These are all the posts that have been tagged with automation.
Festo, the leading supplier of automation equipment, has announced the Multi-Carrier-System (MCS), its Industry 4.0-ready linear motor track system, jointly developed with Siemens. Winner of two 2016 PPMA Industry Awards, for Most Innovative Automation System and Partnership of the Year, MCS is an adaptable, modular transport solution for manufacturing and production, combining linear motor and […]
The FANUC CR-35iA collaborative robot, which has now been fitted with hand guidance capability, has today been launched at the PPMA Total Show. With the FANUC Hand Guidance unit, users can easily and intuitively instruct the robot in individual handling operations and complete movements without any programming. Employees need to spend less time training robots […]
Summer is over and ‘silly season’ is upon us. After the calm of the June-August period, September quickly rolls around and diaries are full of exhibitions, conferences and meetings once again. Indeed, I’m starting to forget what the office looks like.
Product Focus: Bakery Ingredients: Emulsifiers, stabilisers, thickeners & gelling agents Packaging: Plastics; Wrapping Processing: Control & automation Show coverage: PPMA Total (27-29 September, Birmingham, UK)
At the PPMA Total Show 2016, Omron will formally announce its acquisition of Adept Technologies, an established US based manufacturer and global supplier of industrial robots. The takeover has added 49 best-in-class robots to Omron’s portfolio and enables the company to offer food and beverage producers all three primary classes of robots together with an […]
At the PPMA Total Show 2016, Omron will formally announce its acquisition of Adept Technologies, an established US based manufacturer and global supplier of industrial robots.
Returning to the PPMA Total Show 2016 (27-29 September), the PPMA Group Industry Awards will once again celebrate the best that British manufacturing has to offer, following a record number of entries submitted.
Hugo Beck, a leading manufacturer of flowpack, film packaging, and post-print processing systems will team up with mopack and at this year’s FachPack trade fair. As a leading supplier of polyolefin, polyethylene and polypropylene packaging film and shrink film, mopack complements Hugo Beck’s range of horizontal film packaging solutions perfectly. Visitors can explore applications for […]
Hugo Beck, a leading manufacturer of flowpack, film packaging, and post-print processing systems will team up with mopack and at this year’s FachPack trade fair.
Connected Services will enable UK manufacturers to improve performance and increase uptime ABB Robotics has introduced Connected Services, a sophisticated suite of resources enabling UK manufacturers to maximise robot uptime through fast data access and problem resolution. Delivered via ABB’s single, intuitive interface called MyRobot, Connected Services will make actionable data immediately available to plant […]
Connected Services will enable UK manufacturers to improve performance and increase uptime.
GNT has started to construct an additional spirulina plant at its headquarters in the Netherlands, which will more than double its production capacities for blue and green colouring foods.
Only 8% of UK manufacturers have a significant understanding of industry 4.0 processes despite 59% recognising that the fourth industrial revolution will have a big impact on the sector, according to BDO LLP.
Last week I attended an event at the University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing, hosted by OAL, to hear how robotics and automation are set to change the future of food processing.
Icicle Technologies has announced the integration of inventory management into its advanced food safety management system Icicle.
Plastic pallet supplier Exporta Global has launched a range of heavy duty attached lid plastic containers with guaranteed long life colour intensity.