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Packaging & Palletizing
How a box manufacturer tackled labor issues with robotics
Box manufacturer Alliora had wanted to add automation to its production lines for a while. Unfortunately, its first experience was difficult.
miniPAL 2.0 cobot palletizer features 25% increased payload
miniPAL 2.0 features the enhanced UR10e cobot arm that increases the system’s payload to 27.55 lbs (12.5 kg).
Desmasa launches new mobile manipulator
Desmasa launches a new mobile collaborative robot (MCR) that includes a cobot amr an autonomous mobile robot base.
OnRobot VGP20 electric vacuum gripper targets heavy-duty palletizing
After a busy year product-wise in 2020, OnRobot released its first new end-of-arm tool (EOAT) for 2021. The VGP20 is an electric vacuum gripper that can handle payloads of 20kg (44.09lbs). OnRobot said the VGP20 is “compatible with all leading robot brands” and is designed primarily for heavy-duty palletizing applications, but it can be used for […]
Autonomous Counterbalanced Fork Truck first in Silverback series from Vecna Robotics
Vecna Robotics has expanded its high-capacity autonomous mobile robot product line with the first Silverback-series autonomous counterbalanced fork truck, addressing warehousing needs for end-to-end automation.
ONExia PalletizUR 2.0 uses cobots to simultaneously stack 2 pallets
ONExia’s PalletizUR 2.0, which is based on the Universal Robots cobot, can simultaneously stack two pallets up to 70 inches.
Six-packs now within reach of robotic grippers with new Piab vacuum system
Grabbing some beer is now possible for packaging and palletizing robots, thanks to a new gripper from Piab. It has designed a vacuum system that can handle six-packs without damaging them.
GreyOrange patents technologies for omnichannel order fulfillment
GreyOrange has patented the algorithms and software it offers with autonomous mobile robots to optimize e-commerce fulfillment.
AutoGuide unveils MAX-N High Bay forklift, Mobile Autonomous Storage and Retrieval System
AutoGuide Mobile Robots said its new high-bay forklift can lift up to 2,400 lb. up to 36 ft., and its new Mobile ASRS uses full autonomy to provide efficiency without the cost of traditional storage and retrieval systems.
ForwardX Max 500 vision-based mobile robots get CE approval in Europe
ForwardX said its Max 500 vision-guided, autonomous pallet mover robot now meets EU health and safety standards.
miniPAL cobot palletizer now certified UR+ application kit
When powered by a UR10e cobot arm, miniPAL can palletize at two pallet locations for optimized operation. The UR10e cobot arm has a 22 lb. payload and 51.1 in. reach.
Körber unifies brands for supply chain offerings, including autonomous mobile robots
Körber Supply Chain said it brings unique depth and breadth of expertise in technologies such as autonomous mobile robots to simplify supply chain complexity.
MODEX roundup: Robot firms trumpet new products, partnerships
On the opening day of the MODEX intralogistics show, several robotics companies announced new products and partnerships to help automate materials handling.
UR showing cobot-powered fulfillment solutions at MODEX
MODEX will be the launch pad for supply chain solutions from Universal Robots, including the Quick Development Kit and a palletizer and de-palletizer.
Universal Robots demoing miniPAL cobot palletizer at ATX West
Universal Robots (UR) will be debuting new collaborative robot solutions for palletizing, metrology and machine tending at ATX West in Anaheim, CA, Feb. 11-13. UR’s booth (4815) feature the new miniPAL mobile palletizer, which is a new product from UR’s OEM partner Columbia/Okura. Powered by the UR10e cobot arm, miniPAL can palletize at two pallet […]
Brewing giant Carlsberg uses cobots for safer packaging process
The Danish division of Carlsberg, one of the leading brewery groups in the world, was looking to improve safety conditions for employees at its factory in Fredericia, Denmark. To do so, Carlsberg adopted two collaborative robots (cobots) from Universal Robots. With the cobots, Carlsberg has significantly improved staff safety and taken steps towards achieving zero […]
Mini Finger joins Soft Robotics’ mGrip offering for precise picking
Soft Robotics’ new Mini Finger product joins its modular mGrip line for compliant picking of fragile items in tight spaces.