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Industrial Robotics Case Studies

Industry : Food/Beverage

Product Handling Put to the Test at Twizzlers Candy Plant

POSTED: 02/07/2011

Twizzlers® candy from Y&S Candies, Inc.

Flexible Cable Performs in Severe Cold Temperature Environments

POSTED: 11/01/2010

  Problem: A leading North American manufacturer of electric fork lift trucks wanted a rugged flexible cable that could not only withstand thousands upon thousands of flexes year after year, but also endure extreme sub-zero temperatures in working environments where the fork lift equipment is used to offload foods and perishables from cold storage.

A Sweet Success Story: Candy Factory Modernizes its Robotic-Palletizing Cells

POSTED: 04/22/2010

The Hershey Company licorice plant welcomes new palletizing robots—along with controls and simulation software--to handle 85 percent of the plant’s palletizing chores, while also increasing productivity, flexibility and reliability.

Cable Carriers Eliminate Costly Maintenance

POSTED: 04/15/2009

Cable carriers replace festoons on automated storage and retrieval systems EAST PROVIDENCE, R.

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 continues to advance in all industries.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Strong but Gentle Robots Used for Handling Bananas

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When working with fruit, gentle handling is essential.

KUKA Long Range Robot Outperforms Layering Palletizer

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Problem: A robot is required to palletize soft packages onto a pallet.

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.


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