Safety Certification Issued for Industrial Collaborative Robot Technology
Veo Robotics’ FreeMove system receives ISO 13849 safety certification from TÜV Rheinland.
Apr 15th, 2021
ABB’s GoFa Cobot Wins Red Dot Best of the Best Award
ABB’s GoFa cobot received the Red Dot Best of the Best design award in recognition of its unique design concept to make the new robot appealing and accessible to users.
Apr 13th, 2021
How to Assess the Value of Robot Investments
According to robot supplier KUKA Robotics, determining the value of a robot depends most heavily on total cost of ownership.
Mar 23rd, 2021
Cobot Case Packer for Lids and Containers
Muller Technology’s self-contained collaborative robot (cobot) case packer for lids and containers incorporates an Omron 6-axis cobot.
Mar 12th, 2021
Robotics Adoption Survey Finds Ups, Downs, and a Few Surprises
Last year proved itself a veritable rollercoaster of disruptions and developments, resulting in robotics adoption growing in some areas and shrinking in others, yet still painting a picture of continued growth for robotics ahead.
Mar 12th, 2021
Understanding Robots and Their Role in IIoT
For a half century now, robots have been the centerpiece of Industry 3.0—the age of pre-digital automation. They will be just as critical, if not more so, as the world transitions to the digital automation age of Industry 4.0.
Mar 2nd, 2021
Mobile Robot Safety Standard Published
R15.08 Part One is the first type-C standard for mobile robots from the Robotics Industry Association; it is expected to reduce costs as well as lower risk and liability for end-users.
Feb 25th, 2021
ABB expands its YuMi collaborative robot portfolio with GoFa and SWIFTI cobots intuitively designed so customers need not rely on in-house programming specialists.
Feb 24th, 2021
Automation Trends in Food Processing and Packaging: Robotics
According to the Robotic Industries Association and Association for Advancing Automation, orders of robotic systems by food and consumer goods manufacturers grew by 56% in 2020. Read this discussion about robotics in the food industry for more insight.
Feb 23rd, 2021
ABB Launches The Robot Podcast
Panel of experts from industry and academia look at the cutting edge of robotics, analyzing how advances in automation are benefitting society and business, and what the future holds.
Feb 18th, 2021
Robotics: Driving a New Revolution of Change Within the Food Industry
Listen to this two-minute video as Bryan Griffen, PMMI Director of Industry Services, discusses 'revolution of change' in robot technologies that are impacting food processing and packaging today.
Feb 9th, 2021
Robotic Advancements in Food Processing and Packaging
Listen to this one-minute video as Glen Long, PMMI Senior Vice President, discusses advancements in robot technologies that are impacting food processing and packaging today.
Feb 8th, 2021
Injection Molding Machine Interface Bolsters Robot Integration
With the release of its injection molding machine interface, Universal Robots aims to help users of its e-Series cobots better integrate their assets for a smoother production flow.
Feb 3rd, 2021
Flexible Robotics Boost Business for Contract Manufacturers
How Rapid Robotics’ Rapid Machine Operator collaborative robot can help small and medium-sized contract manufacturers surmount labor shortages and the traditional high cost of robotics.
Jan 29th, 2021
FANUC Launches CRX Cobot Website
FANUC America launched a new e-learning website to educate manufacturers and industry about its CRX collaborative robot.
Jan 27th, 2021
You're Hired: Recruiting Mobile Robots
There's a new workforce out there, made up of highly intelligent, semi-autonomous robots. Here's some advice for picking the best candidate.
Jan 27th, 2021
Cobots Have Changed The Game, says Automation World's Dave Greenfield
Building a work cell where humans and machines can work side-by-side, even in the most robust industrial applications, check out this five-minute video report.
Jan 22nd, 2021
Cobot Gripper Helps Automate Hydraulic Manifold Production
Use of a collaborative robot and gripper at Tomenson Machine Works leads to a 40% reduction in misloads and return on investment in six months.
Jan 13th, 2021
Technology Matters: New Servo Drive, Robots, and Flexible Feeder System
Highlights of several new automation technologies showcased at PACK EXPO Connects, including Lenze's new i950 servo drive, Omron's HD-1500 autonomous mobile robot & FH 3D vision sensor, and Epson Robots' IntelliFlex flexible feeder and C12XL 6-axis robot.
Dec 22nd, 2020
Powertrain Manufacturer Deploys New High-Payload Cobot
FPT Powertrain Technologies installs a new high-payload collaborative robot that combines vision technology, laser area scanners, and a touch-sensitive tactile skin—further blurring the line between cobots and traditional industrial robots.
Dec 11th, 2020
Drones Map and Inspect Energy Operations
California Resources Corp. is growing its drone program with the use of DroneDeploy software to save hundreds of thousands of dollars a year mapping and inspecting operations and enabling proactive asset management.
Dec 4th, 2020
Flexible Feeding System for High Mix, Low Volume Manufacturers
By integrating robotics, vision, and intelligence, Engineered Vision’s Flex-Bot is designed to help surmount the specific challenges faced by small batch manufacturers.
Nov 30th, 2020
Fanuc Named Top Workplace in 2020
Fanuc was named a top work place in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press for the ninth consecutive year.
Nov 19th, 2020