Automated Assembly

High-speed automation for bottle cap assembly

Continuous motion assembly system produces three-piece caps for plastic squeeze bottles.
November 1, 2013

Plastic squeeze bottles for water or Gatorade are ubiquitous at sporting events around the world. Hundreds of millions of them are produced annually.

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Systems Integrator Supplies Custom Robotic Screwdriving System

October 14, 2013

EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation Specialists has delivered a custom robotic screwdriving system to a manufacturer of construction products. The system automates the assembly of modular aluminum fencing, which drastically reduces manual labor and increases quality.

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The Assembly Show Is Here!

Manufacturing professionals can see the latest assembly technologies, learn from industry experts, and network with their peers at the Assembly Show this month.
October 1, 2013

There are three reasons to attend trade shows: to learn about industry trends and new ways of doing things; to network with industry peers; and to see new technologies. This month’s Assembly Show will not disappoint on any of those fronts.

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Global Machine Safety Market to Top $4 Billion by 2018

October 1, 2013

DALLAS—The global market for presence-sensing sensors, emergency stop controls, interlocks, relays, and other machine safety products is expected to reach nearly $4.2 billion by 2018, growing at a annual rate of 9 percent.

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Adept Announces Tech Topics Webinar Series

September 23, 2013

PLEASANTON, CA—Adept Technology Inc. will host a series of educational webinars this fall on topics such as vision-guided robotics, automated packaging, and control software.

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Adept to Host Automation Conference

September 12, 2013

PLEASANTON, CA—Robotics supplier Adept Technology Inc. is hosting an automation conference Oct. 15-17 at its headquarters here.

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Automated Assembly Systems Produces Insulin Pump

September 10, 2013

Looks can sometimes be deceiving in a positive way. A good example is the t:slim insulin pump made by Tandem Diabetes Care Inc.

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Preconfigured Robotic Assembly Cells Cut Costs and Speed Deployment

Ready-to-go systems are becoming increasingly popular.
September 10, 2013

Standardization is a key concept behind lean manufacturing. It allows assemblers to reduce variation, increase consistency, cut costs and improve productivity by following a prescribed set of work instructions.

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New Technologies to Shine at Assembly Show

A host of innovative new technologies will be unveiled next month at the Assembly Show, the only event dedicated exclusively to assembly technology.
September 10, 2013

ASSEMBLY magazine has been around since 1958. In that time, we’ve had lean years and great years. We’ve changed our name three times, and we’ve been bought and sold at least five times. We’ve survived tidal shifts in both U.S. manufacturing and publishing. (If you had told me 26 years ago that I would be spending 30 minutes a day on something called Twitter…)

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Integrating a Vision System

A well-written spec can help engineers wade through the myriad options available for vision systems.
September 9, 2013

Vision system integration has come a long way. With increased processing power, more powerful algorithms, and lighting and optics designed for more demanding requirements, more applications can be solved today than ever before.

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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


Live from The Assembly Show, the hosts of Manufacturing Revival Radio sit down with Adam Malofsky, Ph.D., president and CEO of Bioformix to discuss his company’s innovative, energy-saving adhesives and polymers, which cure without the need for heat or light. 

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