Note UK adds production line
September 07, 2021The contract manufacturer's facility in Windsor has been equipped with a new production line with equipment from ASM, Ersa and Nutek.
China leads post-pandemic robot recovery
July 30, 2021Preliminary data from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) shows that sales in China increased 19% in 2020.
Molex goes with FUJI NXT series pick-and-place machines
July 23, 2021Molex CVS Dabendorf GmbH has decided to use the NXT III placement machine from FUJI EUROPE CORPORATION GmbH.
ABB to acquire ASTI Mobile Robotics Group
July 20, 2021ABB will acquire ASTI Mobile Robotics Group (ASTI), a global autonomous mobile robot (AMR) manufacturer with a portfolio across all major applications enabled by the company’s software suite.
Vitesco officially opens its smart factory in Hungary
July 02, 2021The 7'000 square metre plant in Debrecen represents the Industry 4.0 concept, with self-driving transport robots and intelligent solutions. By mid-2022, Vitesco Technologies says it will create about 450 jobs in the new factory.
Hyundai completes its acquisition of Boston Dynamics
June 22, 2021Hyundai Motor Group has completed its acquisition of a controlling interest in Boston Dynamics from SoftBank. The deal valued the mobile robot firm at USD 1.1 billion.
S.D.A appointed Yamaha agent for Slovakia and Czech
June 16, 2021Yamaha Motor Europe Factory Automation section has announced a distribution agreement with Slovakia-based S.D.A. s.r.o. to extend sales and customer support for Yamaha industrial robots in Slovakia and Czech Republic.
A fire-fighting robot developed in Sweden - by Scanfil
June 15, 2021Realisator Robotics has, together with Scanfil and in close cooperation with the larger Swedish Rescue Services and the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), developed a fire-fighting robot Fumo.
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Simple circuit measures relative intensity of two light sources
May 28, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Can I measure the difference between two light sources with an instrumentation amplifier?
AT&S grows by double digits in the corona year 2020/21
May 18, 2021AT&S closed a challenging year – marked by the corona pandemic – with a good performance and achieved a double-digit increase in revenue and earnings.
CMOS image sensors to regain strength after slowing in 2020
May 12, 2021Economic recovery from the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, new 5G smartphones, machine vision, and more embedded cameras will drive up CMOS image sensor sales to record high levels through 2025, says IC Insights in new O-S-D report.
Sponsored content by congatec AGRugged four-legged robot with three brains ANYbotics provides solutions for robot applications with the most advanced mobility and autonomy requirements in challenging terrains. The massive embedded computing performance for the key tasks – situational awareness, motion control and mission fulfillment – is delivered by three COM Express Computer-on-Modules from congatec.
Brooks to acquire Precise Automation
April 29, 2021Brooks Automation has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Precise Automation, Inc., a developer of collaborative robots and automation subsytems headquartered in Fremont, California.
SoftBank to acquire 40% of AutoStore
April 07, 2021Norwegian robotics company AutoStore, announces that SoftBank has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 40% of AutoStore from funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (THL) and EQT Private Equity, among other shareholders.
Panasonic opens new customer experience centre in Munich
March 31, 2021Panasonic is expanding its activities in Europe and at its Munich Ottobrunn site. Within the Panasonic Campus in Munich the new Customer Experience Center (CXC) is now about to open the doors.
Vitesco starts production in Debrecen, Hungary
March 02, 2021After just two years of construction, the Vitesco Technologies plant in Debrecen, Hungary, went now into operation.
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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.