Robotics

Cobots Increase CNC productivity and quality – and protect workers

CNC manufacturing setups are some of the most widely automated industrial processes. They often involve exactly the kinds of repetitive tasks that are ideal for robots, which can work at higher speed than human workers and provide accurate, consistent movement that paves the way for higher…

🕘 04/12/2018

Automation at your fingertips: low-priced delta robot from igus available to build or buy

igus has launched new, fast, low-cost delta robots for less than £5,000! Cost-effective, and quick and easy to implement, the new Delta robot from igus is available directly from stock as a kit or delivered pre-assembled ready to install. Its maintenance-free belt drive units…

🕘 06/09/2018

Visitors get portraits drawn by Toshiba Machine SCARA robot at automatica

TM Robotics launched Toshiba Machine’s latest industrial robots and machinery to the European market at Automatica 2018. Held from June 19 to 22, 2018, Automatica welcomed over 40,000 visitors to witness demonstrations of the newest innovations in smart automation and robotics. Toshiba…

🕘 02/07/2018

Market-leader in collaborative robots, Universal Robots, launches next-generation cobot technology named 'e-Series'

The pioneer and a market-leader of collaborative robots, Universal Robots’ new flagship e-Series collaborative robots, launched at Automatica 2018 in Munich, Germany, are the result of the company continuing to improve its ground-breaking technology. The e-Series includes technology advances…

🕘 20/06/2018

Enterprise montratec presents world premiere at leading trade fair automatica: the self-propelling 'shuttle carrier'

At the leading trade fair, automatica 2018, from 19 to 22 June in Munich, montratec GmbH with headquarters in Niedereschach, Germany, is showcasing five new product developments of their future-oriented automation and transport system montrac. Product highlight is the new 'shuttle carrier' -…

🕘 19/06/2018

Robotics and automation stay on growth path

Robotics and automation are the global drivers for modernising economies. After a very successful year 2017 with a turnover growth of 13 percent, the companies from Germany expect good business again this year. VDMA Robotics + Automation forecasts the sector to grow by nine percent in 2018 reaching…

🕘 19/06/2018

Robots a welcome addition to the workforce, for employers and employees alike, according to Epicor survey

With employers struggling to find people with the skills they need, even for entry-level jobs[i], industrial workers are increasingly seeing the benefits of working with robots, rather than humans, to improve productivity and relieve the pressures they are under. This is one of the findings of the…

🕘 24/05/2018

Robots ensure maximum freshness for Kroger’s Denver dairy

A fully automated storage, handling and order processing system supplied to US grocery retail giant, The Kroger Co., has secured the benefits of enhanced product freshness, increased efficiency, reduced errors, lower costs and full product traceability. A robotic handling solution from Cimcorp…

🕘 11/05/2018

Don’t fear the robot. Adapt!

The most recent industrial revolution brings up conflicting feedback and opinions from many factory employees. Some believe all these changes are happening for the betterment of their lives, while others tends to believe that involvement of robots in a manufacturing scenario is only going to make…

🕘 09/04/2018

New, smart light collar shows cobot status

Collaborative working between operator and Universal Robot has been elevated to whole new level thanks to an innovative accessory now available from RARUK Automation. YouRing is a smart, programmable device which can easily be mounted to the robot tool flange that gives visual and audible…

🕘 30/10/2017