Industrial Robotics Case Studies
Industry : Food/Beverage
Packaging containers can sometimes be quite elaborate.
Easy-to-assemble modular approach adds both packaging capacity and flexibility for food products customer needs When food product consumers’ tastes change, food product manufacturers’ processes need to change with them, to stay ahead in a competitive marketplace.
Twizzlers® candy from Y&S Candies, Inc.
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.
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 replace festoons on automated storage and retrieval systems EAST PROVIDENCE, R.
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.
Problem: Medium-sized breweries can survive in a tightening market only with mature marketing concepts and unusual product ideas.
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.
Manufacturer of frozen foods, Wagner, was recently met with increased demand for its ‘‘Piccolinis’‘ pizzas.
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 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.
When working with fruit, gentle handling is essential.
Problem: A robot is required to palletize soft packages onto a pallet.
Problem: BASF has the right formula ready, not only for manufacturing its vitamin A concentrate, but also for automated palletizing.