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12
Aug

Webinar: How to Begin the Automation Process at Your Place of Business

Automation Implementation Covered in a Special Webinar: Robotics, Vision, Tax Credits, ROI and more… Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 10:00 am CDT  With: Tracy Lustyan, Managing Director, AlliantGroup and Justin Tanaka & Kurt Vaeth, FPE Automation Experts  A realistic look at the financial and operational hurdles of automation, and how to overcome them with the least amount of effort. Join FPE Automation and

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31
Jul

FPE Automation is Now Hiring: Industrial Sales in Illinois and Missouri

Industrial Sales at FPE Automation, Inc. | Industrial Robots, Vision Systems, AI and More FPE Automation is now hiring industrial automation sales engineers in Illinois and Missouri. If you’re seeking a long-term position at an organization that continues to invest in people, technology and infrastructure this may be a great fit for you! Learn more/Apply Source: FPE Automation Blog

28
Jul

A 7th Axis for your Universal Robot, with the New ESU Series Actuator from PHD Inc.

A New Transition Plate from PHD Connects a Universal Robot Directly to PHD’s ESU Linear Actuator Need a 7th axis for extra reach? A new transition plate from PHD allows a UR collaborative robot to be directly attached to the new ESU series electric belt-driven linear actuator. PHD offers a transition plate for all Universal Robot models, taking machine tending to a

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27
Jul

Bimba’s New PA Series is a Low Cost Upgrade to Traditional NFPA Actuators

Switching to the new PA Series may provide more favorable pricing and better features, like adaptive cushioning.     The PA Series NFPA actuator from Bimba provides a versatile, cost effective solution for a variety of applications. Its lightweight construction and modern design are combined with flexible mounting configurations and several standard features. Included benefits like the Auto-Cushioning System and magnetic

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20
Jul

Learn Optical Inspection/Cognex EasyBuilder Programming: Attend a Workshop at FPE Automation on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

One Day Event: Machine Vision Concepts and Cognex EasyBuilder Programming Wednesday, August 12, 2020 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 deployed quickly. This includes automatic extraction of features, setting smart parameters and limits.

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16
Jul

Congratulations to Jason Vilmer: PHD Top Performer for July 2020

FPE Automation’s Jason Vilmer Wins PHD Inc. Top Performer Award   This month, Jason Vilmer, from FPE Automation’s St. Louis office, was in the spotlight for his recent work at an injection molding operation. Jason is the winner of a PHD Inc. Top Performer award for a a solution he and the team helped design for a vertical lift of a

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13
Jul

Introduction to Industrial Barcode Reading: eBook from Cognex

GET THE eBOOK: INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL BARCODE READING Essential reading for anyone who uses barcodes. Get an introductory ebook from Cognex to learn more about the fundamentals of barcode reading technology. This eBook is packed with illustrations and case studies covering topics including: • Industry terminology • Code marking and printing methods • Laser scanners vs. image-based barcode readers •

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7
Jul

Epson Introduces the New LS20-B SCARA Robot

A New SCARA Robot Has Been Released by Epson. Introducing the LS20-B: High performance and long reach. Ideal for high-payload applications. Adding to Epson’s growing SCARA lineup, the LS20-B rounds out the LS-B Series which also includes the LS3-B, LS6-B and LS10-B. A substantial upgrade from their original LS Series, the “B” Series features a batteryless encoder, outstanding accel/decel rates, a built-in camera cable and new

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6
Jul

Universal Robot to Host Cobot Expo Digital Tradeshow July 28-30, 2020

Experience various cobot applications and live chat automation experts at The Cobot Expo July 28-30, 2020 From Universal Robots, the world’s #1 collaborative robot company: This digital experience will feature over 25 Universal Robots partner demos and 15 informative keynotes. Learn about various cobot applications including welding, machine tending, autonomous bin picking and end of line packaging. Hear from various

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1
Jul

Collaborative Robot Bin Picking Webinar: Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 am CDT

Universal Robots ActiNav Live Demo Collaborative Robot Bin Picking Webinar Tuesday, July 9 at 10:00 am CDT With: Leena Antony, FPE Automation Controls Division   ActiNav, the new and revolutionary 3D bin picking kit for collaborative robots by Universal Robots, combines real-time autonomous motion control, cobots, vision and sensor systems in one easy to use, fast to deploy and cost-effective

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