Mitsubishi Electric

A place for every robot and every robot in its place

A place for every robot and every robot in its place

Robots are continuing to advance significantly, creating a diverse ecosystem of solutions, which support an increasing variety of industries and applications. As a result, future-oriented factories are able to select robotic systems that meet the requirements and goals of virtually any activity. Thanks to its comprehensive range of robots, Mitsubishi Electric can help companies build […]

By June 9, 2022 Read More →
Futureproofing with cobots is easier than you think

Futureproofing with cobots is easier than you think

Automated shop floors where cobots work alongside operators are no longer the future, but rather the present. Whether they are used in manufacturing packaging, warehousing, maintenance or training – collaborative solutions are already changing the way we operate and, ultimately, the industrial world we know. Easy to program and install, they are also ideal for […]

By March 11, 2022 Read More →
Mitsubishi Electric highlights TSN-driven IIoT solutions

Mitsubishi Electric highlights TSN-driven IIoT solutions

At this year’s Drives & Controls Exhibition, Mitsubishi Electric will showcase how Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) connectivity enables the creation of future-oriented Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications. Outlining the advantages of this network technology, visitors to stand F100 will be invited to see how the company’s range of automation solutions can drive up productivity by […]

By February 11, 2022 Read More →
Shared programming environment for robotics and CNC

Shared programming environment for robotics and CNC

The last five decades have seen tremendous advances both in robotics and in CNC machining centre technology. In recent years manufacturers have begun reaping the benefits of bringing these two technologies together and robot tending of CNC machines is already helping to improve productivity for many businesses. However, there is more to come from these […]

By November 30, 2021 Read More →
Automation helps revolutionise medical device manufacturing

Automation helps revolutionise medical device manufacturing

The world created by Industry 4.0 technologies is all about flexible and agile just-in-time manufacturing. These technologies allow companies to effectively address market variability and customer demand by supporting a high level of complexity and customisation as well as delivering the right volume of products at all times. The latter being particularly beneficial to medical […]

By November 3, 2021 Read More →
Robots can help to keep people safe in the workplace

Robots can help to keep people safe in the workplace

Over the course of the last year, robots have helped manufacturers protect human operators by achieving social distancing whilst maintaining high throughput in the manufacturing process. However, robots and automated applications can do much more to create a highly efficient industrial environment where the health, safety and wellbeing of employees are prioritised. Barry Weller, robot […]

By September 24, 2021 Read More →
Five reasons why you should get into cobotics

Five reasons why you should get into cobotics

There are plenty of scenarios where robotics can be deployed to increase productivity and precision while removing people from the drudgery of repetitive tasks. Cobots take this a step further by being able to work alongside human operators in a truly collaborative way. Barry Weller, Robot Product Manager at Mitsubishi Electric, looks at five reasons […]

By August 17, 2021 Read More →
Cobots enable effective high-mix, low-volume production

Cobots enable effective high-mix, low-volume production

With increased competition, often on a global scale, manufacturers need to differentiate themselves by tailoring products more closely to customer demand. This carries with it an implicit reduction in batch sizes and has seen the rise of ‘high-mix, low-volume’ production. Cobots can enable manufacturers to effectively meet individual customer requirements with greater product variety in […]

By June 24, 2021 Read More →
Want a robot but don’t know where to start?

Want a robot but don’t know where to start?

Industrial or collaborative? This is the question everyone is asking. We all want to get the most out of our production, however the demarcation line between the two options is not as clear as you might think. It all depends on the setting in which the machine operates, how operators need to interact with the […]

By June 11, 2021 Read More →
Robots boost productivity in 3D printing post processing

Robots boost productivity in 3D printing post processing

Mitsubishi Electric’s range of automation products helps to create the first fully automated Underwriters Laboratories (UL) approved post-processing machine for 3D printed plastic parts. Sheffield-based Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) has teamed up with Mitsubishi Electric to further advance its innovative chemical vapour smoothing machine, PostPro 3D, by developing an integrated automation solution. This is based […]

By April 9, 2021 Read More →