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2017-04-24 – SAP, Mitsubishi Electric Enable New IoT-Based Services for Manufacturing with SAP® Cloud Platform

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and Mitsubishi Electric Europe announced SAP’s participation in Mitsubishi Electric e-F@ctory Alliance partner program. This partnership will enable Mitsubishi Electric’s automation solutions to operate fully with SAP® Cloud Platform...

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2016-12-08 – Mitsubishi Electric previews new Smart Carriage for linear transfer systems at SPS IPC Drives

Visitors to SPS IPC Drives 2016 had the first chance to see a brand new Smart Carriage technology from Mitsubishi Electric and APT Automation. Developed to operate with a dedicated linear transfer system, the Smart Carriage delivers on-board intelligence plus integrated power for on-carriage equipment....

2016-03-22 – Preparing pharmaceutical and medical technology for the future

Production environment requirements in the pharmaceutical and medical technology sectors are very high. Not least, the strict cleanroom criteria present a particular challenge. In order to survive in a highly competitive market, companies also need to make sure that they increase their production effectiveness and minimise costs. Current trends include process optimisation for the purpose of ...

2015-11-10 – Preview - The world of automation at SPS IPC Drives

Integrated solutions for manufacturing and production industries are increasingly becoming state-of-the-art. The demand for better quality products, almost immediate availability and more product variants is constantly growing: Traceability, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), and resource management for example are becoming increasingly important for innovative companies...

2015-07-30 – Industry 4.0 in the Food and Beverage industry

The practical advantages that the new cyber-physical interface of Industry 4.0 brings are acknowledged by engineers across a range of industries. Jeremy Shinton, Business Solutions at Mitsubishi Electric , explains how food and drink manufacturers in particular can benefit from the implementation of Industry 4.0:

2015-04-28 – “MELFA SafePlus” enables robots and humans work together in harmony

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a new optional Safety Solution “MELFA SafePlus” for its MELFA F Series industrial robots. The new technology limits the speed, range of movement or torque of the robot when safety sensors are activated, allowing operators to work in close proximity to a moving robot.

2014-10-02 – Food & Beverage production fit for the future: Productivity and efficiency achieved with innovative solutions from Mitsubishi Electric

The food and beverage industry faces major challenges. These include increasing product diversity, shorter product life cycles, fluctuating order quantities and stricter statutory regulations particularly with respect to hygiene directives, just to name a few...

2014-08-19 – MELFA-3D Vision and Sensor-less Servo Win R&D 100 Awards

Two Mitsubishi Electric Factory-Automation technologies, MELFA-3D Vision and Sensor-less Servo, have each won a 2014 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine. The awards, commonly known as the “Oscars of Innovation,” underline Mitsubishi Electric’s continuing status as a global leader in industrial innovation.

2014-05-21 – Making baked products manufacturing fit for the future: Productivity and efficiency through data transparency

Pressure on prices is rising in the bakery market. Of particular concern is the increasing pressure from the discounters who are competing with cheap products baked freshly in store. At the same time, productivity and profit margins are low in the food processing industry in comparison to other producing industries. Above all...

2014-05-19 – Mitsubishi Electric Europe awards Modular Automation ‘European Robot Systems Integrator of the Year’

Mitsubishi Electric award Modular Automation Ltd. European 'Robot Systems Integrator of the Year' in recognition of their ingenuity, skill and hard work.

2014-04-22 – Preview components 2014 - Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Robotronic exhibit world’s first syringe handling solution with a small footprint

At this year’s components show, which is being staged in parallel with interpack, Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Swiss robotics specialist Robotronic are jointly presenting a brand new handling solution for supplying pre-filled syringes to an end-of-line packing system. The unique concept takes up very little space, yet offers a high processing rate of up to 600 syringes per minute and ...

2014-02-06 – Making bakery production future-ready thanks to data transparency

At this year’s trade press days in Karlsruhe, Mitsubishi Electric is switching the focus to the bakery industry with its presentation “Increasing Productivity through Automation Technology in the Food Industry”. Stefan Knauf, Corporate Account Manager Food & Beverage, CPG, at Mitsubishi Electric’s Factory Automation – European Business Group, will look at options for improving efficiency...

