June 16 , 2009
Welcome to the June 2009 issue of Motoman Direct, containing news, product information and updates from Motoman Inc.
NEW! DX100 Controller >> - Exciting, next-generation capabilities include control of up to eight robots (72 axes), energy savings, faster processing speeds and advanced robot arm control.
NEW! 7-axis VA1400 “Versatile Arc” Welding Robot
NEW! MH5 and MH5L “Master
Handling” Robots - These
Remote Laser Welding with Trumpf
To see additional new products, visit our web site.
Annual Customer Satisfaction Results - Motoman is thrilled to receive another all-time record high score 4.58 out of a 5.0 possible scale for 2008!
Five people were randomly selected from the responses to win their choice of an iPod, digital camera or GPS system. Winners include:
Click on the links below to access information relating to key focus areas for Motoman’s Advanced Systems Group (ASG):
Editorials, Case Studies & Articles
Are you looking for additional exposure for your business? If your company has a Motoman robot application success story that you’d like to see featured in an article for publication, please contact Motoman’s Marketing Communications Specialist at email@example.com or call 937.847.3384.
“At Spinic Manufacturing, Robots Rail Against Recession” – Robotics Online -
“Robotics, Smart Conveying Streamline Specimen Handling at ARUP Laboratories” – BioSpace – April 24, 2009 – At the center of ARUP Laboratories’ storage and retrieval is an automated sorting system consisting of two Motoman robotic sorters.
"BioReference Laboratories Partners with Sysmex America" - Pharmacy Choice – April 18, 2009. The Motoman AutoSorter II is an integral part of these Hematology Automation Systems.
New Motoman application case study summaries - are posted to our web site regularly. To locate case studies on our redesigned web site, select an industry or application from the homepage. Once you make your selection, you may view related case studies, products and videos.
Material Handling >10# - Palletizing Cases of Candy
Customer Satisfaction & Training
NEW! Energy-saving Servo Hibernation Mode - In addition to Motoman’s Fan Retrofit kits, Motoman now offers Servo Hibernation as another way for customers to realize power savings and “go green.” In Servo Hibernation mode, the robot remains ready to go, but power usage drops significantly. Contact Michael Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org (937.847.3298) or your Regional Technical Manager for information and pricing.
Motoman’s Customer Care Center is a web-based information and service center providing customers useful information, chat room functionality with technical support and web-based tutorials that provide step-by-step instructions. Need a tour? Call Dave Titcombe at 937.847.3361 or follow the link below to complete your registration and begin using the site!
Register Online for Motoman Training Classes
Spring Training Special – Motoman is offering a special 15% discount off the list price of any standard Motoman training class held at West Carrollton that is booked by 6/30/09. For more information, click here.
For more information or to have this feature added to your NX100, contact customer service at 937-847-3200.
Motoman products and services will be exhibited at the following trade shows and expositions in 2009. If you plan to attend these shows, please visit our booth:
ATE – Sept. 22-24 – Rosemont, IL – Booth# 621
Decipher the following encrypted "MotoQuote" phrase (a puzzle in which one letter has been substituted for another) and e-mail the answer, along with your name, title, company name, company address, and work phone number to email@example.com. On June 23 we will draw a winner from eligible respondents who correctly solve the MotoQuote puzzle. The lucky winner will be sent his or her choice of a scale model of an EA1400N “Expert Arc” welding robot or ES165N “Expert Spot” welding robot OR an embroidered Motoman baseball cap.
The winner of the April 2009 MotoQuote drawing was Mike Tobe, Controls Designer at JR Manufacturing in Fort Recovery, Ohio. He elected to receive the scale-model of the ES165 robot.
Clues: Our company’s name and some form of the word for one of our featured products appear somewhere in the encrypted puzzle phrase. If you need more help, 19 = A.
Encrypted MotoQuote Phrase:
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