Automated Assembly

Boeing Developing Automated Assembly System for 777

SEATTLE—At a secret facility in Anacortes, WA, a small group of Boeing engineers will begin testing advanced automation methods for building the soon-to-be-launched 777X jet. The project promises to dramatically change how the plane’s metal hull is built.

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Systems Integrator Expands

ST. JOSEPH, MI—Michigan-based systems integrator Edgewater Automation will invest $3 million to establish a production facility in Spartanburg County, SC, and create 53 new jobs.

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Robotic Assembly Cell Improves Production of Oven Doors

ADELAIDE, Australia—Electrolux has implemented a vision-guided robotic assembly cell to improve the production of oven doors.

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Integrator to Design Assembly System for Auto Part

EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation recently received a contract from a Tier 1 automotive supplier to provide a multistation system to assemble and test a lane departure warning system.

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Chinese Manufacturers Invest in Robotics

BEIJING—Chinese manufacturers are increasingly investing in robotics to overcome the challenges of rising labor costs and fierce competition from emerging nations in South and Southeast Asia.

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Automated Assembly System Produces Syringes

CARLSBAD, CA—Systems integrator Automation GT has built a multistation automated assembly system to make syringes. Designed for use in a Class 10,000 clean room, the system includes robots, vision systems and dispensing equipment.

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Robot Boosts Productivity at Faucet Manufacturer

STONY BROOK, NY—Before the faucet maker RSS Manufacturing & Phylrich installed a machine-tending robot, processing 1,500 units on a tube bender using manual labor would take three days. With the robot, the same job takes four hours.

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Automation Keys Productivity at Toothbrush Factory

IOWA CITY, IA—Automation enables the Oral-B assembly plant here to produce 1 million toothbrushes daily.

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People, Robots Work Side by Side at Japanese Assembly Plant

SAITAMA, Japan—People and humanoid robots are working side by side on an assembly line at an assembly plant here that makes money-handling machines.

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Detroit Diesel Tracks, Traces and Controls Module Assembly

Sitting under the hood of every new car—and many older cars made since 1990—is the engine control module (ECM). Often referred to as “the car’s computer,” it usually employs the most powerful and expensive microcontroller in the vehi-cle.

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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.


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