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How to make the most out of your machine vision system

Eighty per cent of all human learning occurs through vision. When you consider how much information we gain through sight, it’s unsurprising that industrial robots also need to see to be effective. In this article, Nigel Smith, managing director of industrial robot supplier TM Robotics…

  • 28/04/2021

Rockwell Automation and Comau partner to simplify robot integration for manufacturers

Rockwell Automation and Comau are joining forces to give businesses worldwide vital tools to maximise manufacturing efficiencies through unified robot control solutions. “Industrial companies are looking for efficient ways to integrate robotics into their operations for process optimisation…

  • 21/04/2021

Tharsus represents the North East in Tech Nation’s Future Fifty programme

Tharsus has been selected by Tech Nation to join the Future Fifty programme. Future Fifty is Europe’s leading late-stage growth programme, designed to bring together, empower and accelerate the growth of the most successful tech companies in the UK. Programme alumni include Monzo, Revol…

  • 21/04/2021

Cobot palletiser set to revolutionise robotic uptake

OMRON and Reeco have taken collaborative robotics innovation to the next level with the development of the RB1200 cobot palletiser that costs up to 50% less and has a 60% smaller footprint than a conventional robot palletiser. These game-changing metrics have a radical impact on project payback…

  • 20/04/2021

FANUC partners with Recycleye to automate the recycling industry

FANUC, one of the world’s largest robotics manufacturers, is breaking into the waste management industry by partnering with intelligent waste management start-up Recycleye. Over the past 12 the months, Recycleye has combined its validated AI computer vision technology with FANUC’s 60+…

  • 16/04/2021

AHS Partners with Caja Robotics to bring robotic fulfilment to a major distribution facility

Advanced Handling Systems (AHS, LLC) announced today that they will be partnering with Caja Robotics to optimise a Midwest distribution facility for a major retailer. AHS, LLC, a full-service systems integrator located in Erlanger, KY, is a premier US partner of Caja Robotics and will be completing…

  • 13/04/2021

ABB’s new cobot GoFa wins prestigious Best of the Best Red Dot award

ABB’s GoFa cobot was awarded the prestigious Red Dot Best of the Best design award in recognition of its unique design concept to make the new robot appealing and accessible to users. The global Red Dot Design Awards recognise achievements in product design, with the jury assessing thousands…

  • 13/04/2021

Intertronics launches archytas series of robotic integrations

To enable manufacturing businesses across the UK to automate multiple adhesive processes on one machine, adhesives and dispensing equipment specialist Intertronics has introduced the archytas series of robotic integrations . Each cell is specified and built to a customer’s individual needs to…

  • 09/04/2021

Extremophile robots: inspection in hazardous areas

Maintenance in industrial settings is essential to maximise efficiency and prevent accidents, but can be a hazardous and difficult job. In these harsh conditions, robots can perform inspection and maintenance tasks to safeguard human workers. Here Stewart Goulding, managing director of drive system…

  • 01/04/2021

OMRON joins forces with OnRobot to provide an even greater choice of collaborative robotic solutions

OMRON Industrial Automation Europe has signed a new distribution agreement with OnRobot, the Danish manufacturer of tools for collaborative robot (cobot) applications. This will enable OMRON to offer OnRobot’s products – which can be fully integrated with the OMRON cobot – to its…

  • 31/03/2021