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Universal Robots launches next generation cobots

Universal Robots launches next generation cobots

Universal Robots is continuing to evolve its ground-breaking, collaborative automation technology with the introduction of its new flagship e-Series cobots. This new collaborative robot platform includes technology advances that enables faster development for a wider variety of applications. Improvements include the ability to economically address even more applications, thanks to greater precision and sensitivity provided […]

By June 18, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots co-founder wins Engelberger Award 2018

Universal Robots co-founder wins Engelberger Award 2018

The American Robotic Industries Association (RIA) has announced Esben Østergaard as the recipient of the Engelberger Robotics Award 2018. Østergaard spearheads the development of Universal Robots’ collaborative robot arms representing one of the most significant technology breakthroughs coming out of the robotics community in decades. RIA president Jeff Burnstein, calls the Universal Robots CTO a […]

By June 6, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots’ gold edition cobot giveaway

Universal Robots’ gold edition cobot giveaway

To celebrate the sale of 25,000 cobots worldwide, Universal Robots is giving away its first and only Gold Edition cobot, shipped free of cost, to the lucky customer who orders the 25,000th cobot. With its joints painted in a rich, gold-coloured finish, this Gold Edition cobot is a refreshing take on Universal Robots’s iconic blue […]

By April 24, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots boost profitability at machining company

Universal Robots boost profitability at machining company

A leading specialist in multi-axis machining is leveraging the benefits of Universal Robots supplied by RARUK Automation to load and unload its machine tools. A mix of seven UR5 and UR10 robots have helped Rousant Sherwood maximise the productivity of its workforce by automating repetitive tasks and allowed the company to bid for contracts which […]

By April 19, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots for bin-picking and packaging

Universal Robots for bin-picking and packaging

Online sales show no sign of slowing and the growth is driving demand for fulfilment operations to pack and ship all those ordered goods. The work is repetitive, however, and requires high accuracy to reduce costly errors or returns. That means that jobs in picking and packaging items for shipping aren’t particularly desirable, especially in […]

By March 7, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots says cobots can help SMEs

Universal Robots says cobots can help SMEs

Taking on tasks such as stretch wrapping, packaging handling and palletising, robotics can significantly accelerate highly repetitive manual tasks on the product line. Employees can be freed up from strenuous tasks and reassigned to other responsibilities, not only providing them with opportunities to undertake more varied activities, but also allowing older staff members to remain […]

By March 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

Universal Robots offers guide to cobot applications

In its latest white paper, ‘An Introduction to Common Collaborative Robot (cobot) Applications’, Universal Robots provides an overview of how the technology can be easily integrated into common industrial applications to improve manufacturing processes. The six featured in this publication are pick and place; machine tending; packaging and palletizing; processing tasks – gluing, dispensing or […]

By January 30, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Lightweight Universal Robots take on heavy duty welding

Lightweight Universal Robots take on heavy duty welding

Sure, cobots are lightweight: the largest UR10 robot is under 29kg, so they’re easy to pick up and move from one process to another. But they’re no lightweights when it comes to heavy-duty processes like welding. In fact, there’s already a range of cobot welding systems to choose from. Surprised? Don’t be. It’s just one […]

By December 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robots says cobots are a catalyst for reshoring

Universal Robots says cobots are a catalyst for reshoring

The longstanding industrial practice of outsourcing manufacturing operations to low-cost parts of the world to keep manufacturing costs down has recently taken a dramatic turn. With rapidly rising labour costs in countries such a China, the financial advantages of manufacturing overseas are being seriously eroded. When manufacturers also realise that offshoring also usually involves complex […]

By December 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Universal Robot UR10s speed up labelling process

Universal Robot UR10s speed up labelling process

New Zealand based plastic manufacturer Talbot Technologies combines plastic thermoforming and injection moulding technologies to deliver a wide range of high quality products. In the past, the company relied heavily on manual handling of products. However, due to the rapid growth of the company production had to be streamlined. Having tried a fixed rail robot […]

By November 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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