Omnicell Buys Automated Pharmacy Firm Aesynt for $275M
Omnicell continued its string of acquisitions, buying automated medicine dispensary company Aesynt.
(November 24, 2015)
Robotics Startups Need Space to Grow, Says MassRobotics Chief
Massachusetts has the key ingredients for a successful robotics sector, but there are challenges, says Tom Ryden, executive director at MassRobotics.
(November 20, 2015)
FANUC’s New Big Boy Co-robot Can Heft 77 lbs.
Collaborative robots are proving themselves to be tireless, efficient workers in all sorts of manufacturing and logistics environments.
(November 19, 2015)
3D Printing Adds Advanced Polymers for Demanding Apps
Arevo Labs uses ABB robots for its Additive Manufacturing Platform, and Prodways buys Exceltec to integrate its polymers with its 3D printers.
(November 17, 2015)
Simbe Robotics Unveils Tally, Autonomous Shelf Auditing System
Simbe Robotics' mobile Tally system promises to reduce stock problems, improve the customer experience, and save effort for retailers.
(November 11, 2015)
Taiwan Finally Gets Serious About Building Robots
The goal is to build robotics into Taiwan's next core industry over the next 20 years.
(November 04, 2015)
Japan Begins Executing on Its Robot Plans
Researchers, companies heed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's call for a robotics revolution, but "Galapagos Syndrome" is still a risk.
(November 02, 2015)
3D Printing Reaches New Highs, But Not Without Wobbles
Stratasys touts 2 million Thingiverse users, but MakerBot shrinks, and 3D Systems' CEO steps down.
(October 30, 2015)
Amazon Warehouse Demand Devours Robots and Workers
Logistics automation isn't enough to satisfy Amazon's need for warehouse workers, and other retailers are following suit.
(October 28, 2015)
Skanska UK Aims to Build Next-Gen Construction Robots
A research consortium including Skanska UK and ABB Robotics won a grant to develop robots for on-site and off-site construction.
(October 22, 2015)
RoboBusiness Europe Is Reborn in Denmark
Danish and U.S. partners create RoboBusiness Europe to make annual robotics conference even more relevant and useful for regional and global industry leaders.
(October 22, 2015)
Cyberworks Gets Bought, Wins Canadian Guidance Grant
Great Rock Development has acquired fellow Canadian robotics company Cyberworks, which helped develop the first autonomously navigating systems.
(October 21, 2015)
South Korea Spends $14.8M to Replace Chinese Robotics Components
Samsung Electronics and South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy are planning a three-year effort to keep the country competitive with Chinese manufacturers.
(October 20, 2015)