Robotics

Robot paves the way for productivity boost

Concrete evidence has emerged of another export success for Stoke-on-Trent based engineering firm Morris Brothers, following the delivery of a custom-built slab moulding machine to an overseas customer. Morris Brothers is one of the UK’s oldest established manufacturers of concrete moulding…

🕘 4 days ago

Robots, dreamy businesses, and the future of work

Gavin Jackson, SVP & Managing Director, UiPath … I recall a quote from my former boss, Jeff Bezos, who said, “Bet on dreamy businesses that have an unlimited upside. These dreamy businesses have 4 characteristics: 1) Customers love them. 2) They grow to very large sizes. 3) They have…

🕘 11/12/2019

How are ABB’s ‘swimming’ robots saving time and money for Simcoa Operations?

Simcoa Operations is an Australian-based company committed to producing the world's highest quality silicon that is used in many of the products that make our modern lives easier. The company’s manufacturing facility gets its power from the Australian grid through two power transformers…

🕘 09/12/2019

Robot paves the way for productivity boost

Concrete evidence has emerged of another export success for Stoke-on-Trent based engineering firm Morris Brothers, following the delivery of a custom-built slab moulding machine to an overseas customer. Morris Brothers is one of the UK’s oldest established manufacturers of concrete moulding…

🕘 06/12/2019

Can robots help us recycle?

According to a World Bank’s 2018 report , global waste is expected to increase by 70 per cent by 2050 unless urgent action is taken. Even when citizens separate their trash correctly, the quantity of recyclables that are actually repurposed is marginal compared to the amount of those that end…

🕘 04/12/2019

Faster analysis thanks to collaborative robot in laboratory

With a collaborative robot Semcon will automate analysis of samples for an international laboratory company. The objective is to create a faster, safer process and free up time for laboratory personnel so that they can focus on more advanced tasks. Laboratory work often involves a number of…

🕘 04/12/2019

Battery requirements for next gen mobile robots

Mobile robots, in the form of AGVs, have been on the market for nearly two decades. But a topical innovation in the sector is creating new power requirements that the battery market must respond to. Michele Windsor, marketing manager of robot battery manufacturer Accutronics, explains. Once, mobile…

🕘 22/11/2019

OnRobot’s one system solution wins gold in LEAP Awards

OnRobot, manufacturer of end-of arm tools (EoAT) for collaborative robots, is pleased to announce its One System Solution has been awarded the gold medal in the Industrial Automation category of the LEAP awards. The software was recognised for making robotic applications faster and easier to…

🕘 12/11/2019

Survey data: Safety fears over use of robots in medical procedures

Only 9% of people would prefer to undergo surgery carried out by a robot surgeon compared to a human, despite recent advances in technology that have led to a rise in the use of robotics in a medical setting. This is according to a new survey, conducted by specialist distributor of industrial…

🕘 06/11/2019

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag CEO sums up K-2019 highlights

With Euro 25 million in sales confirmed over the eight day exhibition Sumitomo (SHI) Demag CEO Mr. Gerd Liebig hailed the show an unprecedented success. At times, the Sumitomo (SHI) Demag stand in Hall 15 appeared to be at full capacity with visitors exploring the company’s market-leading…

🕘 31/10/2019