The immediate future for automation in the food industry

    The immediate future for automation in the food industry   Chris Evans, Marketing and Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric UK’s Automation Group looks what is around the corner in terms of automation for the food and beverage industry.   When food producers range from craft breweries and hand-made foods to some of […]

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Mitsubishi demonstrates machine applications at PPMA 2017

   Mitsubishi demonstrates machine applications at PPMA 2017.   At the 2017 PPMA Show, Mitsubishi Electric is demonstrating how the integration of robotics and machine automation deliver tangible benefits to both machine builders and end-users.   PPMA is becoming a must visit show for engineers, buyers and managers from UK manufacturing. Increasingly popular topics for […]

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Small complex processes benefiting from Mitsubishi robot automation

  Using robots to improve productivity is not new, but the availability of high performance low-payload articulated robots offer engineers unprecedented opportunities for productivity improvement in any business. Mitsubishi’s Electric’s RV-F-series high-dynamic 6-axle articulated robots combine high levels of speed, quality and accuracy with 99.9% availability   Also onboard are built-in Ethernet, USB, tracking, camera […]

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Sysmac platform reduces unplanned machine downtime

As producers know only too well, unplanned machine downtime carries significant penalties, from lost production to waste of spoiled product and unhappy customer. By offering advanced machine solutions, Omron’s answer to significantly improve the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) of your installed machine to avoid stoppages.   The Integrated Automation of Omron’s Sysmac a philosophy is […]

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How are smart machines improving productivity?

IIot and smart machines are offering OEMs and manufacturers a step-change in ways to improve flexibility and productivity. The emergence of Industry 4.0 is triggering significant transformation in manu­facturing and production industries.   Making the case for the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) Schneider Electric’s Rainer Beudert, Marketing Director for the system and software Machine Solutions […]

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