ABB Robotics: Fast picking robot

The FlexPicker(TM) developed by ABB Flexible Automation (New Berlin, WI) uses a vision system to identify, pick and place up to 120 items/min from a moving conveyor.

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With initial applications in candy, ready-to-eat foods and bakery products, the system is said to provide automation and profitability in applications that previously were too costly to automate.

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