Kunshan’s 60,000 Layoffs Recall U.S. 1960’s Gloom
Computers silently stalked the Kennedy years with millions of job losses
Machine Vision Attracts International Investment
ARM buys Apical for $350 million, as chip company and others ready for IoT and robotics.
Are U.K. Manufacturing and Industrial Automation Turning a Corner?
There is plenty of room for British industry to add robotics and automation, but more managers in the U.K. need to know about the potential ROI.
China’s Midea Bids on KUKA for German Industrial Robotics Prowess
Potential purchase of 'big four' robot maker is part of a recent wave of Chinese deals.
In Asian Robotics Industry Race, India Goes Its Own Way
A survey of national strategies for developing the robotics industry across Asia finds India taking a different path.
Taiwanese and U.K. Robotics Sectors Forming Strong Links
British trade reps visit Taiwan and Japan in search of synergies for U.K. robotics R&D.
maxon’s New Position Controllers Offer Superior Dynamics & Power Density
EPOS4: Smart, small-sized, full digital, control units for brushed and brushless motors
Go East, Logistics Robot, Go East…and Quickly!
Sales of warehouse robots to skyrocket as China moves from capex to opex economy
Robotics Funding Focuses on Industrial Automation
ABB, Siasun, and JBS pick up firms for their capabilities, while China and HP look for innovative startups.
Industry 4.0: Robotics Presents a Golden Opportunity
Competitive pressures are encouraging countries to invest in industrial automation, each in its own way.
Why Robot Law Around Industrial Automation Varies Worldwide
Safety policies serve not only worker concerns, but also competitive interests.
Cobot Applications Still Widening, Says UR Exec
Flexible cobot deployments promise to increase productivity without threatening jobs.
Horizon 2020 Update: European Robotics Projects Proliferate
Not only does the $90 million program plan to encourage European innovation; it also hopes to shift public opinion.
Automotive Robotics Prompts Detroit-China Partnership
Wanfeng Technology acquires Paslin, which is still staffing up, while Finland sets a robotics record.
The Collaborative Robot: The Everyman Machine
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