Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Automation & robotics

3D localisation with the Belt Pick SensorApp for pick-and-place tasks

07 May, 2020

The ability to ensure hygienic primary packaging of sensitive open food is incredibly important within the food industry.

Cobots improve productivity on packaging line

26 March, 2020

Global healthcare company Sanofi has installed seven UR10 collaborative robots at its site in France, to meet new productivity requirements.

Are cobots really safe?

30 October, 2019

As collaborative robots become more prevalent in the manufacturing industry, many factors need to be considered before introducing them to the production line.

Universal Robots UR16e cobot

03 October, 2019

Universal Robots' UR16e cobot with a 16 kg payload capability is suitable for heavy-duty material handling.

OnRobot Digital I/O Converter Kit and Quick Changer

24 September, 2019

The OnRobot Digital I/O Converter Kit and Quick Changer for OnRobot end-of-arm tooling (EoAT) are designed to simplify automation.

Robotic ice-cream store opened in Melbourne this week

18 September, 2019

Salted caramel, rocky road, vanilla and many more flavours will be served by a team of collaborative robots at the Niska store in Melbourne. View the video...

Gentle robotic gripper

17 September, 2019

Engineers from the University of Buffalo have designed a robotic gripper that can adjust the firmness of its grip, preventing anything it holds from breaking.

Warehouse automation increases productivity for Asahi by 250%

29 August, 2019

Dematic has helped Asahi boost its productivity by 250% after installing an Automated Storage and Retrieval System in Asahi's Heathwood distribution centre.

Sidel lends Nestlé a cobotic hand at tea facility

27 August, 2019

Sidel has introduced its cobotic palletising solution to automate Nestlé's tea facility in Orbe, Switzerland.

Helping robots come to grips with motive and context

13 August, 2019

Robots need to understand motive and context to perform tasks safely, opening up new avenues of research into multiple complex technologies and robotics.

Efficient process-controlled access guarding without muting sensors

16 July, 2019

Systems such as conveyor lines with safety light curtains must often reliably distinguish between people and merchandise.

SMC EX600 wireless manifold (EX600-W)

20 June, 2019

The SMC EX600 wireless manifold (EX600-W) is a decentralised solution suitable for robotic applications in the food and beverage industries.

NORD Drivesystems drive solutions

15 May, 2019

Intelligent drive technology is the prerequisite for digitalisation and automation of production.

Cobots are the future of manufacturing

02 May, 2019

Universal Robots, a collaborative robots (cobots) manufacturer, will showcase collaborative man and machine workforce solutions at National Manufacturing Week 2019.

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron WYK diverter valve for CIP cleaning

08 April, 2019

The Coperion and Coperion K-Tron stainless steel WYK diverter valve has been redesigned for CIP cleaning and the ZV rotary valve is now also available in larger sizes.

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