Mitsubishi Electric to open new factory automation centre
February 17, 2021Mitsubishi Electric Corporation will establish the Malaysia FA Center on the premises of its subsidiary Mitsubishi Electric Sales Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., which is located in Selangor state on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
SK Nexilis to build copper foil plant in Malaysia
February 04, 2021South Korean SK Nexilis, a produces copper foil for electric vehicle battery manufacturer SKC, is planning its first overseas production base to be in KKIP Industrial Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
WD and Malaysian university to establish new industry 4.0 lab
February 01, 2021The USM-WD CiA Lab is established within the Western Digital premise at Batu Kawan, Penang, and will be the first of its kind in Malaysia
Videoton subsidiary receives medical ISO
January 29, 2021VT Es Kft. is the second company within the Videoton group – after Videoton Elektro-PLAST Kft. – to obtain the ISO 13485 standard for quality management of medical devices.
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.
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January 27, 2021The portable stimulus standard (PSS) is the latest industry standard created to allow the specification of test intent and behavior such that the test stimulus can be reused across various target platforms.
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.
USI completes its acquisition of Asteelflash
December 03, 2020ASE Technology’s subsidiary, Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai), has successfully completed the acquisition Asteelflash Group from Financière AFG S.A.S. (FAFG).
Tachyum resumes hiring in Slovakia and USA
November 25, 2020Following a short halt due to COVID-19, the Silicon Valley and Slovakian semiconductor company says that it is restarting its hiring activities.
Intellitronix acquires Universal Instruments automated conveyor system
November 19, 2020Intellitronix Corporation, a subsidiary of the US Lighting Group, and a leading manufacturer of automotive electronics, has purchased a high-tech automated conveyor system that seamlessly integrates with the company’s newly acquired Speed Print Technology 700 Series screen printer and Europlacer iineo+ Pick & Place system.
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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.
Volkswagen invests to up the automation of several plants
October 20, 2020The Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brands are working flat out on the transformation to the e-mobility era and the conversion of plants to e-mobility.
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.
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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).
USI closes its joint venture company in Brazil
October 08, 2020Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai) Co., says it is going to close its joint venture company in Brazil. The JV was formed back in 2018 between the company's subsidiary, Universal Global Electronics, and Qualcomm Technologies.
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%.
Scanfil's Polish unit is ready for industry 4.0
September 24, 2020Scanfil Sieradz, the EMS provider’s biggest manufacturing plant, recently received an update to its machine park with several large purchases.
Etama to handle industrial robots in the Baltics for YamahaLoad more news
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.