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ARS Automation is truly happy to announce a new distributorship in the American market.

  Doig Corporation ( is a new authorized distributor for our FlexiBowl® feeding system, covering the State of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. We would like to thanks Doig Corporation for the just started positive cooperation: it represents a big chance to provide our flexible automating solutions to new users, supported by a careful and experienced […]

SPS Fair The Italian Automation Fair in Parma

SPS Fair, the Italian Automation Fair in Parma, ended yesterday. There were precious opportunities to get in touch with all the most interesting innovations in automation, highlighting at the same time the unique features of FlexiBowl®, our patented flexible feeding system, in action. Special thanks go to our partners SINTA and SCHUNK, for hosting us […]

Presentation FlexiBowl®: SPS SHOW – Parma2019

ARS invites you to SPS, the Italian Automation Fair (from Tuesday 5/28 to Thursday 5/30 in Fiere di Parma area). You’ll be able to see FlexiBowl® (our flexible feeding solution) in action, to notice its versatility and its high frequency performances live. Please come join us at the booths of our partners SINTA and SCHUNK […]

Flexibowl®-New Distributor: Air-Oil Systems

   We are pleased to announce our new distributor: Air-Oil Systems, Inc.        Yesterday… Air-Oil Systems, was founded by Robert P. Hicks in 1964, as a manufacturer’s representative of SP Manufacturing’s Pneumatic and Hydraulic Cylinders and Boosters. Robert’s plan to grow a successful distribution business was to represent a limited number of complementary […]

flexibowl vision system

FlexiVision: Vision system to integrate every robot

FlexiVision is a PC based vision software package that can be optionally supplied with FlexiBowl systems.   FlexiVision is compatible with a large variety of industrial robots and the main purpose is to allow the deployment of flexible feeding cells in a very simple and straithforward way. The main tasks offered by the system include:  Dynamic control […]

Bowl Feeders: FlexiBowl® as a Cost-Effective Alternative

Total cost of ownership The real case OEE – Overall Equipment Efficiency The cosmetic application: feeding of mascara brushes The automotive case: membranes, rubber discs, Flexible feeding advantages   Total cost of ownership We explain below why FlexiBowl® is a cost-effective solution, according to current performance indicators. Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) is a management approach […]

Flexible Part Feeding Systems: The Benefits

Market evolution has always been influenced by choices made with regard to flexibility, unit production cost and productivity. In the middle of the 1960s, market competition became increasingly intense, and production cost was the chief concern. High volumes of individual products were sold to the “mass market,” enabling a policy emphasizing economy of scale and […]

Vibratory Bowl Feeder

Vibratory Bowl Feeder: Traditional part feeding system FlexiBowl: the new frontier of feeding systems Comparing FlexiBowl® and Vibratory Bowl feeders Vibratory bowl feeders: application fields FlexiBowl: the alternative to traditional bowl feeders Related articles   Vibratory Bowl Feeder: Traditional part feeding system Vibratory Bowl feeders are the most common solution to handle and sort bulk products […]


Industrial robots are defined as ‘multi-functional manipulators designed to move parts through various programmed motions’. As such, robots provides consistent reliable performance, repetitive accuracy and are able to handle heavy work loads and perform in harsh environments. Additionally, robots can be quickly reprogrammed to reflect changes in production needs and cycles.  The SCARA acronym stands […]

Flexible assembly systems

  Flexibility of a system describes its ability to adapt to a wide range of possible environments. Flexibility in manufacturing is the ability to reconfigure manufacturing resources in order to efficiently produce a range of products of acceptable quality. The concept of flexibility comes from the Japanese philosophy of “lean manufacturing,” which for many decades […]