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Kunshan’s 60,000 Layoffs Recall U.S. 1960’s Gloom
In actuality, we’re “re-witnessing” the plague years of the early 1960s in the U.S. (May 28, 2016)

Machine Vision Attracts International Investment
The promise of safer and more efficient factories, smart homes, and more responsive robots is encouraging the latest wave of machine vision spending. (May 26, 2016)

Are U.K. Manufacturing and Industrial Automation Turning a Corner?
Recent bank studies have found that industrial automation investments can lift U.K. manufacturing, but British businesses first need to appreciate how robotics can help them. (May 23, 2016)

China’s Midea Bids on KUKA for German Industrial Robotics Prowess
KUKA said it would consider Midea's bid, as the robotics company expands in China and the home appliance maker wants to increase productivity. (May 19, 2016)

In Asian Robotics Industry Race, India Goes Its Own Way
What is the best way for a nation or region to develop its robotics industry? India's approach is different to those of Japan, China, or South Korea, but will it be effective? (May 18, 2016)

Taiwanese and U.K. Robotics Sectors Forming Strong Links
Following a successful trade mission to Taiwan, the U.K. robotics sector is beginning to forge stronger partnerships with its Taiwanese counterpart. (May 16, 2016)

maxon’s New Position Controllers Offer Superior Dynamics & Power Density
Swiss drive specialist launches the EPOS4 as the next generation of positioning controllers. (May 15, 2016)

Go East, Logistics Robot, Go East…and Quickly!
One thing for sure is that there is a genuine robot gold rush waiting to happen for logistics robots in China. (May 14, 2016)

Robotics Funding Focuses on Industrial Automation
Robotics investments bounce back, as increased pressure for productivity makes industrial automation more valuable. (May 12, 2016)

Industry 4.0: Robotics Presents a Golden Opportunity
Manufacturing is being forced to modernize by e-commerce, and robotics is widely seen as the solution. National strategies must rapidly evolve to keep up. (May 11, 2016)

Why Robot Law Around Industrial Automation Varies Worldwide
As industrial automation increases worldwide, so too do safety and economic concerns. A country's approach to robot law depends on its priorities. (May 11, 2016)

Cobot Applications Still Widening, Says UR Exec
Cobots are moving from major automakers to small and midsize enterprises, said Universal Robots' Scott Mabie at the International Collaborative Robots Workshop. (May 09, 2016)

Horizon 2020 Update: European Robotics Projects Proliferate
Multiple European robotics organizations are calling for projects to demonstrate technology's social and economic benefits, but can they stimulate competitiveness? (May 06, 2016)

Automotive Robotics Prompts Detroit-China Partnership
Chinese companies want innovation, and U.S. firms are looking for investors. Plus, self-driving campus shuttles will arrive sooner than cars, and Finland reaches an automotive robotics milestone. (May 05, 2016)

The Collaborative Robot: The Everyman Machine
Three years ago we wouldn’t be having a webcast titled Collaborative Robots because there weren’t any collaborative robots. (May 03, 2016)



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