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16
Oct

Experience MIG and TIG cobot welding and 3D bin picking live at JWCC in Quincy, IL on November 17.

Collaborative Robotics Automation Conference   Special one-day event at John Wood Community College in Quincy, Illinois. Breakfast provided. Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 8:00-11:00 am Automation Within Reach Discover how to leverage collaborative robots (cobots) to maximize ROI. During this hands-on conference, we will help you find the right process strategy for your enterprise’s automation so that you can become

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9
Oct

FPE Automation has a new accreditation to show that we are committed to safety.

FPE Automation Has Completed the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) “Back to Business” Certification To assist Illinois businesses to safely reopen in the wake of COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) offers a voluntary “Back to Business” self-certification for business that meet a certain criteria. This self-certification is designed to educate businesses on best practices around getting their operations

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6
Oct

New tri-axis turn-key solutions for transfer presses are simpler, stronger, and more economical.

Introducing PHD Tri-Axis Modular Press Tooling Components If you have a transfer press, we have good news for you. Recent developments are going to make your life much easier. PHD Tri-Axis Modular Press Tooling Components are a pre-engineered, complete turn-key solution. Simpler, stronger, and more economical than heavy, cumbersome dedicated rail or plate mount systems.  Take a look. More info: https://www.phdinc.com/triaxistooling

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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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31
Aug

Cable Selection Made Easier by Murrelektronik

Murrelektronik Introduces a New Field Guide to Cables Brochure   In the field of sensor/actuator connectivity, Murrelektronik offers an extremely wide range of cable types (PVC, PUR/PVC, PUR, Robotic and TPE, colors (yellow, gray and black) and lengths (0.1 to 100m).  Murrelektronik has created this guide to walk you through the various cordsets they offer. For more detailed information on a

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28
Aug

Meet FPE Automation’s Accounting Manager

Latest News: Jennifer Muzzo is Promoted to Accounting Manager   FPE Automation is excited to officially announce that Jennifer Muzzo has been promoted to Accounting Manager. This newly created role gives Jennifer the recognition for her hard work and training that has made her a valuable asset to our management team. Jennifer came to FPE a little over 5 years

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