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The 3 Essentials of Robot Maintenance

Proper maintenance ensures the reliability and extends the life of every piece of production equipment. When it comes to robots, there are three basic maintenance activities that every shop should follow. Floss daily. Eat more vegetables. Exercise 30 minutes a day....

6 Reasons Waterjet Cutting Is the Right Choice in Bakeries

Waterjet cutting is widely used in food production and processing. Small- to medium-size bakeries have shied away from using this technology due to its price, but as they learn the many benefits, more of them are turning to waterjet cutting. It seems like science...

New Materials Lead to New Processes

The Aerospace industry is exploring a range of new materials to create higher-performing, lighter-weight components. It takes the right partner to develop production and automation processes using those materials. New technology and materials are enabling major...

Shape Process Automation Partners with Mujin

Shape Partners With Mujin To Deliver Advanced, Intelligent Solutions for North American Warehouses. Global system integrator Shape Process Automation and robotics technology company Mujin to showcase mixed-case  depalletizing and palletizing...

Shape Process Automation Celebrates 50 Years

Shape Process Automation is proud to celebrate 50 years of providing advanced process cutting technology and world-class service to customers all over the globe. April 7, 2022 - Shape Process Automation began several decades ago back in 1972 in the town of Ronneby,...