September 2020

25
Sep

You can get a 100% tax credit for automation equipment put in place before the end of the year.

Year-end Tax Incentives: Automation can be a game-changer for your business.   Per Section 179 of the Internal Revenue Code, U.S. businesses are allowed to take a 100% tax deduction for qualified equipment and off-the-shelf software that is put into service by December 31. For a lot of companies, Q4 is typically a time to do an internal audit to

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18
Sep

FPE is the winner of the 2020 Robotiq Expert Partner award.

FPE Automation Wins Robotiq Expert Partner Award Robotiq, a global manufacturer of plug and play components and end-of-arm tooling for collaborative robots, and a UR+ partner has named FPE Automation as an expert partner for 2020.    Jomy Vadakumpadam, Automation Controls Division Manager, accepted the award on behalf of FPE Automation. “Robotiq has proven to be an equally excellent partner with

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10
Sep

Introducing the new AutoGuide Mobile ASRS: what used to be automatic and heavy is now autonomous and light.

New Product Launch from AutoGuide: Mobile ASRS and MAX-N High Bay AutoGuide has announced a cost-effective, more flexible option for storage and retrieval. AutoGuide’s autonomous storage and retrieval system, Mobile ASRS, with the MAX-N High Bay forklift, provides the benefit of automation without changes to existing racking systems, pallets, or software systems. Delivering the functionality of traditional ASRS at a fraction of

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8
Sep

Is it better to manage a robotic or vision implementation in-house, or bring in outside resources to assist your team?

For Robotic and Vision Implementations: Choose your project manager, based on the complexity of your implementation.       With robotic integrations becoming more and more straightforward, you may opt to handle the project. If you don’t have the resources in-house, or the time, you can choose to rely on FPE Automation for expert assistance. For more complex applications, or

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3
Sep

Automation in the Food and Beverage Industry

Automation and Food Safety: A New Video Explains How the Experts at FPE Automation Can Help Today’s food processing involves a careful balance. Keeping things clean is the number one concern in food and beverage processing operations, because food safety is crucial. Machine designers have to incorporate components that meet industry standards and comply with important regulations. Safety is the

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