ASEAN Region: Open for Business…Almost!
From factory owners and managers where ever I went, automation, robots, even 3D printers were seen as the way and wave of the future.
(May 24, 2015)
The Robot Question & the New Productivity
“Productivity isn’t everything, but in the long run, it is almost everything."
(May 23, 2015)
ABB Starts Manufacturing Robots in the U.S.
ABB's Robotics Business Unit begins operations in Auburn Hills, Mich., with the intention of eventually making all of its North American robots and controllers there.
(May 20, 2015)
Jabez Ships Latest Version of Robotmaster CAD/CAM Software
Jabez Technologies has released Robotmaster v6.2, which includes features for CAD/CAM synchronization and automated welding.
(May 18, 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)
Vecna Offers Testing Facilities to MassRobotics
Vecna's CTO gave Robotics Business Review a tour of the company's development facilities and a potential MassRobotics co-working space.
(May 11, 2015)
Fetch Robotics Chases After Logistics Industry Business
The Fetch manipulator and Freight mobile base are designed to work alongside humans in warehouses.
(May 06, 2015)
Spanish Cluster Tries to Lower Precision Farming Costs
At RoboBusiness Europe 2015, one panelist explained why industrial automation is needed to feed the world.
(April 30, 2015)
Overheard at RoboBusiness Europe 2015
Presenters and attendees discuss the state of European robotics and things to improve.
(April 29, 2015)
EU Preps Robot Laws But Shouldn’t Cut Spending, MP Says
The European Parliament has formed a working group to propose a regulatory framework for European robotics, but is that what the continent needs to stay competitive?
(April 23, 2015)
Vecna CTO Talks About Nurturing Roboticists
Qualified roboticists are hard to find, but talent and altruism can be developed.
(April 22, 2015)
Clearpath Gets Funds for Materials Handling
Clearpath Robotics has raised $11.2 million to hire developers and reach into manufacturing.
(April 21, 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)