Teradyne CEO on Universal Robots Acquisition, Strategic Vision
The demand for co-robots in China and Universal Robots' lead in market share provide incentives for Teradyne's expansion.
(June 25, 2015)
Is Sale of Universal Robots Classic Innovator’s Dilemma?
It was just a matter of time until the titans of M&A noticed Universal Robots.
(May 20, 2015)
Teradyne Buys Co-Robot Maker Universal Robots for $285M
Teradyne is acquiring Universal Robots, which makes manufacturing robots that can work alongside humans, to expand in the booming Asian robotics market.
(May 13, 2015)
Swisslog (er, KUKA) Acquires FORTE Industries. Why?
Big time consolidation is rolling into logistics and intralogistics. Just ask Swisslog.
(April 21, 2015)
Intellibot Robotics Acquired by Sealed Air Corp.
Sealed Air expands into robot floor cleaning with acquisition.
(April 17, 2015)
China South Rail Buys U.K. Robot Maker
Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric is buying Specialist Machine Developments, following China's strategy of gaining robotics expertise through acquisition.
(April 16, 2015)
Segway and Ninebot Roll Off Together as a Couple
Crowd-funded into existence in 2012 by a team of Chinese robotics engineers, Ninebot has expanded rapidly and globally.
(April 16, 2015)
ABB Buys Gomtec, Expands Co-Robot Offerings
ABB Group announced that it has bought Gomtec, and both companies expect to benefit from shared resources for promoting safer industrial automation.
(April 14, 2015)
Careful Robotic Hand Picks Its Way Through Technical, Competitive Challenges
A robotic hand developed at TU Delft copies biological movement to nimbly handle fruit for the growing international market.
(March 21, 2015)
Bionik Corp. Acquires Exoskeleton Maker Bionik Inc. for $6.2M
Bionik Corp. Acquires Exoskeleton Maker for $6.2M
(February 27, 2015)
RMT Robotics Joins Muratec Group as Part of Cimcorp Acquisition
RMT Robotics, a Cimcorp Oy company, joined the Muratec Group as part of the acquisition of Cimcorp Oy and its subsidiaries by Kyoto, Japan-based Murata Machinery, Ltd. Together, the companies will provide material handling solutions to a global client base. Both Muratec and Cimcorp will continue business operations going forward with no change to their current strategies.
(November 10, 2014)
KUKA Falls First, Buys Swisslog for $335M. Who’s Next?
Fluke, aberration, or sign of the times is KUKA’s $335M purchase of mobile robotics maker Swisslog?
(September 29, 2014)