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Robot-needy China Readies to Build its Own?

Robot-needy China Readies to Build its Own?

Robots everywhere are key to industrial success, not just in China, but to all manufacturing from food, to electronics to durable goods to heavy industry. They are not luxury items but must-have critical national assets for any country?s economic survival...

Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics

Thinking Twice On Rethink Robotics

According to expert analyst Dan Kara, Rethink Robotics is very well positioned, in terms of executive leadership, financing and first-to-market advantage to monopolize the market for its unique class of manufacturing robots for the foreseeable future.

Robots To Drive Era Of New Possibilities

Robots To Drive Era Of New Possibilities

New advancements in robot development are designed for safe human-robot cooperation. AUTOMATICA 2012 demonstrates a trend that has major implications for the factory/warehouse work environment.

Robot System Impacts $87 Billion Furniture Industry

Robot System Impacts $87 Billion Furniture Industry

Specialized robotics aren't common to the furniture industry, he said. Some large manufacturers use robots in production but mainly for simple functions, like picking up and moving furniture pieces or pushing items down conveyor belts. They're also used minimally in...

Kuka Robotics Ramps Up Production in China

Kuka Robotics Ramps Up Production in China

While demand from China so far was driven by automobile production, Kuka now seeks more business with customers in other industries. Manufacturers of semiconductors, electronic devices, food products and beverages are among the largest buyers of industrial robots, according data...

Global Robotics Industry Comes Back Strong in 2010

Global Robotics Industry Comes Back Strong in 2010

More than 115,000 industrial robots shipped during 2010, almost double the number of units sold worldwide in 2009, which was the lowest year since the early ’90s, according to a statement from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). “The prospects...