Backboard Affixing Machine

Yokohama City's Nippon Automatic Fine Machinery develops and manufactures a machine for affixing a backboard, used in suspending products displayed in drugstores and other stores, onto product boxes.

"This machine can affix 35 backboards in one minute. The speed of this machine designed for pharmaceutical manufacturers is set at 35 per minute, but another machine for a different manufacturer that has already been ordered is capable of 90 backboards per minute. The speed output is tailored according to the customer's daily total production output. "

Because oftentimes design and development of this type of machine is done based on an original idea thought of by the designer, until now these machines have not been available on the market. Nippon Automatic Fine Machinery builds all of these machines on a custom made basis taking into consideration factors such as user production capacity requirements and installation space.

"Our box packing machines are also sold overseas, and we have many customers. Box packing machines, which are installed upstream of backboard affixing machines, are our company's specialty, so we would be very happy if accessory equipment such as the backboard affixing machine leads to further sales of our box packing machines. "

Nippon Automatic Fine Machinery also manufactures other machinery such as for affixing labels to plastic and glass bottles. Interest in the backboard affixing machine is coming primarily from the pharmaceutical industry. However, because there are numerous products suspended and displayed even in convenience stores, moving forward the company aims to expand sales of this machine to other manufacturers such as foodstuffs manufacturers.

Source: 

Related Articles

Lego MINDSTORMS EV3 Guy!

Lego MINDSTORMS Projejects!
They once had little to do with actual robotics, but two product iterations and 15 years later, about to release their 3rd-generation kit, Lego is at the top of educational, DIY, and plain old fun robot building. MINDSTORMS EV3 is coming, and the robo-geekosphere is buzzing. And whirring.

• • •

Robots in 2014 - AkihabaraNews.com

Contributor Sean P. Bullock is a materials manufacturing professional, robotics nerd-enthusiast, citizen scholar, and manager of the unofficial DARPA Robotics Challenge Facebook page.

• • •

Headless Robot Chasing a Laser Pointer (is so dang cute) - AkihabaraNews.com
We hate to use the word ‘cute’ when discussing robotics, but… Come on now...just have a watch and tell us that ain’t the case. You can’t. Unless you’re mean, uptight, and cold, cold of heart.
ATLAS is Coming for ASIMO - AkihabaraNews.com

Honda bills ASIMO as the world's most advanced humanoid robot, and taken as a whole, it’s probably accurate to say. But an American robot is catching up, and unless Honda’s got some new tricks (ASIMO X?), ATLAS is going to shove ASIMO aside and take his cookies.

Why Does Japan Get Dyson's New 360 Eye Robo-Vacuum First? - AkihabaraNews.com
The steadily plodding iterations of iRobot’s Roomba and its legion of copycats are old hat, and the collective We aren’t really impressed anymore. While the 360 Eye performs the same task, it stands out, and just kinda has that new robot smell. The talking points/broad strokes/things to know are:

Just Saying
Yes, it matters that they're Korean!
...because, of course, AkihabaraNews.com is "Japan & Asia Tech • Cool and Cultural News." So, we saw this cool robot news, could hear in the accent that these researchers are actually from Korea, and boom: justification! (in fact, according to their MIT profiles, they both studied at Yonsei University in Seoul)

Murata Manufacturing recently unveiled a team of 10 robots called the Murata Cheerleaders, which dance in formation while balancing on top of balls.

The Murata Cheerleaders are Murata’s fourth generation of robots, following the bicycle-riding MURATA BOY in 1991, the second MURATA BOY in 2005, and the unicycle-riding MURATA GIRL in 2008. All of these robots incorporate Murata’s proprietary core technology.

Yaskawa Assistive Robots - AkihabaraNews.com

What with the card dealing, cooking, and golfing, Yaskawa Electric’s heavily YouTubed Motoman

HAL Suit Goes German! - AkihabaraNews.com
Tsukuba City-based Cyberdyne, Inc.’s HAL suit has reached a number of milestones this year, and with news last week that the device received third-party approval from Germany-based certification agency TÜV Rheinland, it's time for the cybernetic prosthetic to go international.

Reno J. Tibke - June 07, 2014

JTFF - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

This week it’s octopedal Japanese electronics conglomerate OMRON getting its

Pages