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.
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FABTECH 2021 is the launchpad for innovative new cobot applications including heavy-duty water-cooled welding, hardfacing, plasma cutting and flexible machine loading.
Made4CNC launches its first product: an automated CNC door opener, that is easily integrated with any robot for machine tending.
Collaborative Robotics Week (Sept. 7-10) will provide a snapshot of the state of the sector, including emerging capabilities, powerful enabling technologies, as well as new business models enabled by cobots.
The system uses a long-reach manipulator, with a three-axis robotic arm at the end, which works with a human operator to increase their dexterity and flexibility.
Rapid’s solution is the Rapid Machine Operator (RMO), a cobot specially designed and priced for machine operation.
The cobot welding system freed up workers to focus on more ergonomic, higher-value tasks such as fabricating and tacking.
Bulk metallic glass could reduce the prices of cobots, and also lead to advanced 3D printed metals.
Flexxbotics, a spinout of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, focuses on improving robot utilization and efficiency to shorten a customer’s return on investment.
The ATX West show is next week. Check out our show guide with a curated list of robotic vendors to visit while at the show.
ATI Industrial Automation established an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) plan in 2012. The federally-qualified ERISA benefit plan makes employees owners in the company.
UR is on pace to sell 1,000 cobots into welding applications in 2021, which is more than triple the pace from 2020.
Ryu is expected to enhance technological collaboration with the parent company’s new business areas, while initiating more customer-oriented businesses to expand collaborative robot applications and advance robotics technology.
To demo the algorithm, the cobot helped put a jacket on a human, which could potentially prove to be a powerful tool in expanding assistance for those with disabilities or limited mobility.
ATI is a leading developer of end-of-arm tooling, including robotic changing systems, force/torque sensors, and collision sensors for industrial, collaborative, and medical robotic applications.
Researchers investigate how to use training data from multiple companies without requiring participants to hand over sensitive company data.
Universal Robots also expanded its network of ActiNav Solution Providers, a vetted and select group of systems integrators.
The Robotiq screwdriver offers precision fastening to torques of 1 to 4 Nm and has error-proofing features for uninterrupted screwdriving.
LJB can now alleviate its longer lead times by running second, third, or overnight shifts thanks to the OB7 cobot arm.
The partnership will help validate and commercialize new robotic technologies.