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1
May

Universal Robots Award Winning Partner

It has been a record-setting month at FPE! This just in… FPE Automation is the Winner of the Universal Robots Growth Award By: Sandia Harrison Universal Robots’ Misa Ilkhechi (left) presents the Universal Robots Growth Award. FPE Automation’s Carson Weaver (center) and Jomy Vadakumpadam (right) accept the trophy. A surprise from Universal Robots today! It was announced that FPE Automation is the

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30
Apr

High-level Workshop Strengthens FPE Automation’s Universal Robots Expertise

Universal Robots is on location at FPE Automation By: Sandia Harrison FPE Automation is a premier, authorized Universal Robots partner. We’re top-tier with UR, and very proud of the level of engagement and expertise we bring to the table when it’s time to have a realistic conversation with our customers about collaborative robots. Whether that conversation is about the most technical

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30
Apr

FPE Automation Wins Tolomatic Distributor of the Year Award

FPE Automation is Tolomatic’s Distributor of the Year Just announced! FPE Automation is the winner of the 2018 Tolomatic Distributor of the Year award! This is a landmark achievement for FPE Automation. To honor the occasion, President and CEO, David Bardos, issued this statement earlier today: “This would not be possible without the support of great PEOPLE like our employees and our

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26
Apr

FPE Automation Wins PHD Inc. Growth Award

FPE Automation is the proud recipient of this year’s PHD Growth Award It was announced this evening at the PHD Inc. meeting in Denver that FPE Automation received this accolade. We’re honored, and would like to thank our talented team, valued customers, and PHD for this recognition of our efforts.  Pictured, left to right: John Ross from PHD Inc., FPE Automation’s Joey

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25
Apr

New SmartVisionLink™ Allows You to Control Your Machine Vision Lighting from Your Smartphone

With Smart Vision Lights new SmartVisionLink™ technology, you can control your light source from your phone or tablet. SmartVisionLink™ technology enables anyone with a tablet or smartphone to exercise remote, wireless control over their machine vision lighting without the need to physically handle a hard-to-reach light source or add a bulky network-enabled light controller. Made possible by SVL‘s BTM-1000 Bluetooth

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25
Apr

FPE Wins PHD+ Award for Electric Sales

News from the PHD meeting in Denver this week: FPE Automation’s St. Louis office is the winner of the PHD+ award for electric sales FPE Automation‘s Andy Button accepts the award from Brian Woodbury, Product Development Manager at PHD. By: Sandia Harrison   What does this mean for our customers? Manufacturers big and small, all over the Midwest, are discovering the

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23
Apr

FPE Automation is a Member of TMA (Technology & Manufacturing Association) in Illinois

Part of a Community: Preparing High School Students for a Career in Manufacturing FPE Automation is proud to have a history of working alongside young people to cultivate their growth and prepare them for a successful career. So does TMA (Technology & Manufacturing Association of Illinois).  Our partnership with TMA helps the community we all share, one talented individual at a time. This

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22
Apr

Industrial Automation, Controls, Vision/ID and Robotics Seminar in Ottawa, Illinois

FPE Automation will host a Process Improvement Seminar in Ottawa, IL on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Interact with experts and see the latest Vision Cognex, Epson, Universal Robots, Omron and MiR, along with products from PHD, Robotiq, OnRobot and more. Discuss your own applications. We’ll incorporate your real-life examples and show you the cutting edge technology that is transforming the

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17
Apr

The Benefits of Mobile Industrial Robots Explained

MiR Mobile Industrial Robots at Cabka In this short video testimonial, Cabka (a valued FPE Automation customer) purchases and puts into production their first autonomous mobile robots from MIR. The Cabka team offers helpful feedback about what the collaborative robots have done for them so far, why they are seeing a benefit, and their plans to put more MiR500 robots

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12
Apr

Epson VT6L – Just $13,900 – Available at FPE Automation!

Epson VT6L – Just $13,900 – Available at FPE Automation! View the VT6L Now With next‑level technology at an incredible price, the Epson VT6L All‑in‑One 6‑Axis Robot is ideal for a wide variety of simple applications. Delivering many of the features found in our high‑end robots, including powerful Epson RC+® development software and easy integration tools such as vision guidance, the

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