Rixan - Mitsubishi and Staubli Robotics

Stäubli Robotics announces new strategic partnership with RIXAN Associates, Inc

 Duncan, SC -- 6/3/09 - Stäubli Robotics (http://www.staublirobotics.com) manufacturers of innovative and technologically advanced industrial, painting and cleanroom robots, announces a new strategic partnership with Rixan Associates, Inc. which will concentrate on co-sales and marketing activities in the central states.

This new partnership will provide turn-key robotic automation, engineering services, components, software and training. Both partners will take advantage of each others strengths and resources thus able to provide customers with reliable automation solutions.

"We are building the future by bringing two world class organizations together in forming a strategic partnership. This partnership will reinforce our mutual customer centric commitment in providing first class service and support to our customers." said Joe Gemma, Staubli Robotics Division Manager.

"We are excited about this new partnership with Staubli Robotics", said Stephen Harris, President of Rixan Associates, Inc. "Rixan needed robots with higher payloads, faster cycle times, and robots that had more application specific features. Staubli robots fulfill those needs and will provide our customers with leading edge technology, high reliability, and a worldwide support network second to none."

Today, Stäubli offers a comprehensive product range including small 4 axis and 6 axis robots operating with payloads of over 250 kg from a common control platform. Staubli robots are used in a diverse range of industries including the healthcare, plastics, solar, painting, food, aeronautics, consumer goods, nuclear, and semiconductor industries.

Staubli robots are found in a multitude of applications including packaging, assembly, machine loading, material handling, palletizing, Grinding, sealing, and cutting.

For additional information contact:
Stacy Jones                                                             Philip Brun
Inside Sales Support                                              Director of Sales
Stäubli Robotics USA                                            Rixan Associates, Inc.
s.jones@Stäubli.com                                             pbrun@rixan.com
864.486.5464                                                         937-438-3005

Stäubli: Textile Machinery, Connectors and Robotics

Stäubli is a mechatronics solution provider with three dedicated divisions: textile machinery, connectors and robotics. With a workforce of 3000, Stäubli has a presence in 25 countries and agents in 50 countries around the world.

Please visit http://www.Stäubli.com for more information on the company and products.

Rixan Associates, Inc.

 Rixan, est. 1959, is a Distributor, Systems Integrator and robot Service Center serving N. America. Rixan also designs and builds application specific tooling, servo hands, linear tracks, and automation controls and parts feeders

Mitsubishi introduces new            "SD-Series" Robots

Rixan is pleased to introduce Mitsubishi’s new “SD-Series” robots. These robots replace the earlier “N”, “E”, “EN” and “S” models. The robots have been modernized to interface with the latest communication technology. Standard features include: CE mark on arm and controller, (UL certification is also available), Ethernet Interface, USB Interface, Serial Interface, Encoder Interface, Additional Axis Interface, Plug-and-Play I/O modules, Improved Safety and Emergency Stop I/O functions, Improved Teaching Pendants with larger, up to VGA 640 x 480 touch panel displays – USB controller memory data back-up with IP65 protection.

Many accessories are available for these robots, including the new R32TB and R56TB teach pendants, so if you see something that you need – let me know and Rixan will provide a proposal. As you know, Rixan offers a 2-year limited warranty on all Mitsubishi robot models - best robot warranty in the business!

Rixan Associates, Inc. is proud to have been the North American Master Distributor for Mitsubishi Robots for over 26-years. The “SD-Series” is Mitsubishi’s most advanced and compact robot yet. With a 64-bit RISC processor, true multi-tasking capability, and many other features, the robots are ready for any task. New Impact Detection, Position Restoration and Maintenance functions are “Standard” with “SD-Series” robots.

Brochures, manuals, 2D and 3D drawings and more are available at Rixan’s updated web site www.rixan.com .


 Hot Deals on remaining Rixan Demo Inventory !!!

Fantastic deals on the remaining Rixan Demo Robot Inventory. Check the "right" panel of our www.rixan.com web site for details.


Rixan Mitsubishi Robot Training Class Schedule

  August 10-13, 2009       October 12-16,2009               November 16-19, 2009

A limited number of seats are still available for these classes - so please book early !!!!

Rixan Associates Inc. | 7560 Paragon Rd. | Dayton, OH | 937.438.3005

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