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Systems Integrator to Build Assembly Machines for Key Fobs

EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation Specialists has received a contract to supply three automated assembly machines to a Tier 1 automotive supplier. The machines will produce electronic key fobs.


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New Materials, Flexibility Challenge Automakers

SOUTHFIELD, MI—The automotive assembly line of the future will be more flexible, more capable of handling new materials, and make greater of the mobile technology, says Martin Kinsella, director of advanced materials and process technologies for systems integrator Comau Inc.


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Are you ready for Industry 4.0?

In the latter part of the 18th century, the advent of water and steam power enabled manufacturers to transition from manual production to mechanized production. Historians know it as the Industrial Revolution, but let’s think of it as “Industry 1.0.”


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Integrator Builds Automated Assembly System for Keyless Entry Remotes

EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation Specialists has recently shipped a hub assembly cell for keyless entry remotes to a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier.


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What’s New With Robot End-Effectors

Innovative EOAT—ranging from magnetic grippers to micro tool changers—provides robots with many helping hands.


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Vision-Guided Robots Assemble Spools of Film

ELY, UK—British systems integrator GB Innomech has built an automated assembly system that uses vision-guided robots to produce spools of film ribbons for security and identity cards.


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Linear Tracks Increase Efficiency of Robotic Machine Tending

Placing a six-axis robot on a linear track can reduce costs and increase efficiency.


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Controllers Make Auto Assembly Safer, Quicker

More market share is always the goal of every automaker, whether it’s based in the United States, Europe or Asia.


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Integrator Delivers Assembly System for ABS Modules

EVANSVILLE, IN—Systems integrator Evana Automation has shipped a custom assembly and test system to a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier. The machine will assemble and test ABS brake control modules.


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McClellan Automation to Collaborate With Patti Engineering

AUBURN HILLS, MI—Patti Engineering Inc., a specialist in control systems integration, will expand its collaboration with McClellan Automation Systems, a company that designs and builds automated assembly systems.


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Automate 2015

3/23/15
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Automation is helping companies in every industry become stronger global competitors. To succeed, you need the right solution providers, the right technology, and the right expertise. Automate 2015 will provide it all and more!

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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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 Live from The ASSEMBLY Show, Bob Wood, president of ECI Spinnomatic, talks about his company’s newest product: a fully automated riveting cell equipped with a rotary indexing table, a six-axis robot, an orbital forming unit, and laser sensors. 

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