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1
Jul

FPE Automation Wins Distributor of the Month Award from MAC Valves

FPE Automation is Distributor of the Month for June 2020 FPE Automation is awarded for their work in a food processing plant, implementing MAC’s MIO67 Fieldbus technology to replace valves that were consistently failing. FPE Automation’s Steve Moore beat out tough competition to install large process valves at a food processing plant. The previously installed valves from a different manufacturer were

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30
Jun

New Live Webinar: Detect Body Temperature as People Enter Your Facility

Thermal Imaging Systems Webinar Wednesday, July 1 at 10:00 am CDT Re-opening following a pandemic is a new experience for all of us. Getting back to a new normal is something we can’t afford to get wrong. Remaining closed prolongs the negative impact COVID-19 has already had on our businesses and the economy. On the other hand, rushing to re-open

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22
Jun

MAC Valves Introduces the PV12 Pulse Valve

Introducing the new PV12 Pulse Valve by MAC Valves   The family of MAC Pulse Valves has been a game-changer in the world of dust collection. The PV series patented design valve works better, is more efficient, fails less often  saves energy costs and produces a quick ROI. • Vertical oriented bonded spool for superior reliability and low leakage • 93 Series

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17
Jun

FPE Automation’s Art Gesell Wins PHD Inc. Distributor of the Month Award

Art Gesell/FPE Automation is the winner of the PHD Inc. Distributor of the Month Award for June 2020 John Ross, Vice President of North America Sales for PHD Inc. announced today that Art Gesell is the recipient of their top award for June 2020. Here is what he had to say*: Art worked with an aerosol can producer to replace non-U.S.-made

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17
Jun

Live Webinar Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 am CDT: Deep Learning with Cognex

  FPE Toolbox Explainer Series Webinar: Deep Learning with Cognex Live Webinar Tuesday, June 30 at 10:00 am CDT: Deep Learning with Cognex The future of manufacturing will be reliant on artificial intelligence (AI) for factory automation. Smart image analysis and detection of defects on complex parts and surfaces will allow manufacturers to stay competitive. The latest technology from Cognex

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29
May

Robots as a Solution for Packaging – Live Webinar Wednesday, June 10

FPE Toolbox Explainer Series Webinar: Automation as a Solution for PackagingFPE Automation teams up with IRIS Custom Solutions, a Woodridge, Illinois-based Universal Robots Preferred System Integrator, for this live webinar.  Manufacturers are finding that turning to collaborative and industrial robots for packaging, palletizing and other functions makes sense in a multitude of ways. We will show you how and why

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21
May

Gabe Meyer and Brian Einzig are PHD Top Performers for May 2020

Gabriel Meyer and Brian Einzig – PHD Top Performers for May 2020 The FPE Automation team would like to congratulate Gabe Meyer and Brian Einzig – PHD, Inc. top performers for May 2020! These are crucial and challenging times in the packaging industry. They know they need to leverage new automation technology in order to remain profitable. Gabe and Brian helped

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14
May

The FPE Automation Employees Put Together a Tour of the Training & Technology Centers

The FPE Automation team created a virtual tour of their two authorized, state-of-the-art training and technology facilities. FPE Automation has two technology and training facility locations. One is in the greater Chicagoland area, located in Elk Grove Village, near Chicago’s O’Hare airport. The other is in Sunset Hills, Missouri, and serves the greater St. Louis region.   When they opened,

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8
May

Welding with Collaborative Robots – Watch Live! Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 10:00 am CDT

FPE Automation, Inc. teams up with integrator partner Vectis Automation (a certified Universal Robots A/S CSI) on Wednesday, May 20 at 10am to present a special webinar: Welding with Collaborative Robots. This unique team of two experts with specific expertise in the welding and cobot sectors will explain how you can solve labor shortages and minimize risk of injury by using collaborative robots to perform

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8
May

Discover Why the Cognex DM374X DataMan Fixed-mount Barcode Reader is a Game Changer

Check Out the Cognex DM374X in Action Discover why the Cognex DM374X DataMan fixed-mount barcode reader is set apart from the rest. Attend a short FPE Toolbox Explainer Series Webinar with an actual product demo and live Q&A. Two dates and times to choose from. FPE Automation’s Joe Jerger will be live, May 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm CDT and

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