Robotics

Ingredient testing with APRIL Robotics. Pic: OAL

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Bakeries will benefit from the use of robotics

By Gill Hyslop

Most micro and minor weighing operations in bakery facilities across the globe are carried out by human operators. Jake Norman, head of Innovation at OAL notes that even after automating the bulk ingredients with silos, as much as 70% of the remaining...

Adept creates a buzz with Hornet packaging robot

Adept creates a buzz with the Hornet

By Jenny Eagle

Adept Technology has launched a parallel robot, the Hornet 565, for fast, precise pick and place and conveyor tracking.

The M-2iA robot

Japanese FANUC robot gets official UK debut

By Jenny Eagle

FANUC’s M-2iA pick and place robot is available in Japan and the US, with its official UK debut this week with operator training at a revamped facility in Coventry.

CSIRO is working on advanced robotics for food processing and other fields.

CSIRO marks Global Star Wars Day with space-age robotics

By Jenni Spinner

In honour of Saturday’s Global Star Wars Day (“May the fourth be with you”), CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has highlighted advances in robotic technology that can increase efficiency and safety of food processing and other fields.

The RO600 has applications for ice cream and cake manufacturers

Rokk’s robot boosts ice cream, cake capacity

By Rod Addy

A new robotic production line from Rokk Processing can deliver high production volumes for manufacturers of ice cream and cake makers who want to mimic artisinal designs.

Bosch Packaging boosts packaging machinery performance

Dispatches from Emballage 2012

Gemini 4 system boosts performance for Bosch

By Rod Addy

Bosch Packaging Technology's new Gemini 4 robot control system for packaging machinery could boost performance and increase production efficiency, according to the firm.

Robotics supplier now focusing on food sector

Robotics supplier now focusing on food sector

By Jane Byrne

Robotic technology, which featured largely at the recent Anuga FoodTec trade show, has untapped potential to improve productivity, increase product yield and bring greater flexibility to the food manufacturing production line, claims TM Robotics.

Scara robots bring cost savings, says TM Robotics

Scara robots bring cost savings, says TM Robotics

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Ryan Guthrie of TM Robotics to discuss the specific applications for the food industry of the company's next generation line of pick and place robot systems.

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