Yaskawa Motoman MH12 robot provides superior performance in wide range of applications

The new MH12 six-axis robot from Yaskawa Motoman provides superior performance in assembly, dispensing, material handling, machine tending and packaging applications.
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Expanding your horizontal packaging horizons

Integrating delta robotics can bring sweet rewards.
In this three-column series, Bosch Packaging Technology shares its wealth of information to help manufacturers optimize their horizontal flow wrapping packaging lines.
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Cover Story: Robotics

The robotic movement

Robots lend an arm to packaging solutions
It is no secret that robots and automation are in big demand in the packaging industry, from pick and place applications to robotic palletizing and everywhere in between.
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Cover Story: Robotics Case Study

Automated system delivers sweet results

High-quality end-of-line packaging solution protects cocoa powder.
Barry Callebaut AG (a leading manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products), headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, masters nearly all steps from the sourcing of cocoa beans right up to the finished products sold on store shelves.
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Yaskawa America, Inc. acquires Agile Planet, Inc.

The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc., announces it has acquired all outstanding shares of Agile Planet, Inc. (“Agile Planet”).
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ABB agrees to buy Dynamotive in the UK to grow its drives and motors service business

Complementary acquisition will enable ABB to broaden its service offering in low and medium voltage drives and motors
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announces its intention to acquire Dynamotive Ltd to expand its service offering in low and medium voltage drives and motors.
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2013 is an active year for control system integrators

Those responsible for manufacturing plants and process facilities are increasingly turning to members of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA; for help in boosting productivity and guarding against catastrophic computer failures that can interrupt operations.
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Stäubli announces technology days open house

Open house will offer an up-close look at new innovations in robotics, software and connection technology
Stäubli Technology Days is geared to professionals in engineering and manufacturing management who are looking for ways to increase efficiency and maximize productivity through technology. Stäubli's Robotics and Connectors Divisions will each be sharing their innovations:
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Stäubli Robotics announces strategic partnership with Werner Electric

Both partners will take advantage of one another's strengths and resources to provide advanced robotic automation solutions.
Stäubli Robotics, a leading innovator in robotic automation, has partnered with Minnesota-based Werner Electric to make Stäubli robots and robotic components, as well as the support of a Stäubli-trained local sales network, available throughout the region.
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Machinery Technology: Palletizing

Automating the end of line

Robotic palletizing is improving packaging efforts.
The use of robotics in packaging is becoming increasingly popular as packagers demand faster and more precise operations from the front of the packaging line all the way to the end.
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