The Cologne-based industrial company achieved a ten-digit turnover for the first time at the beginning of the Carnival 6 December 2022 – igus®, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced that the company has reached the one billion mark in sales for the first time. One billion euros in sales: this target, which igus set […]
After a plant tour of igus North America’s gleaming manufacturing facility in East Providence, R.I., Design World had the opportunity for an exclusive interview with Artur Peplinski, the company’s President & CEO. Peplinski spoke about the company’s grand vision for the North American market — which will add more manufacturing prowess here in the States, […]
Lifting a component into a shipping carton with three fingers, then placing cardboard over it for protection with a vacuum gripper: for this automation process, the Gesellschaft für modulare Greifersysteme (GMG) from Soest has developed a multifunctional long arm gripper – with the human hand as a model. How do plastic plain bearings from igus […]
One of the primary drivers of the increased use of automation is the lower cost of robotic solutions. While some manufacturers might still be spooked by cost, automation doesn’t have to break the bank.
igus now a Strategic Partner with first U.S. facility for industrial knowledge transfer April 4, 2022 – igus, the Germany-based manufacturer of motion plastics, announced it has been named a strategic technology partner of the Smart Factory Institute in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The first of its kind in the United States, the Smart Factory Institute is […]
New igus cable reel with worm guide ensures more safety on operating panels and in assembly areas May 20, 2020 – igus has introduced a cable reel that can guide cables and hoses for the transmission of energy, media, and data without interruption. The e-spool flex increases safety at manual workstations and operating panels. For […]