AUTOMATION

NEWS

FANUC America and Plus One Robotics Form Logistics Solution

FANUC America and Plus One Robotics have jointly created a fulfillment solution using FANUC robots and Plus One AI to automate repetitive sorting tasks.

Automation

Ready Robotics Launches Online Robotics Marketplace

Ready Robotics has launched the Ready.Market marketplace, featuring automation products compatible with Ready’s manufacturer-agnostic Forge/OS.

Automation

Job Shop Automates Using Cobot Arm

Loading and unloading a repetitive job was straining employees at B.I.C. Precision Machine, so the shop integrated a cobot arm from Absolute Machine Tools into its production process.
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NEWS

Gerald Vogt Succeeds Rolf Strebel as Stäubli Group CEO

Gerald Vogt has succeeded Rolf Strebel as Stäubli Group's CEO, with Christophe Coulongeat managing the global robotics division in Vogt's place.

HMCs

Horizontal Machining Plus Automation Prove to Be a Rewarding Investment

After watching a machinist take four hours to set up a part on a VMC, Dan Olsen of Mach Machine knew he had a problem. The solution seemed clear: horizontal machining. The automation system wasn’t expected; but the novelty was well worth it before long. 
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NEWS

OMIC R&D Partners with SMW AUTOBLOK For Robotics Project

OMIC R&D and SMW-AUTOBLOK are partnering to research and develop an automated connection interface for robotic end effectors.

NEWS

FANUC Named Top Work Place in Michigan and Illinois

The Detroit Free Press has named FANUC one of Michigan’s top work places for the ninth year running, with the Chicago Tribune doing so in Illinois for the third year in a row.
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NEWS

USAF Rapid Sustainment Office Rewards Manufacturing Leaders

The U.S. Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office awarded teams nearly $1 million for developing sustainment solutions in its Advanced Manufacturing Olympics.

Automation

Tackling the Aerospace Supplier’s Dilemma: Scalability

Automation and robotics can go a long way toward increasing capacity and growing a business dedicated to aerospace manufacturing. But Trinity Precision has learned that refining the indirect and unseen aspects of its operations can be just as valuable.

Automation

Practical Approaches to Automation

Automation isn't just useful for large volumes of the same part. Today, it is increasingly being used in machine shops for high-mix, low-volume jobs.