OnRobot closed a DKK 45.5 million, over $5.9 million, investment round, that the company plans to put towards product development.
OnRobot launches palletizing solution for leading robot arms
Available as a complete out-of-the-box system or as individual components, the OnRobot Palletizer is compatible with cobots and light industrial robots from Doosan, FANUC, OMRON, Techman and Universal Robots.
OnRobot’s WebLytics software monitors multiple workcells
WebLytics offers real-time production monitoring, device diagnostics, and data analytics. It’s compatible with all leading cobot and lightweight industrial robot arms.
Vention partners with OnRobot and FANUC
Vention announces recent product partnerships with collaborative robot tool maker OnRobot, along with the addition of the FANUC CRX cobot to the Vention product line.
OnRobot MG10 electric magnetic gripper designed for collaborative applications
OnRobot CEO Enrico Krog Iversen alluded to a series of upcoming product announcements during his appearance on last week’s episode of The Robot Report Podcast. The 2020 RBR50 company has released the first of those products, the MG10 electric magnetic gripper. It is designed for material handling, assembly and machine tending applications in manufacturing, automotive…
Juan Aparicio, Enrico Krog Iversen on robotics ease of use
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OnRobot VGP20 electric vacuum gripper targets heavy-duty palletizing
After a busy year product-wise in 2020, OnRobot today released its first new end-of-arm tool (EOAT) for 2021. The VGP20 is an electric vacuum gripper that can handle payloads of 20kg (44.09lbs). OnRobot said the VGP20 is “compatible with all leading robot brands” and is designed primarily for heavy-duty palletizing applications, but it can be…
OnRobot 2FG7 parallel gripper designed for low-volume, high-mix production
The 2FG7 parallel gripper offers a maximum payload of 11 kg (24.3 lb), an external grip range of up to 74 mm (2.91 in) and a gripping force of between 20-140 N.
Eyes vision system update reflects OnRobot application focused strategy
OnRobot said its updated Eyes vision software will make it easier for customers to develop applications for mobile robots and pick-and-place operations.
OnRobot Screwdriver launches for collaborative robots
OnRobot is looking to help manufacturers automate a variety of screwdriving processes. The RBR50 company introduced its OnRobot Screwdriver end-of-arm tool that handles a variety of screws.
June 2020 issue: RBR50 innovation awards
The 2020 RBR50 awards honor technology, business, and market innovations, as well as the robotics and automation organizations worldwide that were responsible for them.
OnRobot Eyes adds 2.5D vision to robot arms
OnRobot has been clear about its intentions to be the leading provider of collaborative end-of-arm tooling. And today the Danish company took another big step in diversifying its product portfolio. OnRobot introduced a 2.5D vision system called “OnRobot Eyes.” This is OnRobot’s first product that isn’t a gripper, force torque sensor or tool changer. According…
OnRobot Soft Gripper is designed for picking challenges, food handling
The new OnRobot Soft Gripper is designed to work without an external air supply. The end effector comes in three configurations, is FDA-certified, and works with the One System Solution.
End-of-arm tooling options for cobots to grow in 2020
New end-of-arm tooling options, wider interoperability, and improved safety features are enabling enable collaborative robot users to apply automation to more tasks across industries.
OnRobot 3-finger gripper designed for heavy machine tending
OnRobot has been upfront about its aggressive plan to expand its product portfolio. It appears the Danish company is sticking to its word as it just released its second new product in about one week. The new OnRobot 3FG15 three-finger gripper features a 150mm stroke and 15 kg (33 lb) payload. It offers a gripping…
New Gecko SP robotic gripper built for finer industrial applications
The new Gecko SP gripper from OnRobot applies the award-winning technology to smaller objects such as printed circuit boards.
OnRobot raises $27.5M to continue cobot gripper growth
Danish gripper and sensor provider OnRobot has raised funding as it continues its ambitious global expansion.
OnRobot launches smaller VGC10 electric vacuum gripper
Purple Robotics first caught our attention at Automatica 2018 for its innovative PR10 vacuum gripper that doesn’t use external compressed air. The company caught the attention of OnRobot, too. It acquired Purple Robotics in August 2018 and rebranded the PR10 as the VG10. OnRobot is now introducing the VGC10, a smaller, lighter version that is…
Unified interface for OnRobot grippers gains UR+ cobot certification
The certified URCap software provides a unified interface for the new versions of OnRobot’s RG2, RG6, and VG10 grippers with Universal Robots’ cobots.
One-System Solution wins OnRobot Gold LEAP Award for industrial automation
OnRobot’s One-System Solution enables multiple robots to easily integrate with its end-of-arm tools. The Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program recognized it with a Gold Award, to be presented at the Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum.
Grippers market gains traction with global cobot 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.
Unified interface from OnRobot intended to simplify cobot tooling
OnRobot has announced a unified electrical and mechanical interface across all of its gripper products, intended to make it easier for manufacturers to benefit from collaborative robots.