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Do You Think About Conveyance in the Early Stages of System Design? Here’s Why You Should.

Did you know that 85% of designers don’t consider their conveyance platform – or how they are going to move a part from station to station – during the first phases of their design process? The SuperTrak team recently did a survey asking industrial automation professionals when they think about their conveyance platform while designing their automation that generated some interesting insights. Some …

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Expansion and Retraction: How Smart Conveyance Can Keep Your Business Consistently Profitable Even When Your Supply Chain Isn’t

In manufacturing, we often talk about scaling up to meet market demand. But what happens when supply can’t keep up with demand? Market and supply chain uncertainty can have a significant impact on your business. The forces that determine if you will be able to meet your throughput goals can be outside of your control. When you build a automation …

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5 Ways Your Choice of Conveyance Impacts Your Automation

Conveyance is motion. Conveyance – or how you are getting parts from point A to point B – is often an afterthought when it comes to automation design. Station design and throughput goals often take precedence but there are several reasons why conveyance should be considered right from the start. Here are the 5 ways conveyance impacts your …

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Case Study – Growing Together

How one medical device manufacturer quickly scaled a new product through the approval process using modular automation. 

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Case Study: How One Company Achieved End-to-End Flexibility and Digital Control

How one engineering company obtained the end-to-end flexibility and digital control they needed by switching their intelligent conveyance platform. Speed, flexibility, control – elements most engineers working in automation strive to achieve but don’t always obtain the first time around. This was the case with Transformix Engineering when we started working with them. Transformix is best known …

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Case Study: Reducing Floorspace by 44%

How one manufacturing company gained back floor space and increased throughput. You know that in today’s manufacturing space you need to be flexible enough to adapt quickly. You need to efficiently adapt to changing market demands. Likely, you’ve already tried to figure out how to effectively expand your production lines as demand has increased …

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ATS Unveils SuperTrak Micro

Anaheim, California (February 5, 2019) – ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA) (“ATS” or the “Company”), a leader in Linear Motion Technology (LMT), today unveiled the SuperTrak MicroTM conveyance platform, a new product with disruptive divert and merge capabilities that enable creative, high speed, production system designs. SuperTrak Micro allows manufacturers to minimize cell sizes …

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SuperTrak CONVEYANCE™ featured on the cover of the September issue of Design Engineering

NEXT GEN CONVEYORS – Evolution of linear motor transport systems open near-limitless conveyance possibilities …

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SuperTrak CONVEYANCE™ Named The World’s Greatest

Cambridge, ON (July 22, 2019) – ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA) (“ATS”) announced today that its SuperTrak Conveyance platform has been selected to be featured on The World’s Greatest, a national television series highlighting top people, places and products around the world. The episode will highlight how ATS and SuperTrak Conveyance continue to …

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How To Simplify Complex Assembly Processes Using Smart Conveyance

See how individualized control of each shuttle or part carrier on the platform allows for the simplification of complex assembly processes.

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On-The-Fly Changeover for Multi-Sku Automation

The SuperTrak CONVEYANCE™ platform has the ability to adjust stop location which allows designers to generalize the automation. This is useful if you need multi-sku automation.

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TrakMaster™ Software – Configuration Capabilities

Access and configure the SuperTrak CONVEYANCE™ platform's integrated functionality using TrakMaster's™ configuration tools. Remove risk and engineering time by utilizing tested and proven capabilities to enable high-performance automation.

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3 Practices to Reduce Risk when Automating Under Uncertainty

While scaling your manufacturing, there are always elements of uncertainty, and with uncertainty comes risk. Explore how life science manufacturers can confidently invest in capital equipment to scale up production.

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From Zero to Lights Out

Wondering about what automation can do for you and your business? How do you know when to get started with automation?

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Designing Your Automation with Smart Conveyance: Tips for Engineers to Increase Performance and Decrease Complexity

Join SuperTrak™ Product Manager, Ben Hope, and Technical Sales Support and SuperTrak™ Guru, Jan Bolhuis, as they discuss how to design your automation with smart conveyance in this webinar.

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