Inspecting pharmaceutical packaging in Europe has become more difficult and time consuming with the recent mandate to include Braille on all medical cartons effective 2010. Global Vision, has recently integrated Braille inspection into all of its product suites.
CompaniesNorwood Marking Systems/Allen Coding Systems announced the formation of a distributor agreement between ITW Ltd. and Allen Codiergeräte GmbH. The agreement gives the ITW companies exclusive rights to distribute the coding and marking equipment designed and manufactured by Germany-based Allen Codiergeräte to all the regions of the world not served by Allen Codiergeräte.
ABB’s Robotics Div. now offers Vision Guided Robotics (VGR) with TrueView™, a system that allows robots to “see” and “comprehend” information about their environment—such as variations in part position, type, style, and quality—in real time.