Thirteen Chinese Companies Exhibit in the United States for the First Time
New Study Shows U.S. is World Leader in Robotics Automation - With $732 Billion of Robots; Larger Than Economy of Switzerland
-Study from CEBR and Redwood Software shows U.S. investment in robots more than doubled since hitting low in 2009 -U.S. investment in robotics rose 30% between 2011 and 2015 -Investment in robotics offers better long-run value for money than investments in financial services, real estate or transportation -Robotics investment contributed around 10% of GDP per capita growth in OECD countries from 1993 to 2016 -Global robotics investment reached 18 year-peak in 2015 -There is a clear economic rationale backing the fact that humans and robots in the workplace are not mutually exclusive
Robotics expert brings expertise in high-growth distribution and fulfillment markets to RIA leadership
ABB has sold its first robot manufactured in the United States. The IRB 2600 robot is the first to be produced at the ABB Auburn Hills, Michigan facility, and was sold by ABB Value Provider, CIM SYSTEMS, INC. to Hitachi Powdered Metals USA. Â The compact robot, which is painted with special commemorative red, white and blue paint, will be used for material handling of in-process engine component parts at the Hitachi Greensburg, Indiana facility. Â It is the 180th ABB robot at the Hitachi plant, which installed its first ABB robot in 2005.Â "The sale of ABBs first robot produced in the US to Hitachi is a tremendous milestone in the development of our manufacturing presence in the Americas," Â Full News Release:
ABB sells its first ever robot manufactured in the US to Hitachi Powdered Metals USA
SMP Robotics Announces Partnership With Distributor TBC-France to Expand Its Presence to French and Belgian Markets
TBC-France will become the official French and Belgian distributor of SMP Robotics autonomous surveillance robots.
NEXCOM will be exhibiting at Automate Show at McCormick Place in Chicago from April 3-6, 2017.
The new SCHUNK SHS manual tool change system is perfect for flexible production with a large range of products, where reliable, manual tool changing is required.
Jon ExcellÂ for The Engineer: Â Â Online grocerÂ Ocado is establishing a reputation as a major technology player. Jon Excell reports If prompted to name a UK company at the cutting edge of robotics and automation, few of us would cite one of the countrys best-known grocery retailers. But, asÂ The EngineerÂ learned on a recent visit to one of its key facilities, online supermarket Ocado is establishing a reputation as a major technology player: harnessing and developing machine-learning systems, Internet of Things concepts and robotic hardware to a degree that leaves many traditional engineering businesses in the shade. Â Full Article:
POSITAL analog ATEX-certified absolute encoder is designed to operate safely in atmospheres where there are potentially dangerous levels of explosive gases or dust.
Two MiR100 Robots Free Up Three Employees from Material Transportation Tasks to Work on Higher-Value Activities
Announces name change from Casabots to Chowbotics
Below, please find a press release from Yale Materials Handling Corporation (www.yale.com) announcing a new addition to its Driven by Balyo robotic lift truck lineup - the Yale® MO70T tow tractor. To view a hi-res image of the new MO70T tow tractor Driven by Balyo, copy this link into your browser: https://goo.gl/0O6MbK
"Mecademic created an innovative category of industrial robots; one that disrupts what is considered small, compact and precise"
Intel®, Analog Devices Join in Effort to Encourage Technological Innovation
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