Sewtec stands ready with expertise to manufacture ventilators for NHS

Industrial robotics specialist Sewtec Automation is waiting to hear if it can manufacture medical ventilators for the NHS after responding to the government’s recent call for help. For patients critically ill with Covid-19, ventilators get oxygen into the lungs and remove carbon dioxide from…

🕘 24/03/2020

GÖPEL electronic improves quality control in automotive manufacturing with Universal Robots

Universal Robots (UR), the most widely-deployed collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturer in the world, today announces that GÖPEL electronic, a manufacturer of testing and inspection systems for electronic assemblies and printed circuit boards, has developed a revolutionary, automated quality…

🕘 24/03/2020

Smart 5G Patrol Robots deployed to fight Coronavirus

As part of its effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, China is using 5G patrol robots developed by Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot Co.,Ltd using Advantech technology to monitor mask wearing and body temperatures in public places. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot Co.,Ltd, a…

🕘 17/03/2020

Automation in the automobile industry farewell to the assembly line

The world's leading trade fair for intelligent automation and robotics automatica will take place in Munich from June 16 to 19. One main focus of the event will be on making automobile production more flexible. Numerous exhibitors will present alternatives to conventional assembly line production…

🕘 11/03/2020

Lack of understanding around RPA holding businesses back from automating key processes – V1 poll reveals

Businesses could be missing out on the benefits of automation because of a ‘lack of understanding’ on the technology. This is according to V1, which has published the results of its new online survey1 on the misconceptions of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). It reveals one in five…

🕘 09/03/2020

UK manufacturing revival as circular economy servitisation transforms business prospects, Sage research reveals

Sage (LON:SGE), the market leader in cloud business management solutions, today launches a report into the UK manufacturing sector. The results reveal how advanced the nation’s manufacturing sector is, compared to global counterparts, in adopting new processes and thinking to drive growth.

🕘 26/02/2020

RARUK launch a dedicated Universal Robots training centre

RARUK Automation has opened the UK’s first Universal Robots Authorised Training Centre at its headquarters in Shefford. This development will allow the company’s certified UR trainers to provide tuition in collaborative robot programming, empowering UK customers to get the very best…

🕘 25/02/2020

FANUC supplies 3,500 robots to Munich-based automotive group

The industrial robot manufacturer FANUC and the automotive group BMW AG have signed a framework agreement for the supply of 3,500 robots for new production lines and plants. FANUC robots will be used in the production of current and future generations of BMW models. The first robots were installed…

🕘 19/02/2020

Automation – no need to rip and replace

The concept of full automation could be daunting, especially considering the cost, time and disruption that go into building a brand new factory or warehouse – this just isn’t a viable option for a large proportion of businesses. But full automation isn’t necessarily an…

🕘 19/02/2020

3 ways automation keeps our world turning

Far from being a futuristic phenomenon, automation is all around us, making the world a better place by ensuring the quality, safety and reliability of the infrastructure we rely on every day – without us even noticing. When we think of automation, we might think of robot vacuum cleaners…

🕘 07/02/2020