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22
Jan

FPE Automation’s Steve Kocmond is PHD Top Performer for Custom Wireforming Solution

FPE Automation’s Steve Kocmond was named a Top Performer this month by PHD Inc. for his work at a wireforming facility.     A local manufacturer needed a cylinder solution that would hold up in a rugged production environment. The non-rotating rod cylinder they were using previously was obsolete. PHD had many available options. None were a direct drop-in functional

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10
Dec

A Single Robot Tends Two Machines: A Filling Application Case Study

Pick & Place: When it is beneficial to build a robotic cell. A repurposed UR3 now tends two machines and still gets better output. Before this project started, Bisco’s Won Suh already understood the advantages of automating. He had a Universal Robots UR3e that he wanted to repurpose for a new pick and place filling application. He just didn’t have bandwidth to get

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9
Dec

Is Automation Really "Revolutionizing Manufacturing"?

Revolutionizing Manufacturing: It’s What We Do. It is also the title of an article run recently by the Elk Grove Village Business Journal, a publication in the hometown of FPE Automation‘s corporate offices; Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Revolutionizing? That’s quite a word! If you think the journalists are overstating it, consider this: At no time in the 50+ years of FPE

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23
Nov

Watch: Zero to Fully Prepared in Less Than Two Days

Deploy Collaborative Robots and Automate Your Business: No Programming Skills Needed Adam Homan from Integrated Machinery Systems recently attended Universal Robots CORE Training at FPE Automation. He knew he would be learning how to program a Universal Robot. He left with a comfort level that he didn’t expect. This is what he had to say about the two days he

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18
Nov

Business Owners and Entrepreneurs: Let’s Talk About Automation

Automation: A Topic That Can Make or Break Your Business FPE Automation is answering your questions about how to move forward. Staying competitive in today’s business landscape depends on it. FPE Automation is a local, family-owned business. We have lived and worked in the community we serve for nearly 60 years. We realize that a big part of making sure

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10
Nov

Attend a Robotics and AI Masterclass with FPE Automation’s Joey Bardos

Enclave Learning & Earning Center for Entrepreneurs Hosts a Masterclass to Discuss Robotics, AI, Smart Manufacturing and More Content Provided By: Enclave Learning & Earning Center for Entrepreneurs You and your colleagues are cordially invited! On 11.17.21, if you’re coming to, through, or near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, please travel only three miles west to Enclave Learning & Earning Center for Entrepreneurs for the

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5
Nov

FPE Automation is a QC Conveyors Platinum Distributor

FPE Achieves Platinum Distributor Status with QC Conveyors ROSEMONT, ILLINOIS – FPE Automation’s Scott Massie met up with QC Conveyors’ Stacey Stowell today to accept an award for achieving platinum distributor status. FPE Automation and QC Conveyors have been successful partners for more than a decade. Our teams have collaborated on thousands of applications, of all sizes and types. Scott Massie (left) is

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29
Oct

FPE Automation Takes Part in Collaborative Robot Event at Southwestern Illinois College

Granite City, IL Southwestern Illinois College Hosts a Successful Automation Event with FPE Automation The latest collaborative robot (cobot) technology, including machine vision, was on display yesterday at the Collaborative Robotics Automation Conference at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC). By all accounts, the event was a big success!  FPE Automation brought a live, working demo of ActiNav cobot bin picking and

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26
Oct

What Does It Mean to be a Universal Robots Platinum Partner?

By: Sandia Harrison FPE Automation Receives Award for Universal Robots Platinum Distributor Status You may have heard the news. Earlier this year, it was announced that FPE Automation had achieved the coveted platinum distributor status with Universal Robots.  Universal Robots is the world’s leading manufacturer of collaborative robots, or “cobots”, as they are called. They also have one of the most

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26
Oct

Jason Wilmer Wins PHD Top Performer Award for Parts Presentation in a Robotic Cell

FPE Automation’s Jason Vilmer: Winner, PHD Inc. Top Performer Award for October 2021 Congratulations to FPE Automation’s Jason Vilmer!  Jason visited a systems integrator to assist them with a new machine build for a coating application in a robotic cell. Because smooth acceleration and extension during fluid dispensing were a must, this was considered a high-performance application. The engineering would need

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