Robotics
Couldn’t make it to Hannover Messe 2018? Check out these robotics highlights!
May 26, 2018 - The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) has announced it will present the 2018 Engelberger Robotics Awards to Gudrun Litzenberger, the General Secretary of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) and Esben Østergaard, CTO and Cofounder of Universal Robots.
May 15, 2018 - Teradyne and the shareholders of Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) have announced the acquisition of privately held MiR of Odense, Denmark, for €121 million (roughly US$148 million) net of cash acquired plus €101 million (US$124 million) if certain performance targets are met extending through 2020.
May 15, 2018 - Stäubli Robotics and Schneider Electric have further developed their partnership by signing a long-term agreement to integrate customized Stäubli TS series, four-axis SCARA robots into EcoStruxure Machine, Schneider’s IoT-enabled, open and interoperable system architecture and platform. Named Lexium STS series, the robots are described as being fully integrated into the architecture of Schneider Electric’s PacDrive motion control solution.
May 3, 2018 - Half a dozen teenage girls from Canada know exactly how to narrow the skills gap.
May 1, 2018 - If it weren’t for her lack of hair or her monotone voice, a packed room of delegates at a Toronto technology conference might not have had a clue that there was something amiss about the event’s keynote speaker.
Apr. 13, 2018 - RightHand Robotics, a provider of robotic piece-picking solutions, say its team of automation partners have set a world record at Modex 2018.
Apr. 5, 2018 - Mobile robotics developer Vecna Robotics and robotic picking solutions provider RightHand Robotics say they are working together to improve the performance of e-commerce order fulfillment by simplifying intralogistics and material handling challenges.
Apr. 4, 2018 - Güdel, a global manufacturer of linear motion modules, robot track motion units and gantry robots and components, has announced that Güdel-TSC of Monterrey, Mexico, has become the first member of A3 Mexico.
Mar. 20, 2018 - As a teenager working for his dad’s construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and levelling soil for building projects.
Mar. 9, 2018 - Industrial automation has been on the minds of those in the manufacturing world for not just decades, but centuries. Whether we’re talking about individuals who worked in flour mills or those who dealt with windmills, automated processes have always been on inventors’ minds. While automation would technically result in job losses, the increased prevalence of robots and robotics parts in the manufacturing, packaging, and engineering space would result in interesting implications for consumers, employees, companies and organizations.
Feb. 16, 2018 - The automation of production operations is accelerating around the world. According to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), 74 robot units per 10,000 employees is the new average of global robot density in manufacturing industries, up from 66 units in 2015.
Jan. 22, 2018 - Rethink Robotics has signed deals with 11 new distributors throughout North America and Europe, building on its existing global network of channel partners. The new Canadian partners are: Aztec Electrical Supply, Concord, Ont., and Rotalec, St-Laurent, Que.
Dec. 13, 2017 - Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 as a public society manufacturing luxury mirrors and glass under King Louis XIV’s reign. The corporation has maintained its high quality standards through the centuries, expanding its business throughout the whole housing industry. Now a global company, it employs more than 185,000 people worldwide.
Dec. 6, 2017 - Fetch Robotics, a provider of collaborative autonomous mobile robot (AMR) solutions, today announced that it has raised US$25 million in Series B funding.
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