Industry 4.0

This “ready2_spray” KUKA Robot Can Paint Your Home

This “ready2_spray” KUKA Robot Can Paint Your Home

May 17, 2017 @ 08:54 | Dürr and KUKA have joined forces: together they have developed an integrated solution “ready2_spray” for automated paint application. While the small robot from the KR AGILUS series comes from KUKA, Dürr provides the paint application technology.  Small robot with components: a unique combination Pre-installed and ready-to-spray, the robot from […]

2016 Breaks Records for North American Robot Orders and Shipments

2016 Breaks Records for North American Robot Orders and Shipments

Jan 31, 2017 @ 18:55 Robot Orders surged 61 percent in assembly applications while food & consumer goods orders increased 32 percent. The Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the leading advocate in North America for safety and innovation in robotics, announced today that in 2016 the North American robotics market broke all-time records for orders and […]

US-Industry: 135,000 New Robots Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back Home

US-Industry: 135,000 New Robots Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back Home

Nov 23, 2016 @ 15:05 |  The US automotive industry is leading the automation charge: between 2010 and 2015, more than 60,000 industrial robots were installed in the United States. Only in China were there more industrial robots installed during the same period – almost 90,000 units. In the last six years, (2010-2015), the US […]

2016 U.S. Robotics Roadmap Released

2016 U.S. Robotics Roadmap Released

Nov 2, 2016 @ 19:42 |  2016 U.S. Robotics Roadmap focuses on autonomous vehicles, eldercare, manufacturing, application of internet of things in robotics and more. A new U.S. Robotics Roadmap released Oct. 31 calls for better policy frameworks to safely integrate new technologies, such as self-driving cars and commercial drones, into everyday life. The document […]

Robot Videos of Week: Industry Automation, Water Sampler, Surgical System

Robot Videos of Week: Industry Automation, Water Sampler, Surgical System

Jul 17, 2016 @ 20:46 |  In this week checkout how robots are changing Industry automation and medical field. Also see robotics labs & autonomous water sampler. Universal robots automate almost anything UR cobots can automate virtually anything from assembly to painting, from screw driving to labeling, from injection molding to welding and from packaging […]

Automatica’s Exhibitors were Trumpeting Industry 4.0. Is This the Turning Point for Robotics?

Automatica’s Exhibitors were Trumpeting Industry 4.0. Is This the Turning Point for Robotics?

Jul 4, 2016 @ 14:54 |  Industry 4.0 – the fourth industrial revolution – was the main theme at the largest robot and automation fair in the world, Germany’s AUTOMATICA, which took place in Munich throughout last week. But what exactly is Industry 4.0 and how do developers and manufacturers big and small believe it […]