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BARA reveals 2nd keynote speaker for Automation UK

BARA reveals 2nd keynote speaker for Automation UK

BARA, the organiser of Automation UK, the UK’s largest automation and robotics show, is pleased to announce Mike Loughran as the second keynote speaker for this year’s show on 18 and 19 June at the CBS Arena in Coventry. In his keynote speech, Mike Loughran, Director of Intelligent Devices, Software & Control Business – EMEA […]

By May 15, 2024 Read More →
Discover cutting-edge solutions at PPMA Show

Discover cutting-edge solutions at PPMA Show

In just five months’ time the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition, PPMA Show, will return to the NEC in Birmingham between 24-26 September 2024. This pre-eminent show is renowned for bringing together a broad range of innovative technologies and solutions, delivering an abundance of inspiring content rich seminars as well as providing plenty […]

By May 15, 2024 Read More →
ABB Robotics launches global startup challenge

ABB Robotics launches global startup challenge

ABB has announced the launch of its 2024 Robotics AI Startup Challenge, a global competition designed to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in robotics. The challenge is part of ABB’s ecosystem for innovation, with a previous challenge resulting in the acquisition of Sevensense in January 2024, a Swiss-based start-up and leading provider […]

By May 15, 2024 Read More →
SPS returns to original date in 2025

SPS returns to original date in 2025

Next year’s SPS (Smart Production Solutions) will take place in Nuremberg from 25-27 November 2025, thus returning to the period familiar to the automation industry for many years. The dates up to 2027 have also been published by organiser Mesago Messe Frankfurt and are also at the end of November. After three years of postponement […]

By May 15, 2024 Read More →
ABB unveils AMR with Visual SLAM AI-technology

ABB unveils AMR with Visual SLAM AI-technology

ABB Robotics has announced its first Flexley Tug T702 autonomous mobile robot equipped with AI-based Visual SLAM navigation technology and the new AMR Studio software, enabling first-time robot users to easily program and operate entire fleets of mobile robots. The new capabilities simplify configuration and can reduce commissioning time by up to 20 percent, paving […]

By May 14, 2024 Read More →
Delta unveils D-Bot series collaborative robots

Delta unveils D-Bot series collaborative robots

Delta has announced a significant milestone in its development of smart manufacturing solutions with the launch of six highly versatile models in the D-Bot series of collaborative industrial robots (Cobots) at Hannover Messe 2024. The portfolio features Cobots with payload capacities up to 30 kg, reach spans up to 1800 mm, compatibility with EtherCAT, Modbus […]

By May 14, 2024 Read More →
ABB expands modular large robot portfolio

ABB expands modular large robot portfolio

ABB Robotics is continuing the expansion of its modular large robot portfolio with the introduction of the new IRB 7710 and IRB 7720. The new robots, combined with recently launched IRB 5710-IRB 5720 and IRB 6710-IRB 6740, offer a total of 46 different variants capable of handling payloads between 70kg-620kg, to give customers a new […]

By May 10, 2024 Read More →
Robot eases bottleneck for salad dressing producer

Robot eases bottleneck for salad dressing producer

By employing a 6-axis industrial FANUC robot to automate the palletising of its bottled salad dressing line, Swiss condiment producer Brunos has alleviated production inefficiencies, allowing the company to keep pace with its growing order book. Founded in 2001, Brunos produces cooled salad dressings and gourmet butters. Since its inception, sales have risen steadily, prompting […]

By May 10, 2024 Read More →
Small, fast and element-resistant ‘hollow wrist’ robots

Small, fast and element-resistant ‘hollow wrist’ robots

Comau debuts its new S-Family of small yet powerful robots at Automate 2024, North America’s leading automation show. The first two high-speed robots, with payloads of 13 kg and up to 18 kg, are expressly indicated for assembly, arc welding and handling applications where accuracy, repeatability and speed are non-negotiable. Characterised by their exacting performance […]

By May 8, 2024 Read More →
Robots enhance limb therapy for patients

Robots enhance limb therapy for patients

Start-up company Human Robotix has developed a robot that can provide assessment and therapy of the wrist, elbow, and ankle, with early results suggesting a positive response for people with conditions such as stroke and cerebral palsy. To provide the robot’s drive system, Human Robotix has partnered with maxon. Robotics has the potential to provide […]

By May 8, 2024 Read More →