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Star Automation Europe relies on Parco Innovation for South East France

On February 25, 2021, Star Automation Europe appointed Parco Innovation as its commercial agent for South-East France, following the retirement of the previous agent, Rudy Di Giuseppe. Since 2008 Parco Innovation has been distributing conveyor and peripheral belts for various applications in the injection moulding sector, from...

Charles de Forges new CEO of Sepro Group

Bringing almost 20 years of experience in senior management roles at business-to-business companies, Charles de Forges has been appointed as new CEO of Sepro Group. “We took our time in finding our new CEO,” said, Eric Radat, President of Sepro Group, “but, in Charles de Forges, we have found...

The era of the multidimensional manufacturing begins with Acopos 6D

With Acopos 6D, B&R heralds a new era of manufacturing. Magnetic levitation allows shuttles to move individual products freely through the machine. Gone are the days when conventional transport systems imposed rigidly defined timing on the production process. Acopos 6D is ideal for small-batch production with...

A new system integrator in the world of the industrial automation

The project by Sadas Group and Sei Sistemi has been finalized, and on November 30, 2020, Alsiter has come to life. The basic concept of Alsiter is to combine the flexibility and process know-how of Sadas Group with the tailor-made approach and solid experience developed by Sei Sistemi across all industrial and manufacturing sectors, creating one...

Devices to control and manage the power of electric heating

In heat treatment applications, the accurate control of electric heating loads enables a precise and efficient temperature control, with a consequent positive impact in terms of energy saving. To this regard, Gefran closes a 2020 by launching the GPC power controller series and GSLM series of power management units for electrical loads...

More than an open house

Campetella Robotic Calling 2020 took place from October 1 to mid-November. The open house event was organized in order to present two fast IML systems and the new concepts developed by the Italian manufacturer of robots and automation systems. Everything was taken care of in detail and nothing was left to chance with the aim of...

An autumn on the rise for Star Automation Europe

Record-breaking figures for Star Automation Europe in October, with incoming orders about 15% higher than the best month of 2019. The company announced this result in a press release, also stating that, based on the portfolio of already confirmed orders, November should also be at the same level as October...

Compact station for painting car interiors with ABB robots

ABB’s latest innovative solution for automotive manufacturing - the Compact Interior Paint station - combines 12 robots to offer a space-saving alternative to traditional robotic interior painting solutions, helping automotive OEMs reduce the footprint of their paint booths by up to 33%, while being able to paint a variety of vehicle types, from...

Gefran enhances the range of Hyperwave contactless position transducers

The Italian multinational group specialised in the design and production of sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components, Gefran,   enhances the range of Hyperwave contactless magnetostrictive position transducers with the launch of the WPL (HyperWave Profile IO-Link) series equipped with IO-Link 1.1...

Fanuc supplies 1400 robots to Volkswagen

The automation specialist and industrial robot manufacturer Fanuc supports Volkswagen in the expansion of future-oriented drive technologies. The company is supplying a total of around 1,400 robots to the VW plants in Emden, Germany, and Chattanooga, USA. The Fanuc robots will be used in body shop and battery production...

“Campetella Robotic Calling”: 30 days of open house on IML technology

Starting from October 1, “Campetella Robotic Calling” is a 30-day open house organized by Campetella Robotic Center at its headquarters in Montecassiano (Macerata, Italy) to present latest generation robots and autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for increasing performances of its IML technology. Two special applications, which comply with...