September 2021

29
Sep

Chad Patkus Wins Mac Valves Distributor of the Month Award

Congratulations to FPE Automation’s Chad Patkus – Winner of the MAC Valves Distributor of the Month Award! It was announced today that Chad Patkus received a Distributor of the Month award for his work at a heavy equipment manufacturer in the transportation sector. The company was using outdated technology and having reliability issues as a result. Their top priority was

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27
Sep

Case Study: Vision Inspection for Injection Mold Clearing Pays Off

Cognex Vision Tools Reduce Damage, Cost, and Downtime To achieve high productivity with injection molding, part clearance at the end of each mold cycle is critical. If the mold isn’t cleared properly, the core pins and other fine features of the mold may be damaged. The result and corresponding downtime can be catastrophic. One Customer’s Story PROBLEM:  A large manufacturer of

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24
Sep

FPE Automation is a Platinum Universal Robots Partner

FPE Automation Achieves Coveted Platinum Level Status as a Universal Robots Distributor The announcement that FPE Automation, in Elk Grove Village, Illinois and Sunset Hills, Missouri, has achieved platinum status as a Universal Robots partner, defines the company more than ever before as one of the world’s most trusted sources for the world’s leading collaborative robots.  FPE Automation has been an

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20
Sep

ABB Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) Now Available at FPE Automation

FPE Automation Has Partnered with ABB You may have heard us say, “What you do is what we do.” The phrase has been around for many years. It’s much more than just rhetoric. We’ve been proud to be a part of so many things that are part of our everyday lives. From planes, trains and automobiles, to medical supplies, food

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15
Sep

Robotic MIG/TIGWelding, Machine Tending, Bin Picking and Palletizing: Live Demos Coming to Granite City, Illinois

Southwestern Illinois College Hosts Collaborative Robotics Automation Conference Live Event: Thursday, October 28, 2021 at the SWIC campus in Granite City, IL 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 more efficient. Increase productivity, solve labor

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14
Sep

Introducing FLEXION Robot Gripping Solutions by PHD Inc.

PHD Releases FLEXION Robotic End-of-arm Tooling PHD announces the release of FLEXION, a new technology inspired by the ultimate gripper: the human hand. Suitable for both collaborative and industrial applications, FLEXION’s configurable design allows for an unparalleled range of application ability and offers the potential to solve challenges that previously had no answer. When actuated, FLEXION’s internal tendon system engages multiple

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10
Sep

FPE Automation Partners with Kawasaki Robotics

FPE Automation Announces the Addition of Kawasaki’s Premier Robotic Products to the Range of Industrial Robots We Offer FPE Automation has been a premier supplier of automation products since 1963. That’s more than 50 years of forming partnerships with manufacturers that resulted in strong bonds.  It was just announced that another of those solid partnerships was created. FPE is now

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3
Sep

FPE Automation Wins Award for Dust Collection/Green Energy Solution at a Pet Food Plant

Congratulations to FPE Automation’s Steve Carrera – Winner of the MAC Valves Distributor of the Month Award for July 2021 FPE Automation’s MAC Valve Specialist Steve Carrera holds a MAC pulse valve. A maintenance manager at a pet food manufacturer was interested in a dust collection/green energy solution with a more dependable and repeatable valve that would extend the life

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