The new MiR600 and MiR1350 AMRs offer extended payload capacity of 1322.8 lbs and 3000 lbs, respectively.
The MiR250 Hook can autonomously connect to and tow carts that weigh up to 1100 lbs.
If the first quarter of 2021 is a sign of things to come, it’s going to be a great year for Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR). Both companies are owned by Teradyne, which saw its industrial automation group earn $80 million in Q1 revenue. This represents a 33% increase year-over-year and 21%…
The Robot Report Podcast talks all things mobile robots with Waypoint Robotics’ Jason Walker. Thomas Visti checks in about his next chapter.
After serving as chief technology officer, Søren E. Nielsen is succeeding Mobile Industrial Robots co-founder and CEO Thomas Visti.
As part of our ongoing coverage of robotics applications during the COVID-19 pandemic, we look at more uses in healthcare, transportation, and utilities.
ICM, a major provider of personal protective gear in Scandinavia, has turned to MiR1000 mobile robots to free staffers for higher-value tasks such as prioritizing pallet loads.
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR), along with their US-based parent company Teradyne, are investing $36 million into the construction of a “cobot hub” in Odense, Denmark. Both MiR and UR are based in Odense, which the companies call the “cobot capital of the world.” MiR and UR are leaders in autonomous mobile […]
Mobile robot safety must involve suppliers, integrators, and end users for compliance with the latest international standards, writes MiR’s Ed Mullen.
Executives at an autonomous mobile robot vendor, an AI company, and a visual inspection provider take a look ahead to 2020.
Executives at Brighterion, Mobile Industrial Robots, and Neurala describe the increasing convergence of AI and robotics in 2019.
Whirlpool is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of home appliances. It has approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers. It recently implemented three MiR200 autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) from Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) for materials handling at its plant in Łódź, Poland. Challenge Whirlpool produces dryers […]
Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots said the new collaborative automation hub in Barcelona will promote the development and use of cobot arms and autonomous mobile robots in Southern Europe.
Teradyne built its business around automatic test equipment for electronics. This still accounts for 75% of the $2.1 billion revenue Teradyne made in 2018. This is a mature market that is unlikely to yield significant growth in the long-term future. As a result, Teradyne embarked on a series of acquisitions for key industrial robotics start-ups. With…
Ford Spain needed to relieve human workers of the tedium of supplying robot stations, so it brought in three MiR100s, which offered flexibility, ease of use, and reliability.
Seven MiR100 robots are working three shifts a day at Visteon, helping to improve productivity at the automotive manufacturing supplier.
Mobile Industrial Robots has launched a leasing program for its autonomous mobile robots (AMRs). The robots as a service (RaaS) program lets companies of all sizes deploy mobile robots with low (or no) upfront costs and low monthly payments. This lowers financial barriers for investing in AMRs and gives customers a near immediate return on…
Developers and users of mobile robots can gain new levels of efficiency and safety with AI.
Collaborative robots, mobile platforms, and the enabling hardware and software were all on display at Automate/ProMat, but what was new and noteworthy?
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) launched at Automate the MiR1000, its largest autonomous mobile robot (AMR) to date. The MiR1000 can pick up, transport and deliver loads up to 1000 kg (2200 lbs). Prior to the MiR1000, the company introduced its MiR500 in 2018, which can carry loads up to 500 kg (1100 lbs). The MiR1000,…
One of the things I like about attending Schunk’s annual two-day International Expert Days conference is that it covers a range of topics. From conversations with speakers, exhibitors, and fellow attendees, I get a feel for what users need and the challenges robot and gripper makers face in meeting those needs. Another attraction is that…
Mobile robots have proliferated in factories and warehouses, and a key component is how they interface with production lines, conveyor belts, or human workers. Nord Modules last week announced its entry into the U.S. market with flexible systems that work with Mobile Industrial Robots’ MiR line of autonomous mobile robots. Such modular loading and lifting…