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Measuring simultaneously position, acceleration, speed and temperature

The new Twiist multivariable position transducer from Gefran has a particularly compact steel case that, in a diameter of 16 mm, encloses the technological heart of the sensor, a patented system for measuring position based on the 3-dimensional Hall Effect. Twiist is capable of simultaneously measuring...

Robots and automation for every need

Many applications of Star Automation Europe product range will be on display at the company booth at the K 2022 show, starting from an XW-1000VIP cartesian robot displayed on a Shibaura EC180SX3-8A injection moulding machine. It is a preview of the new XW-VIP cartesian robot series, which soon will replace...

Gefran brings over 50 years of expertise and innovation to Düsseldorf

The leitmotif of Gefran attendance at K 2022 will be the in-depth know-how in the production process that distinguishes and positions the company among the major partners for OEMs, system integrators and end users - thanks to a line-up that includes innovative products...

Viper 4 is coming, a compact and efficient robot

Engel extends its series of linear robots for K 2022 with the new viper 4. What is currently the smallest viper model sees the Austrian injection moulding machine manufacturer and automation expert explore a new approach. The use of low-voltage drive technology significantly boosts the energy efficiency. This innovation is...

Gefran at SPS with pervasive and sustainable digitalization

Gefran is participating in the tenth edition of SPS Italia, which is taking place at Fiere di Parma (Parma, Italy) from May 24 to 26, where visitors are welcomed with a stand full of new products touching on the company four Business Units: sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components...

New Polish agent for Star Automation Europe

There is a new piece in the jigsaw puzzle of Star Automation Europe sales network around Europe, thanks to the agency agreement signed with Muehsam Rozwiązania Dla Przemysłu, based in Kielce, Poland, a leading operator in the field of plastic processing machinery in the Eastern European country. Here the plastics industry is...

Gefran approved consolidated financial statements at December 31, 2021

The Gefran Board of Directors, which met on March 10 under the chairmanship of Maria Chiara Franceschetti, unanimously approved the draft Financial Statements at December 31, 2021, Consolidated Financial Statements and Consolidated Non-Financial Disclosure. With reference to the consolidated results, revenues as of December 31, 2021, totalled...

Engel acquires TMA Automation and strengthens itself in automation

Injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel has acquired the majority interest in TMA Automation in Gdynia, Poland. This strategic investment sees Engel reinforce its leading position in the field of injection moulding process automation. "Engel has a strong presence in Eastern Europe, and with the acquisition of TMA is taking...

Star Automation Europe to reach Sweden with Green & Co

In order to expand its operations on European markets, Star Automation Europe, a manufacturer of robots and automation systems, recently entered an agency agreement with Green & Co, a Swedish company based in Anderstorp. Founded in 1946 by Thure Green, whose nephew Johan is still the owner and president...

Solid state relay with IO-link output

The Italian multinational group specialised in the design and production of sensors, industrial process control systems, electric drives and automation components, Gefran, introduces GRP-H, the first range of single-phase solid-state relays with IO-Link digital communication protocol on the market. The GRP-H series, an evolution of...

ABB to acquire Asti Mobile Robotics to drive next generation of flexible automation with AMRs

A leading global autonomous mobile robot (AMR) manufacturer with a broad portfolio across all major applications enabled by the company’s software suite, Asti Mobile Robotics Group will be acquired by ABB. This will expand ABB’s robotics and automation offering, making it the only company to offer a complete portfolio for...

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...