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Industrial Automation Resource Center
Taiwanese Firms Form Industrial Robot Alliance
Advantech and Hiwin Technologies say more companies need to join in to improve Taiwan's strength in the robotics market. Read more.
Fuselage sections to be built by robots drilling and filling more than 60,000 fasteners that are today installed by hand. View Video: Boeing Shows Robotic Build of 777 Fuselage


Industrial Automation News
Future Fish Processing in Norway to Rely on Robots
Need to automate trimming process spurs development of robot system

The Importance of Being Thailand
Future keystone of ASEAN robotics gets ready

$260M in Charges Adversely Impacts ABB’s 4Q Earnings
Main culprit cited was storm-related delays in offshore wind projects

Unfortunately for Some, What Happens at CES Stays at CES
CES: The five-day struggle to break out into real-world electronics and stay there

Analyst Outlook
Is Perceptron’s Technology a Worthy Acquisition Target?
Company’s 3D laser measurement system gaining close attention amid sector’s M&A activity

FABTECH Showcases Agile, Smart Robot Fabricators
As automation reaches its limits, robotics offers dynamic new solutions

Without Robots, Welding Is in Trouble
Welding could well become the first human-robot trade cooperative

Materials Science Muscles into Robotics
Change in fundamentals of mechatronics to spur investment in vanadium

Rethink Robotics Refocuses, Downsizes
Market specialization results in 21 layoffs

KUKA Takes 51% of Reis Robotics with Option for 100%
KUKA Trio: Shanghai factory opens; sells 1,375 robots to China and concludes the Reis deal

Grenzebach Equity in Swisslog Now Tops 25%
Also owns 24.4% of KUKA

Yum, Google Gobbles Up yet Another
Boston Dynamics becomes the eighth entrée in the quest for GoogleBots

KUKA Embraces New Shanghai Factory, Chinese Market
KUKA’s week is looking good with a new factory and orders on the rise

Samsung Factory Turns to RoboCV Autonomous Vehicles
Six vehicles move fully autonomously and are integrated into the intra-logistics processes of the factory.

Advanced Manufacturing with GE’s Canadian Robots
Integrating new robotics automation technologies into GE’s supply chains



Special Focus: Robots and the Law

Special Focus: 3D Printing
3D Printing

The new reality of customizable, one-off production:
Additive Manufacturing (AM). Where it’s going, why and what’s
driving its emergence.


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