FedEx’s Aaron Prather will review the opportunities for robotics in the logistics sector, including circumstances that lead to deployment failures.
Learn how a vision system and custom gripper enabled a UR5e cobot to pick and place multiple small parts after part type and orientation verification.
Paradigm Electronics, a manufacturer of high-performance loud speakers and subwoofers, uses a UR10 cobot from Universal Robots in a polishing application.
Already producing over two million parts per month, Swiss Productions turned to Productive Robotics’ OB7 cobot to maximize machine time.
Clearpath Robotics unit OTTO Motors cited Fortune 500 manufacturer Berry Global Group as an example of how its autonomous mobile robots can help companies worldwide improve productivity.
ZAGO Manufacturing faced an increase in demand, but had a limited workforce. It turned to Robotiq and Universal Robots for a robust automated solution.
Three MiR200 autonomous mobile robots have improved intralogistics at Infinitus’ herbal supplement plant in Jiangmen, China.
Coty Cosmetics uses eight Universal Robots cobots to automate the picking and packing of products at the powder presses, saving $500,000 per year.
Leading ladder manufacturer Hailo uses three collaborative robots from Universal Robots to relieve its employees of strenuous activities while guaranteeing high product standards.
After installing a Productive Robotics OB7 cobot on its wire EDM machine, True Precision doubled output and met deadlines early.
Ingram Micro uses automated storage and retrieval systems, and in one facility, it has to move 40,000 SKUs for a fashion retailer. 6 River Systems’ Chuck is helping.
Five departments at Zealand University Hospital in Denmark receive daily deliveries from the hospital’s sterilization center via a MiR100 autonomous mobile robot.
Not only has automation helped Danish wholesaler ICM improve efficiency, but three MiR1000 mobile robots from Mobile Industrial Robots have also improved worker satisfaction.
Saint-Gobain’s plant in Sully-sur-Loire, France, focuses on glass production for the military and aeronautical industries, as well as civilian markets. It was founded in 1665 under King Louis XIV’s reign. Now a global company, it employs more than 185,000 people worldwide. Near its original headquarters in the outskirts of Paris, human labor provides high-value work to the […]
Tomenson Machine Works is a third-generation, family-owned manufacturer of precision hydraulic manifolds used in a variety of machinery across the agricultural, mining, and construction industries. Founded in 1977 by Thomas Roake, the Chicago-based company has become a world leader in hydraulic manifolds with the products now considered a “gold standard” in the industry. The company turned […]
In the automotive industry, vehicle fog lights have typically been adjusted manually by humans. To provide relief for human workers of this ergonomically-unfriendly task, and to improve the overall adjustment process, Ford VOME (Vehicle Operation Manufacturing Engineering), Dürr Assembly Products and KUKA jointly developed an automated alternative to the conventional process as part of a feasibility […]
The Danish division of Carlsberg, one of the leading brewery groups in the world, was looking to improve safety conditions for employees at its factory in Fredericia, Denmark. To do so, Carlsberg adopted two collaborative robots (cobots) from Universal Robots. With the cobots, Carlsberg has significantly improved staff safety and taken steps towards achieving zero […]
Koyo Electronics Industries has been involved in the development, manufacturing, and sales of electronic equipment since its establishment in 1955. It is also a member of the JTEKT group that boasts the world’s top share in the automotive steering bearings. Challenge In the production of products that require strict quality, such as the main product […]
Ford has long used robots to make its automobiles. Ford is now using collaborative robots at a factory in Cologne, Germany to ensure every Ford Fiesta has a perfect finish. The six cobots, all UR10s from Universal Robots, complete a choreographed sequence to sand the entire body surface in just 35 seconds. During the production […]
Chicago-area manufacturer RCM Industries improved its global competitiveness by deploying UR10e collaborative robot arms for precise and repetitive tasks, adding automation while retaining U.S. workers.