Robotics Industry News
SICK Announces Free Automation Solutions Forum in Detroit
SICK, Inc. Posted 09/21/2010
Includes Guest Speaker, Jeff Fryman, Robotic Industries Association
SICK (www.sickusa.com), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, today announced its 2010 SICK Solutions Forum in Detroit, Michigan, on October 5. The forum includes free seminars designed to help attendees reduce costs, increase productivity and enhance safety. This event includes featured guest speaker Jeff Fryman, director of standards development for the Robotics Industry Association (RIA). He will be providing insight into the new RIA safety standards for Industrial Robots and Robotics Systems, which are set to harmonize with the international standards ISO 10218 and ISO 13849. Join SICK product experts at the Marriott Auburn Hills hotel to participate in hands-on product demonstrations as well as in-depth application and technology information seminars.
SICK Solutions Forums are scheduled throughout the year in key location across the U.S. and in Canada. At each SICK Solutions Forum attendees can select up to six out of nearly 20 hour-long seminars, including topics such as “Six Steps to a Safe Machine,” “Camera vs. Laser Technology for Bar Code Applications,” and “Clearly Better Packaging Solutions.” These free seminars cover a wide range of industries and applications.
To register and for more information about the schedule of events, visit www.sickusa.com/solutionsforums.
SICK is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sensors, safety systems and automatic identification products for industrial applications. With nearly 450 patents, SICK continues to lead the industry in new product innovations. The diversity of its product line allows SICK to offer solutions at every phase of production in the logistics, automotive, robotics, packaging, electronics, food and beverage, and material handling markets. SICK was founded in 1946 and has operations or representation in 65 countries worldwide.