Robotic Depositing and Decorating Equipment

Robotic Decorating & Depositing Equipment for Bakeries What do you see as the top trends in depositing today, in food manufacturing markets? One of the top trends we’ve seen is targeted depositing with robotics. It allows for flexible conveyor configuration and container versatility. Food manufacturers have also found use for specific deposit designs to set their brand…

Robotic Depositing Automation

Automation Analysis – Depositing with Robots and Cobots for the Food & Baking Industry It’s no question that depositing is a common application for food automation, so we dove deep into this topic to help you learn all about it! We asked a few questions to Rob Antonides, the President of Apex Motion Control, so we…

What is a Cobot

What is a Cobot (Collaborative Robot)? Invented in 1996 by J. Edward Colgate and Michael Peshkin, professors at Northwestern University. Their 1997 US patent entitled “Cobots” describes “an apparatus and method for direct physical interaction between a person and a general purpose manipulator controlled by a computer.” The invention resulted from a 1994 General Motors initiative led…