On the podcast this week we interview 2023 Joseph F. Engelberger winner Roberta Nelson Shea about her career in robotics safety standards development.
Universal Robots makes PBC Linear a certified partner
Designed to address material handling and labor shortage issues, the Cobot Feeder boosts UR cobot production without significant increases in labor.
Universal Robots makes Denali a certified solution partner
Universal Robots partnered with Denali Advanced Integration, a leading services and global technology integrator.
MATLAB development toolbox receives UR+ certification
MATLAB provides capabilities for cobots to move more efficiently and productively by perceiving dynamically changing workspaces and sophisticated robot algorithms.
Webinar: how to get started with cobot palletizing
Discover how to solve many common business challenges at end-of-line packaging operations, explore easy setup with the Robotiq Palletizing Solution and more.
Rapid Robotics and Universal Robots team up to accelerate cobot deployments
UR and Rapid Robotics announce a new partnership that enables faster cobot deployments in North America.
Teradyne’s robotics group brings in $404M in 2022
This is a $28 million increase from the $376 million it brought in during 2021. In 2022, UR brought in $326 million, while MiR brought in $77 million.
Teradyne’s robotics group makes $89M in Q3
Teradyne’s industrial automation group saw a 2% decrease in revenue in Q3 2022 compared to the same time period last year.
MachineMetrics announces partnership with Universal Robots
MachineMetrics announced it released its connector that allows users to easily capture data from Universal Robots equipment.
Teradyne’s robotics group makes $101M in Q2
Revenue declined slightly from the $103 million generated in the first quarter of 2022.
Anders Beck introduces the UR20; California bans autonomous tractors
This week, we talk to Universal Robots VP of strategy Anders Beck about the features of the new UR20 Cobot.
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.
Festo introduces UR+ certified multi-axis solution
The certified UR system adds up to four axes of motion beyond the UR cobot six axes, and embodies Festo world-class precision.
UR+ ecosystem adds module to automate blasting processes
Certification guarantees compatibility with UR’s collaborative robots and compliance with specific quality criteria.
ROS 2 driver now available for UR cobot arms
Developed by Universal Robots, PickNik Robotics and FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik, the driver is compatible across the entire line of UR cobots.
Growth in welding, US sales drive Teradyne’s robotics group in Q1
Teradyne’s industrial automation group grew its revenue 29% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2022 to $103 million.
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.
UR+ ecosystem adds VR solutions to teleoperate cobots
Extend Robotics’ AMAS lets users control robotic arms remotely from anywhere in the world. The system will be joining the UR+ ecosystem.
Teradyne’s robotics group makes $376M in 2021
On the backs of Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots, Teradyne’s robotics group increased revenues 34% in 2021
How 11 cobots help assemble the Fiat 500 electric car
On the Fiat 500 electric car production line, some of the assembly processes and quality controls required the introduction of specific automation technologies to ensure the quality and repeatability needed to meet product standards.