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Humans collaborating with robots in manufacturing processes should be provided with maximum safety combined with ease of use, while meeting new requirements for adequate distancing of workers in manufacturing sites, all of which can be delivered with the latest cobot, the MELFA ASSISTA from Mitsubishi Electric. Pic: Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi produces new cobot

By Jim Cornall

Mitsubishi Electric’s new collaborative robot, the MELFA ASSISTA, has been developed to work alongside human operators without the need for guards or safety fences, while meeting requirements for adequate distancing of workers in manufacturing sites.

Brent Bartson demonstrates use of the UR3 to DairyReporter.

DISPATCHES FROM IDFA INTERNATIONAL DAIRY SHOW

Collaborative robot reaches out to dairy industry

By Hal Conick

Universal Robots has reached out to dairy manufacturers at this year’s International Dairy Show in Chicago with its line of collaborative robots.

Robots still a nascent technology in confectionery processing

Special edition: Robotics

Robots still a nascent technology in confectionery processing

By Jane Byrne

Robot-based product packaging and palletizing remain the areas for quick wins in the confectionery sector but robots, albeit in the leading EU based confectioners, are gradually taking on more tasks a step earlier at the processing stage.

Vepatec boxes up

Vepatec boxes up

A robotic concept from cartoning specialist Vepatec is to be
launched and demonstrated by Partners in Packaging at the PPMA
Machinery Only Show.

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