Cummins, a global manufacturer of diesel and alternative fuel engines, will more than double the number of collaborative robots it is using by the end of 2019. The company said at least 30 cobots will share workspace with employees at 15 different sites across the world by the end of the year. This is part of […]
Festo is now distributing magnetic switch grippers from Magswitch that it said are suitable for machine tending, welding, and pick-and-place operations.
Founded in 1983 and based in the town of Åseda in Southern Sweden, FT Produktion is a machine shop that supplies metal parts measuring up to 7.5 meters in size to a variety of industries. The company has 25 employees that hail from Sweden, Norway, Lithuania, Syria, and Thailand who work in tandem with neighboring company Profilgruppen. […]
Zippertubing, which provides coverings for cabling for the automotive and aerospace industries, needed reliability and throughput. It found them with a UR5 cobot arm and accessories.
Hirebotics offers BotX Welder for hire to help metal fabricators address skilled worker shortages and the need for quality.
Ket-Met, a Finnish subcontract machine tooling shop, found that its existing CNC machines required too much manpower to stay competitive. It reduced machine hour costs by 40% with UR cobots.
Smart manufacturing isn’t spreading at an even rate around the world, but GP Bullhound identifies trends for robotics developers to watch.