LJB can now alleviate its longer lead times by running second, third, or overnight shifts thanks to the OB7 cobot arm.
Acieta launches FastLOAD CX1000 mobile cobot cell
Acieta’s FastLOAD CX1000 cobot cell is equipped with a FANUC CRX-10iA/L 6-axis cobot that offers a 10 kg payload and 1418 mm reach.
SCAPE Easy-Picker intended to affordably aid small, midsize manufacturers
Scape Technologies said its new SCAPE Easy-Picker is intended to make automated bin picking easier for small and midsize manufacturers.
How a CNC machine shop maximizes productivity with cobots
Already producing over two million parts per month, Swiss Productions turned to Productive Robotics’ OB7 cobot to maximize machine time.
ZAGO Manufacturing increases capacity with automated night shifts
ZAGO Manufacturing faced an increase in demand, but had a limited workforce. It turned to Robotiq and Universal Robots for a robust automated solution.
How cobots save Coty Cosmetics $500,000 per year
Coty Cosmetics uses eight Universal Robots cobots to automate the picking and packing of products at the powder presses, saving $500,000 per year.
3 cobots become crucial assistants for ladder manufacturer
Leading ladder manufacturer Hailo uses three collaborative robots from Universal Robots to relieve its employees of strenuous activities while guaranteeing high product standards.
CNC machine shop achieves higher productivity with cobots
After installing a Productive Robotics OB7 cobot on its wire EDM machine, True Precision doubled output and met deadlines early.
UR+ application kits look to simplify cobot deployments
UR+ ecosystem is expanding today by adding “plug-and-produce” application kits that make it easier to automation among widely used applications.
OnRobot launches 3-finger gripper for heavy duty machine tending
OnRobot has been upfront about its aggressive plan to expand its product portfolio. It appears the Danish company is sticking to its word as it just released its second new product in about one week. The new OnRobot 3FG15 three-finger gripper features a 150mm stroke and 15 kg (33 lb) payload. It offers a gripping […]
Flexible gripper helps automate pin stamping application
Tomenson Machine Works is a third-generation, family-owned manufacturer of precision hydraulic manifolds used in a variety of machinery across the agricultural, mining, and construction industries. Founded in 1977 by Thomas Roake, the Chicago-based company has become a world leader in hydraulic manifolds with the products now considered a “gold standard” in the industry. The company turned […]
RCM Industries keeps jobs in the U.S. with help from UR10e cobot fleet
Chicago-area manufacturer RCM Industries improved its global competitiveness by deploying UR10e collaborative robot arms for precise and repetitive tasks, adding automation while retaining U.S. workers.
Machine shop saves 500 hours with machine tending cobot
Founded in 1983 and based in the town of Åseda in Southern Sweden, FT Produktion is a machine shop that supplies metal parts measuring up to 7.5 meters in size to a variety of industries. The company has 25 employees that hail from Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, Syria, and Thailand who work in tandem with neighboring company Profilgruppen. […]
Sawyer’s machine tending skills help manufacturer increase quality
Fitzpatrick Manufacturing, a Sterling Heights, Michigan-based CNC machine shop and custom manufacturer founded in 1952, supplies parts to more than a dozen sectors, including aerospace, automotive, medical equipment and oil and gas. To increase operational efficiency and counterbalance a tight labor market, Fitzpatrick Manufacturing made its initial foray into advanced automation by adopting a Sawyer […]
Zippertubing uses UR5 cobot to guarantee product quality
Zippertubing, which provides coverings for cabling for the automotive and aerospace industries, needed reliability and throughput. It found them with a UR5 cobot arm and accessories.
Toolcraft turns to cobots to save on production, increase throughput
In this case study, Toolcraft had to take on a third shift and precisely move medical parts in its CNC machine. With an integrator’s help, the machine shop used a UR5e cobot to increase production.