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    Disruptive Technologies: Delta Robots

    Posted on Monday, June 16, 2014.

    One of the fastest growing sectors in flexible automation and disruptive technologies employs parallel, or delta robots. Isthmus Engineering has successfully incorporated delta robots in applications for several customers.

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    3D Printing

    Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

    Isthmus has recently added in-house 3D printing to its repertoire of in-house manufacturing techniques.

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    Laser Technologies

    Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

    Isthmus has been incorporating laser technology in automation systems for many years. Laser marking and laser cutting/trimming have been used in recent applications.

  • Thumbnail: Component Welding Techologies for Assembly Automation

    Component Welding Techologies for Assembly Automation

    Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

    Thermoplastics, non-wovens, bimetallics and other materials require specific welding technologies. Isthmus has integrated a variety of welding technologies to accommodate the range of materials used in our customers’ products.

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    Flexible Automation

    Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012.

    As robotics have grown into the key component of flexible automation, Isthmus has established itself as a leader in specifying, programming and installing robots for automation projects.

  • Thumbnail: Vision Inspection of Labels and Part Marking

    Vision Inspection of Labels and Part Marking

    Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.

    Successful installations of vision-inspection technologies in assembly processes have been very beneficial in helping Isthmus adapt that expertise to projects that require these same technologies further downstream in the production & packaging process, most commonly for the consumer products or medical/pharmaceutical industries.

  • Thumbnail: Controls Architecture

    Controls Architecture

    Posted on Friday, July 13, 2012.

    Isthmus knows that successful automation projects require electrical controls strategies that are as diverse as the mechanical solutions they serve.

  • Thumbnail: Success in Leak Testing

    Success in Leak Testing

    Posted on Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

    Isthmus has been successful in overcoming the unique challenges associated with designing and building leak testing fixtures.

  • Thumbnail: Rack and Pinion Applications

    Rack and Pinion Applications

    Posted on Monday, January 9, 2012.

    Isthmus has recently completed projects incorporating very different rack and pinion technologies, some in partnership with key vendors, and some developed and built in-house.

  • Thumbnail: Vision-Guided Robotics

    Vision-Guided Robotics

    Posted on Monday, November 21, 2011.

    Process development is an important tool Isthmus uses to identify and demonstrate specific technologies to satisfy customer requirements. IEM has recently demonstrated successful product orientation and placement using vision-guided robotics.

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Isthmus sits on the Board of Directors for the US Federation of Worker Cooperatives.