Omron to Display Vision, Flexible Manufacturing, Traceability and Safety Solutions at IMTS

Industry-leading automation solutions pioneer Omron Automation Americas will have a broad array of technologies on display at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago. Addressing needs in flexible manufacturing, machine vision inspection, traceability and safety, Omron's demo will present solutions for manufacturers seeking to implement future-proof production lines

Omron Automation Americas, an industry-leading provider of industrial automation solutions, will be displaying a wide range of technologies at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) at booth #134845 in September. These unique products and solutions are aimed at helping manufacturers meet a variety of needs in vision inspection, flexible manufacturing, traceability and safety while edging closer to the fully automated factory of the future.


Omron's flexible manufacturing demo will present several solutions designed to help companies meet the customization demands imposed by today's increasingly globalized and eCommerce-driven market. These solutions include integrated mobile and fixed robots, machine automation controllers and laser marking technologies.

Products to be featured in this controls demo have been carefully chosen to illustrate how manufacturers can leverage Omron's all-in-one solutions. The recently introduced compact NX1 controller integrates seamlessly with other Omron solutions and now includes G-code support. The NX1 controller with OPC UA and SQL connectivity is ideal for IIoT applications and easily integrates with quality management and safety systems. The NX1 improves the operations of smart factories at all levels by providing a link between machines and the Industrial Internet of Things.

Omron is also showcasing traceability solutions that feature barcode readers and smart cameras. The industry leader extended its automation portfolio by releasing a bundle of vision and code reading products including the HAWK MV-4000, the MicroHAWK ID-45 and the HS-360 handheld. With these additions, Omron's extensive automation solutions are ready to resolve the traceability challenges of today as well as those of the future.

Omron is demonstrating its leadership in safety with a comprehensive demo for production line safety and machine guarding. Technologies highlighted include new safety light curtains, safety mats, safety laser scanners and safety controllers. Omron's new NX safety network controller with CIP safety connectivity helps manufacturers introduce flexibility into their production lines while keeping design effort and maintenance time to a minimum. It enables quick and easy safety program development and improves the efficiency of safety management and maintenance. To Learn more about Omron's safety products and solutions, click here.

Manufacturers interested in testing out these integrated, interactive and intelligent solutions for industrial automation should be sure to stop by the Omron booth at IMTS this coming September 10-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

About Omron Automation

Omron Automation is an industrial automation partner that creates, sells and services fully integrated automation solutions that include robotics, sensing, motion, logic, safety, and more. Established in 1933 and currently headed by President Yoshihito Yamada, Omron's 36,000 employees help businesses solve problems with creativity in more than 110 countries. Learn more at omron247.com.

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