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8
Jan

FPE Automation’s Scott Massie Wins MAC Valves Distributor of the Month Award.

  This story begins with an engineer, at food processing plant, in December 2020, with full COVID restrictions in place. This individual knew the benefits of Mac Valves‘ Pulse Valves from work he did at another company. With the help of MAC’s Anthony Bonadio and Scott Massie, FPE Automation’s multi-award-winning MAC Valves BOSS Specialist, he was able to meet with

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7
Jan

FPE Automation Joins IMEC for Adopt New Tech Webinar on Wednesday January 13.

IMEC has partnered with FPE for a special robot bin picking webinar.  Join FPE’s Universal Robots expert Justin Tanaka for this special event on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 11:30 am CST.  LEARN MORE Source: FPE Automation Blog

18
Nov

Machine Tending Automation to Boost Quality and Profitability

  OnRobot’s Virtual Event for Manufacturing Features FPE Automation’s Justin Takaka, Presenter Machine tending is one of the fastest-growing areas in which collaborative robots are contributing to global success. Our very own Justin Tanaka will be speaking at the OnRobot virtual global event for manufacturing. He will talk about machine tending and the ways it can improve quality, save you

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18
Nov

Online Event December 2-3: Machine Tending Automation to Boost Quality and Profitability

OnRobot’s Virtual Event for Manufacturing Features FPE Automation’s Justin Takaka, Presenter Machine tending is one of the fastest-growing areas in which collaborative robots are contributing to global success. Our very own Justin Tanaka will be speaking at the OnRobot virtual global event for manufacturing. He will talk about machine tending and the ways it can improve quality, save you money, address

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16
Oct

Experience MIG and TIG cobot welding and 3D bin picking live at JWCC in Quincy, IL on November 17.

Collaborative Robotics Automation Conference (POSTPONED)   This event has been postponed due to local and state COVID-19 ordinances. Special one-day event at John Wood Community College in Quincy, Illinois. Breakfast provided. Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Morning Session: 8:00-11:00 am Afternoon Session: Noon-3:00 pm Automation Within Reach Discover how to leverage collaborative robots (cobots) to maximize ROI. During this hands-on conference,

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9
Oct

FPE Automation has a new accreditation to show that we are committed to safety.

FPE Automation Has Completed the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) “Back to Business” Certification To assist Illinois businesses to safely reopen in the wake of COVID-19, the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) offers a voluntary “Back to Business” self-certification for business that meet a certain criteria. This self-certification is designed to educate businesses on best practices around getting their operations

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6
Oct

New tri-axis turn-key solutions for transfer presses are simpler, stronger, and more economical.

Introducing PHD Tri-Axis Modular Press Tooling Components If you have a transfer press, we have good news for you. Recent developments are going to make your life much easier. PHD Tri-Axis Modular Press Tooling Components are a pre-engineered, complete turn-key solution. Simpler, stronger, and more economical than heavy, cumbersome dedicated rail or plate mount systems.  Take a look. More info: https://www.phdinc.com/triaxistooling

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25
Sep

You can get a 100% tax credit for automation equipment put in place before the end of the year.

Year-end Tax Incentives: Automation can be a game-changer for your business.   Per Section 179 of the Internal Revenue Code, U.S. businesses are allowed to take a 100% tax deduction for qualified equipment and off-the-shelf software that is put into service by December 31. For a lot of companies, Q4 is typically a time to do an internal audit to

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18
Sep

FPE is the winner of the 2020 Robotiq Expert Partner award.

FPE Automation Wins Robotiq Expert Partner Award Robotiq, a global manufacturer of plug and play components and end-of-arm tooling for collaborative robots, and a UR+ partner has named FPE Automation as an expert partner for 2020.    Jomy Vadakumpadam, Automation Controls Division Manager, accepted the award on behalf of FPE Automation. “Robotiq has proven to be an equally excellent partner with

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8
Sep

Is it better to manage a robotic or vision implementation in-house, or bring in outside resources to assist your team?

For Robotic and Vision Implementations: Choose your project manager, based on the complexity of your implementation.       With robotic integrations becoming more and more straightforward, you may opt to handle the project. If you don’t have the resources in-house, or the time, you can choose to rely on FPE Automation for expert assistance. For more complex applications, or

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