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3 Ways Increasing Automation in Stretch Wrapping Cuts Costs

April 17, 2020

By Derek Jones Marketing Manager at Robopac USA Whether we are in a booming economy or face uncertainty, thriving companies always look for ways to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. Increasing automation in your end of line packaging operation may be one of the first places to discover cost savings. For example, the average time…


Robotics, Automation and Industry 4.0: Striking the Right Balance

April 3, 2019

By: Tim Wills, CMO, Peak-Ryzex, Inc. Industry 4.0 was first coined by the German government in 2011 to reflect emerging methods of production where machines and products are networked together through the Internet of Things (IoT). With U.S. online sales of goods projected to surpass 735 billion by 2023 (according to a report from Statista),…


Epson Robots to Showcase Robotics Solutions at ATX West

February 4, 2019

Epson Robots plans to showcase its award-winning robots, including the 6-Axis- and Synthis T-Series All-in-One SCARA robots at the Automation Technology show, ATX West


AMK Automation Corp. Launches New Website

May 31, 2018

AMK Automation Corp. (amk.systems) recently launched a new comprehensive website to provide a full range of product information and motion control insight to the automation community in the U.S. The new site, located at amk.systems, has been designed to help AMK Automation fulfill its mission: make motion control simple and help customers across multiple manufacturing…


Dorner Appoints New Territory Sales Manager for Indiana

March 13, 2018

Scott Volk has been appointed Territory Sales Manager covering Indiana for Dorner Mfg. Corp (dornerconveyors.com). Volk will be working with sales channel partners and key accounts to grow the company’s industrial and sanitary conveyor business throughout the state. Volk comes to Dorner with more than 10 years of territory sales experience in automation, fluid power, and…


JLS Names Director of Integrated Systems

January 29, 2018

JLS Automation (jlsautomation.com) has named two new members to its team—Gary Pickett as Director of Integrated Systems Group and Justin Fredricks as Regional Applications Engineer. Pickett will oversee the company’s systems integration activity, including non-JLS built equipment to expand its complete solutions, including integrating new track transport systems. With a strong background in carton loading…


New Advantage Series Automation System from CBW

October 21, 2016

Modular Automation Offers Greater Flexibility, Faster Retrieval CBW Automation Inc., a recognized leader in customized automated systems for high-speed injection molding and thermoform packaging lines, has dedicated its engineering and manufacturing resources to designing and developing the new Advantage Series automation system to provide customers with the most innovative automation solution yet. The new Advantage…


New Shock Reduces Downtime in Blow Molding Machines

December 14, 2015

Like most packaging systems, PET blow molding machines need to run continuously at high speeds. Excess shock and vibration, however, can put the brakes on productivity. At best, shock and vibration can cause machine operators to dial down cycle times. At worst, shock and vibration can damage machine components, causing downtime. One way to combat…


The Arthur G. Russell Company to Acquire Bodine Automation Technology from DTE (Detroit Tool & Engineering)

August 12, 2014

BRISTOL, Conn. – August 5, 2014 – The Arthur G. Russell Company, Inc. (AGR), a leading provider of automatic assembly solutions, today announced the acquisition of Bodine Automation Technology, a division of Missouri-based DTE. The Bodine assets acquired include its intellectual property, engineering/service operations, and parts inventory. Founded in 1932 by Alfred V. Bodine, the…