Koch Pac-Systeme, Germany: XTS at the core of a labeling and grouping unit in a packaging line for toothbrushes
A total of 24 movers with light, 3 D-printed blister carriers travel along an 11-meter-long XTS circuit between a HSPP system, the laser labeling system, and the second HSPP for removal.
Continental Reifen, Germany: Environmentally-friendly and efficient retreading plant relies on open, highly scalable control technology
With the ContiLifeCycle (CLC) plant, an innovative production process for truck tire retreading was established, which enhances raw materials utilization significantly.
PROBAT-Werke, Germany: All-in-one control platform optimizes coffee production
With a 145-year history of building roasting machines and systems, PROBAT-Werke von Gimborn Maschinenfabrik, headquartered in Emmerich, Germany, occupies a leading position in this industry.
Itron, USA: Streamlined assembly production with complete traceability
To ensure complete product traceability and increased productivity at the same time, the company has upgraded many of the assembly cells in its plant to PC- and EtherCAT-based control technology from Beckhoff.
NewIcon, Finland: Pharmacy automation advances with PC-based control technology
The robot-assisted “Mega-Fixu” storage and retrieval system developed by NewIcon automates medicine supply and is deployed mostly in hospital pharmacies. The modular solution can be custom-tailored to meet the specific needs of each medical facility.
Shuangma Machinery Industry Co. Ltd., China: Open automation technology answers challenging market requirements and shortens engineering time
Quality requirements for plastic components used in the automotive industry are continually increasing. In its 2-plate system for the demanding market, Shuangma relies on XMold, the turnkey solution for injection molding machines from Beckhoff.
15 years of Beckhoff China – a success story
In an interview, Managing Director Liqiang Liang looks back on the 15 years since the Beckhoff subsidiary in China was founded.
Nardini, Italy: Art designs inspired by bubbles in distillation process
The innovative customer center and research lab of Italian grappa distiller Nardini was designed by celebrated architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas. For the control of HVAC, lighting and multimedia systems Beckhoff components are used.
Project March 1, TU Delft, The Netherlands: Technology in motion - Innovative exoskeleton helps paraplegics walk
In the exoskeleton developed by the Project March 1 team of scientists, real-time communication system EtherCAT from Beckhoff provides the necessary speed and reliability.