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Let's Get Ready for Automate 2019!

Posted by Mark Howe on April 2, 2019 12:24 PM

automate_logo_new_384x51Automate is all the industry chatter this week. With 20,000 attendees, 500 exhibitors and a 160,000 square foot event footprint, many are heading to McCormick Place in Chicago to see and test the latest technology April 8-11. 

This app will help you out on the show floor, discover sessions and speakers, create your own schedule, and to help you find exhibiting companies:

We will be at Automate exploring and learning too and thought to share this guide of our Partners who will be exhibiting. Of course, feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions: or 908-464-4800. Hope to see you in Chicago!

Asyril #8372   Asyril_Flexible_Feeding_Platform_Asycube_Largo
Asyril provides flexible feeding solutions, among them vibrating feeding platforms (Asycube Series) and integrated flexible feeding modules (Asyfeed Pocket).  

Baumer #8929
The Baumer Group manufactures sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image-processing. 

Bimba #8434
Actuation technology is Bimba's focus, offering extensive line of industry-leading air cylinders, rotary actuators, linear thrusters, rodless cylinders, flow controls and position-sensing cylinders. More recently, they created IntelliSense®, which combines sensors, cylinders, and software to deliver real-time performance data.

Dorner #7732
Attendees can watch the dual belt 2200 Precision Move Pallet System operate while integrated with a Universal Robot (UR) robot to move and orientate products using an elevator, passing over a lift and locate station and navigating through a 180° heavy load corner. 

IAI #8129
Intelligent Actuator (IAI) offers a vast line of energy efficient ROBO Cylinder® Electric Linear Actuators, SCARA, Linear Actuators, Cartesian robots, Table-Top robots and Controllers.  

MiR #7368
With one of the conference tracks being "Collaborative and Mobile Robotics" it's perfect for MiR to be in town to show us how their AMRs do some heavy lifting, safely move materials around facilities and save companies money.

OnRobot #6773vg10_vaccum_gripper_onrobot_1-750x600
See their end of arm tools -- among them the Gecko Gripper, the VG10 Vacuum Gripper and the HEX Force / Torque Sensor.

Pick-it 3D #7154
You'll find their 3D camera technology sitting above some Universal Robots at UR's booth. Perfect for pick and place applications. Learn more here

Robotiq #7165
Robotiq's technology can be used for the following applications: insertion, finishing, quality testing, assembly, machine tending and pick and place. At automate, they'll show their 3-Finger Adaptive Robot Gripper; Force Copilot; wrist camera; FT 300 Force Torque Sensor; Insights; Hand-E Adaptive Gripper; and 2F-85 and 2F-140 Grippers.

ROEQ #8459
Their carts, rack base and lifter systems and their newest inline conveyor integrate with MiR products. At automate they'll have their TR500 Top Roller at their booth, and the TR125 Top Roller at Mobile Industrial Robots' booth (N7368). As their business motto promises: We move your business. The ROEQ team can answer all your questions at Booth 8459. 

Swivellink #8569
Swivellink's products can be used for vision systems, cycle start buttons, sensors, lights, monitors, part fixtures, tool holsters, and robot applications.

Universal Robot #7154
Their products will be used for applications in 30 exhibitor booths at Automate! At Universal Robots’ own exhibit, you can test the e-Series, the company’s latest flagship line of collaborative robots. The e-Series just won Control Engineering’s Engineers’ Choice Award 2019 in the Motion Control category, which will be awarded in Chicago on the first night of the Automate show, April 8.

Wago #8722
Wago offers Rail-Mounted Terminal Block Systems, Connectors and PCB Terminal Blocks, I/O Systems, Interface Modules, and connection systems: WINSTA, the MULTI CONNECTION SYSTEM (MCS), and picoMAX.


Topics: Automate