Events | Product News | Corporate News | Featured Article | Additional Info April 3, 2012 Edition

Don't Miss Us at Weldmex in Mexico City, Mexico!

At Weldmex, see dual VA1400 robots demonstrating arc welding on two different parts. Advantages of this robot’s seventh axis will be highlighted with both robot arms working in close coordination. This cell will also feature the latest in welding technology from Miller Electric and Fronius.

Visit us at booth #1224, May 2-4, 2012.

Product News

FS100 Controller

An expanded line of Motoman® robot models with the FS100 controller is now available. Designed for packaging, small parts handling and assembly applications, the FS100 has the performance required for high speed, discrete operations. It also has open software architecture to enable OEMs, machine builders and system integrators to develop their own customized software solutions. Designed for Motoman robots with payloads of 20 kg and under.

MotoSweep O

MotoSweep™ O is an overhead radial robot transporter providing extended reach, improved access and floorspace utilization with an inverted robot to service large workspaces. It is ideal for machine tending, welding, deburring, trimming, deflashing and a variety of other applications.

RobotPro Web Edition

Take the guesswork out of troubleshooting! RobotPro® Web Edition is a web-based expert system for performing alarm-code troubleshooting, robot preventive maintenance and repair procedures. It is the most comprehensive robot maintenance package available in the industry.

Corporate News

Educational Institutions Sponsored for RIA Membership

Motoman Robotics has sponsored four educational institutions as part of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) Educator Sponsorship program. RIA Educator Memberships were sponsored for Highland Park High School (Topeka, KS), Ivy Tech Community College (Columbus, IN), Spot-Lowe Vocational Center (Lewisburg, TN) and Wichita Area Technical College (Wichita, KS).

Harrisburg Area Community College Becomes MERIT Center

Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) is now a Motoman Endorsed Robotics Training (MERIT) Center.The new center, located at the Chambersburg Mall (Chambersburg, PA), will be offering NX100 Basic Programming, Advance Programming and Maintenance courses.

Nieves Joins RoboBusiness Advisory Council

Motoman Robotics is pleased to announce Erik Nieves, technology director, joined the 2012 RoboBusiness Advisory Council for the RoboBusiness Leadership summit and the new Robotics Business premium content online information resource. Read more...

SICTC Opens Motoman Robot Laboratory

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation recently announced the opening of the Motoman Robot Laboratory at the Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center (SICTC). Read more...

Featured Case Study

One Multitasking Robot, Two Heavy-Lifting Jobs

This is one busy robot, working on one side of a manufacturing cell to pack cases, and then swinging around to palletize the heavy cases. Operators are spared risk of injury from lifting, and throughput has climbed by 35 percent. Read more…

Additional Info

Vote for us in Packaging World's Leadership in Packaging Program!

Companies participating in Packaging World's Leadership in Packaging Program are vying for the title of Promotional Leader. The company receiving the most votes by September 30, 2012 will be co-named with Packaging World on the 2013 "Future Leaders in Packaging" scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship will be donated to a school or university with a packaging program. The Promotional Leader will select a school from this list to receive the scholarship. Vote now!

New Application Landing Pages Launched

We recently added a new landing page for paint and spot welding applications. Watch videos, read case studies and learn about our capabilities.