ABB Robotics

ABB’s YuMi serves coffee at Smartech Selfridges

ABB’s YuMi serves coffee at Smartech Selfridges

The Selfridges store in London’s Oxford Street has long been known for showcasing the latest innovations. Throughout its 109-year history the famed department store has played host to a variety of new technologies including the Bleriot XI airplane, the first to cross the English Channel; the first ever public demonstration of a television set; and […]

By August 22, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
ABB launches single-arm YuMi cobot

ABB launches single-arm YuMi cobot

ABB has expanded its collaborative automation offering with the launch of a new single-arm YuMi robot. The IRB 14050 single-arm YuMi is ABB’s most agile and compact robot and is designed to easily fit into existing production lines to increase flexibility while working safely alongside people. The new collaborative robot is one of the first […]

By July 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
ABB unveils newest member of the YuMi family

ABB unveils newest member of the YuMi family

Building on the success of dual-arm, collaborative industrial robot YuMi, ABB unveils its single-arm collaborative robot, which the company says combines industry-leading capabilities with a much smaller footprint. ABB is previewing this newest collaborative robot at the International Robotics Exhibition (iREX) 2017 in Tokyo. The robot will be officially launched in 2018. Like YuMi, a small-parts […]

By December 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ABB and Kawasaki cooperate on cobots

ABB and Kawasaki cooperate on cobots

ABB and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, two global industrial automation and robot suppliers, announced today that the companies will join forces to share knowledge and promote the benefits of collaborative robots, in particular those with dual arm designs. The global cooperation will become effective immediately. Under the new cooperation, which is the world’s first to focus […]

By November 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ABB Robotics seminar on improving productivity

ABB Robotics seminar on improving productivity

Investing in robots doesn’t have to be difficult. ABB’s forthcoming Switch to Robots seminar will explain how ongoing reductions in the cost and complexity of robotic automation are opening up new opportunities for UK SME manufacturing companies. Taking place at ABB’s Milton Keynes site on Tuesday 28th November 2017, the event will provide a simple […]

By October 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ABB embeds safety I/O in robot controllers

ABB embeds safety I/O in robot controllers

ABB is embedding extended safety I/Os within its series of robot controllers to improve the flexibility, safety and reliability of collaboration between robots and people. The shift to low volume, high mix production in shorter cycles means that people need to work more frequently in closer proximity to robots – changing materials and programs, and […]

By October 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Mabey puts cutting-edge ABB robots to work

Mabey puts cutting-edge ABB robots to work

Leading bridge and engineering services specialist Mabey has put its new robots to work at its Mabey Bridge site in Lydney, Gloucestershire. Forming one complete cell, the new robots support the manufacture of the Mabey Compact 200 (C200) – the world’s most widely used modular steel bridge. Investing £2.6m in the new robots, they will […]

By July 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ABB Robotics seminar and workshop for UK SMEs

ABB Robotics seminar and workshop for UK SMEs

ABB’s forthcoming Switch to Robots seminar will explain how ongoing reductions in the cost and complexity of robotic automation are opening up new opportunities for UK SME manufacturing companies. Taking place at ABB’s Milton Keynes site on Tuesday 20th June 2017, the event will provide a simple step-by-step guide to introducing robot automation to the […]

By May 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Boomf benefits from 600% growth with ABB robot

Boomf benefits from 600% growth with ABB robot

An ABB robot has been installed by system integrator Newtech at a company that specialises in the production of personalised marshmallow confectionery. Started in 2013 by founders James Middleton and Andy Bell, Boomf enables its customers to print their choice of photos, graphics and messages on to marshmallows which they can then have sent to […]

By October 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
ABB introduces connected services

ABB introduces connected services

ABB Robotics has introduced Connected Services, a sophisticated suite of resources enabling UK manufacturers to maximise robot uptime through fast data access and problem resolution. Delivered via ABB’s single, intuitive interface called MyRobot, Connected Services will make actionable data immediately available to plant engineers, maintenance staff and managing directors via smart devices such as laptops, […]

By October 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
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