Feb 2010

FANUC Robotics and its Integrators Featured in the News!

FANUC Robotics and our integrators are regularly featured in a variety of online and print publications. Check out recent articles in the news:

PMT – 2009 Packaging Line of the year

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut LLC hit the sweet spot and won 2009’s PMT Packaging Line of the Year award with its end of the line automated packaging solution.

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Modern Machine Shop – A Significant Cell  

Manual loading of heavy housings was the prime machining bottleneck for gearbox manufacturer SEW Eurodrive.  Although it had no experience with automated cells, it wasn’t shy about installing a big one. A look at the manufacturer’s $13 million cell reveals an intriguing layout and an interesting blend of technologies.  

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Plastics News – Mack Molding Co. thinking large with its new paint system

Custom injection molder Mack Molding Co. has fortified its market position with a $3 million investment in an automotive-quality paint system at its large-part molding facility in Inman.

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Solar Industry – FANUC Robotics Introduces M-3iA Robot

The M-3iA robot is a larger version of the company's M-1iA robot. Available in a four- or six-axis model, the M-3iA offers the same unique parallel-link structure, is lightweight and portable, and accommodates payloads up to 6 kg.

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Packaging Digest – Sparkling finish for French champagne

A new bottling line draws upon three of its technology focuses: robot integration; automated format changeovers; and protection of the product as well as the quality of the finished packaging—a line that can handle 16 different formats initially, with the option of facing the presentation boxes and the bottles in the future.

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