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26
Mar

New Date Added for Authorized UR Core Training

Learn to program and operate a Universal Robot collaborative robot in a relaxed, hands-on setting. FPE Automation hosts authorized training for the world’s #1 cobot at their state-of-the-art training and technology centers in Elk Grove Village, Illinois and Sunset Hills, Missouri.   We’ve just added an additional date to our training schedule. Hurry, classes fill up quickly. Register today. www.fpeautomation.com/urcore

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22
Mar

FPE Hosts Robotics and Automation Night for Boy Scout Troop

FPE Automation Hosts Cub Scout Troop at their Elk Grove Village Technology and Training Center for an Evening Interacting with Robots and Other Automation On Thursday, March 18, FPE Automation welcomed a local Elk Grove Village Cub Scout troop to their Technology and Training Center for a fun and educational early evening automation demo. The Scouts were shown collaborative robots, autonomous

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17
Mar

Joe Judge is Selected as #1 PHD Top Performer for March 2021

Congratulations to FPE Automation’s Joe Judge: #1 PHD Top Performer We are very happy to announce that FPE Automation‘s Joe Judge is PHD‘s #1 top performer for March 2021. Joe was selected by PHD‘s Scott Peters for this honor for a few reasons; Joe has helped to implement innovative PHD solutions at numerous companies, large and small. Slides, actuators, and even custom products. Those

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17
Feb

UVC and Dry Mist Disinfection Robots Will be a Big Part of Post-COVID Strategy for Manufacturing Facilities

Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) takes a look at our world, after COVID-19 COVID-19 has created an unprecedented situation for the manufacturing sector globally. Supply chains are disrupted, stopping the flow of materials and finished goods. Assembly lines are forced to change operations because of a lack of workforce and parts and changed consumer behavior. Employee health has become a serious

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1
Feb

FPE Automation and IMEC to Co-host Vision Guided Robotics Webinar on March 11

Vision Guided Robotics: Set Up Machine Vision for Robot Position Offsets Webinar   March 11, 2021 11:30 am – 12:30 pm  Presented by IMEC, in partnership with FPE Automation   Most robot applications include some form of pick and place where part presentation is just as important as the robot programming itself. There are many well proven feeding methods that pair well

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26
Jan

FPE Automation Wins Prestigious PHD Distributor of the Year Award

Today, FPE Automation had the unexpected honor of accepting the 2020 Distributor of the Year award from PHD on behalf of all of our employees. 2020 was a strange, and at times challenging year. However, as FPE Automation CEO David Bardos put it, “A smooth sea never made for a skillful sailor”. Smarter automation played a key role in companies

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25
Jan

Learn Machine Vision with FPE Automation and Cognex

In this special one-day workshop, free to FPE Automation customers, you’ll explore machine vision concepts. You can even bring your own part with you!   In-Sight is Cognex’s powerfully and fully integrated vision sensor software. The In-Sight/EasyBuilder® software allows you to connect, configure, emulate, operate, maintain, and expand all from an integrated user environment. With no programming needed, applications are

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22
Jan

Research Confirms: Safe Space Rover UV Mobile Disinfection Robot Kills Covid

Safe Space Tech Lamps Kill Covid – Research Confirms   CDC, EPA and other official research reports that products from Safe Space Technologies provide “rapid and efficient inactivation of surface dried SARS-CoV-2 by UV-C 2 irradiation”. The Rover/UV mobile disinfection robot combines a disinfecting light source with an autonomous mobile robot from Mobile Industrial Robots A/S (MiR). More effective. Proven.

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19
Jan

FPE Automation’s Steve Moore Wins PHD Top Performer Award for Custom Medical Solution

FPE Automation would like to congratulate Steve Moore for another Top Performer accolade from PHD Inc. Steve was asked to help set up pick and place operations at a manufacturer of products for the medical industry. Accuracy was key. The challenge? A gripper that was exactly the right size and material didn’t exist. The ultimate solution would be a custom

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8
Jan

FPE Automation’s Scott Massie Wins MAC Valves Distributor of the Month Award.

  This story begins with an engineer, at food processing plant, in December 2020, with full COVID restrictions in place. This individual knew the benefits of Mac Valves‘ Pulse Valves from work he did at another company. With the help of MAC’s Anthony Bonadio and Scott Massie, FPE Automation’s multi-award-winning MAC Valves BOSS Specialist, he was able to meet with

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