Material Handling 

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MEDIA

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Zaber's Gantry System for Multi-Axis Applications Zaber's gantry systems are designed for multi-axis applications that require larger load and longer travel requirements.
Zaber's Heavy Duty Stage with Dust Cover Zaber's A-LST-C Series motorized linear stages are capable of pushing loads up to 100 kg, and feature stainless steel dust covers and built-in controllers.
Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this Automation.com interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

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RESOURCES

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  • Festo announces Handling Guide Online 
    Festo announces Handling Guide Online

    The individual steps including RFQ, layout, quotation and CAD design, for which 10 to 15 days were required in the past, have been shortened to a...

  • Güdel publishes 2015 linear motion catalog 
    Güdel publishes 2015 linear motion catalog

    Catalog covers configurations for standard modules of TrackMotion, gantry and linear motion units in virtually any size and for all robots.

  • Service Center maintains material handling equipment

    Center checks, maintains and rebuilds metal detection, material handling and magnetic equipment.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment 
    Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment

    By Jeffrey Cohen
    Although the price to acquire equipment is important for buyers to consider, there are other long-term costs outside of the...

  • How Automation Technologies Improve Operating Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts 
    How Automation Technologies Improve Operating Efficiency and Reduce Collisions on Manned Forklifts

    By Jeff Wuendry, SICK
    This white paper explains the available types of backup sensing solutions on manned forklifts, their respective advantages...

  • Transforming the Light Curtain 
    Transforming the Light Curtain

    By Tyler Glieden, SICK
    By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Egemin automates L’Oréal with AGVs

    Egemin automated six L’Oréal sites in Europe and the US with more than 100 automated guided vehicles (AGVs)

  • Egemin supplies automated warehouse system to Kim's Chocolates

    Egemin's system includes three automated warehouses and three automated guided vehicles that transport goods between warehouses and production.

  • Drive systems show their sweet side 
    Drive systems show their sweet side

    Process & Control Engineering
    Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing...

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    EVENTS

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    April 13, 2015 - April 17, 2015
    Hannover , Germany


    HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.

    April 15, 2015 - April 16, 2015
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.

    June 22, 2015 - June 25, 2015
    Las Vegas , NV, USA


    The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.

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    TRAINING

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