Teradyne’s industrial automation group saw a 2% decrease in revenue in Q3 2022 compared to the same time period last year.
The International Federation of Robotics’ (IFR) world robotics report showed that worldwide installations reached 517,385 units.
The industry set a new record for robot sales in Q2 of 2022 with 12,305 robots sold, according to the Association for Advancing Automation.
This partnership is the next step in the two companies’ goal for Dematic to sell and deploy Dexterity robots globally.
GrayMatter Robotics’ Scan&Sand system is a flexible robotic sander that can quickly adjust to objects with complex geometry.
Berkshire Grey saw $20 million in new orders in Q2 and currently has a backlog of $100 million in orders.
A survey from ABB found that 62% of U.S. companies indicated that they will invest in robotics and automation in the next three years.
RightHand Robotics and Asetec have partnered together for future robotic logistics center integration projects in South Korea.
Symbotic’s partnership with Walmart was announced in July 2021, when Walmart planned to Symbotic’s system in 25 distribution centers.
RIOS specializes in automating labor-intensive factories and warehouses with artificial intelligence and robotic workcells.
Formic plans to grow its team across all areas of business, particularly in sales, engineering, finance and marketing.
Festo, a Magswitch distribution partner since 2019, reports surging interest in the E-Series of intelligent magnetic grippers from Magswitch.
SVT Robotics brought in $25 million in Series A funding to bolster its SOFTBOT program.
This partnership enables AHS to implement Berkshire Grey sortation and ASRS solutions for warehousing, logistics and 3PL clients.
Rapid Robotics has raised seed funding as it works on the Rapid Machine Operator, which it claims does not require expensive integration and can help U.S. manufacturers “close the automation gap.”
In July 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation, and surgical robots continued to receive funding at steady levels in comparison with the same period last year.
Energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings maker igus has made its robot control software freely available for simulation and programming of a variety of robots. The platform is designed to be easy to use for newcomers to robotics.
Ripcord is applying industrial automation lessons to the digitization of millions of paper records to help business processes be more efficient, remotely accessible, and less wasteful.
HAHN Group, the German automation firm that in October 2018 acquired the assets of Rethink Robotics, has acquired REI Automation, a South Carolina-based industrial automation integrator. REI Automation, which focuses heavily on the medical, electronics and consumer goods industries, will complement HAHN Group’s Assembly & Test Division. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the deal…
Air Hydro Power, which already sells and supports collaborative robots from Universal Robots, is now also a certified UR training center.
Murata Machinery has partnered with Alert Innovation to bring the latter company’s automation technology to new materials handling applications beyond retail.
PHD has released a new jaw-travel option for its GRR grippers, offered the Pneu-Connect X2 with dual grippers, and announced seventh-axis transition plates for its Series ESU and UR cobots.