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The Robot’s Got the Cookies Handled

This motion control system puts the robot in charge of baking cookies and moving them down the line.

Rob Spiegel

January 17, 2022

Some robots are built to weld and paint cars. Others are designed for surgery or moving boxes in a warehouse. Apex Motion Control builds robots that bake.

In this video, the Baker-Bot collaborative robot - cobot - from Apex shows how it can handle the daily, dull, dangerous, and repetitive tasks in industrial food and bakery production and packaging. An, unlike Lucy, this robot won’t get behind as the goodies fly by on the conveyor belt.


About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.

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