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Robotic Resources

Case Studies

Industry : Food/Beverage

Modern Safety and Control for Packaging

POSTED: 03/31/2009

Safe interaction between man and machine   Faster, more flexible, safer – with this objective in mind, the level of automation on plant and machinery

Brewery is More Competitive with Robotic Packaging and Palletizing System

POSTED: 06/01/2008

Problem: Medium-sized breweries can survive in a tightening market only with mature marketing concepts and unusual product ideas. The packaging industry, too, is being put more and more to the test by the segmentation of

FANUC Palletizing System Reduces Labor Costs at Alto Dairy

POSTED: 06/01/2008

Problem: Waupun, Wisconsin-based Alto Dairy faced significant costs related to strains and injuries suffered by workers required to palletize over 7,600 cases of cheese per eight hour shift.  In addition, the repetitive manual palletizing job was boring

Robotic Bag Palletizing System Helps Forbes Chocolate Productivity

POSTED: 09/17/2004

Forbes Chocolate is a supplier of blended cocoa and flavorings used in the food industry. Forbes blends are used in products such as milk, ice cream, soft serve, frozen yogurt and baked goods. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Forbes Chocolate is a unique company

Vacuum Gripper System Meets Increasing Demands for Handling Packages of Varying Shape and Size

POSTED: 04/16/2004

The use of robots for placing products in containers, transferring those containers between different stations in the packaging lines and palletizing them is becoming increasingly prevalent in all industries. Robots, with their ability to use a variety of end-of-arm tools [EOAT], provide the high-speed ‘‘pick and place’‘ palletizing ability needed to

SIG Delta Robots Get to Grips with Wagner's Piccolinis Pizzas

POSTED: 02/04/2004

Manufacturer of frozen foods, Wagner, was recently met with increased demand for its ‘‘Piccolinis’‘ pizzas. To meet this demand, Wagner turned to SIG Pack Systems for a faster and more efficient production process, which offered a compact solution with a lower level of complexity. Wagner introduced Piccolinis

KUKA Creates System to Remove Securing Bands from Empty Bottle Crates

POSTED: 06/23/2003

Problem: Securing bands which hold crates of empty bottles together during transport back to the filling plant must be cut and removed before the bottles can be washed and refilled. The extent to which this process can be rationalized is shown by a robot functioning as

Handle With Care: Robotic System Packages Muffins

POSTED: 06/23/2003

Problem: At Otis Spunkmeyer improper handling of muffins as they were being depanned from the oven was resulting in damage to the final product. The customer needed to improve handling quality while increasing handling speed. Solution: As the muffins are depanned they are conveyed to the packaging areas

Sigpack Delta Robot for Packaging at Pepperidge Farm

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The right choice is being made every day by more and more connoisseurs of fine taste throughout the world, when they opt for a superior delicacy from Pepperidge Farm - a division of Campbell Soup, Inc. Pepperidge Farm also made the right choice when deciding to automate

Strong but Gentle Robots Used for Handling Bananas

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When working with fruit, gentle handling is essential. Proof that robots have the necessary sensitive touch is provided by a banana ripening facility, where the strong but gentle machines tirelessly handle crates of bananas. These KUKA Long Range palletizing robots are confronted with a special challenge: they also have to

KUKA Long Range Robot Outperforms Layering Palletizer

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Problem: A robot is required to palletize soft packages onto a pallet.  The essential characteristics of this robot, which is used at a beverage manufacturing plant, is an emphasis on flexibility and availability The robot works on two sides, alternately stacking two sizes of soft packages on Europallets.

High Repeatibility and Short Cycle Times are Key to Successful Vitamin Palletizing Operation

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Problem: BASF has the right formula ready, not only for manufacturing its vitamin A concentrate, but also for automated palletizing. In a single shift, and in a limited space, a six-axis KUKA robot handles sacks filled with vitamins with a cumulative weight of approximately 30 tons. A decisive

A Robot Palletizer for the Sugar and Flour Industry

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Problem: In recent years, strong competition and the need to find new purchasing stimuli for the consumer, has led large distributors to develop new sales outlet shelving concepts. As was the case in the mineral water and soft-drinks sector, solutions have also been developed for 1 kg


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