2013-12-12 – Mitsubishi provided a look at its future automation solutions at SPS IPC Drives 2013

At this year's SPS IPC Drives, Mitsubishi Electric provided visitors with a look into the future of its automation solutions. For the first time in Europe, the successors to the globally popular compact MELSEC FX PLC series and the latest generation modular MELSEC iQ Platform were on show, alongside the new GOT2000 series touch screen HMI and the new FR-A800 high-end frequency inverter range.

2013-11-26 – 3D-based robot technology: Adaptive handling for Mitsubishi Electric robots

Visitors to the Mitsubishi Electric stand (Hall 7, Stand 380) at this year’s SPS IPC Drives will be able to experience live the latest developments in the field of 3D-based robotics. Mitsubishi Electric, along with partner isys vision GmbH, will be presenting the RoboView 3D stereo vision system that allows adaptive handling by MELFA robots. For the trade fair, the system has been integrated in ..

2013-11-11 – Next Generations – Experience the future live at SPS IPC Drives

At this year's SPS IPC Drives, Mitsubishi Electric will be giving visitors a closer look into the future of its automation solutions. For the first time in Europe, the successors to the compact MELSEC FX PLC series and the modular automation concept MELSEC iQ Platform, the brilliant HMI GOT2000 series and the FR-A800 high-end frequency inverter will be presented.

2013-11-07 – Mitsubishi Electric’s iQ Platform: full automation on one rack

Machine tool manufacturers have been successfully combining Mitsubishi Electric CNC and robot technology in their systems for years and consequently promoting unmanned production. The iQ Platform from Mitsubishi Electric permits not only the seamless combination of CNC and robot CPUs but also of PLC and Motion Control CPUs – an integrated solution that is unique throughout the industry...

2013-06-13 – Mitsubishi Electric sponsors WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

1000 trainees and skilled workers, 67 countries and regions, 46 official competitive disciplines, 200,000 visitors, 3000 specialists, 1000 journalists and 38 robots from Mitsubishi Electric – this is the vocational World Cup. From 2 to 7 July, the best skilled workers in the world will be competing at the WorldSkills Leipzig 2013 event by demonstrating their abilities in a wide variety of ...

2013-06-04 – e-F@ctory Alliance exhibition launches into the virtual world

The e-F@ctory Alliance* trade show is the first full exhibition to be staged using Mitsubishi Electric’s new virtual exhibition platform, and the first major virtual show to deliver a convincing and rewarding visitor experience.

2012-12-04 – Combat rising energy costs with energy management systems from Mitsubishi Electric

Energy transition has resulted in an increase in energy costs and has made the subject of energy efficiency increasingly significant. The primary concerns of the production industry include the need to ensure that companies remain competitive, even with rising energy costs, and that production processes continue to run smoothly without any problems.

2012-09-14 – Mitsubishi Electric brings automation to baking technology and optimises production efficiency

This year, for the first time, Mitsubishi Electric – a long-term baking technology partner – will have its own stand at the iba trade fair to be held in Munich from 16-21 September 2012. The company will be presenting its comprehensive range of automation components for bakeries on stand 135 in hall B4. The highlight of the stand will be an interactive live application.

2012-04-25 – Mitsubishi Electric sets new performance benchmarks with F Series SCARA robots

Mitsubishi Electric has extended its RH range of MELFA SCARA robots with the launch of the new F Series, setting new benchmark standards for speed, flexibility, ease of integration and simplicity of programming. Combining a wide area of coverage with the industry’s fastest cycle times, the F Series provides a cost-effective means to boost productivity on critical production lines.

2012-03-13 – Precision robot cell for the pharmaceutical industry uses automation technology from Mitsubishi Electric

At the SPS/IPC/DRIVES 2011 in Nuremberg, Mitsubishi Electric has presented a production cell with an integrated RH-3SDHR industrial SCARA robot for use in the pharmaceutical and medical industries. The application is designed for handling single-use syringes by removing them from the production conveyor belt for further processing after filling.

2012-01-18 – Next generation of development engineers use industrial robots from Mitsubishi Electric at WorldSkills

31 compact RV-2SDB industrial robots from Mitsubishi Electric were put through their paces at the recent WorldSkills international skills event held in London. Integrated into modular production systems (MPS) from Festo Didactic.

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