Remtec Robotic Case Packing Systems Provide Sweet Improvements

Problem: A major candy manufacturer needed to upgrade their systems for case packing bags of candy into corrugated cases. Remtec recommended a robotic solution to replace the manufacturer’s outdated dedicated case packers. Since the operation had to handle candy bag sizes ranging from 6.25 to 51 ounces, with varying case sizes, the new packing systems […]

Remtec Sets the Table for Efficiency in Paper Dinnerware Packing Application

When a manufacturer of paper dinnerware products needed to improve productivity and efficiency in their packaging process, Remtec was able to meet the challenge with an innovative multi-robot system performing several processes. The solution designed by Remtec is an end-of-line system for case packing and palletizing packages of paper plates and bowls. The system consists […]

REMTEC Proud to Support Local Team in FIRST Competition

As a dedicated supporter of our community, REMTEC is proud to support an academic enrichment program at Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. Supporting FIRST FRC Team 4028, “The Beak Squad” is especially rewarding for REMTEC because is program is all about inspiring young generations in the field of robotics. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science […]

Remtec Meets Challenges in Candy Pouch Picking Application

Remtec has developed applications that improve productivity and accuracy for many types of operations using advanced picking robot systems from FANUC. A great example is the M-3iA 4-axis Robot, which is being used in this application for the picking of randomized pouches of candy and placing them into buckets on a continuous infeed conveyor. This […]

Dairy Industry Growth Increases Demand for Robotics

A new study conducted by Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI), indicates that the dairy industry will be a significant growth market for packaging equipment solutions, including robotic technology. Worldwide milk production is projected to reach 827 million tons by 2020, which is 19 percent over 2010. According to the 2013 edition of “Dairy […]

Food Safety Modernization Act Drives Need for Robotic Solutions

As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s proposed regulations for the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FEMA) are being issued, food processors are focusing on implementing significant operational changes. Robotics is a solution many food and beverage producers are looking toward to help them reach compliance goals. The main component of the preventive […]

Robotics Major Driver For New Job Creation

According to the findings of a study conducted by the market research firm, Metra Martech, Positive Impact of Industrial Robots on Employment, robotics will be a significant driver for worldwide job creation over the next five years. The study, first published in 2011, was supplemented earlier this year with an updated report to account for more recent data. […]

Robotic Capabilities Expand with Intelligent End-of-Arm Tooling

End-of-arm tooling (EOAT) has gotten smart with new enhancements that further expand robotic capabilities. Application specific gripper technology has made robotic technology employable for a wider range of applications. Other capability-expanding developments in EOAT include advanced tooling, tool changers, and easy to use control modules. According to a recent article appearing in Robotics Online, flexibility is a […]

Robots Provide Custom Solutions By Design

While many industrial equipment components are customized and packaged to provide automation solutions, robotic technology offers an approach that is fundamentally different. Robots are designed specifically to perform specialized tasks with speed, consistency, and accuracy. Developed with integrated controls and software architecture, robots provide customized solutions by design. In an article from Robotics Online, Claude Dinsmoor, […]

Robots Adapt To Material Handling Challenges

Material handling challenges, spanning a broad and diverserange of industries, are being efficiently and effectively met with robots. Robotic technology offers ways to improve productivity, quality, flexibility, and consistency while decreasing scrap and addressing workplace safety and ergonomic issues. The ability of robotics to address diverse material handling challenges can be attributed to advancements in […]