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The search for Britain’s best young robotics talent

The search for Britain’s best young robotics talent

As part of its ongoing drive to encourage more young people to begin a career in automation and engineering, FANUC UK is inviting the country’s brightest young minds to take part in the WorldSkills UK Industrial Robotics competition. For the fourth year running, the industrial automation company is partnering with WorldSkills UK to give apprentices […]

By February 21, 2024 Read More →
Flexible robot cell smooths the path to automation

Flexible robot cell smooths the path to automation

Perceived barriers inhibiting the adoption of automation include complexity, investment cost, training, and skills. The new ZiMo flexible robot cell from Zimmer Group addresses these perceived barriers by offering a cost-effective and straightforward process automation solution for small, medium-sized, and alternating batch sizes. Zimmer’s flexible robot cell enables both rapid deployment and intuitive operation, smoothing […]

By February 19, 2024 Read More →
Innovative lab automation systems built using cobots

Innovative lab automation systems built using cobots

RARUK Automation has recently supplied a series of collaborative robots (cobots) to Labman Automation. The UK-based company specialises in creating world-leading custom laboratory automation solutions. Labman is the only UK certified systems integrator (CSI) for Universal Robots in the lab automation space. Two of Labman’s recent innovations feature the UR3e and UR5e Universal Robots cobots […]

By February 19, 2024 Read More →
SCARA robots on show at Fish International 2024

SCARA robots on show at Fish International 2024

Shibaura Machine and its distribution partner TM Robotics will exhibit a trio of high-speed, flexible and cost-effective SCARA robots for food processing and packaging applications at Fish International 2024. Germany’s only trade fair for fish and seafood will be held at the Messe Bremen exhibition centre in Bremen, Germany, from 25-27 February, 2024. Shibaura Machine […]

By February 15, 2024 Read More →
HANNOVER MESSE partners with DRV for robotics

HANNOVER MESSE partners with DRV for robotics

The topic of robotics is an integral part of HANNOVER MESSE. A special highlight this year is the Application Park in Hall 5, which has a strong partner at its side in the form of the German Robotics Association (DRV). Among other things, the DRV has made it a mission to promote and foster the […]

By February 12, 2024 Read More →
Arrow Electronics supports robotics design challenge

Arrow Electronics supports robotics design challenge

To help reduce the digital gender gap in Europe, Arrow Electronics teamed with Girls Go Circular’s Women and Girls in STEM Forum to fund a Green Robot Challenge. The event, held in Brussels, attracted 270 school-aged girls from across Europe, comprising a total of 90 teams from 19 countries. A team from Malta won the […]

By February 12, 2024 Read More →
Pilz UK Training Team to hit the road

Pilz UK Training Team to hit the road

New for 2024, Pilz is taking two of its most popular training courses – ‘CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert’ and ‘City and Guilds Assured 4-Day Machinery Safety’ – to various locations across the UK. First in the schedule Pilz will be travelling to Newcastle and Manchester, hosting the UK-focused training course ‘City and Guilds […]

By February 7, 2024 Read More →
Authenticating user groups for mobile workstation

Authenticating user groups for mobile workstation

When HT Robotics was looking for a solution to regulate user access to a new mobile workstation for the efficient loading and unloading of CNC machines, it turned to Pilz, and the PITreader S modular access permission system. The mobile workstation is moved within the plant for use on various machine tools, depending on the […]

By February 7, 2024 Read More →
ABB Robotics and Mettler-Toledo join forces

ABB Robotics and Mettler-Toledo join forces

ABB Robotics and METTLER TOLEDO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to offer an innovative solution that seamlessly integrates ABB’s robots with LabX, METTLER TOLEDO’s laboratory instrument management software. The combined solution will enable greater levels of efficient and high-quality automated laboratory workflows across a range of industries, making research, testing, and quality control […]

By February 7, 2024 Read More →
OMRON awarded gold rating for LGBTQ+ initiatives

OMRON awarded gold rating for LGBTQ+ initiatives

OMRON has been awarded the Gold Standard Workplace rating under the PRIDE Index for the sixth consecutive year. The PRIDE Index, developed by ‘work with Pride’, evaluates companies and organisations for their initiatives related to sexual minorities, including LGBTQ+. This recognition reflects OMRON’s ongoing commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity within the workplace. The PRIDE […]

By February 5, 2024 Read More →