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CAD/CAM Sheetmetal Nesting Academy in Session
Monday, March 19, 2012
SigmaTek Systems, LLC, Cincinnati, OH, will host its SigmaTek Academy at its headquarters on May 1-2, 2012. Attendees will learn about tools for optimizing laser, plasma and waterjet cutting, and CNC punching. The event, which features presentations and demonstrations from OEM machinery and software providers, is free of charge—www.sigmanest.com/
Eastern-PA Community College Now a Motoman Robot-Training Site
Friday, March 16, 2012
Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), in Eastern PA, has been certified to provide training on Motoman robots as a registered Motoman Endorsed Instructor Training Center. The center will deliver basic and advanced training courses on the NX100 controller, and in maintenance. The robotics courses build on HACC’s existing mechatronics program-- www.hacc.edu/AcademicDepartments/Technology/Mechatronics.cfm
. Motoman is online at www.motoman.com/
Partners in Robotic Fastener Installation
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Robot and machine-vision-system integrator Clear Automation, Southington, CT, has partnered with PennEngineering, manufacturer of the Pemserter fastener-installation press, to market the newly developed Robotic Pemserter installation system. Included are input and output conveyors, and a Fanuc robot to move the workpiece in and out of the press. More at www.clearautomation.com/