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Be a guest of Performance Feeders at the 2017 Assembly Show

Join us as our special guest October 24 – 26, with a FREE* admission to The ASSEMBLY Show. Use discount code PFIvip when registering online to take part in valuable networking and educational sessions focused exclusively on assembly. This is your one-stop event to experience a resource-rich expo floor with live demonstrations and working machinery of the latest assembly technology, equipment and products.

Visit us at booth 1131 to see live demonstrations of the latest in parts feeding and handling technology. We hope to see you there!

Be a guest of Performance Feeders at the 2017 Assembly Show
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New ISA Handbook Released

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces it has published a new book designed for operators involved in verifying and calibrating measuring instruments used in ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems, ISO 16949 Automotive Quality Management Systems, and AS/EN 9100 Aviation Series Quality Management Systems. The Calibration Handbook of Measuring Instruments […]

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Be our Guest at PACK EXPO Las Vegas: September 25th -27th

Why Attend PACK EXPO Las Vegas? Inspiration. Vendor research. Perspective. Market intel. Whatever you are looking to gain in terms of moving projects forward and enabling innovation, attending PACK EXPO Las Vegas will deliver. Bringing together 2,000+ exhibitors and 30,000 attendees from virtually every vertical market, PACK EXPO Las Vegas is indisputably the year’s most […]

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Trends in Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Manufacturing

While they are in different industries, pharmaceutical and medical device companies often face a surprisingly similar array of challenges and market realities. Companies in both industries are actively addressing new government regulations often resulting in new equipment purchases. Simultaneously, both industries are under increasing pressure to produce more at lower costs while not sacrificing quality. […]

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What is ‘Industry 4.0’?

Industry 4.0 or “i4.0” is the next wave of manufacturing, often referred to as ‘smart factories’. i4.0 includes automation and data exchange in manufacturing processes, cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud computing. According to a recent KPMG report on i4.0 “Gartner believes that the Internet of Things (IoT) market will be worth […]

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Rising Demand for Vision-Aided Feeding

Photoelectric sensors are used to detect the size, shape, color, distance, orientation or absence/presence of a the part moving through the assembly process. These sensors use a light transmitter to provide a signal to the sensor receiver which is programmed to take an action based on the result. Sensors are a highly reliable method of […]

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Vision Systems in Food Production Automation

Interesting article on the use of vision systems in food production. “Industrial robots can quickly and easily pick and place food items without risk of introducing bacteria and at a rate far faster and with greater endurance than a human worker. Advanced vision systems even have the capacity to detect both external and internal defects […]

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Belt Conveyors: The Workhorse of Automation

Belt conveyor systems play an important role by minimizing the production cycle time in automated processes. The conveyor systems market is undergoing radical change due to factors such as industrial expansion, modernization and technological advancement. Belt and roller conveyor systems continue to generate significant demand but with requirements for ever-higher efficiency, we are seeing more […]

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Big Changes Afoot In Food Packaging Automation

There are significant changes coming to the way consumers purchase and consume food over the next 15 years – and packaging automation will have to change rapidly to meet these new demands. Changes in consumer preferences include: On-the-go eating has consumers looking for portion control and convenience in bite-size, flavorful foods. Evening and relaxation foods […]

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Automotive Parts Manufacturing Helps Drive the Economy

Motor vehicle parts manufacturing jobs have grown nearly 19% by 2012, generating 2.4% of the GDP or around $435 billion dollars. Together with indirect and employment-induced jobs, the total employment impact of the motor vehicle parts manufacturing industry is 4.26 million jobs, an increase of nearly 18 percent from 3.26 million in 2012. Automotive parts […]

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