Designed to address material handling and labor shortage issues, the Cobot Feeder boosts UR cobot production without significant increases in labor.
SME to offer Robotics in Manufacturing Fundamentals certification
The certification is aimed at those looking to upskill or reskill in manufacturing careers to begin equipment-specific or pathway-specific training in robotics.
PBC Linear expands factory of future program with Applied Cobotics
PBC Linear, a Pacific Bearing Company and a global leader in linear motion solutions, continues to elevate its Factory of the Future Program with its newest venture, Applied Cobotics. Its mission aims to provide automation solutions by integrating collaborative robots (cobots), material lift systems, 3D printing, and other automation technologies into manufacturing systems. Recent events […]
When to use collaborative robots for manufacturing
Automating part of the production line is a big step for companies. Instead of going all the way with a traditional programmable robot, a collaborative robot arm can be a valuable in-between solution. Also known as cobots, the technology is more affordable, more space-efficient, and excels at ease of use. Cobots enable rapid replacement of […]
Kassow partners with Aim on automated dispensing
Aim Robotics developed a software tool and four patent-pending robotic dispensing units that are electronically controlled.
Agile Robots closes $220M Series C funding
Collaborative robotic provider, Agile Robots, closes a $220M Series C round – to enable the company to extend its product and expand its global market reach.
Rapid Robotics raises $37M for automation as a service
Rapid’s solution is the Rapid Machine Operator (RMO), a cobot specially designed and priced for machine operation.
Robotiq screwdriver looks to deliver consistent results
The Robotiq screwdriver offers precision fastening to torques of 1 to 4 Nm and has error-proofing features for uninterrupted screwdriving.
MassRobotics partners with Proctor & Gamble
The partnership will help validate and commercialize new robotic technologies.
Rapid Robotics grabs $12M in Series A funding
Rapid Robotics’ solution is a “ready-to-work” robotic work cell, based around a collaborative robot, that is pre-programmed and quick to deploy.
Comau launches new 5 kg Racer5 collaborative robot
The Racer 5 COBOT is a new cobot from Comau that has the ability to switch between industrial robot speeds and safe, collaborative speeds.
ForwardX launches six Max mobile robots for warehousing and manufacturing
ForwardX Robotics said its six new autonomous mobile robot models are intended to help manufacturers and warehouse operators automate more scenarios.
Epson RC+ 7.0 development software updated to include new parts feeders
Epson Robots said its updated Epson RC+ development software, in combination with its IntelliFlex feeder systems and Add On Instruction Set, can help manufacturers optimize performance.
Sawyer cobots show how robots can improve inclusion for people with disabilities
Collaborative robots can accelerate inclusion of people with disabilities in work, said Rethink Robotics, wertkreis Gütersloh, and the University of Duisburg-Essen. They are using two Sawyer cobots in a demonstration project.
Digital manufacturing and robotics can yield economic benefits, says Fictiv co-founder
Despite economic hardships imposed by trade conflicts and the coronavirus pandemic, businesses can benefit from a digital manufacturing ecosystem, according to a RoboBusiness Direct speaker and Fictiv co-founder.
Six-packs now within reach of robotic grippers with new Piab vacuum system
Grabbing some beer is now possible for packaging and palletizing robots, thanks to a new gripper from Piab. It has designed a vacuum system that can handle six-packs without damaging them.
MT Solar meets seasonal spike in demand with UR10e cobot, Vectis welding tool
Montana-based solar module maker MT Solar turned to collaborative welding robots to meet a seasonal surge in demand.
Scape Mini-Picker intended to help smaller enterprises automate bin picking
Scape Technologies has added the SCAPE Mini-Picker to its robotic bin-picking line as an introductory product that is more affordable and has many of the features of its other systems.
Fictiv COO to focus on digital manufacturing ecosystems at RoboBusiness Direct on Sept. 22
At the Sept. 22 RoboBusiness Direct session, manufacturing expert Jean Olivieri, COO at Fictiv, will discuss how new digital ecosystems can help manufacturers without a high price tag, disruption, and complexity.
Qobotix operating system intended to add intelligence to cobots in manufacturing
Qobotix said its new operating system can help manufacturers benefit from collaborative robots by coordinating them and enabling them to learn from humans and one another.