IFR releases ‘Top Trends 2020 Robotics’
February 19, 2020The International Federation of Robots (IFR) has forecasted an uptick of 2 million industrial factory robotic units in the next two years.
Korea hits new record of industrial robots in operation
December 13, 2019The World Robotics report presented by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) shows a new record stock of about 300,000 operational industrial robots in the Republic of Korea in 2018 (+10%).
Cre8tek invests in robotics to increase efficiency and quality
December 04, 2019Danish-Chinese electronics manufacturer, Cre8tek, has recently invested in added automation in the shape of robots; which are currently moving into the company’s production plant in Shenzhen with the aim to increase efficiency and quality.
World Robotics Report: U.S. installations surge
September 27, 2019For the eighth year in a row, U.S. robot installations have increased, according to the recently released World Robotics Report published by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
Robot investment reaches record $16.5 billion in 2018
September 18, 2019The new World Robotics report shows an annual global sales value of USD 16.5 billion in 2018 – a new record. 422’000 units were shipped globally in 2018 – an increase of 6% compared to the previous year.
UK falling back in global automation race – robot sales down 3%
May 16, 2019Installations of industrial robots in the United Kingdom fell by 3% to 2,306 units in 2018. In the previous year, robot sales in the UK had risen by 31%. The EU’s recent sales numbers are still positive – up 12%, says the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
MiR to optimise Faurecia's internal logistics globally
January 09, 2019Mobile Industrial Robots has entered into a strategic collaboration with automotive technology company, Faurecia, and will deploy its AMRs in Faurecia’s manufacturing plants worldwide.
Global industrial robot sales doubled over the past five years
October 23, 2018A new record high of 381’000 units were shipped globally in 2017 – an increase of 30% compared to the previous year, says the new World Robotics Report from the International Federation of Robotics.
Industrial robot sales increase worldwide by 29 percent
June 22, 2018Global sales of industrial robots reached the new record of 380,550 units in 2017. That is an increase of 29 percent compared to the previous year (2016: 294,300 units).
Grand Opening of MiR's China office
March 15, 2018MiR sees a huge potential on the Chinese market, which is the reason why the company is expanding our activities with more employees, and held the grand opening of its Shanghai office.
Robots on the rise – density increases globally
February 08, 2018The introduction of robotics and automation of production is accelerating around the world, says the International Federation of Robotics. 74 robot units per 10’000 employees is the new average of global robot density in the manufacturing industries.
Why service robots are booming worldwide
October 13, 2017Sales in service robots for professional use will increase 12 percent by the end of 2017 to a new record of USD 5.2 billion. And the long-term forecast is positive too, with an expected average growth rate of 20 to 25 percent in the period 2018 - 2020, forecasts the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
Robots: China breaks historic records in automation
August 25, 2017China has rapidly become a global leader in automation. From 2018 to 2020, a sales increase between 15 and 20 percent on average per year is possible for industrial robots.
Hon Hai plans to spin off FIT unit
December 17, 2015Hon Hai Precision Industry – most commonly known as Foxconn – is planning to spin off its Foxconn Interconnect Technology business in an initial public offering valued at USD 1.5 billion.
China to overtake EU and North America by 2017Load more news
February 09, 2015By 2017, more industrial robots will be operating in China's production plants than in the European Union or North America.