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Automation, Robotics & AI

German supplier of intelligent automation Kuka has unveiled what it has dubbed "probably the first fast food robot in the world" - the KR 3 AGILUS, which won over the Brazilian company Bionicook and is now employed serving snacks, drinks and... Read more

Honeywell announced that it has acquired Rebellion Photonics, a Houston-based provider of smart gas monitoring solutions that "maximises safety, operational performance, emissions mitigation and compliance" in the oil and gas, petrochemical and... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

2020 has such a nice ring to it. Calendrical alliteration only comes around once every 101 years, and six weeks in, it’s already looking eventful. We’ve been brought to the brink of a US-Iranian war. The coronavirus has China under lockdown... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Swiss-Swedish robotics and automation technology giant ABB has announced plans to shut down its circuit breaker plant in Ózd, in northeast Hungary, laying off nearly 1,000 people, citing a fall in demand... Read more

EMERGING EUROPE

A Paris-based start-up recently helped a woman with partial paralysis to use an exoskeleton to walk. Breakthroughs like this are allowing exoskeleton technology to be used in more varied environments, with potential benefits for manufacturers... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

German tech giant Bosch is rethinking driver safety and comfort, bringing one of the most overlooked interior components into the spotlight, the sun visor. The sun causes twice as many car accidents as any other weather-related condition due to... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

This week Denmark’s Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Simon Kollerup, unveiled what will become the new home of Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR), two flagships of the thriving Danish robotics industry... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

The automotive industry is racing ahead of its peers in terms of smart factory adoption and is set to increase investment by over 60% in the next three years, resulting in productivity gains of more than $160-billion (€145.3-billion), according... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

The field of automation and robotics has made countless breakthroughs in recent years, but one task that, though simple for human workers, has long been elusive to robots - picking items up from out of a box... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Anti-fouling, ‘hydrophobic’ metal or plastic surfaces, engraved by a new laser technology being developed by European scientists, could soon replace the toxic varnishes used in ship coatings to stop algae or barnacles sticking to hulls... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

Manufacturing has long been an industry that places peak performance, operational efficiency and quality targets at the top of their agenda. Leveraging data and the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) can support these objectives... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Technology is a fast-moving area and it can be difficult to ensure your business is implementing the right network services to ensure the best outcomes for your business and your customers. In manufacturing, this challenge is even more acute... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

The European Commission has formulated a series of comprehensive plans which it hopes will revolutionise the EU's industrial sector. There is a heavy focus in the plans on the development of key technologies with 'strategic importance' including... Read more

After two decades of offshore productions in low-cost countries, manufacturers are now struggling with the rapidly growing salaries and counter-effects of cheap production. The question that industries are asking today is: do we continue... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Oregon-based robotics company Agility Robotics has launched Digit - a bipedal robot designed to work alongside humans for commercial sale - and automotive giant Ford has become its first customer, receiving the first two robots off the production... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Founded in St. Petersburg in 2001 as a tool distributor, Green Tools is now a major force in the manufacture of cutting tools, providing circular saws and other woodcutting machines for the sawmill, furniture, and woodworking industries throughout... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

UK engineering and design company Plextek has partnered with Norwegian drone specialist Griff Aviation for the development of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with a load capacity of up to 250 kg for use in the construction sector... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The Agricultural Robots Market is projected to grow from $7.4-billion (€6.65-billion) in 2020 to $20.6-billion (€18.5-billion) by 2025 according to the new market research report by MarketsandMarkets... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

The RPA industry is growing at a rate like no other. Gartner has coined RPA as ‘the fastest-growing segment of the global enterprise software market’ – and predicted that the global market for RPA services will hit an estimated £5.98 billion... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Denmark's Universal Robots, one of the largest collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturers in the world, has announced that the Danish division of major global brewery group Carlsberg has significantly improved staff safety since integrating cobots... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

  • KR 3 Agilus

  • KUKA Bionicook Fast Food Robot

  • Industrial revolutions

    Industrial revolutions

  • ABB Hungary

  • MIR UR cobot hub

  • Exoskeletons