robotics

JLS Automation celebrating 65th anniversary

Robotic packaging systems producer and industrial automation leader JLS Automation is celebrating its 65th anniversary in 2020. The company started... continue reading »

Quest Industrial wins robotics award from FANUC Japan

FANUC Japan has honored both Quest Industrial and ProMach with its 2019 Global Partner Sales Award. This award, which was presented in December at ... continue reading »

Road to robotic automation in food processing

The food industry is entering an era similar to one the automobile industry went through decades ago. Automation is coming, that we know. How and to w... continue reading »

Columbia Cobot Universal Robot

Columbia/Okura automation capabilities coming to ATX West

Attendees of ATX West — the largest automation technology trade show in the Western U.S. — will experience how collaborative robots from Columbia/... continue reading »

PACK EXPO’s Jim Pittas talks sustainable packaging and other topics

For the better part of nine decades, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (formerly Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Insti... continue reading »

Quest’s robotic pick and pack to be on display at PACK EXPO

ProMach’s newest key acquisition, Quest Industrial, is exhibiting its new Quik Pick & Pack robotic pick and place cell, along with its Boxed-Bot... continue reading »

Robotic strawberry harvester gets large investment

A total $7.5 million recently was invested in Advanced Farm Technologies (AFT), a developer of robotic farming equipment that includes the T-6 robotic... continue reading »

Random picking demonstration coming to PACK EXPO

Pick six differently sized food items randomly oriented on a moving conveyor and place each of these items into the same pouch. Then do this again 1,1... continue reading »

Omron to showcase robotic manipulator and vacuum grippers at PACK EXPO

The Omron Automation Americas booth (LS-5970) at PACK EXPO 2019 in Las Vegas will explore near-future manufacturing equipment as part of a wide-rang... continue reading »

New forms of mechanization making their way into produce processing

Technology and innovation have always been key to farming. Lately, advanced robotics has been trickling into the industry and is becoming more of a fa... continue reading »