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Over half of manufacturing firms (57%) have been affected by newly imposed sanctions over the past 12 months, according to new research from the latest Global Fraud and Risk Report released by Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps, a global provider... Read more

Dutch developer of robotics for hazardous environments, ExRobotics has signed an agreement with Japanese industrial automation company, Yokogawa Electric Corporation for the global sale and deployment of its inspection robot hardware and software... Read more

Austria-based global logistics provider DB Schenker has introduced Gideon Brothers’ autonomous logistics robots into service at its Leipzig facility... Read more

Brillopak’s UniPAKer crate loading robot for fresh produce factories has won the PPMA Innovative Robotics Solution 2019 award, beating nine other processing and packaging OEM finalists... Read more

The social influence of robots on people and the insecurities this can bring should not be underestimated. Research conducted by Kaspersky and Ghent University has found that robots can effectively extract sensitive information from people who... Read more

ABB today opened its first global healthcare research hub on the Texas Medical Center (TMC) campus, in Houston, Texas – showcasing a number of concept technologies, including a mobile YuMi robot, which will be designed to assist medical and... Read more

Danish collaborative robot, or cobot, manufacturer Universal Robots has announced that BWIndustrie, a French specialist in machining, assembly and robotics has installed the world’s first UR16e heavy-duty payload cobot... Read more

Ford has for the first time introduced a team of collaborative robots (cobots) that works alongside engineers in Cologne, Germany, to ensure every Ford Fiesta has a perfect finish... Read more

Europe will soon find itself being "invaded by robots", said Russian autonomous service robot manufacturer Promobot in a press release. The attention-grabbing headline is referring to a major contract that the firm has signed with Swiss company... Read more

A consortium comprising of several major defence, communication and cybersecurity companies and high technology SMEs has submitted an application to the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) for the... Read more

Cambridge-based startup CMR Surgical has raised £195-million (€220.4-million) to fund the global expansion of the "next generation" of robot surgeons. Read more

The automotive industry has been widely automated for decades and has always been one of the first to introduce new, more advanced tools and machinery. Much of the hardware used has been relatively limited, at least when compared to many of the... Read more

The effect of automation on global manufacturing continues to grow as a new report has shown that sales of industrial robots hit a record high of $16.5-billion (€14.9-billion) in 2018... Read more

Universal Robots (UR), a Danish manufacturer of collaborative robots (cobots), has announced the launch of its UR16e cobot which boasts an impressive 16 kg payload capability... Read more

ABB today announced that it has started construction of its new robotics manufacturing and research facility in China, the world’s largest robotics market. The facility is expected to open during 2021 and represents a total investment of $150... Read more

Swedish home appliance manufacturer Electrolux is to invest €100-million in it's Hungarian plant in Nyíregyháza, in the country's east as a means of increasing its products' competitiveness. At the same time, the company will be outsourcing its... Read more

Has the introduction of robotics led to household chores becoming a thing of the past? Sadly, not yet. While robot vacuum cleaners are growing in popularity, we don’t yet have a robotic personal assistant to complete all of our tedious household... Read more

The EU-funded robotics project ESMERA (European SMEs Robotics Applications) has opened its second open call. Under the call, industrial end users have defined specific challenges to be solved by introducing a robotics solution. The challenges are... Read more

Buildings, infrastructure and cities across the globe are straining under the combined pressures of explosive population growth and a warming climate. A new research initiative, Break the Grid, is looking at how 3D printers can be made to move... Read more

Industry is changing a lot these days. New concepts and systems pop-up continuously, and due to companies’ need to implement the best technology, a lot of things will change in a relatively short span of time... Read more

  • Technically redundant: Six-in-10 fear losing their jobs to AI

  • ExRobotics & Yokogawa partner for robots in hazardous environments

  • Gideon Brothers at DB Schenker

  • Brillopak’s UniPAKer with patented soft-grip glove end effector

  • Robot eye

  • BWIndustrie Installs World’s First UR16e to Optimise Throughput

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