FANUC Robotics to Host Intelligent Robotic Applications Forum

FANUC Robotics America, Inc. will demonstrate its latest intelligent robotic solutions for assembly, machine tending, packaging, bin picking, painting and arc welding at the company’s facility in Hoffman Estates, Ill., (Chicago), June 27-28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The forum will combine a series of robot system demonstrations, educational breakout sessions, and hands-on training. Attendees will also have the opportunity to speak to an automation expert to discuss their own manufacturing challenges.

Guest speaker Robert Weisheit, president, Robert C. Weisheit Company will present: “Robotic Technology and Small Batch Runs – It Can Be Done,” on June 27. In addition, Roger Harmon, general manager, FANUC Robotics Midwest will present: “Save Your Factory,” on June 28.

“This promises to be a great opportunity for manufacturers to learn more about the benefits of robotic automation and the impact it will make on their competitive position in a global market,” said Harmon.

FANUC Robotics will showcase its latest products including the LR Mate 200iC mini robot, ARC Mate 100iC arc welding robot, M-430iA high-speed picking robot, P-250iA and P-50iA industrial coating robots, iRVision (built-in vision), force sensing, offline programming, and simulation.

FANUC Robotics Midwest is located at 1800 Lakewood Blvd., Hoffman Estates, Ill., 60195. For more information call 1-800-iQ-ROBOT (option 5), or register online.

FANUC Robotics America, Inc. designs, engineers and manufactures industrial robots and robotic systems for a wide range of applications including arc and spot welding, material handling (machine tending, picking, packing, palletizing), material removal, assembly, paint finishing and dispensing. The company also provides application-specific software, controls, vision products, and complete support services. After 25 years of success, FANUC Robotics maintains its position as the leading robotics company in the Americas. A subsidiary of FANUC LTD in Japan, the company has facilities in Chicago; Los Angeles; Charlotte, N.C.; Cincinnati and Toledo, Ohio; Toronto; Montreal; Aguascalientes, Mexico; and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Over 172,000 FANUC robots are installed worldwide. Contact FANUC Robotics by calling 248-377-7000.