These are all the posts that have been tagged with robots.
As the industry gears up for the international processing and packaging fair Interpack, Confectionery Production takes a look at what will be on show.
KernPack is expanding its offering by adding robotic palletising systems and laser guided vehicles to its portfolio from Skilled Group, which are used by Nestlé, Ferrero and Haribo.
A “revolutionary” robotics palletising software suite PalletSolver has been introduced by Yaskawa for its Motoman robots to ensure optimum control of its automated handling systems.
Mike Wilson explores the many ways robot technology is helping UK confectionery manufacturers remain competitive in such an unpredictable market.
Fanuc’s Dual Check Safety (DCS) technology features a safety scanner and safety camera to improve operator safety when working with robots.
Cama has developed the IG 270, a new modular robotic loading unit, for a prominent US customer.
Lees Foods Ltd, owner of Lees of Scotland and The Waverley Bakery has announced its year end results to 31 December 2014.
High speed palletising combined with versatility and easy transportation means the IRB 6640 and IRB 460 are ideal for RM Group’s mobile packaging vision. Robots from ABB have helped systems integrator RM Group to turn an innovative idea for a mobile packaging system into a working reality. Housed in 45ft articulated trailers, RM Group’s mobile […]
Fanuc, a manufacturer and supplier of factory automation products, has realigned its UK divisions under one brand, Fanuc UK Limited. The company hopes the move will allow them to deliver a more integrated approach to automation solutions. The rebrand also integrates the firm’s three core UK businesses: Fanuc Robotics, which manufactures robots for a variety […]
Working alongside robot and mechatronic manufacturers FANUC and Festo, Pacepacker has launched a new pick and place robot portfolio. The range, which currently includes around 20 different options for food manufacturers to choose from, is made up of Cartesian, articulated arm and delta-style robots. This range means that Pacepacker, an automation integrator, can provide a […]
Fanuc’s new M-2iA pick and place delta style robot, which is capable of high speed, accurate pick and place tasks, has been developed in response to an increasing trend driven by confectionery and food producers looking to improve the hygiene of handling raw and unpackaged foods. “Robot uptake in the confectionery market has grown considerably […]
After a long week at ProSweets, we are finally back in the office!!! 325 companies from over 30 countries exhibited at the show. The machinery and equipment sector was strongly represented, but ingredient suppliers were less obvious, with a few companies commenting they may not exhibit at the next event due to the fair being […]
At the Gerhard Schubert stand fair visitors can view a picker line for chocolate bars. Six TLM-F4 robots pick up 600 bars per minute from the product belt and place them onto the transmodule in non-stop operation. Ranging from chocolate bars, cookies to pralines and from bottles, tubes, sachets and cans, the line processes any […]
26 September 2011 – With origins stretching back more than 130 years, the Cadbury factory in Bournville manufactures products including Cadbury Dairy Milk, Creme Egg, Wispa and Roses. On 2nd February 2010, Cadbury became part of Kraft Foods. The challenge The Bournville site maintains a buffer stock of wrapped but unpackaged product for its Cadbury […]