HighRes Biosolutions has declared the launch of a new, advanced bench top laboratory automation system ‘ACell’. It is compact, ensures secure bench top use, capable of rapid operation, and compatible with all HighRes' advanced storage devices.
One of the world’s leading providers of intelligent robotics and autonomous mobile solutions and services to high-growth markets, Adept Technology has opened a new office in Shanghai, China.
Microscan, a machine vision, barcode and lighting solutions provider has announced its participation at the IPACK-IMA trade show being held in Milan from 28 February to 3 March, 2012.
Dynex Technologies, a pioneer in microplate technology, declared that it has concluded a supply agreement with ZEUS Scientific that enables the latter to integrate the Dynex SmartKit packaging in the ZEUS ELISA products.
The Motoman Robotics division of Yaskawa America Inc. has come up with a delta style Motoman MPP3 robot. The strong and fast MH-80 robot is very flexible and can many uses in material handling applications such as packaging, cartoning and kitting.
Hardware manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group plans to replace human workers with robots. The Taiwanese company, one of the world's largest maker of electronic components including printed circuit boards, makes many consumer electronic gadgets at its huge factories in China.
Adept Technology, a company that offers international robotics solutions and intelligent vision-guided robotics services, declared that Walls Machinery, Australia, has placed orders for two dual OctoLoader equipment including four Adept Quattro s650H robots to completely automate secondary packaging activities for a pioneer food packaging company.
JLS Automation has decided to install the IRB 360 FlexiPicker robot on its Osprey case packing system.
President Obama has announced a $70 million initiative to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or co-operatively with people. The proposal has been called the National Robotics Initiative and is backed by a number of government run agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Multivac has developed a highly efficient module for automating integrated packaging lines called Multi-Robot H240. The module is equipped with a gripper system, which can be easily modified according to the application.