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Cognex Vision Symposium

August 28, 2019
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About the Event Those who joined us at Sands Casino (Bethlehem, Pa) learned about the new technologies in machine vision inspections. They learned how these systems can benefit their dynamic manufacturing processes along with best practices for setting up systems for their applications. Vision Topics That Were Covered Using Cognex…

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Serving the Mid-Atlantic Region for 50 Years

July 8, 2019
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Applied Controls continuously strives to address customer problems so they can achieve greater results. In doing so, Applied Controls has achieved a major milestone of its own. This month, Applied Controls is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary of being in business and serving the Mid-Atlantic region with automation solutions for the…

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Trade Show Recap: UR/ Cognex Pick and Place Application

February 12, 2019
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UR_ Cognex Festo Show

Last week, Applied Controls attended Festo Didactic’s International Trade Show in Eatontown, NJ displaying two of our key lines Universal Robots and Cognex. The Applied Controls’ booth showed off a simply yet common Pick and Place application using Universal Robots UR5 and a Cognex Vision system to identify a part…

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Rethink Your Cobot Options: Make the Switch to Universal Robots and Save!

January 11, 2019
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Applied Controls has recently teamed up with Universal Robots to announce a special program (with special pricing) to all Rethink Robotics users. With the sudden closing of the collaborative robot producer, Applied Controls would like to support and offer a discount on any of the NEW Universal Robots e-Series models…

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Applied Controls Takes on the Philly Half Marathon

December 10, 2018
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Philadelphia Half Marathon

On Saturday November 17th, Applied Controls Inc. staff members took on the Philadelphia Half Marathon. Runners of this flagship marathon event, tour the city of brotherly love starting near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, moves through the historic downtown and stretches along the Schuylkill River for a total of 26.2…

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Siemens and Applied Controls Score Huge Brewery Business

December 5, 2018
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Wayne Automation Corporation, a family-owned OEM, located northwest of Philadelphia has long been known for building fast, extremely reliable and highly engineered solutions—with Rockwell components exclusively. When the company had an opportunity to bid on meeting the packaging needs of what is today one of the world’s largest breweries, it…

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It’s Not Too Late to Get a 100% Tax Deduction for UR Cobots!

November 20, 2018
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UR cobot tax deduction

Did you know that under Section 179 of the Internal Revenue Code, businesses can take a 100% tax deduction for qualified equipment and off-the-shelf software that is put into service by December 31st? For orders received and processed by December 16th, 2018, customers can take advantage of the Universal Robot’s…

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The Future of Work in Manufacturing

November 14, 2018
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Future of Manufacturing

It’s no secret that the manufacturing workforce continues to absorb new technology at an rapid pace and that the transformation of work is inevitable. But according to global consulting firm Deloitte, the addition to technologies such as AI, robotics, cognitive automation, analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT), will create more…

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4 Ways Machine Vision Systems Can Benefit Your Facility

October 31, 2018
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Machine Vision

Today, machine vision tools are used for inspection in multiple ways, from part selection and assembly verification to final inspection and tracking. Here are 4 ways machine visions system can benefit your facility. Error Proofing Complex applications are often prone to error with the human eye. Machine vision systems significantly…

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Finding Your Financial Path to Industry 4.0

October 23, 2018
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Siemens financing

    It’s no secret that Digitalization is changing all areas of business, especially for manufacturers. Manufacturers working to adapt to Industry 4.0 through digitalization are creating what has been called a “smart factory.” Yet just 16 percent of manufacturers have an Industry 4.0 strategy. To draw on all of…

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