Manufacturing Applications for Custom Multi-Axis Positioning Systems

There are many applications where automation makes sense, especially for large parts. Below, are just a few areas where companies have found success.

This New Kind of Robot Mimics Octopus to Change From Rigid to Soft

If robots are capable of rapidly adjusting their dampness, stiffing and dynamics, like octopi are, the added flexibility can make for more versatile robotics than ever.

Safe Cut

Safety gate system and safe interlocking for a core cutter. Where axles rotate, masses are in motion and cutting tools are in action, there is always the question of safety for man and machine.

OCTOPUZ: Preparing Students for the New Industry Standard

OCTOPUZ helps fill the gap between in-class lecture and real-world applications by sponsoring student research projects at Conestoga College. Read more to get a grasp on this Manufacturing Engineering Welding Student research project focused on robotic programming. Find out how OCTOPUZ has played a role in further preparing students for the robotics and automation field.

Robots a Welcome Addition to the Workforce, for Employers and Employees Alike, Finds Epicor

Robo co-workers plug industry-wide skills gap, boost efficiency, automate mundane work, and don't get involved in office politics

Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Demystify Misconceptions of Robots Working with People in "Generation Robot" Series

In the newest video, Imahara travels to Augsburg, Germany, to visit the innovative KUKA Development and Technology Center, where engineers design robots that work in environments from docks to doctors' offices. Imahara will investigate what it really means for humans and robots to collaborate and how humanity will benefit from this interaction.

TIE Expands Robot Repair and Service Capabilities Through Master Robotics Acquisition

TIE Industrial, a leader in the industrial automation aftermarket announced today that the company will acquire Master Robotics as it continues its expansion into the robotics market.

Mouser Electronics Receives Top Distribution Award from Littelfuse

"Mouser is grateful for this important recognition from Littelfuse," said Glenn Smith, Mouser's President and CEO. "Littelfuse and Mouser have a collaborative, innovation-focused partnership aimed at meeting customer needs through best-in-class service. We look forward to continuing and growing this outstanding partnership."

Co-founder and CTO of Universal Robots wins Engelberger Award - the "Nobel Prize" of Robotics

Esben Østergaard, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Universal Robots, a market leader of collaborative robots, has been awarded the automation industry's most prestigious honor, the Engelberger Robotics Award.

Integrated Industries Conference At HANNOVER MESSE USA To Spotlight Industry 4.0 Topics

"As part of our newly branded HANNOVER MESSE USA event, the 2018 Integrated Industries Conference offers a perfect platform to preview and discuss trending IIoT, Industry 4.0, and smart factory topics from around the globe," said Larry Turner, President & CEO of Hannover Fairs USA. "Conference attendees will gain the necessary competitive advantages to help them thrive in today's rapidly evolving manufacturing environment," added Turner.

RIA to Present Gudrun Litzenberger and Esben Østergaard with Engelberger Robotics Awards

The awards recognize outstanding individuals from all over the world. Since the award's inception in 1977, it has been bestowed upon 126 robotics leaders from 17 different nations. This year the awards will be presented in the categories of leadership and technology.

Plus One Robotics Exits Stealth, Announces Funding Round

Leader in robot perception exits stealth to release commercial product

RoboticsTomorrow - Catching up with David Sands of ST Robotics

Markets tend to fluctuate, for example we have not had much interest from the pharmaceutical world in recent years. However there has been a big increase in the use of robots for product testing.

Stäubli Electrical Connectors Features Customizable Solutions at Space Tech Expo

Innovative MULTILAM technology improves energy connection and transfer; CombiTac modular connector system offers customized solutions for a variety of connection types

Rethink Robotics' Sawyer Bridges Workforce Gaps, Improves Customization at Cox Container

Blow molding manufacturer improves employee satisfaction, sees greater adaptability with collaborative robot

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Harmonic Drive Introduces New Lightweight Versions of Select Gearhead Products.

Harmonic Drive Introduces New Lightweight Versions of Select Gearhead Products.

Harmonic Drive LLC, a leader in high precision motion control introduces new lightweight versions of select gearhead products. The new gearheads are ideal for designs where weight is a critical factor. Building on the success of Harmonic Drive LLCs current gear units, new lightweight versions were the next logical evolution of the CS/ SH product lines. With weight reductions of 20-30% without any reduction in torque ratings, the Lightweight (LW) gear units provide exceptional torque density.