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.
Bimba’s PA Series has features intended to make it easier to install, easier to use, and more durable than other pneumatic actuators.
Here is just a sampling of keynotes, sessions, and panels at next month’s Robotics Summit & Expo in Boston that robotics developers and innovators won’t want to miss.
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OnScale, an emerging leader in cloud-enabled engineering simulation software, announced $10 million in Series A funding led by Intel Capital and Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture capital fund. Additional investors include Thornton Tomasetti, Stage 2 Capital, Cultivation Capital, and CampbellKlein. OnScale, which has grown considerably since emerging from stealth in early 2018, will use the…
Omron Automation Americas, a provider of end-to-end solutions for industrial automation, will be at the upcoming Automate Show to demonstrate applications for the factory of today and that of the future. Omron plans to display diverse technologies, including systems for traceability and flexible manufacturing. The biennial Automate Show gives attendees the opportunity to see many…
It’s a common misconception that integrating robots means spending a lot to completely overhaul production lines and start from scratch. In 2016, Kawasaki introduced the industrial SCARA robot named duAro whose mobile design and safety functionality it said make it suitable for companies of any size. Integrating the duAro into a manufacturing process is…