Archive for the ‘Assembly systems’ Category

Pharmapack 2013: Teamtechnik to Show Cam-Controlled System Platform for the Assembly of Medical and Pharmaceutical Products

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

The teamtechnik Group will be exhibiting its RTS XXS cam-controlled system platform at Pharmapack Europe, taking place 13 to 14 February 2013 at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris. The system assembles in a half-second cycle, is 98% available and requires just 1.4 sqm of space in the production ...

Velcro? At Medica? Really?

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

With the exception of blood-pressure cuffs, it never occurred to me to put Velcro and medical devices in the same thought bubble. The distinctive ripping sound the material makes as it is pulled apart and its generally gritty aspect just don't lend it a medical aura. So when I saw ...

Companies Join Forces to Form Medical Technology Network at Motek

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

The year 2011 marks the 30-year milestone for Motek, the international trade fair for assembly, handling and automation technology taking place at the Stuttgart Messe next to the airport from 10 to 13 October. And, for the first time, some exhibitors at the 30th Motek are joining forces in a ...

Rising Demand for Robotics among UK Medtech Manufacturers, Says Automation Group

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Although the name sounds a little like one of the faux sponsors of Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion, the Automation Advisory Service (AAS) is perfectly serious when it says that a return of confidence to the UK manufacturing sector is spurring the rise of robot sales. "Forward-thinking companies are taking advantage ...

Gerresheimer Newsletter Reports on Development of Fifth-Generation Lancing Device

Monday, July 26th, 2010

A revamped lancing device for a blood sugar measurement system contains a band with test fields for 50 tests instead of individual test strips and can be docked onto a measurement device. Patients benefit from the combined pricking and measurement functions. The development of this fifth-generation device is described in ...

Innovative Assembly Machine Arrives at Owen Mumford

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Designed for assembling a blood sampling product, Owen Mumford has launched a new assembly machine, tailor-made to the firm's exact specifications. The automatic machine designed for Unistik 3, the company’s blood sampling product, combines two major functions; assembling the product’s individual components and then packing and sealing it.

French Medtech Industry Study Shows Marked Decline in Growth Since 2007

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

The medical technology sector in France registered virtually no growth in 2009, a new low for an industry that has seen its growth rate plummet from 5.43% in the period between 2006 and 2007 to 1.41% between 2007 and 2008. The statistics were announced this week in a press release ...

Mikron Premiers Enhanced Assembly Platforms at Automatica

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

[caption id="attachment_15065" align="alignleft" width="284" caption="Mikron's new EcoLine automation platform is suitable for emerging markets and low and medium production volumes."][/caption] Mikron Automation premiers two new industry leading standards at the Automatica trade show in Munich this week. At Mikron's stand, visitors can discover the latest evolution of the G05 assembly solution, ...

This Year’s Model in Assembly Systems

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Greater flexibility and new nest sizes are among the attributes of the new Jetwing 2010 assembly system from sortimat Technology GmbH and Co. The company will introduce the enhanced features at next month's Automatica exhibition in Munich, Germany. The 50 x 100 and 400 x 100 mm nest sizes extend the ...