With new overtime regulations for truck drivers in Japan, the country could face labor shortages that robots can help address, said the IFR.
On this episode, we catch up with mobile robotics veteran Daniel Theobald and talk about his latest adventures with ag robotics and startup consulting.
Ito brings over 40 years of robotics industry experience to the role. He began working for Fanuc in 1981 as a software engineer.
Industrial robot sales in India have reached a new record with 4,945 units installed in 2021, according to the IFR.
The robotics industry is rapidly evolving. Here are the top five trends shaping the robotics industry, according to the International Federation of Robotics.
China now has more industrial robots per 10,000 workers than the United States, according to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR).
The International Federation of Robotics’ (IFR) world robotics report showed that worldwide installations reached 517,385 units.
China’s industrial robotics market saw 243,300 installations in 2021, a 44% increase from the year before, according to the IFR.
The International Federation of Robotics acts as a focal point for organizations and governmental representatives in activities related to robotics.
ABB’s Marina Bill was named president of the International Federation of Robotics, while Kenji Yamaguchi of FANUC was named vice president.
Japan has rapidly been increasing its production capacity. In 2020, its export ratio rose 78%, with 136,069 robots shipped.
Marina Bill, the global head of marketing and sales at ABB, has been elected as the vice president of the IFR.
Adoption by new industries, ease of use, and securing production top IFR’s list of robotics trends to watch in 2022.
The International Federation of Robotics gave insight on China’s current place in the world market and the significance of the 5-year plan.
From 2015 to 2020, robot density nearly doubled worldwide, jumping from 66 units in 2015 to 126 units in 2020.
Service robot sales set new records last year, led by logistics robots at 110% sales growth and 28% growth in medicaal robots, reported the International Federation of Robotics.
Although industrial automation did not grow as much worldwide in 2019 as in 2018, it still set records, reported the International Federation of Robotics. The IFR also looked at regional growth.
For the first time, the International Federation of Robotics has called out growth in collaborative robot arms, representing an opportunity for makers and users of grippers or end-of-arm tooling, writes OnRobot’s CEO.
The IFR shared its annual look at global and regional demand for robots in manufacturing in conjunction with Automate/ProMat 2019. Slowdowns affected growth in some regions, but improving software and hardware capabilities could lead to new highs.
Worldwide industrial robot sales reached a record 380,550 units in 2017, the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) announced at Automatica 2018 in Munich. That’s a 29 percent increase over the 294,300 units sold in 2016. These are the initial findings of the IFR’s World Robotics Report 2018. Announced during the IFR CEO Round Table at…
Factories worldwide are set to install more than 1.7 million new industrial robots by 2020, according to the new International Federation of Robotics World Robotics 2017 Industrial Robots report published today. There were about 1.8 million operating industrial robots at the end of 2016, marking an expected 14% annual growth rate between 2018 and 2020.…
The Executive Board of the IFR has elected Joseph Gemma (KUKA Robotics Corporation US) as its new President. Mr. Gemma succeeds Arturo Baroncelli (Comau Robotics, Italy), who is leaving the rotating post as head of the global federation of robot manufacturers, having served his two-year term. Joe Gemma has 30 years of experience working in […]