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Epson Robots recently signed Gibson Engineering as an official distributor of its automation solutions. Founded in 1945, Gibson Engineering has a diverse customer base in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, from life sciences and plastics manufacturers to OEM machine builders.
As the sense of urgency for manufacturing projects in these industries accelerates, this new partnership offers Gibson Engineering customers access to Epson’s product lineup to simplify automation installs while meeting project time frames.
“We help concept, develop and implement automation and robotic solutions that deliver increased productivity, competitiveness and profitability,” said Joe Nolan, vice president and general manager, Gibson Engineering. “Automation continues to be in high demand, and Epson’s breadth of products and commitment to robotics makes them an attractive partner to help both new and existing customers achieve their automation goals.”
Gibson Engineering offers the complete lineup of Epson Robots’ automation products, including the extensive portfolio of SCARA, 6-Axis robots, and integrated options.
“Epson recognizes Gibson Engineering’s continued investment in supporting automation projects, making them an ideal partner for our robot solutions,” said Tom Versfelt, vice president of Channel and Commercial Sales, Epson America. “Gibson Engineering has established themselves as a source for robotics expertise, and customers rely on them for automation needs. Together, we can provide high-precision, high-performance robotic solutions to help manufacturers from Maine to Maryland grow and succeed as a business.”
In October 2021, Epson announced a no-code programming language called Epson RC+ Express. The visual-based teaching environment offers faster programming of Epson’s SCARA robots for users who have little-to-no programming experience.
Developed for Epson T-Series All-in-One and LS-B Series SCARA robots, Epson RC+ Express features a visual-based teaching environment that integrates a block-style format. Epson said it includes ready-to-use templates that allow users to create common pick-and-place, palletizing and depalletizing applications.