FANUC America Corp.
3900 W Hamlin Rd.
Rochester Hills , MI 48309 US
As Seen In Plastics Technology
Automation: New Lightweight, Compact Cobots
Fanuc brings out CRX-10iA line of collaborative robots.
Use the Same End-of-Arm Tooling Across Cobot Brands
At east nine brands of cobots and light industrial robots can use the same OnRobot quick-change tooling.
Injection Molding: Sepro Robot Controls Integrated With Fanuc Roboshot Machines
Program and operate the robot from the press controller.
OnRobot Opens U.S. Office in Dallas
Danish maker of electric grippers for many types of cobots.
Injection Molding: Simple Robot Cell for Gate Cutting Needs No Programming
CS Robotics designed a small six-axis robot cell that can be rolled up to any machine and set up in minutes.
OnRobot Opens U.S. Office in Dallas
Danish maker of grippers for collaborative robots has new U.S. headquarters.
Whoa, That Was Neat
NPE2018 is brimming with exciting new developments. So we asked—What's the coolest thing you've seen on the show floor?
Injection Molding at NPE2018: A Showplace for the ‘Smart Factory’
In Orlando, you’ll glimpse the future, and it’s automated and interconnected. But don’t worry, there are plenty of ways for plants of all sizes to get in on these trends.
Fanuc Adds Fast, Compact SCARA Robots
Fanuc's new SCARA robots offer speed, precision, and a compact footprint.
K 2016: Connectivity & Collaboration in Robotics & Automation
Besides a handful of new robots and pickers, the big themes were modular ‘plug-and-play’ automation, Industry 4.0 connectivity, easier programming, and safer collaboration with human workers.
Making Standard Robots More “Collaborative”
Laser scanners can slow or stop a robot temporarily when a human approaches.
Now That’s “Collaborative”!
Pick-and-place product handling … simple assembly tasks … sure, or why not serving a cold beer?
ROBOTS TO ‘COBOTS’: Next-Gen Automation in Plastics Processing
So-called ‘collaborative robots’ are a new category of ‘human-friendly’ automation that can work safely side by side with people, unprotected by guarding.
Molder Builds a Business From Next to Nothing
Under new ownership, Cumberland Plastics Solutions’ decision to invest when times were tough has paid big dividends.
Highlights of Fakuma 2015
A selection of the hottest news and molding trends at this “little brother” to the K Show.
Funny Looking Robots
Super-high-speed pick-and-place units made their debut at a plastics show.
Technology, Creativity, and Fun: The Noble Plastics Recipe
Most people find jobs within companies thatahave an established corporate mission and business culture.
NPE News in Injection Molding
If a better machine can help your company beat challenging economic conditions, you’ll probably find it at NPE. And finding it will be easier, thanks to our editors’ efforts to sift out of some 2000 exhibits the most significant news in injection and blow molding, extrusion, compounding, and thermoforming.
NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Brains and Brawn - New Robots Are Handier Than Ever
Injection molding robots introduced at NPE pushed the work envelope for speed, reach, payload capacity, ease of programming, and ability to handle more sophisticated tasks.
Six-Axis Robots: Where They Fit in Injection Molding
Injection molded parts are typically demolded with simple pick-and-place automation—a top-mounted, gantry-style (also called Cartesian, linear, or traversing) three-axis robot.
Automotive Innovation Trend-Setting Technologies Garner SPE Awards
Paintless in-mold film decorating and carbon-fiber composites are making inroads in appearance and structural parts. Blow molding is finding new interior applications. And long-fiber thermoplastics are cutting weight and cost on the inside and outside of new passenger vehicles.