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SICK introduces Safe Portal Solutions
December 06, 2018

SICK introduces Safe Portal Solutions

Safe Portal Solutions from SICK ensure safeguarding for automated material transfer stations. Operating with up to four simultaneous protective fields, two vertically installed safety laser scanners detect people gaining unauthorized access of any kind.

Somic America introduces SOMIC-FLEXX III packaging machine
November 29, 2018

Somic America introduces SOMIC-FLEXX III packaging machine

The SOMIC-FLEXX III is designed to run one-piece corrugated blanks for standard wraparound shipping cases and two-piece tray and hood for retail ready presentations.

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Receiving and Material Transfer automation application module
November 08, 2018

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Receiving and Material Transfer automation application module

The Receiving/Transfer application is custom designed to suit the exact needs of the application. This includes allowing for manual control or to include the ability for automatic receiving and transfer stepswithin a facility.

Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology
October 22, 2018

Festo introduces CPX-E control platform for handling technology

Plug-and-pay connectivity includes Festo components and systems such as sensors, cameras, HMI, and electric and pneumatic servo systems, including actuators.

Honeywell Intelligrated announces Alvey 890i palletizer
October 16, 2018

Honeywell Intelligrated announces Alvey 890i palletizer

The Alvey 890i palletizer is capable of handling a range of packaging types, in a variety of stacking patterns. An touch-screen interface offers access to diagnostics.

Sterling Systems & Controls releases line of bulk bag handling equipment
September 20, 2018

Sterling Systems & Controls releases line of bulk bag handling equipment

Bulk Bag filling systems are also custom engineered and manufactured to fit the specific bulk material processing requirements

Seegrid announces GT10 Series 6 Plus self-driving vehicle
September 12, 2018

Seegrid announces GT10 Series 6 Plus self-driving vehicle

Seegrid’s data analytics offering, the Seegrid Performance Report, leverages data captured on self-driving vehicles. Dashboard views provide customers with actionable insight into the movement of materials in their facility and the productivity of their entire fleet.

Mobile Industrial Robots introduces MiR500 autonomous mobile robot
July 02, 2018

Mobile Industrial Robots introduces MiR500 autonomous mobile robot

The MiR500 is the same size as a standard Euro-pallet (47.2 in × 31.5 in × 5.7 in), and MiR expects that most MiR500s will be used to transport pallets in manufacturing floors and warehouses.

Paxiom Group introduces PopLok VS series of automatic tray formers
June 07, 2018

Paxiom Group introduces PopLok VS series of automatic tray formers

The PopLok VS Series is capable of forming 1-tuck and 2-tuck trays at speeds of up to 600 trays per hour.

Paxiom Group announces Top-load Modular Cell robotic pick-and-place solution
May 29, 2018

Paxiom Group announces Top-load Modular Cell robotic pick-and-place solution

The Top-load Modular Cell is equipped to pick and place various finished package types including bags, wrapped products, rigid containers, cartons, and widgets into both cases and trays.

Dematic introduces Robotic Piece Picking Module
May 10, 2018

Dematic introduces Robotic Piece Picking Module

The module selects, grips, lifts and places individual items of varying sizes into containers or bins to complete a shipment. It delivers pick rates of 600–1,200 items per hour ensuring on time delivery of a wide variety of SKUs, such as personal care items, cosmetics, packaged food, office supplies and variety of other package types, shapes and fragility.

Sterling Systems & Control announces safety upgrades for Micro/Minor Ingredient Batching Systems
May 03, 2018

Sterling Systems & Control announces safety upgrades for Micro/Minor Ingredient Batching Systems

Sterling Systems & Controls has introduced its bag lift and pallet scissor lift features that eliminate the physical stress on the operator when filling ingredient bins from 50+lbs bags stored on pallets.

Weidmuller introduces Pick-to-Light and Put-to-Light solutions for picking and assembly tasks
May 02, 2018

Weidmuller introduces Pick-to-Light and Put-to-Light solutions for picking and assembly tasks

EMC-resilient electronic compartment displays (DPD) are installed above the individual storage locations in the pick-and-put areas, and are connected with the production information system of the plant via a junction box and the integrated u-remote remote I/O system

Liftomatic Material Handling introduces Ergo-PWPL-750 powered drum handling transport
April 26, 2018

Liftomatic Material Handling introduces Ergo-PWPL-750 powered drum handling transport

The Ergo-PWPL-750 is a self-contained, powered drum handling transport that engages, lifts, lowers and moves all steel, plastic and fiber drums. The unit incorporates power drive forward and reverse, as well as power lift and lower features for moving drums in plants, warehouses and laboratories.

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Heartland Automation announces  AutoGuide Max N10 Mobile Robot
April 06, 2018

Heartland Automation announces AutoGuide Max N10 Mobile Robot

The Max N10 Mobile Robot platform has a modular design with standard attachments to form application specific vehicles. The LiDAR Natural Features Guidance technology works within an existing facility, without requiring infrastructure changes.

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igus introduces guidelite vertical chain systems
March 29, 2018

igus introduces guidelite vertical chain systems

The guidelite vertical systems ensure that vertically moving energy chains in dynamic applications are safely held in place while moving at high speeds. The system’s open design is intended to reducs resonance and noise and allows cable system speeds to reach more than 7 meters per second.

Columbia Machine introduces HL9200 palletizer
February 14, 2018

Columbia Machine introduces HL9200 palletizer

The HL9200 is designed to provide flexibility by incorporating variable lane position technology with Columbia’s soft turn case handling and two configurable layer tables to provide stable layer forming.

Sterling Systems & Controls announces line of bulk bag unloading systems
February 07, 2018

Sterling Systems & Controls announces line of bulk bag unloading systems

These customized unloading systems can include bulk bag discharging, material weighing and batch dispensing, along with the controls required for automatic operation.

Dematic releases Roller Non-Contact Accumulation (RNCA) Decline
January 16, 2018

Dematic releases Roller Non-Contact Accumulation (RNCA) Decline

The Roller Non-Contact Accumulation (RNCA) Decline allows systems to accumulate and decline items on a single conveyor.

ISRA VISION introduces IntelliPICK3D sensor system
January 12, 2018

ISRA VISION introduces IntelliPICK3D sensor system

All IntelliPICK3D sensors are pre-calibrated, come with an additional automated calibration of both sensor and robot as well as a menu designed to shortenset up times to just a few hours.