PLEASANTON, CA—A Chinese explosives manufacturer has placed a $1.1 million order with Adept Technology Inc. for its Quattro s650 delta-style robots. Shenzhen King Explorer Science & Technology Co. will use the robots on its automated packaging lines.
EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation Specialists has received a contract from a Tier 1 automotive supplier to provide two custom, semiautomatic assembly cells that will simplify the production of automobile seat rail link arms.
HUBER HEIGHTS, OH—Systems integrator Process Equipment Co. has gone from a building with a partially collapsed roof to a new facility that’s a “paradise of precision.” Now the company is looking to hire.
SINDELFINGEN, Germany—Daimler is equipping its assembly plant here with the Ubisense real-time location system. Daimler is using the RFID system to track the progress of each vehicle as it is assembled. The system is also being used to track and configure DC electric fastening tools at the plant.