UR and Rapid Robotics announce a new partnership that enables faster cobot deployments in North America.
MachineMetrics announces partnership with Universal Robots
MachineMetrics announced it released its connector that allows users to easily capture data from Universal Robots equipment.
The evolution of Universal Robots’ cobot arms
Universal Robots is calling the new UR20 “the most innovative cobot we have produced.” Of course, the UR20 wasn’t built overnight. It’s taken UR 17-plus years to get to this point.
Meet UR20: Universal Robots’ fastest, strongest cobot ever
The UR20 features a 20 kg payload, 1750 mm reach and 30% more speed and torque when compared to other UR cobots.
Humatics now a part of Universal Robots’ UR+ program
Humatics joins the UR+ program and delivers a simplified solution to higher accuracy positioning of UR cobots.
Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots break ground on new headquarters
The background for building a new joint headquarters is the explosive growth of both MiR and Universal Robots.
Universal Robots launches tour for ActiNav machine loading system
Universal Robots also expanded its network of ActiNav Solution Providers, a vetted and select group of systems integrators.
Universal Robots names 4 integrators to deploy ActiNav
ActiNav combines real-time autonomous motion control, UR cobots, vision and sensor systems to automate bin picking tasks or machine tending applications.
SICK, Universal Robots partner on cobot safety
Safety system monitors two protective fields simultaneously around a cobot, making it possible to dynamically reduce or stop the robot’s movement only when a person is too close to the working area.
Universal Robots’ ActiNav handles challenging bin-picking task
Founded in 1958, Allied Moulded is a full-service molding operation manufacturing non-metallic electrical boxes and enclosures for residential, commercial and industrial markets. Facing significant challenges due to labor shortages, the Ohio-based company chose Universal Robots’ new ActiNav system to automate an important bin-picking application. The deployment enabled Allied Moulded to reduce overtime expenses, move existing…
Universal Robots names Kim Povlsen president
Universal Robots (UR) has named Kim Povlsen its new president. He will begin his role at UR on March 1, leading the cobot arm pioneer into its next stage of growth. Povlsen, a Danish native, held various executive business and technology leadership roles at Schneider Electric, a global energy management and automation company. He most…
Universal Robots sells 50k cobots; von Hollen to step down
RBR50 company Universal Robots, the leading developer of collaborative robot arms, has sold its 50,000 cobot. No other cobot company has sold close to that number of units. The cobot was purchased by VEMA technische Kunststoffteile GmbH and VEMA Werkzeug- und Formenbau GmbH, a manufacturer located in Krauchenwies-Göggingen, Germany. This is VEMA’s fourth cobot from…
Universal Robots hosting Cobot Expo 2.0 Nov. 16-17
Cobot Expo 2.0 will feature 25-plus live demos from Universal Robots’ partners, as well at 15 informative keynotes. Attendees will learn about cobot applications such as welding, machine tending, autonomous bin picking and end-of-line packaging, while hearing from top automation experts about safety, ROI and service.
Universal Robots launches cobot certification program
The Education Program provides a pathway to master cobot programming and deployment as part of an Industry 4.0 career.
Universal Robots launching America’s largest virtual cobot expo
The Cobot Expo from Universal Robots will feature a range of cobot news and demos, including 30 booths, insightful keynotes, interactive Q&As and live chats with experts.
Podcast: Boston Dynamics talks Spot launch; Universal Robots on cobot innovation
On Episode 3 of The Robot Report Podcast, Boston Dynamics discusses launching Spot and we catch up with Universal Robots President Jürgen von Hollen.
Universal Robots’ ActiNav aims to democratize autonomous bin picking
Universal Robots and Energid have joined forces to launch ActiNav, which is designed to ease deployment of collaborative robots for bin-picking applications.
MiR, Universal Robots opening $36M ‘cobot hub’ in Denmark
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR), along with their US-based parent company Teradyne, are investing $36 million into the construction of a “cobot hub” in Odense, Denmark. Both MiR and UR are based in Odense, which the companies call the “cobot capital of the world.” MiR and UR are leaders in autonomous mobile […]
miniPAL cobot palletizer to be shown at Universal Robots booth at ATX West
Universal Robots will be debuting new systems with partners at its booth at ATX, including the miniPAL palletizing system, the Universal Metrology Automation from 3D Infotech, and a Vention offering using a UR5e cobot arm.
Phillips partners with Universal Robots for cobot CNC machine tending
Phillips Corp. and Universal Robots are working together to help small and midsize manufacturers apply UR collaborative robots to tending Haas Automation CNC machines.
Universal Robots launching 50 authorized training centers
Universal Robots (UR) is launching Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) that offer classes spanning basic to advanced programming of UR cobots. UR is planning 50 fully authorized ATCs worldwide, 13 of which will be in North America. The first few ATCs in the U.S. have already been authorized and are now offered by the following UR…
Sepro Group to integrate Visual Control System with Universal Robots cobots
Sepro Group, which makes industrial automation for plastics injection molding, will be integrating is Visual Control System with collaborative robots from Universal Robots.