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Although modern motor technologies offer significant potential energy savings to business owners, the majority of motors currently in use are outdated and inefficient. In fact, a recent survey of the US market found that over 60% of industrial motors are over a decade old.   ...

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Made In Canada for CanadaABB is an international company with a large global presence, but did you know that a significant percentage of the products sold in Canada are also designed and manufactured locally? As part of its sustainability 2030 strategy, ABB is focused on energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

ABB is committed to Canada’s vision for a green, safe, and affordable infrastructure and to supporting the country’s value chain. With supply chains as local as possible, ABB ensures adaptability to sudden shifts, opportunities for new jobs and economic growth. 

 

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PackfeederSpanish company Packfeeder has developed a family of automatic, robot-supported bottle unscrambling machines for the packaging industry. The so-called Pickfeeder uses the eXtended Transport System (XTS) from Beckhoff to implement a machine concept that is highly flexible and suitable for the most demanding sorting jobs in packaging with virtually no changeover effort.

Headquartered in Barcelona with global presence and service, Packfeeder specializes in systems for unscrambling and positioning bottle-shaped containers. Such machines are frequently used in the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, household cleaner and chemicals industries where products must be filled into bottles. 

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Large Stepper MotorsAutomationDirect has added new SureStep motors, now available in NEMA 42 frame sizes.  Six new motor sizes are available with single or dual shafts. These twelve models extend the torque range of the SureStep line up to 4532 oz-in.

The mating extension cables are available in 6, 10, and 20-foot lengths, and an encoder adapter plate option allows the attachment of CUI Devices AMT132/AMT332 encoders and US Digital E6 encoders.

 

 

 

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