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igus® has been manufacturing engineered plastics for 50 years, and develops each of the materials and all technology behind its products. Committed to using its innovative polymer materials to develop products that provide creative solutions and exceed customer expectations while delivering fast, accurate service. igus®’ polymer blends are used throughout its range of product lines of cable carriers, plastic bushings, spherical bearings, and linear bearings, guides, and slide tables. With constant advancement and technological breakthroughs, igus® is continually expanding its range of materials, and performs rigorous testing to ensure every product meets and exceeds industry standards. igus® sales engineers are available throughout North America for on-site technical support, friendly customer service is available 8am – 8 pm, and igus® offers over 80,000 parts in stock, ready to ship as early as that day. igus® also offers 3D CAD files, samples, and online tools, all completely free.

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igus to Exhibit at Free Online Tradeshow: Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems

POSTED 04/20/2012

Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems e-event sponsored by Globalspec

igus® Inc. is exhibiting at the free online tradeshow, Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems on May 23, 2012.  The e-event, which is sponsored by the industrial search engine, Globalspec, invites manufacturing professionals and design engineers to learn about igus’ cable management and bearings solutions for robotic applications, all from the convenience of their computer.  Register for the free online tradeshow.

Expert design technicians will be on hand to answer questions and discuss how igus’ products can benefit almost any automated application.  Downloadable technical articles, product brochures, as well as an all-new, never-released-before whitepaper will be available to download at the company’s booth.

In addition, igus will be hosting the live presentation, “A Less-is-More Approach to Robotic Cable Management”, from 1:30-2:00 p.m. EST.  Join Kevin Wright, country sales manager for igus Canada, as he discusses the challenges of cable management for six-axis robots.  Discover the negative effects of poorly designed cable management systems and how the less-is-more approach can decrease maintenance and downtime while increasing safety.  Register for the free presentation.
About igus
igus develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings, and DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides.  These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies.  With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cable since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 80,000 products available from stock.  No minimum order required. 

About Globalspec
GlobalSpec is the leading specialized vertical search, information services and e-publishing company serving the engineering, manufacturing and related scientific and technical market segments.  The company provides its buy-side users with domain-expert search engines, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content and over 70+ product and industry e-newsletters that help engineers and related professionals perform their key job tasks with the highest levels of accuracy and productivity.  GlobalSpec provides its sell-side client base of companies seeking to reach the worldwide engineering audience with highly filtered sales leads, product promotion and brand