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Does HP’s Meg Whitman Scare Stratasys?
Whitman thinks that HP has worked out how to make them faster and better. (September 01, 2014)

Adept Technology Posts Disappointing Results for Quarter
Adept Technology president & CEO Rob Cain describes fiscal year 2014 as an "inflection point" as sales in the U.S. "declined significantly" in the fourth quarter. (August 27, 2014)

RVT Capitalizing on Robotic Vision Systems
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based Robotic Vision Technologies filed a patent for a vision-based safety system that either slows down a robot or shuts it down completely when an object is detected within the safety net. Once the object is out of the safety net, the robot continues on its way. (August 21, 2014)

Tomorrow’s Supply Chains Today
Complex machines that “uncomplicate” supply chains. (August 19, 2014)

Yaskawa Motoman Releases MH50 II-Series Robots
RBR50 company Yaskawa Motoman has introduced its high-speed MH50 II Series that features the MH50 II, the MH50 II-35 and the MH50 II-20 robot arms. All three models feature six axes and use the dynamic DX200 controller that features patented multiple robot control technology to control up to eight robots (72 axes). (August 18, 2014)

ABB Opens Regional Robotics Hub in Singapore.
RBR50 company ABB is opening a regional robotics packaging application hub in Singapore to co-create and implement future manufacturing solutions in Singapore, leveraging technologies such as advanced robotics and automation, additive manufacturing and ICT solutions (August 14, 2014)

Second Lawsuit Adds to Seegrid Drama
Former CEO of Seegrid keeps the fight alive in a shareholder derivative lawsuit, alleging Giant Eagle, the majority shareholder of Seegrid, blocked efforts to bring new funding to Seegrid’s rescue. (August 14, 2014)

What’s Wrong with Supply Chains? Plenty!
Why is logistics not keeping pace with the growth in the overall economy? (August 09, 2014)

It’s a Triple Play: Rethink Robotics Inks Deal with Three Distributors
The deal reflects the RBR50 company's desire to get Baxter into more R&D settings in corporations, think tanks and even in academia. (July 30, 2014)

Taiwanese Firms Form Industrial Robot Alliance
Advantech and Hiwin Technologies have formed a strategic alliance for robot manufacturing, adding that they plan to build a robotics ecosystem to help system integrators or robotic arm producers target different applications in China. (July 28, 2014)

Video: Boeing Shows Robotic Build of 777 Fuselage
RBR50 companies Boeing and KUKA Robotics design robotic fuselage fastener to replace today's manual operations (July 16, 2014)

3D Systems vs. Stratasys: Will Industrial Sector Decide?
Two rivals, 3D Systems and Stratasys, have the field virtually to themselves. (July 08, 2014)

$257M Funding for UK Robotics Is Way Not Enough!
Can Britain's robotics industry re-energize in time? (July 02, 2014)

Universal Robots Shows 3rd Generation UR5, UR10 Industrial Robots
Universal Robots has unveiled the third generation of its UR5 and UR10 industrial robots, adding a patented adjustable safety system and several other features. (June 24, 2014)

Andy McAfee Keynotes as RoboBusiness Turns Ten: 2005-2014
For Andy McAfee and the RoboBusiness crowd, his keynote should be a very special encounter. (June 23, 2014)



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