AUTOMATION

February Technology Roundup: Digital-Only

February’s compilation of digital-only products/services covers maintenance and repair, software, cutting tools and automation category offerings.

Plastic Injection Molder Enhances Automation and Cell Manufacturing Capacity

X-Cell Tool & Mold emphasizes a continuous investment in automated technologies such as its five-axis machining cell and soft milling cell to reduce machine uptime, improve throughput.
#fiveaxis

Tabletop Industrial Robot Enhances Versatile Processing and Handling

Ten new model variations of the FANUC America LR Mate 200iD/14L robot series offers a 14-kilogram payload and more flexible accommodations for limited workspaces.

CNC and Robotics Integration Simplifies Operations

The FANUC Quick and Simple Startup of Robotization (QSSR) feature enables FANUC CNCs to directly program robotos through a G-code format.
#industry40

Laser Processing System Integrates Automation For Complete Precision and Flexibility

ACSYS Lasertechnik’s Multishift system is fully automatic, including a robotic arm and integration with OCR, OPR and dynamic focus control for a very precise laser processing finish.
#industry40

Fastems Automation Guide Reveals How to Multiply Machine Tool Efficiency with Production Automation

Free, downloadable guide and corresponding webinar cover the six main production bottlenecks that hinder manufacturing efficiency, and how manufacturers can optimize their operations.

Coolant Monitoring System Combines Cloud-Based Platform, Plug & Play for Maximum Monitoring Flexibility

Liquidtool Systems’ Liquidtool Manager and its associated sensor enable users to take reliable, regular measurements with minimal effort, with secure access to all current and historical measurement data.

FANUC America Launches CRX Cobot Website

Newly launched e-Learning website educates manufacturers and industry about FANUC’s CRX collaborative robot to get customers and employees up to speed.

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.

Diversification and Departmentalization Drive Growth for Wisconsin Mold Builder

New ownership at Innovation Mold & Design (IMD) grows the company by investment in technology that serves a departmentalization and diversification, business model.

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.

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

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

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. 

December Technology Roundup: Digital-Only

MMT presents a compilation of digital-only new/proven product content. Hot runners, machining, automation and software categories can be found below. 

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.