Beckhoff Automation to introduce eXtended Transport System (XTS) into the U.S. market at Pack Expo 2019

  • Beckhoff Automation

Beckhoff will showcase a lineup of updated automation hardware, software and gigabit communication via EtherCAT G for packaging machinery during the trade show, which runs September 23 – 25, 2019, and is expected to draw 30,000 attendees.

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Bulk Bag Packaging Systems

  • Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc.
  • Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc.
  • Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc.

The Bulk Bag Packaging Systems include adjustable upper frame to accommodate square and rectangular containers. Heavy duty weighing controls are built to withstand the rigors of industrial use. Weighing control systems offer a host of process and weighing control functions.

Eastey announces five sizes of EC series conveyer

The six foot conveyors provide additional options for customers that need extended length product transportation within their facilities.

Yamaha introduces LCM100 linear conveyor module

  • Yamaha Robotics

Each LCM100 module contains an independently controlled linear motor that enables bidirectional movement and programmable speed up to 3000mm/second. Production lines can be configured, not dependent on the longest process cycle time, and utilize inline equipment more efficiently to save space.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation releases FR-XC Series Multi-functional Regenerative Converter

  • Mitsubishi Electric Automation

Geared towards end users in crane and material handling applications, the regenerated energy from one VFD in a lift application is used by another VFD to drive other motors in the system.

Mobile Industrial Robots releases MiR1000 autonomous mobile robot

The MiR1000 is designed as a collaborative, safe and flexible alternative to fork lifts on the factory floor. MiR is also releasing artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities across all of its AMRs for navigation.

Brenton introduces RPX-SW series of modular robotic palletizers integrated with Orion automatic stretch wrapper

In the RPX-SW series, there are four palletizer configurations, including two with automated pallet handling modules. These RPX-SW robotic palletizers require anywhere from 200 to 350 square feet of floor space, depending on the configuration.

Ancra Cargo introduces AutoDeck automated integrated decking system

The Ancra Cargo AutoDeck system allows loading dock staff and drivers to automate the height of each beam at the push of a button for customized decking solutions.

ROEQ introduces TR500 Top Roller

The TR500 accommodates U.S. pallets and can be delivered with a fully automated lifter functionality for pick-up and delivery of goods in heights ranging from 23.6 inches (600mm) to 29.5 inches (750mm).

Hänel Storage Systems announces hands-free Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM)

Through the use of wireless “data eyeglasses” and Pick-by-Voice, a Hänel Lean-Lift Vertical Lift Module (VLM) can be operated hands-free, without the use of a system controller or keyboard.