AUTOMATION

Next Generation Goes Go-Pro during COVID-19 to Advance Shop Technology

The coronavirus doesn’t stop two next-generation professionals from implementing new five-axis machining cell technology at Electroform.  
#fiveaxis

Integrated Manufacturing System Connects Process Platforms, Streamlines Cutting Tool Production

ANCA’s AIMS uses smart automation and IT integration to connect tool production processes and systems for maximized productivity and end-to-end tool manufacturing.
#industry40

Siemens, Stratasys Partner to Incorporate Additive Manufacturing into Volume Production

The formal partnership aims to strengthen and expand the benefits of 3D printing in manufacturing value chain, with the aerospace, automotive and tooling industries expected to benefit first.
#3dprinting

FANUC, Plus One Robotics Deliver Automation Solutions for E-Commerce Fulfillment

The flexible robotic fulfillment technology incorporates a FANUC robot and Plus One’s AI-powered PickOne perception system to help customers tackle the relentless demands of the logistics environment.

FMS Load Handler Targets Machine Tools Without Automatic Pallet Changers

The DMC-APC from Fastems can be configured into an FMS and load machine tools directly and act as an automatic pallet changer. Improved speed, machine tool utilization and reduced cost. 

Inspection Manager Software Enhances Collaboration and Automation

High QA’s updated Inspection Manager (IM) software features next level Quality 4.0 standards, increased automation and enhanced workflows.

Mobile, Collaborative Robot Increases Shop Capacity

Robotic company, Acieta, presents its FastLOAD CX1000 cobot which prevents shop equipment sitting idle with a quicker setup and maintains a more flexible task handling.

Achieving Flexible Capacity with Automation

This high-mix, low-volume manufacturer embarked on a year and a half program to introduce robotics to its manufacturing process.

Cobot Software Update Adds and Improves Operational Features

The line of 0B7 collaborative robots from Absolute Machine Tools’ partner Productive Robotics have been enhanced with 50 additional operational and ease-of-use features.

How to Design and Analyze the Right Clamping System

The use of innovative clamping systems to optimize the moldmaking production process requires consideration of five factors based on Industry 4.0 principles.

VIDEOS

PODCAST: A Campus and Culture of Capabilities and Solutions

MGS Mfg Group Business Development Managers Mark Ypsilantis and Brad Bollech did not hide their passion for mold manufacturing, their commitment to the next generation workforce and their experience with the campus of capabilities that is MGS Mfg Group during our Manufacturing Alliance Podcast.

CNC Machining Cell with Robot Elevates Production and Savings

Cooper Tires speeds tire-mold production with advanced CNC machining and automation technologies.

Innovation Abounds at NPE2018

Here is a review of some notable moldmaking innovations and advancements on display at NPE2018.

Automation Technology Enables Flexible Capacity Adaptation

Grob Systems Inc.'s automation technology enables flexible adaptation to capacities and guarantees coordinated pallet handling.
#amerimold

8 Mold Design Decisions That Impact Automation

Making the right decisions during eight key mold design phases will avoid automation problems and save money on price, installation and operation.
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Software Features Automation Functionality

The NCSIMUL machining module now includes  automation functionality that provides wider control for jobs across various devices by communicating with distant servers.

BIG KAISER Presents Fourth Annual Donation to National Robotics League

Customers and partners of Big Kaiser Precision Tooling teamed up to generate a $7,283 donation to benefit the National Robotics League (NRL).

Integrated Laser Automation Solution Controls Entire Production Process

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation offers its laser automation solution, a multifunctional, fully integrated system that is capable of controlling the entire production process from loading, cutting, sorting, and unloading through to the storage of finished parts.

Collaborative Robots Set Standards for Ease of Use, Reliability and Safety

FANUC introduces the CRX-10iA and CRX-10iA/L (long arm version) collaborative robots that set new standards in terms of ease of use, reliability and safety.