18 Jul 2018
EXOR IIoT Controller

A Revolutionary IIoT Controller: the Exor eX700 Series

As you may have heard, The Proud Company recently entered into a new partnership with EXOR International, a manufacturer of HMI, control, and industrial IoT solutions. We’re very excited about this product line and what it can offer our customers. EXOR’s product line — including their flagship IIoT Controller — addresses the 5 major challenges […]

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26 Jun 2018
Cognex Verifiers: Verify Codes On Every Surface

Verify Codes On Every Surface with the Cognex DataMan 8070

Barcode verification is the process of grading the quality of barcodes. Barcode verifiers capture images and generate reports to demonstrate compliance to parameters within industry standardization guidelines. The problem is, verifiers are traditionally very finicky, difficult to setup, and cumbersome to use. The new Cognex DataMan 8070 changes that. The DataMan 8070 series barcode verifier […]

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20 Jun 2018
MiR500

MiR Launches MiR500 for Heavy Industrial Transport

Autonomous mobile robot manufacturer, Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), just announced its biggest, fastest, strongest robot to-date at Automatica 2018: the MiR500. MIR500: SAFE, EFFICIENT TRANSPORT OF HEAVY OBJECTS The MiR500 is designed to automate the transportation of pallets and heavy loads throughout a facility. With a lifting capacity of 1,102 lbs and a speed of […]

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12 Jun 2018
Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800

A New Generation of Drive Technology: the Remarkable FR-A800

Designed for unparalleled drive precision, speed control, simple startup, and versatility, Mitsubishi Electric has developed a new generation of drive technology: the remarkable FR-A800. Outstanding features of the FR-A800 series include the integrated high level PLC, USB port for programming and parameter copying, an easy-to-read control panel, optimum power usage and energy saving functions, improved […]

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16 May 2018
Low Cost SCARA Robots

Low Cost SCARA Robots: The Best Alternative For Traditional Pick & Place

Low cost SCARA robots used to only exist on engineers’ wishlists. Historically, pick and place applications typically involved either pneumatic or electromechanical actuators (aka Cartesian robots). The problem with using traditional actuators for pick and place applications is that everything needs to be perfectly aligned to work properly. Adjust the location of a pick or […]

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11 Apr 2018

Automated Packaging Solution: Lip Balm Packaging

One of The Proud Company’s areas of expertise is the design and implementation of automated processes in manufacturing and packaging facilities. When designing automated packaging solutions, collaborative robots and custom end effectors are typically essential. Recently, Proud implemented an automated packaging solution for tubes of lip balm. The end result included a Sawyer collaborative robot […]

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05 Feb 2018

ADM Expo Cleveland: Your Free Expo Pass

The Proud Company will be exhibiting at this year’s Advanced Design and Manufacturing (ADM) Expo in Cleveland. The ADM Expo showcases the latest in robotics, automation, plastics, packaging, and design engineering. ADM Expo Cleveland 2018 Huntington Convention Center March 7-8, Booth #433 Join 2,600+ professionals from industry sectors such as medtech, aerospace, automotive, and more […]

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30 Jan 2018
MiRHook200 mobile autonomous robot for heavy payloads

Transport Heavy Objects Internally with MiRHook200

Supporting the transport of loads up to 500 kg (1100 lbs), the extended-payload MiRHook200 mobile robot provides exciting new internal logistics options for weighty or unwieldy cargos. MiRHook200 is ideal for a wide range of towing jobs, such as efficiently moving heavy products between locations in a manufacturing facility or warehouse, or moving linen and […]

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17 Jan 2018
Pittsburgh Coolest Offices

It’s Official: We’re Cool

Each week, the Pittsburgh Business Times showcases interesting, inspiring and attractive office spaces in the Pittsburgh area. Last month, PBT named us one of Pittsburgh’s “Coolest Offices”. We’re honored! Check us out… Interested in joining our team? Visit our Careers page

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11 Jan 2018
Collaborative Robots Roadshow Event

Collaborative Robots Roadshow

Gone are the days of massive capital expenditures on expensive, fixed automation. By leveraging low cost, collaborative robots to perform mundane, highly repetitive tasks, innovative manufacturers are gaining a distinct competitive advantage and seeing a fast ROI. The Proud Company is hosting a FREE robot roadshow event on Wednesday, February 21st about how adopting the […]

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