Tomenson Machine Works had difficulty staffing workers to perform their most repetitive tasks until they used Universal Robots with OnRobot grippers in their pin stamping operation. FPE Automation customer, West Chicago-based Tomenson Machine Workschose OnRobot because their versatile RG6 gripper was able to handle their smallest to largest parts. Collaborative robots were a must forTomenson. The ability to work alongside humans and not require safety guarding was imperative.
FPE Automation was recently featured in a case study presented by Universal Robots. UR Enables Die Casting Company to Keep Jobs in the USA Universal Robots produced this case study at FPE Automation‘s Franklin Park-based customer, RCM Industries, Inc. FPE’s Cameron Friend was instrumental in getting RCM‘s compelling story told. Turns out, they were able to keep jobs in the
Designed for Glass Applications Over 15,000 installations worldwide. This updated solution from MAC Valves has, at its heart, a MAC Bonded Spool as well as a work-horse 35 Series type balanced pilot. It is designed for rugged environments, and available at FPE Automation. DOWNLOAD THE ALL-NEW BROCHURE/TECH SPECS HERE Source: FPE Automation Blog
Tooling for Hot Forming Applications A new resource from PHD: Hot Forming Solutions Brochure now available. Hot forming or hot stamping is the process of heating steel to approximately 950°C. It is then formed in water-cooled dies for a certain time. The end result, the item produced is two to three times the strength of conventionally stamped part. Automotive parts that utilize
Fox Business aired this live segment featuring FPE partner Fusion OEM‘s Craig Zoberis. Now hiring robots as your ‘buddy’ on the production floor: Fusion OEM integrates Universal Robots into innovative CNC machine tending solutions. The news story shows how collaborative robots are solving labor challenges in manufacturing, where there are currently job shortages. By performing dull, dirty and dangerous tasks (sometimes
Area high school students visit with business officials and learn about future career and education opportunities, with the help of FPE Automation and the Great River Economic Development Foundation Kurt Vaeth of FPE Automation, left, helps Josey Rarick and Monroe Fox use a robotic arm controlled by a tablet during the third annual Tri-State MakerFest on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at