KUKA Robotics Canada are to showcase a new unified controlled palletizing solution along with the LWR lightweight robotic technology at PACKEX, Canada’s most comprehensive resource for Packaging and Processing being help in Toronto.
Egemin Automation has signed a contract to deliver automatic trailer loading equipment and automated production warehousing to ConAgra Foods, a major food organization in the US, according to 3PLNews.com.
Swisslog declared that it has received a single-source contract from Premier Purchasing Partners to supply autonomous mobile robots and pneumatic tube systems.
ReconRobotics, a company that manufactures strategic, micro-robot systems, declared that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), a Navy research facility.
The World Robot Olympiad Arabia this year saw 1,500 students form 300 plus teams to participate in the three categories. The WRO 2011 was hosted in the capital city of Abu Dhabi.
Cognex obtained a large order from Kiva Systems for 140 DataMan 500 Barcode Readers. Kiva would incorporate the barcode readers into an advanced automated order fulfillment system, which is being created for a huge medical device manufacturer.
Hudson Robotics has introduced a new Microplate Labeler. The PA 1000 automated Print & Apply labeler is designed for the laboratory. It offers flexible bar code printing and good data management capabilities.
FANUC’S biggest integrator in the Palletizing and case packing segment in North America, Schneider Packaging Equipment has been recognized by FANUC and is to receive four FANUC awards for innovation in usage of Robotics and also in sales volumes.
Pacepacker Services, a company that renders system integration services for robots and a strategic partner of FANUC, predicts that FANUC's recent M-410i range of palletizing robots would increase the output of production in companies with limited spaces.
ESS Technologies, a company that designs, manufactures and integrates packaging equipment, has introduced a flexible feeding system, called TaskMate to handle the packaging needs for a wide range of products.