Power and automation technology corporation ABB says it will start producing robots in the US, a move the company says makes it the first global industrial robotics company to fully commit and invest in a North American robotics manufacturing footprint.
While some consider cloud-based software to be more cost effective and efficient that its counterparts, a new survey of manufacturers found that 66 percent saw improvements in plant productivity after deploying the systems.
The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) and Messe Dusseldorf North America (MDNA) announced they will organize a US Pavilion at FoodPex 2015, an international trade fair for the food processing and packaging industries.
Power and automation technology group ABB has opened a new local service office near Lake Charles, Louisiana to provide service and support for the company’s automation and power portfolio, instrumentation, analytical products, low voltage drives, and power systems and products.
Charlotte, NC-based Spiroflow Holdings, Inc. has acquired Food Control Solutions, Inc., a leading systems integration and automation company in the food industry. The acquisition combines Spiroflow’s bulk material handling solutions with the automation expertise of Food Control Solutions.