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 […]
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 […]
Aim Robotics developed a software tool and four patent-pending robotic dispensing units that are electronically controlled.
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’s solution is the Rapid Machine Operator (RMO), a cobot specially designed and priced for machine operation.
The Robotiq screwdriver offers precision fastening to torques of 1 to 4 Nm and has error-proofing features for uninterrupted screwdriving.
The partnership will help validate and commercialize new robotic technologies.
Rapid Robotics’ solution is a “ready-to-work” robotic work cell, based around a collaborative robot, that is pre-programmed and quick to deploy.
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 Robotics said its six new autonomous mobile robot models are intended to help manufacturers and warehouse operators automate more scenarios.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Montana-based solar module maker MT Solar turned to collaborative welding robots to meet a seasonal surge in demand.
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.
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 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.
AutoGuide Mobile Robots said its new high-bay forklift can lift up to 2,400 lb. up to 36 ft., and its new Mobile ASRS uses full autonomy to provide efficiency without the cost of traditional storage and retrieval systems.
Omron Automation Americas has launched the heavy-duty HD-1500 autonomous mobile robot, with a 1,500 kg payload capacity, soon after it launched the LD-250 robot.