FANUC Robotics

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 →
Recycleye wins FANUC award for innovation

Recycleye wins FANUC award for innovation

FANUC UK has underlined its commitment to AI-powered robotic waste picking company Recycleye by extending its exclusive UK deal with the tech innovator, as well as internationally recognising its achievements at the FANUC Global Partner Awards. The event, which took place in Japan in November 2023, saw Recycleye win one of seven Global Partner Awards […]

By February 1, 2024 Read More →
The evolution of robot system integrators

The evolution of robot system integrators

Robot manufacturer FANUC works with talented SIs across sectors as diverse as food and beverage, aerospace, medical, welding, plastics and high-value manufacturing. Some of these partnerships have endured for well over a decade, during which time the skills required to be a successful integrator have evolved. System integrators (SIs) serve as a valuable link between […]

By January 25, 2024 Read More →
Robot baker could help address labour shortages

Robot baker could help address labour shortages

FANUC has joined forces with baking oven manufacturer WIESHEU and retail specialist Wanzl to develop the automatic Bakisto system. Comprising three interconnected systems – a FANUC cobot; Wanzl’s smart baked goods presenter ‘BakeOff i’ featuring artificial intelligence and a network-enabled baking oven; and the WIESHEU TrayMotion automatic loading and unloading system – Bakisto automates important […]

By January 11, 2024 Read More →
Robots to shape the future of food manufacturing

Robots to shape the future of food manufacturing

The adoption of robotics is set to change the face of food manufacturing for the better, both for primary and secondary processing and packaging tasks, as Paul Carter, robotics sales manager at FANUC UK, explains. Many food producers still heavily reliant on manual labour and semi-automated equipment. Figures from the IFR 2022 World Robotics Industrial […]

By January 10, 2024 Read More →
FANUC UK’s hottest automation trends for 2024

FANUC UK’s hottest automation trends for 2024

Could 2024 be the year that UK manufacturers finally embrace robotics? After trailing behind our international counterparts for years, the UK is now starting to catch up when it comes to the installation of industrial robotics. Seven experts from FANUC UK share their views on the hottest automation trends to look out for in 2024. […]

By January 10, 2024 Read More →
Seven good reasons to embrace robotics

Seven good reasons to embrace robotics

Carl Patrick, robot sales manager for machine tool automation at FANUC UK, busts some common myths about automation, and provides seven good reasons to embrace robotics. The UK is currently the world’s sixth largest economy and eighth largest manufacturing nation . But despite being the third biggest aerospace manufacturer, and boasting a world-leading premium automotive […]

By December 14, 2023 Read More →
FANUC celebrates student success

FANUC celebrates student success

The winners of the 2023 WorldSkills UK Industrial Robotics competition, held in conjunction with FANUC UK, have been announced at an awards ceremony in Manchester. Representing the best of the UK’s rising robotics talent, Hannah Currie and Peter O’Neill from Northern Regional College in Northern Ireland beat over 50 talented young apprentices and students to […]

By November 29, 2023 Read More →
FANUC lands global robot deal with Volvo Cars

FANUC lands global robot deal with Volvo Cars

Leading automation supplier FANUC has signed a contract with Volvo Cars to supply industrial robots to the automotive manufacturer’s plants across the globe, including its new battery production facilities in Europe, Asia and America. The first phase of the deal will see FANUC supply more than 700 robots to a planned new manufacturing site in […]

By October 23, 2023 Read More →
Can Gen Z solve the UK’s productivity puzzle?

Can Gen Z solve the UK’s productivity puzzle?

Digitally native and open to technological progress, Gen Z could be the secret weapon the manufacturing sector needs to harness the power of automation. But it is incumbent on the industry to make sure the younger generation is turned on to careers in engineering and robotics. This is the view of FANUC UK. Despite our […]

By October 20, 2023 Read More →