Printing and Publishing

  • Richard K. Miller
Part of the VNR Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (VNRCMS)


Industrial robots have been used in a few printing and publishing plants. The applications so far have been restricted to material handling and palletizing operations. Robots have not seen widespreas use within the industry because of the success of specialized dedicated equipment, which is available to the industry.


Material Handling Industrial Robot Forklift Truck Loaded Pallet Paper Dust 
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    “Encoder Indicates Precise Robot Positioning,” Robotics World, March 1985, pp 28–30.Google Scholar
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    Busto, Virgil J., “Robots Entering Printing Industry,” Robot/X News, June 1983, pp 6–7.Google Scholar
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    “Reynolds Obliging Robots,” Packaging Digest, September 1983.Google Scholar

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