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FANUC America Expands Michigan Campus

July 29, 2022
FANUC America, a leading supplier of CNCs, robotics and ROBOMACHINEs, announced a West Campus expansion that will push its operational space in Oakland County, Michigan to nearly two million square feet.
By FANUC Press Release
Specially designed nozzles are optimized to extrude concrete or mortar rapidly, using preprogrammed instructions to build structures.

3D Printing is Transforming the Construction Industry

June 29, 2022
The construction industry is changing, due to 3D printing making it cheaper and faster to construct buildings and other structures.
Philip Lund-Nielsen
By Philip Lund-Nielsen Co-Founder & Head of Americas, COBOD International
FANUC America’s new ROBODRILL Visual Twin will be introduced at IMTS, Sept. 12–17 in Chicago.

Digital Twins for the Machining Process

June 28, 2022
Digital twins are breathing life and innovation into increasingly more areas of manufacturing as well as solving challenges for machine shops of all sizes. With the skilled labor shortage and an ongoing effort to reshore high-tech manufacturing to the U.S., digital twins have a lot to offer.
Paul Webster
By Paul Webster Director of Factory Automation, FANUC America, SME Member Since 2022
Bertil Thorvaldsson

ABB Executive Wins Robotics Award

June 22, 2022
Bertil Thorvaldsson, senior advisor at ABB, has received the prestigious Engelberger Robotics Award for Leadership.
By ABB Inc. Press Release
UVeye’s A.I.-backed technology uses proprietary algorithms, cloud architecture and sensor fusion to complete end-of-line full vehicle checks within seconds. It points out defects for an operator to fix.

A.I. Steps Up to Help With Quality

June 21, 2022
Machines can learn to spot anomalies in-process and end-of-line.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
Greenerd designed and manufactured this custom, complex double-moving platen deep draw hydraulic press. It’s fully integrated with two six-axis FANUC robots that load/unload, plus prompt the press to perform multiple operations required to produce a heavy-duty, high-pressure cylinder tank.

Choosing the Right Press

June 20, 2022
Press technology — whether mechanical, hydraulic, or servo — plays many roles.
Ed Sinkora
By Ed Sinkora Contributing Editor, SME Media
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