The world's top 10 automated countries
January 28, 2021The average robot density in the manufacturing industry hit a new global record of 113 units per 10'000 employees.
Kitron and Appsens' looking to prevent stroke with heart sensor
December 17, 2020Appsens, a Norwegian based startup company developing wireless medical sensors, has teamed up with EMS provider Kitron to produce a product that helps detect heart fibrillation early so that stroke can be avoided.
Hyundai to acquire controlling interest in Boston Dynamics
December 14, 2020Hyundai Motor Group will acquire a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics from SoftBank Group in a deal that values the mobile robot firm at USD 1.1 billion.
A Danish company with a ‘Lego’ approach to robotics
November 06, 2020It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a company with an approach like the one of ROEQ hails from Denmark, and even less that it’s situated right in the middle of the island of Funen, a major European hub for robotics.
New CoolSiC MOSFETs: Maintenance-free servo drives without cooling fans
November 05, 2020Infineon Technologies AG supports the robotics and automation industry in implementing maintenance-free motor drive inverters.
Rethink Robotics opens new production facility and adds Siemens as a shareholder
October 13, 2020In summer 2020, Rethink Robotics, a subsidiary of the HAHN Group, moved into its new company headquarters, where the production of collaborative robot systems takes place as well.
ABB robots accelerate COVID-19 testing in Singapore
October 09, 2020As part of Singapore’s efforts to enhance its nation-wide COVID-19 testing capabilities, ABB’s high-precision robots have been deployed in a new automated laboratory system, known as the Rapid Automated Volume Enhancer (RAVE).
New record of 2.7M work In factories - world robotics by IFR reports
October 08, 2020The new World Robotics 2020 Industrial Robots report presented by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) shows a record of 2.7 million industrial robots operating in factories around the world – an increase of 12%.
Etama to handle industrial robots in the Baltics for Yamaha
September 15, 2020Yamaha Motor Europe Factory Automation section, continues to extend its European sales and support by adding Etama to its network. The company will distribute Yamaha industrial robots in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.
Apple wants its supply chain to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030
July 23, 2020The Cupertino company says that its wants to bring its entire carbon footprint to net zero – 20 years sooner than the IPCC targets.
NEOTech to manufacture child friendly health analysis robot
June 22, 2020EMS provider NEOTech is continuing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in every way that it can. It’s latest move is the large-scale production of the Children’s Morning Check Robot.
JAVAD EMS picks up robotic soldering system
March 12, 2020In an effort to push forward into automation of its manufacturing processes, JAVAD EMS (JEMS) has installed a Hako HU-200 robotic soldering system at its Santa Clara facility.
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.
Atlas Copco to partner with German machine vision specialist
February 10, 2020Atlas Copco and German company, ISRA VISION AG, have signed a Business Combination Agreement (BCA) to create a new division for ISRA VISION within the Business Area Industrial Technique.
Danish robotics companies invest $36M in new hub
February 05, 2020Cobot specialist, Universal Robots, and Mobile Industrial Robots are investing USD 36 millions inrobots development and production at their home market.
Apple grows Daisy project to create “closed loop”
January 29, 2020In an effort to rely more heavily on recycled minerals stripped from used iPhones, Apple has announced plans to continue moving toward a “closed loop” manufacturing model that is less dependent on the mining industry for the procurement of needed minerals.
Hanwha Precision Machinery launches tech centre in Germany
January 23, 2020Hanwha Techwin Automation Americas' – formerly Samsung C&T Automation – unit, Hanwha Precision Machinery, has launched an integrated tech centre for Europe in Germany to accelerate its global expansion.
Korea hits new record of industrial robots in operationLoad more news
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%).