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)
U.K. Robotics and Employment—What Does the Future Hold?
A University of Oxford paper and the British press have warned that automation, AI, and robotics will replace up to half of jobs, but will really happen is uncertain.
(November 12, 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)
This Changes Everything: Advanced Manufacturing
See why things will never be the same ever again because of robots.
(October 28, 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)
Soft Robots Get a Grip on Fruit Picking
The growing sophistication of gripping technology has led to heightened competition for the potentially lucrative markets for agricultural and warehouse automation.
(October 19, 2015)
ABB Consolidates in Canada, Invests in IoT
ABB is spending $70 million over the next decade to centralize its energy and automation functions in Quebec.
(October 19, 2015)
Rethink Reaches Out to Latin America
As the global market for industrial automation grows, Rethink Robotics starts selling collaborative robots in Latin America.
(October 17, 2015)
Schunk EGL: Intelligent Gripping Module
Schunk offers mechatronic gripper for industrial applications.
(October 14, 2015)