Please follow this link to our website for Statistics for New Robots 2007.
Dr Richard Piggin, Conference Director and Chairman of BARAs Safety SIG (Special Interest Group), comments: ~ Safety conferences continue to be extremely popular ~ BARA will continue to educate the market and provide a forum for debate.~ For details on any of the upcoming Machine Safety Events ~ please look at the Events below.
The Annual General Meeting was held here on Wednesday 2nd July 2008 - The minutes will be on the website before the end of this month.
Mike Wilson, our President has provided the following downloads for your information:-
Hello again to all our members. I hope you are enjoying the Summer sunshine in between work. As a Summer special we have created a unique crossword to test your knowledge of robotic terminology! The first correctly completed crossword to be faxed to me will get a special mention in our next issue of Quatermation (Oct Issue).
I would appreciate any feedback from members regarding the design and content of Quartermation.
CBM (Confederation of British Metalforming) ~ (24th Sept 2008)
CBM in association with a BARA will be holding an event at the NMC, West Bromwich to discuss the argument for and against investing in automation, aimed at the Sheet Metal Sector. To see more details and for booking form, please click here.
Machine safety conference ~ (30th Sept 2008)
BARA, the British Automation and Robot Association, has announced the next conference on machine safety will be taking place in the Midlands on 30th September 2008. The conference is run in association with Drives & Controls and sponsored by the IET, HSE, IMechE and MachineBuilding.net
The conference is aimed at specifiers and designers of machinery and safety-related electrical control systems, as well as managers and engineers responsible for machinery safety. Speakers will include the HSE, Rockwell Automation, Pilz, Sick and system integrators.
PPMA Show-30th Sept - 2nd Oct 2008 at NEC, Birmingham
The PPMA Show covers the complete production line and attracts buyers from all industries including food, drink, pharmaceutical, household products, cosmetics & chemicals. New for this year will also be the FoodTec and EcoTec Zones as well as a free seminar programme addressing hot topics in the machinery sector including automation. The PPMA Show is co-located with Interplas ~ the UKs premier plastics & rubber exhibition.
A special rate is available to BARA members who wish to exhibit ~ please contact Graham Earl on tel. 020 8910 7890 or e-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more details on the event and to register to visit, please click here.
|08 China Automotive Manufacturing Technology & Material Show-AMTS||Click here for more information||Shanghai New International Expo Centre||13th - 16th Aug, 2008|
|PLM Road Map 2008||Strategic conference focused on the critical trade-offs shaping product development. Attendees will have their current thinking on product development challenged in a series of highly charged presentations.
For more details click here.
|Detroit, USA||23rd - 24th September, 2008|
|Automation 2008||4th International Exhibition & Conference
click here for more details
|NSE, Mumbai, India||25th-28th September 2008|
|Strategic Manufacturing Awards Ceremony (as part of the European Manufactuing Summit)||The Strategic Manufacturing Awards form part of EMS 2008, taking place from the 6th-9th October 2008 and is event that will answer the key questions affecting all manufacturing industries across the globe.
For more information and to book tickets please click here.
|Dusseldorf, Germany||8th October 2008|
|Pilz||(Another) life-saving organisation celebrates its 60th anniversary.||View PDF|
|Barr & Paatz||A Dozen Robot Do's And Don'ts - provides tips for avoiding specifying mistakes.||View PDF|
|Scorpion Vision||Learn about robot vision and find out about the most accessible 3D Vision technology available.||View PDF|
|ABB||Ferdar Automation Technology joins ABB to deliver improved automation.||View PDF|
|Pilz||An Introduction to press safety standards and related guidance.||View PDF|
|Pilz||Help is at hand with the Pilz safety design service.||View PDF|
|ABB||Astech Projects join ABB to deliver improved automation.||View PDF|
|EAMA||EAMA handbook is a practical guide book to help manufacturers make it in the UK.||View PDF|
|Pilz||Pilz unveils extensive range of new operator terminals.||View PDF|
|ABB||ABB demonstrates flexible robotic technology at MACH 2008.||View PDF|
|ABB||ABB provides Sysemt Integrators and Machine Builders a competitive edge with global partner programme in robotics.||View PDF|
|KUKA||KUKA robots to play role in next generation aircraft design.||View PDF|
|Motoman||Snake robot makes UK debut in machine tending role.||View PDF|
|TM Robotics||TM Robotics launches a new version of the smallest robot in the Toshiba Machine range which is set to find uses in manufacturing electronics and laboratory industries.||View PDF|
|Fanuc||Robot reduces skills issue at audience systems and drivs up component quality.||View PDF|
|Fanuc||New long-reach high-speed food robot offers five axes flexibility.||View PDF|
|Fanuc||Shimizu takes six axes route to total automation.||View PDF|
|Fanuc||Smurfit Kappa partnership creates increased opportunities for robotic corrugated packaging solutions.||View PDF|
|Rockwell||Rockwell Automation acquires Incuity Software, a supplier of Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence (EMI)||View PDF|
|AC & E Ltd||First Dispensing Simulation Software for Desktop Robots||View PDF|
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