Path Robotics today raised $56 million in Series B funding for its autonomous welding system. Founded in 2014, the Columbus, Ohio-based company has now raised $71 million in funding. This latest round was led by Addition and saw participation from returning investors Drive Capital, Basis Set, and Lemnos Lab. The company’s robotic welding systems use…
Hirebotics announces the launch of the Hirebotics Cobot Welder. The new solution is a complete, user-friendly collaborative robot (cobot) welding system that enables painless automated welding deployments. If you’re not familiar with Hirebotics, the company is a new breed of robotics solution provider (RSP). RSP’s are the next generation of solution delivery organizations. The key for RSP’s […]
Labor shortages, dynamic work sites, and the need for accurate data are helping drive demand for robots, drones, and AI designed to serve the construction industry.
ATI Industrial Automation said its RCE-710 end-effector package is designed to be easy to use for material removal applications such as deburring in welding.
Flexiv said its recent demonstrations of force-sensing robotics applications show how robots and AI can improve manufacturing.
The Compact ServoWeld actuator’s compact profile combines a hollow-core servo motor integrated into a high-force welding actuator for faster resistant spot-weld cycles.
AV&R has applied its expertise in robotic surface finishing for aerospace and other industries to the production of artificial knees and hips.
Yaskawa America has released Yaskawa Compass, software with a graphical interface intended to make CNC programming easier for industrial automation.
Autonomous vehicle Waymo received the biggest investment in March 2020, but other fundings and acquisitions continued as the novel coronavirus pandemic spread.
Magswitch switchable magnets, now available through Festo, can improve the productivity and quality of stamping, welding, and pick-and-place operations.
Welding is in dire need of help because of skilled labor shortages. Collaborative robots from Universal Robots will be part of three new welding tools on display at FABTECH 2019.
Estun Group has bought the 100-year-old Carl Cloos Welding Technology to help both companies grow in the competitive Chinese industrial automation market.
Hirebotics’ BotX Welder uses UR10e cobots to automate arc welding in response to a shortage of skilled welders.
Kawasaki’s R-series general purpose robots, in combination with 3D vision software, are helping an aerospace manufacturer increase product quality and throughput.
From soft polymers to the hardest steel, robotics designers should know their materials options that best suit the intended uses of their machines.
Phillips Corp. and Universal Robots are working together to help small and midsize manufacturers apply UR collaborative robots to tending Haas Automation CNC machines.
Ket-Met, a Finnish subcontract machine tooling shop, found that its existing CNC machines required too much manpower to stay competitive. It reduced machine hour costs by 40% with UR cobots.
Yaskawa Motoman’s new PH series robots are shelf-mounted and are available in tow models for different payloads and reach capacities.
Bimba has added the Bimba Pneumatic Gripper System to its robotic gripper portfolio. The BPGS could be useful for automotive, sheet metal fabrication, thermoforming, and more industrial applications.
ARC Specialties has solved the challenge of creating repeatable pipe welds by combining AI, advanced sensors, and the UR5 cobot. The system debuts at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, May 6-9.
Collaborative robots, mobile platforms, and the enabling hardware and software were all on display at Automate/ProMat, but what was new and noteworthy?
Universal Robots, the Odense, Denmark-based collaborative robotics market leader, is launching new offerings for metal fabrication at FABTECH 2018. FABTECH takes place Nov. 6-8 in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. Universal Robots’ (booth C-12116) new offerings, which are all integrated on the new flagship e-Series, include plug-and-play integration with Dynabrade orbital sanders, ARC…