Monday, April 16, 2007
In the News - April 2007
FANUC Robotics was recently features on the cover of Products Finishing magazine

FANUC Robotics and its integrators are regularly featured in a variety of publications and Websites. The following lists recent articles in the news:


Products Finishing Cover Story  -  Robotic Painting: A new phase in robotic paint application


In recent years, advances in robotic paintshop applications have provided significant performance improvements in terms of application efficiency, quality and operating costs. Users and potential users of painting robots are looking for reduced capital costs, smaller footprints, reduced installation time and cost, and the ability to process a wider range of vehicles.


The Fostoria Focus – Owens opens new facility on Findlay campus


Thomas Close, president of Advanced Technologies Consultants, demonstrates a robotic arm at the opening of Owens Community College’s new Community Education and Wellness Center, held Wednesday, March 7, at the facility.


Control Engineering - Schneider Packaging Receives Extreme Machine Award


Schneider Packaging was selected a winner of the 2006 Extreme Machine competition by the readers of Control Engineering Magazine.  Readers were looking for a machine that demonstrated a combination of utility, precision, and practicality.  Control Engineering Magazine, Design News Magazine, and Rockwell Automation sponsored the contest.   



Plastics Technology - Keeping-Up with Injection Molding Mini Six-Axis Robot Mounts Anywhere


A new six-axis “mini” robot designed for parts handling, machine tending, and assembly is new from FANUC Robotics America Inc., Rochester Hills, Mich. The new LR Mate 200iC robot has a payload capacity of 11 lbs. It can be positioned on the floor, on a tabletop or molding machine, and at angled or inverted positions.



Modern Materials Handling – FANUC Robotics Introduces New Intelligent LR Mate 200iC 'LEAN' Robot at ATX 2007


FANUC Robotics America, Inc., has introduced its new LR Mate 200iC robot, the company's next generation mini-robot offering maximum performance in a light, efficient, accurate and nimble (LEAN) package.