Internet page

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 December 2002



Rigelsford, J. (2002), "Internet page", Assembly Automation, Vol. 22 No. 4.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2002, MCB UP Limited

Internet page Industries

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

Founded in 1965, Warren Industries is been dedicated to developing technology and equipment for the fastener industry. They are a division of Jerhen Industies and offer a wide range of manufacturing, material handling and inspection equipment. Their products include vision based inspection systems, parts loaders and sorters, vibratory bowls, feeder systems, rivet assemblers, and they can refurbish existing Warren machines.

This is quite a good site which contains a corporate overview, news and limited product information. Automation AG

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

Manz Automation AG is the product of a recent merger between Manz Automatisierungstechnik GmbH and acs GmbH. They are a robotics and image processing system supplier in the fields of electronic production and small component assembly. Their products include industrial computers, robot systems, basic machines with integrated control systems, open-ended PC-based control systems, vision systems, feed systems and a range of grippers. Corporation

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

The Hoppmann Corporation provides total packaging automation solutions for the cosmetic, personal care, food and beverage, industrial, household, and pharmaceutical markets.

Their products include centrifugal feeders, standard models, bottle and cylindrical part feeders, autoclavable feeder, food-grade feeders, special feeders, labellers, indexing systems and assembly equipment. Instruments

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

Originally founded in 1919 as a safety pin manufacturer, Universal Instruments is now a global provider of electronic circuit assembly technology and equipment. They provide integrated system solutions and process expertise to manufacturers in every category of the electronics industry.

This site contains a huge amount of information and the scope of their on-line support and product documentation is very impressive. Tools, tips, news, a video library, press releases and white papers can also be found. Corporation

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

This is a rather disappointing site from a company which manufactures base units, stainless steel bowl, centrifugal feeders, conveyors, hoppers, automation accessories and assembly systems.

http://www.flowautomationcorp.comFlow Automation

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

Flow Automation designs machinery for the automotive, food and pharmaceutical industry.

They produce equipment for automated assembly, stand-alone parts feeding, testing and inspection, robotic material handling, waterjet cutting, and waterjet cleaning cells. Group

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

Mikron concentrates on the development and manufacturing of production systems and on high volume production of components and assemblies for finished products. They concentrate on high-volume markets with good prospects for growth, primarily in the automotive, medical technology and pharmaceutical industries, consumer electronics and electro-technology. The company brochure can be downloaded and is available in English, German, French and Italian. Instruments Robotics Group

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

Seiko Instruments Robotics Group is now a part of EPSON America Inc. and provides precision robots, PC based controllers, machine vision and factory Automation products. Product brochures, CAD files, technical data sheets, demonstration software and other material is all available from their download page.

This is another good site which is worth visiting.


Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

KUKA was founded 1898 in Augsburg, Germany and is currently Europe’s second largest robot manufacturer. The group encompass component development, production equipment, and process engineering. Their range of production equipment encompasses the entire spectrum of manufacturing automation for assembly and joining of car bodies. Their products include a variety of robotic systems for the handling, cutting, assembly, bonding, sealing, and joining of various materials.

This is a very well presented web site which contains lots of product information, including specifications, data sheets, brochures and CAD data. Technologies, Ltd

Keywords: Internet, Parts feeding, Manufacturing

Tecnomatix Technologies was established in 1983 and is a world-leading provider of manufacturing process management software to the electronics, automotive, aerospace and heavy equipment industries. The eMPower software suite enables the collaborative development and optimisation of manufacturing processes across the extended enterprise and supply chain.

This is a superbly presented site which is easy to navigate. Links are available to mirror sites in France, Germany, Sweden and Japan, and brochures can be downloaded as PDFs.

Jon Rigelsford

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