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Congratulations FIRST Robotic Team 384, SPARKY and Team 1080, Resurgence!

  Flexicell is excited to congratulate FIRST Robotics Team 384, Sparky  and Team 1080, Resurgance for qualifying for the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) World Championship  in St. Louis, April 27-30, 2017.  Sparky 384 is a … Continue reading

Another Satisfied Customer – Shurtape Technologies

We received another testimonial from one of our customers. It is our goal to have happy and satisfied customers!  Ed Rosamond, engineering manager with Shurtape Technologies writes:” Very knowledgeable sales and technical staff, with excellent craftsmanship on the finished product.” … Continue reading

Cost-effective Robotic Palletizer Reduces Labor and Waste for Loose and Bundled Stacks of Carton Blanks

A packaging manufacturer of paperboard cartons and corrugated containers was continuing their efforts to reduce labor costs with automation. They have purchased robotic palletizers from Flexicell for two lines, one palletizing shrink-wrapped bundles and the other palletizing open-top cases. These … Continue reading

When More Is Better: Flexible Palletizing Solution for Large Food Manufacturer

A large manufacturer of sauces and food toppings needed to automate palletization for 6 production lines in their Canadian facility. A centralized palletizing system seemed like the best solution because they could use one robot on multiple lines; however, the … Continue reading

Reducing Labor Costs and Increasing Palletizing Efficiency for a Petroleum Refinery

A petroleum refinery had numerous troubles with their palletizing operation. Their employees were loading the heavy packages, which could weigh up to 45 pounds, by hand. The weight made the process difficult due to the potential for injury. The company … Continue reading

Flexicell Officially Certified by FANUC as an Integrator of Robotic Vision Systems using iRVision

Based on our experience with FANUC’s iRVision® product and the successful deployment of robotic vision, Flexicell has been welcomed into FANUC’s Certified Vision Specialist program. As a company already recognized by FANUC as a Strategic Market Specialist and Level 4 … Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons to Automate Your Manufacturing NOW, even with a Recession

In our last blog entry we posted our Top 10 Reasons to Automate with Industrial Robots. Well that got us thinking about why it is important to automate NOW. During this economic recession may be the best time to invest … Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons to Automate with Industrial Robots

Here are Flexicell’s top ten reasons to automate your manufacturing with industrial robotics: To create your best lean automated manufacturing process. To reduce operating costs. To perfect quality. To improve productivity. To optimize cycle times and throughput. To protect employees … Continue reading

Another Happy Flexicell Customer—Consumers’ Co-operative Refineries

We got another testimonial from one of our happy customers!  This makes our day. Simon Kostic, project manager with Consumers’ Co-operative Refineries writes: “I have dealt with many vendors, some good, some not as good.  Flexicell is the best one … Continue reading

2010 Growth Opportunities and Trends in Packaging Automation Equipment

Here is part two of Flexicell’s blog report on “The Road to Recovery”in the Packaging Machinery industry… In our previous blog post, we reported growth in automation categories. In this post, we continue that report with a look at which … Continue reading