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May 31, 2018

Alibaba and RoboSense announce G Plus solid-state LiDAR unmanned logistics vehicle

The unmanned cars and trucks can also be equipped with different smart devices according to demand, turning the vehicle into a courier vehicle, a mobile self-pickup station, a mobile coffee vending cart, etc., which can be applied to various new retail scenarios.

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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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.

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.

Liftomatic Material Handling introduces Ergo-Matic line of drum handling equipment
January 12, 2018

Liftomatic Material Handling introduces Ergo-Matic line of drum handling equipment

The Ergo-Matic line features lift capability up to 36” to double-stack drums, spark-resistant components for flammable areas, double “Parrot-Beak” clamps for fiber and plastic drums plus special wheels and coatings for FDA Approved applications.

Seegrid announces GP8 Series 6 self-driving pallet truck
August 31, 2017

Seegrid announces GP8 Series 6 self-driving pallet truck

The Series 6 self-driving pallet truck picks up and drops off palletized car parts without human interaction, increasing productivity amidst labor shortages for automakers.

EXAIR introduces 2-1/2 NPT and 3 NPT Threaded Line Vac Air Operated Conveyors
August 25, 2017

EXAIR introduces 2-1/2 NPT and 3 NPT Threaded Line Vac Air Operated Conveyors

Threaded Line Vac Conveyors eject a small amount of compressed air to produce a vacuum on one end with high output flows on the other. Applications include scrap trim removal, material conveying, part transfer, fiber tensioning and filling operations.

Dematic introduces Narrow Belt Sorter
July 05, 2017

Dematic introduces Narrow Belt Sorter

The Dematic Narrow Belt Sorter is a modular and scalable solution that is designed to optimize material flow and sorting accuracy in production operations and distribution center environments.

Wildeck introduces RiderLift RML vertical material lift
February 28, 2017

Wildeck introduces RiderLift RML vertical material lift

The RiderLift RML is ideally suited for industrial applications and has been designed to allow an authorized person to ride with their cargo to a second level and avoid having to climb stairs.

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Inspection & Vision Systems
October 20, 2016

Inspection & Vision Systems

APL vision inspection systems are designed for a broad spectrum of components. Quality control checks, OCR (optical character recognition) and batch sorting applications are a few examples. The systems have been developed to meet high speed quality control requirements for 100% inspection. Our experience with handling systems is key to offering a total solution when integrating vision software.

APL robotic guided handling systems
October 20, 2016

APL robotic guided handling systems

APL Robotic and Vision guided handling systems are versatile units, that have the ability to singulate and manipulate a diverse range of components, including plumbing fittings, plastic mouldings and confectionery. The systems have been developed to automate components from bulk, inspect manipulate and place into the down stream equipment.

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igus releases the A181 series of iglide bearings
July 15, 2016

igus releases the A181 series of iglide bearings

RoHS-approved materials and tribologically-optimized plastic blends to help the A181 perform in both rotary and pivoting movements in bottling, packaging, and processing applications.

NuTec announces  TrayTender 2100 tray loader
April 21, 2016

NuTec announces TrayTender 2100 tray loader

TrayTender 2100 is a custom automated system that can be efficiently used as either a tray loader or tray un-loader.

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Hardy adds Set-Up Wizard to weight processors
March 07, 2016

Hardy adds Set-Up Wizard to weight processors

The Set-Up Wizard automatically launches when the instrument is powered up, and helps even beginners succeed at producing fast stable weight data

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Hardy introduces HI 6500-XP Weight Processor
February 15, 2016

Hardy introduces HI 6500-XP Weight Processor

The EtherNet/IP enabled weight processor can process and output 300 updates per second of processed (stable) weight.

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B&R introduces conveyor belt tracking system
November 13, 2015

B&R introduces conveyor belt tracking system

The conveyor belt tracking solution is hardware-independent, which allows the use of different drive systems with different kinematics.

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Bosch Rexroth releases VarioFlow plus modular chain conveyor system
October 27, 2015

Bosch Rexroth releases VarioFlow plus modular chain conveyor system

The VarioFlow plus modular chain conveyor system allows for quick planning and assembly and offers economical, low-noise operation.

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Dematic introduces AMCAP palletizer
July 14, 2015

Dematic introduces AMCAP palletizer

Automated Mixed Case Palletizing (AMCAP) is a high-performance case palletizing system designed to accommodate the growing need to assemble pallets more efficiently.

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PSI Technics introduces FLP6000AOC stacker crane controller
July 01, 2015

PSI Technics introduces FLP6000AOC stacker crane controller

Oscillation control solution eliminates mast oscillations of stacker cranes used in logistics facilities.