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LATEST ROBOTICS...

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Splash-resistant articulated robot arm

04/01/2021

Igus has developed its very first IP44 rated water-resistant robolink articulated robotic arm – a low-cost automation solution made of polymer and sta...

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Hygienic portable high-care food processing robot

05/10/2020

Measuring 950mm x 680mm, igene is designed to need the same size pitch as a human at a production line, whilst working faster and with great accuracy....

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A recipe for success?

14/09/2020

Recent outbreaks of the Covid-19 virus within meat processing facilities has shone a spotlight on the need to protect operators through the introducti...

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Vacuum head combines compact footprint with strong suction

01/09/2020

Brillopak has developed a new end-effector that offers increased suction and control when handling fresh produce packs with its UniPAKer robotic crate...

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Food-grade certified soft gripper

27/04/2020

The new OnRobot food-grade Soft Gripper is able to pick a variety of irregular shapes and delicate food items....

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Food-friendly robot

14/01/2018

FANUC UK has launched a new robot for cleanroom and food-handling environments....

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First FANUC m410ic/185 robot in the field at Askew & Barrett

28/08/2015

The first FANUC M410iC/185 universal palletising robot has been installed in the UK at pulse processor Askew & Barrett, where it has helped to boo...

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Bosch launches new robotic packaging portfolio

07/07/2015

Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of robotic technology for primary and secondary packaging solutions, has fully redesigned its Delta rob...

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FANUC unveils world's highest payload collaborative robot

26/06/2015

FANUC Robotics UK has extended the application field for collaborative robots with the launch of a game-changing system that has a higher payload than...

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Ensuring sustainability in the plant-based protein sector

19/06/2022

Nigel Devine explains how and why plant-based protein manufacturers need to valorise their by-products to ensure sustainable production in this growin...

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Dairy introduces sustainable yoghurt pots

23/06/2022

Preston-based yogurt producer, Alston Dairy has introduced a fully recyclable pot to its Ann Forshaw’s Farmhouse Yogurt range. ...

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AI improves maintenance

27/06/2022

Steve Sands explains how new software is evolving to help manufacturers implement a predictive maintenance prioritisation strategy. ...

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Collaboration on sustainability is the way forward

23/06/2022

Despite ambitious climate targets focussing hearts and minds on making businesses more sustainable, there is still a prevailing view that a trade-off ...

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Product inspection: Breaking down barriers

26/05/2022

John Dunlop argues the case for inspection-as-a-service in the food production sector. ...

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Rising energy costs highlight power struggle for manufacturers

19/06/2022

The majority of manufacturers are facing the perfect energy storm as they admit rising energy bills have significantly impacted their margins and abil...