Events | Product News | Corporate News | Featured Article | Partner Spotlight July 2013 Edition

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Don't miss us at AACC and NIWeek!


Yaskawa Motoman will be at the AACC Clinical Lab Expo in Houston, TX (July 30 - August 1, 2013). We will feature the new AutoSorter 1200 high-speed sorter for high-volume commercial laboratories. For complimentary admission, download a VIP Guest Pass. Pass must be presented on site or follow the instructions to register online.



NIWeek in Austin, TX (August 5-8, 2013) is the annual conference of LabView users. Our demo will show an MH5F robot performing quality control testing of an automotive audio system. The robot measures the torque required to push the buttons, uses lasers and cameras to inspect the unit, and samples the audio to ensure high fidelity response. Visit us in the Robotics Pavilion. Register now!



Product News

AutoSorter 1200
MYS-Series Robots
MH3F Robot


New! AutoSorter 1200

The new AutoSorter 1200 is a high-speed sorting instrument for pre- and post-analytic specimen processing in high-throughput commercial/reference laboratories. AutoSorter 1200 increases productivity and efficiency by reducing processing delays and turnaround time. It may be used as a stand-alone workcell (AutoSorter 1200S) or connected to a track system (AutoSorter 1200T).

New! MYS-Series SCARA Robots

The new MYS-series 4-axis SCARA robots offer superior performance in applications such as assembly, dispensing, case packing, lab automation and packaging. MYS models easily integrate with existing robot applications to expand current automated processes. Several models are available with various reach and payload specifications (MYS450, MYS650L, MYS850L and MYS1000).

MH3F Robot

The MH3F is a powerful robot designed for more compact, lighter payload applications including assembly, material handling and packaging. This compact model has a base width of only 200 mm and offers a 3 kg payload. The MH3F is compatible with the FS100 controller which features open software architecture.

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Corporate News

Yaskawa America, Inc. Acquires Agile Planet, Inc.

The Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. recently announced that it acquired all outstanding shares of Agile Planet, Inc.

Agile Planet is a developer of intelligent robotics software and hardware products engineered to dramatically improve the efficiency and functionality of industrial robots. Agile Planet is currently providing key unified robot/motion control software products used in Yaskawa Motoman’s MLX Robot Gateway platform, as well as robot controllers with capabilities needed for teach-less programming.

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Featured Article

Robots Integrated with Mills: Good for Production and Job Shops

Many manufacturers that were hesitant about adding robots to their milling operations are finding a new comfort level with automation.

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Partner Spotlight

This month’s Motoman Strategic Partner is Universal Tool and Engineering (UTE).

UTE is a leading provider of turnkey solutions for the tube fabrication industry. For over 30 years, UTE has designed and built equipment to bend, cut, end form and automate tubular parts for many industries.

UTE often automates tube fabrication processes with robotic (Yaskawa Motoman) material handling and automatic loading systems. Tube Loaders can be equipped with seam finders and end forming options. UTE can build a turnkey system or provide a simple machine for your process.

For more information, visit or call 423.282.0304.