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21
Jun

VIDEO: New adjustable gripper tooling from PHD is ideal for cobot applications

New Product Release: PHD Inc. Introduces Click & Grip Adjustable Robotic Gripper Tooling • Ideal for cobot applications and proof of concept • Fast configuration and reconfiguration • Flexibility with interchangeable components  LEARN MORE Available now at FPE Automation  

21
Jun

The NEW UR20 from Universal Robots packs 20kg (44 lbs.) of payload into a collaborative robot

Product Launch: Introducing the New UR20 from Universal Robots Introducing the new UR20 from Universal Robots. Record-setting performance and an increased payload capacity are not the only advantages. Learn more about the new UR20 collaborative robot here.  OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE  UR20 DATA SHEET  UR20 FAQ FPE Automation is a trusted & certified Universal Robots platinum distributor.

7
Jun

Work here! FPE Automation is hiring…

Jobs in Elk Grove Village, Illinois Come out and see us at the job fair at Elk Grove High School on June 16, 2022. Once again, we’ll be participating in this local event. Work in one of industry’s most cutting-edge fields – automation, robotics, AI and more. FPE Automation is a great company to work for. Local since 1963. Industrial

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29
May

IO-Link: a connectivity tools guide + free download

Taking the Guesswork out of IO-Link By: Sandia Harrison, FPE Automation We are living in an era in which groundbreaking advancements in automation are unprecedented. After decades of solid process improvements, today we are experiencing rapid growth in innovation like we’ve never seen before. The way we manufacture, position, and produce goods today is transforming every day.  If you ask

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27
May

What single factor matters the most when automating?

 Automation Success Made Easy Whether you are in the process of automating for the first time, adding additional automation, or optimizing automation you already have in your production environment, the process can be a bit daunting. There are so many solutions out there. It takes a lot of expertise and experience to make all the components work together. There is

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18
May

Are your valves performing as well as other valves? Here’s how to tell.

“There’s an App for That” TLD Software Compares Valve Performance Valve performance can make a significant difference in your application. How do you compare and measure it? The sales engineers at FPE Automation all have a useful application in their arsenal of evaluation tools, to do just that. It’s called TLD. Today at FPE Automation, Sunset Hills, MO: Steve Carrera, Cody Schmelzle and Kurt

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5
May

Independent energy audit recommends MAC Pulse Valves and FPE Automation wins Distributor of the Month

Congratulations to FPE Automation’s Art Gesell – MAC Valves Distributor of the Month award winner! This story begins with an independent contractor who was hired to do an energy audit for a large, local plant. The contractor was familiar with MAC pulse valves, and their reputation for energy savings and efficiency. Art Gesell has been working with engineers at this particular plant,

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2
May

This month: Packaging machinery gets a reboot, and FPE Automation gets recognition.

Robotic Advances in the Packaging Machinery/OEM Vertical By: Sandia Harrison This month, FPE Automation is happy to announce more wins on PHD Incorporated‘s Top Performer Award list than ever before. FPE made the list a record-setting eleven times! Packaging machinery manufacturers are a big part of this sudden surge in award-winning innovations. I interviewed my colleague, FPE Automation’s Joe Judge, an instrumental member of

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19
Apr

As businesses struggle with labor shortages and supply chain constraints: What is the FPE Automation advantage?

Why trust FPE as your industrial automation partner? “Don’t automate to survive. Automate to thrive.” Trust FPE Automation. Here’s why.  Knowledge Have you found that virtually everyone in our industry has a tendency to talk up their technical expertise? This is for a few reasons. First and foremost, automation demands it. Solutions need to be effective and precise. Accomplishing that

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29
Mar

VIDEO: The Wrong Gripper Can Cause the Entire Application to Fail

 Spotlight on PHD Precision Grippers:  This month, PHD Inc. recognized FPE Automation for their efforts in three separate applications. One was the manufacturing of large, heavy items. Another involved robot cells and pick and place. The part was small in this instance, the robots were picking up castings. The third was in the packaging machinery sector.  “Even when everything else

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