MAC Formula Electric

Official Sponsor of MAC Formula Electric

MAC Formula Electric is a student-run organization that represents McMaster University at Formula Student. The team of 90+ is led by Jackson Diebel, a former co-op student of In-House Solutions. The team is designing and building a single-seat, open-wheeled race car to compete in the Formula Student and Formula SAE international engineering competitions. Their goal […]

  Tracy Bithell   Nov 28, 2016   Image   0 Comment   Read More
Shifting into the future with OCTOPUZ - Oechsler, toolcraft & unicam

Shifting into the future with OCTOPUZ

Shifting into the future with OCTOPUZ In an ever-competitive and increasingly globalized world, the automotive industry is constantly striving for innovation. This creativity is often applied to vehicle interiors, where their design has remained an important factor for today’s discerning customer, especially in the luxury market. In Germany, international part-manufacturer Oechsler recently forged a partnership […]

  Tracy Bithell   Nov 14, 2016   Case Study, Image, Partnership   0 Comment   Read More
JIMTOF 2016 - JBM will be at Booth E5016 showcasing OCTOPUZ Robotic Programming and Simulation Software

JBM showcasing OCTOPUZ at JIMTOF 2016

See OCTOPUZ at JIMTOF 2016, booth E5016 This November, JBM will be showcasing OCTOPUZ at the 28th Japan International Machine Tool Fair. JIMTOF is dedicated to the development of industry and trade promotion through increased international transactions and technical exchanges of machine tools and their related equipment. Visit booth E5016 at Tokyo Big Sight November […]

  Tracy Bithell   Nov 09, 2016   Image, Partnership, Tradeshow   0 Comment   Read More

OCTOPUZ at FABTECH 2016

OCTOPUZ at FABTECH Feature Image This coming November OCTOPUZ will be exhibiting at FABTECH, the continent’s largest event for metal forming, fabrication, welding, and finishing. Held in Las Vegas, this year’s show will play host to more than 1,300 exhibitors and will welcome more than 28,000 exhibitors from around the world. (more…)

  Jimmy Long   Oct 18, 2016   Blog, News, Tradeshow   0 Comment   Read More

OCTOPUZ v1.6 Update

 

The latest update for OCTOPUZ has just been released, and Version 1.6 comes packed with new features and enhancements.

Read on for a comprehensive list of what you can look forward to in OCTOPUZ 1.6, including a wide variety of welding improvements as well as increased arc/circular support, support for 7-axis robots, and more. This update is available to all users currently on Maintenance. (more…)

  Jimmy Long   Sep 28, 2016   Blog, News, News   0 Comment   Read More

Robotic Sculpting with New Age Robotics

We had the chance to visit one of our customers, New Age Robotics, to see some of the sculpting work they’re doing with OCTOPUZ. Operating at the intersection of manufacturing and art, they’re creating some great sculptures with offline programming. Click here to read about more of the applications OCTOPUZ can be used for.

  Jimmy Long   Sep 01, 2016   Video   0 Comment   Read More

Industrial Robots and Manufacturing Jobs – A Catalyst for Loss or Growth?

 

When disruptive technologies are introduced to the marketplace, there is an initial uncertainty among the general population about these unfamiliar products, services, or new ways of conducting business.

The unknown is scary; change is often met with resistance, and people may ask themselves how such innovations will affect their livelihoods and lifestyles. By definition, disruptive technologies are innovations that create a new market and value network, ultimately displacing established market leaders, alliances, and the status quo. Historically, however, it’s been seen that as society becomes more educated, informed, and familiar with innovations such as e-mail, smartphones, and social networking, the acceptance and proven benefits begin to emerge as a result. (more…)

  Jimmy Long   Aug 05, 2016   Blog   0 Comment   Read More
OCTOPUZ at Automatica 2016

OCTOPUZ at Automatica

OCTOPUZ will be exhibiting at our debut European trade show: Automatica. Located in Munich, Germany, Automatica is the country’s leading trade show focusing on industrial automation and mechatronics. In 2014 the show attracted almost 35,000 visitors from over 100 different countries and was host to over 700 different exhibitors. With an expected increase in attendance […]

  Tracy Bithell   May 24, 2016   Blog, Image, OCTOPUZ Europe GmbH   0 Comment   Read More
Aotto now an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in China.

