ABB IRB 6700 Robot tends CNC machine at LB Pipe
LB Pipe & Coupling Products has accelerated its growth by installing two robotic machine tending systems from SVIA.
Swedish companies bring production back home
After many years of outsourcing production to low-wage countries, industrial companies in Sweden are reversing the trend. Two influential factors are thought to be the recent advances in automation and the rising cost of labor in low-wage countries.
Making the best use of the machine tool
It’s certainly necessary to update your machinery occasionally, but these days we advocate a thorough analysis of what else can be done to develop your business.
Configurator – Build your own robotic cell
We really like standard automation solutions. Why reinvent the wheel again? Our robotic cells are well proven and you can be confident that what you buy really works.
Is your robot going to feed one or more machines?
In this white paper, we’ll look at applications within machine tending, primarily in machine tools. Our specific question is: Should you have one robot per machine, or one robot simultaneously tending multiple machines?
Meet our Machine Tending Creatures – Husqvarna Case Study
In Husqvarna halls A and B today, aluminum parts for the company world famous chainsaws is processed. Smart automation solutions has allowed production to be brought back to the parent company in Sweden.
5 tips for robot automation
As competition gets stiffer and profit margins shrink, finding new ways of lowering the cost per manufactured part is crucial. In this white paper, we share our experience from hundreds of robotic automation installations.
The SVIA story
The SVIA story begins in 1997 when the Husqvarna Company has a problem with a subcontractor. One of their machines isn’t working properly.
SVIA launch the 2016 remake of the MT5
A Swedish designer once said, “White is just white as long as one decides that it is white.”
ABB FlexMT at Husqvarna
ABB FlexMT is a standardized yet flexible solution which increases machine tool utilization by as much as 60 % while reducing labor costs.