Meet the Exhibitors 2023
Automation Expo 2023 Exhibitors
Balluff is a leading supplier of high-quality sensors, identification systems and networking solutions for all areas of automation. Balluff delivers robust and reliable sensors, RFID systems, and solutions for industrial networks, including class-leading IO-Link Masters and sensors, process visualization and Industry 4.0 applications, including condition-based monitoring solutions.
Beckhoff implements open automation systems using proven PC-based control technology. The main areas that the product range covers are industrial PCs, I/O and Fieldbus components, drive technology, automation software, control cabinet-free automation, and hardware for machine vision. Product ranges that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and mutually compatible control system are available for all sectors.
Festo is a leading international supplier of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components and controls for process control and factory automation solutions. Festo is a proven innovator and problem solver in the field of pneumatic and electrical automation, where it has established itself as the performance leader. Festo offers over 30,000 pneumatic and electric products for factory and process automation technology, which can be tailored to specific customers.
Sensing & Vision
KEYENCE is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of factory automation equipment ranging from automation sensors, measuring instruments, vision systems, laser markers and digital microscopes.
Mettler Toledo is a global manufacturer and marketer of precision instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company has strong worldwide leadership positions. A significant majority of our instrument sales are in segments in which we are the global leader.
Micro-Epsilon is among the leading sensor manufacturers worldwide. For more than 50 years, they have offered reliable, high-performance, unique solutions, particularly when high-precision measurement or inspection is required. Their product range covers sensors for the measurement of distance and displacement, sensors for IR temperature measurement and colour detection, as well as systems for dimensional measurement and defect detection.
Autonomous Mobile Robots
MiR AMRs address a range of workflows for small and mid-sized manufacturers to large manufacturing and distribution centres. Internal transportation and material handling play a fundamental part in logistics success. The autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) from MiR can smoothly optimise these workflows.
End of Arm Tooling
OnRobot provides small and mid-sized manufacturers with a full line of innovative Plug & Produce solutions for collaborative robot applications. Their electric grippers, force/torque sensors, tool changers, vacuum grippers and award-winning Gecko technology help manufacturers gain the full advantages of automation, including ease of use, cost-effectiveness, and safety alongside human workers. Our One Stop Shop for Collaborative Applications facilitates fast and easy automation in applications such as material handling, machine tending, surface finishing, quality and assembly.
Gripping, Lifting & Moving
Piab specialises in automated process components and solutions to enable gripping, lifting and moving applications for customers in all industries, with special attention to packaging, food and drink, pharmaceutical, chemical, logistics and warehousing, plastics and automotive.
Premier Welding has built a reputation for providing quality welding equipment and consumables with market-leading products, from welders to torches and plasma cutters. The service provided by the company includes the stocking and distribution of welding supplies and associated equipment, equipment spares, welding accessories, and welding consumables.
Schunk is internationally renowned in toolholding and workholding, gripping technology and automation technology. Schunk originally started with pneumatic grippers but now offers electric grippers, magnetic grippers, adhesive grippers, and special grippers. The large Schunk gripping technology portfolio meets the individual requirements of many different industries. Ben Healy will be attending their stand with the Schunk range of robot grippers and tooling.
SMC is s global Japanese manufacturer of pneumatic and automation technology with a reputation for innovation and providing support to all our customers at a local level. Based in Milton Keynes, the UK subsidiary was established in 1978, and they help customers solve their factory automation challenges via their range of 12,000 standard items (with some 700,000 variations) and bespoke products for specialised requirements.
Robotic welding has changed over the decades, and Smooth Robotics saw an opportunity to develop software to make it as easy as possible for welders to use cobots for automated welding. With SmoothTool, you can put your welding robot to work without the need for complex programming and deliver flawless results every time. Using the SmoothTool Programming Flange you can use the ‘freedrive’ (freehand) mode to show your robot how you want the job done, making this process a lot easier and faster.
Universal Robots offer five different payload options – 3, 5, 12.5, 16 and 20 kg. – enabling a wide variety of applications. With six degrees of freedom, incredible flexibility, and easy integration into existing production environments, their collaborative robots are built to do more.
Videojet develops and manufactures high-quality product identification equipment for coding and marking – including Continuous Ink Jet printers (CIJ), Laser Marking Systems, Thermal Transfer Overprinters (TTO), Case Coding, Print and Apply Labelling (LPA), Thermal Inkjet Printers (TIJ), Commercial Graphics and Addressing, CLARiSUITE™, and Code Assurance. Videojet products and services allow customers to apply variable data such as best-by date, production date, lot number, and operator information, as well as linear and 2D bar codes, to virtually any kind of product packaging, shipping container or pallet.