Aotto now an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in China

In-House Solutions is pleased to announce that Jinan Aotto Technologies Co. has signed on to become an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in China. Located in Jinan City, the capital of Shandong Province, Aotto focuses on industrial robotics system integration with an emphasis on the automotive industry. Aotto will now be able to bring OCTOPUZ […]

  Tracy Bithell   Mar 31, 2016   Blog, Image, Partnership   0 Comment   Read More
OCTOPUZ at FABTECH Canada, booth 1500

Robot programming at FABTECH Canada

Working with Robots? Program them easily with OCTOPUZ Robot Software – see how at FABTECH Canada, booth 1500! FABTECH Canada 2016 March 22 – 24 Toronto Congress Centre Booth #1500 You’ll see our KUKA robot with a Lincoln Electric welding head at booth #1500 where it will be tracing a welding path and showing off touch-sensing functionality – […]

  Tracy Bithell   Mar 15, 2016   Blog, Image, Tradeshow   0 Comment   Read More
JBM Hightlights OCTOPUZ at iRex2015

JBM highlights OCTOPUZ at iRex2015

The numbers don’t lie, and it’s easy to see that Robots are the future when you explore the facts. Between 2010 and 2014, the total supply of industrial robots increased by 40% per year on average. Numbers continue to rise record-breaking year after record-breaking year, with the double-digit trend forecasted to continue from 2015-2018*. This […]

  Tracy Bithell   Dec 22, 2015   Image, Partnership, Tradeshow   0 Comment   Read More

OCTOPUZ v1.5 Update Highlights

OCTOPUZ v1.5 brings with it exciting new core updates, including an OCTOPUZ eCatalog, full RTCP support and automatic rail settings. Welding with OCTOPUZ? Look for GUI enhancements and weaving simulation. This is a free update for anyone on OCTOPUZ maintenance. Core Updates: • OCTOPUZ eCatalog • Ability to Modify Languages of Addons • Rail Settings […]

  Tracy Bithell   Dec 08, 2015   Video   0 Comment   Read More

Funding Available in Southern Ontario

SMART Program Funding Opportunity up to $100,000

FUNDING AVAILABLE

Up to 35% of eligible costs or $100,000 for an ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROJECT

DO YOU HAVE A NEW PROJECT:
– That focuses on adapting or adopting advanced technologies?
– That will net new increase of permanent jobs?
– That will increase export sales and/or expand into new export markets? (Direct or through global supply chain)

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  Tracy Bithell   Dec 03, 2015   Blog, Funding   0 Comment   Read More

unicam – Milling an octopus using OCTOPUZ

unicam Software GmbH, our German OCTOPUZ partner, created this video which highlights: A KUKA KR 60 HA robot with KRC4 controller Tilt and turn positioner with an 8-square clamping table Spindle tool change Enjoy! Armed with OCTOPUZ To learn more about OCTOPUZ or to arrange a personalized demonstration, find an OCTOPUZ partner near you, email us, or call […]

  Tracy Bithell   Nov 25, 2015   Partnership, Video   0 Comment   Read More
Walinga Armed with OCTOPUZ to save money

Walinga saving time and money with OCTOPUZ

What happens when you combine a FANUC robot and OCTOPUZ offline programming software? For Guelph, Ont.-based Walinga Inc., it means productivity goes up and costs go down. Walinga specializes in the manufacture of engineered transportation equipment, including bulk feed bodies, dump and belt trailers, bag bulk and waste management units. Many of their tanks and […]

  Tracy Bithell   Nov 16, 2015   Case Study, Image   0 Comment   Read More
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