneider’s Robotic cartoning and case-loading system uses a delta-style robot and a machine vision system to locate and pick items at speeds to 300/min.
Vibroscreen® Dewatering-Clarifying Screener
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Dewatering-clarifying screener

Kason introduced a new Vibroscreen® Dewatering-Clarifying Screener with anti-blinding spray-wash system for separating solid materials from liquids at high rates on a batch or continuous basis.
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Collaborative robot
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Collaborative robot

Lightweight, collaborative robot designed by Universal Robots is meant to be used in close proximity with humans and can be moved around from position to position in the plant.
A robot for $22,000?
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A robot for $22,000?

Baxter is a $22,000 robot from Rethink Robotics that performs repetitive tasks at modest speeds. Force-sensing technologies make it extremely safe for operation around human beings
Type 4X enclosures with stainless steel latch
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Hoffman: Type 4X enclosures with stainless steel latch

Featuring durable, light gray polycarbonate, integrated molded hinges for secure cover attachment and stainless steel hinge pins for chemical and corrosion resistance, these non-metallic enclosures provide reliable protection for sensitive electrical and electronic components.
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Yaskawa LoadWorld
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Yaskawa America, Inc: Robot solution for machine tending

LoadWorld® is a pre-engineered standard robot solution for machine tending that can be integrated with new or existing machines.
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MultiFLEXA 250 Continuous Motion Capsule Filler
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MG America: Continuous motion capsule filler

Machine produces up to 250,000 capsules per hour and can be equipped with MultiNETT Weight Control System.
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MM4 Traveling Spray System
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Traveling spray system

Attachment can continuously or intermittently wash screen mesh free of solids.
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Christensen at ProMat/Automate show 2013.
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Keynoter at ProMat/Automate show refutes 60 Minutes' premise on robotics

The venerable and popular 60 Minutes Show ruffled more than a few feathers in the manufacturing sector with a January 13 show suggesting that the growth of robotics and automation in the U.S. comes at the cost of jobs.
Jamieson Symetix
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Vibratory size grader adds efficiencies for Jamieson Laboratories

Automates removal of broken tablets and fragments upstream of packaging for Canadian maker of vitamins, minerals, and supplements.
Void-fill and protective packaging offers clean, cost-effective solutions
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Void-fill and protective packaging offers clean, cost-effective solutions

The AirPouch® Express 3™ void-fill and protective packaging systems from Automated Packaging Systems offer clean, cost-effective packing solutions. These portable, all electric systems are user-friendly, fast and convenient, and eliminate the need to store large, bulky materials.
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Indexing conveyors accurately deliver component part counts and weights per box at an adjustable pace.
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Indexing conveyors give line operators a break

Modular conveyors give this injection molding company a useful time cushion that improves labor usage efficiencies and reduces packaging line downtime.
Empty tubes are picked from boxes by the robot’s twin-row end effector and placed in the filler’s pucks.
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Norway's Ello turns to robots for an automation solution

Filling, insertion into trays, secondary packaging, and palletizing of tubes is done at 155 tubes/min by a tightly integrated series of robotic systems that require only one operator.
NutraBio bottles
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Nutritional supplement company saves money, reduces waste

NutraBio meets ever-changing labeling demands with digital label printing systems that reduce the need for label inventory and cut costs.

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