Robotics manufacturers make design changes to create new opportunities in fabrication, metal forming, welding, and finishing space.
Welding Cobots Grab Attention at FABTECH
Collaborative welding systems aimed at smaller manufactures facing skilled welder shortages.
Field Report: Starship Delivery Robots a Hit at Purdue University
Last-mile delivery robot company continues to expand its offerings on college campuses across the U.S.
Reports Indicate Strong Growth Ahead for Logistics
Analysis indicates big trends shaping the future of logistics as e-commerce demand continues to skyrocket.
DHL Opens Innovation Center to Showcase Logistics Technology
Robotics a key showcase for company’s new display of supply chain and logistics-related technologies.
Mobile Robot Safety and Security Checklist
Things to do before and after you deploy mobile robots in your warehouse or manufacturing facility.
How China-U.S. Trade Tensions Could Affect the Robotics Supply Chain
Experts suggest that robot companies make moves to lessen impact of trade dispute.
Cobot Roundup: Makers Show New Applications for Collaborative Uses
While Universal Robots continues to dominate, other entrants show unique uses of cobots.
At ProMat 2019, Companies Pitch Efficiency for Warehouses
Autonomous vehicles, sensors, and virtual reality offered ways for distribution centers to optimize operations.
At Automate 2019, Robot Vendors Tout Simplicity Across Products
Building advanced robotic applications a goal for many companies displaying at the show.
Play Ball! Robots Chalk Baseball Foul Lines for Fields
Municipalities with multiple fields find benefits from adding robots to the grounds crew for the mundane task of line-chalking.
Safety Assessments, Evolving Standards Guide Industry for Cobots, Mobile Robots
Industrial robots have a good safety record, but manufacturers should be aware of standards and best practices, noted speakers at a recent RIA conference.
Automation Controls Attract CPG Attention at Pack Expo
Vendors wooed consumer packaged goods makers with automation controls and digital twins to make optimizing factory performance easier.
Pharmaceutical Packaging and Tracking Pick Up, Aided by Automation
At the Healthcare Packaging Expo, new automated solutions offered more efficient packaging, traceability, and quality control for pharmaceutical packaging.
Consumer Packaged Goods Firms Increasingly Rely on Robots
Among the innovations displayed at last week’s Pack Expo were cobots for the consumer packaged goods industry from Universal Robots and its partners.
UiPath Raises Series C Funding as Robotic Process Automation Gets Growth Spurt
UiPath raises $225 million as its rapid growth continues. Organizations of all sizes are adopting RPA, including small and midsize enterprises and the U.S. government.
Cobot Arms, Grippers Offer Manufacturers Value at IMTS
Cobot arms and end effectors at IMTS 2018 included products from Universal Robots, Yaskawa, and OnRobot.
At IMTS, Vendors Aim to Make Robot Control Easier
Software and robot controller upgrades on display focus on simpler programming for robot arms.
IMTS Features Many New Robot Capabilities
New robot capabilities such as easier cobot training, industrial-grade 3D printing, and mobile platforms were among the innovations at this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show.
Demand for Data, Robot Intelligence Is High, Say Automatica Attendees
Some of the robot intelligence trends discussed at Automatica 2018 included the need for good data, how cobots can help smaller businesses, and the roles of AI and human workers.
Array of Assistive Robots Arrives at Automatica 2018
For the past several years, developers and vendors around the world have been working on assistive robots. Their products came closer to market with displays at Automatica.
European Robotics Solutions Shine at Automatica 2018
Not surprisingly, European robotics vendors had lots of new products to show off at Automatica, including more collaborative robots and refreshed product lines.
Cobot Makers Demo New Tech, Services at Automatica 2018
From gecko-inspired grippers to a growing ecosystem of developers and integrators, cobot makers had much to display at Automatica last week.
Robotics Software Gets New Versions at Automatica 2018
Among the many products displayed and announced at last week’s Automatica were several around robotics software, CAD/CAM, controls, and welding. Here are noteworthy examples.
Machine Vision Advances Showcased at Automatica 2018
Among the many new products showcased at Automatica 2018 were several that demonstrated hardware and software advances for machine vision. Here are three.