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Beckhoff event shares insight into drive technology

Beckhoff event shares insight into drive technology

Automation technology expert Beckhoff Automation UK is hosting a week-long series of virtual events to inform mechanical and electrical engineers on the latest drive technologies. The event, taking place May 24–28, 2021, aims to share insights into the practical use of drive technologies, exploring specific topics ranging from control cabinet installation to drive axes commissioning […]

By April 27, 2021 Read More →
Latest tech on display at RAI Industry Showcase

Latest tech on display at RAI Industry Showcase

The Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (RAI) Industry Showcase returns virtually on 25 – 27 May 2021 to once again give UK industry the chance to understand the latest in industrial robotics and AI innovation. The three-day online event, organised by KTN, is expected to attract over 1,000 delegates from across all industries and will feature […]

By April 20, 2021 Read More →
New modular gearbox kit for low cost robotics

New modular gearbox kit for low cost robotics

Igus has released a cost-effective, lightweight, plug and play gearbox kit consisting of gearbox, encoder, controller, force control system and motor for collaborative robotics. The potential for service robotics is growing fast, with lightweight robots helping to automate monotonous tasks. To show that using service robots can be easy and low cost, Igus will present […]

By March 30, 2021 Read More →
Manufacturing stifled by over-complex robotics

Manufacturing stifled by over-complex robotics

Manufacturers in Europe struggle with new automation and robotisation solutions as the technologies they deploy do not provide the desired return on investment and often end up standing idle. Torsten Christensen, partner and co-founder at ChangeForce, a Danish industrial consultancy firm, states that this could be changed by shifting focus towards standardised robots in-house employees […]

By March 15, 2021 Read More →
Machine Vision Conference rescheduled for 15 July

Machine Vision Conference rescheduled for 15 July

The 2021 UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition (MVC 2021) is now scheduled to take place at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, UK on 15 July 2021. MVC 2021 will feature keynote speakers and an impressive technical seminar programme covering eight different themes, supported by an exhibition of the latest vision technology; all in an […]

By March 10, 2021 Read More →
Universal Robots launches expert dispensing conference

Universal Robots launches expert dispensing conference

Universal Robots is pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new online conference focused on achieving consistency and quality for dispensing applications within manufacturing. The event takes place on 3 March 2021 at 11am GMT. A task such as gluing can present significant health and safety issues for employees. It can also prove difficult for […]

By February 19, 2021 Read More →
Automatica Sprint – a new exhibition format in Munich

Automatica Sprint – a new exhibition format in Munich

Messe München is expanding the Automatica portfolio in summer 2021 with a compact, new event format: While the regular Automatica will only take place again in 2022, Automatica Sprint will celebrate its premiere at the Munich exhibition center from June 22 to 24, 2021. With a clear focus on customer dialog and machines you can […]

By December 8, 2020 Read More →
Robots get hands and eyes like humans – Innovation Award Nominees

Robots get hands and eyes like humans – Innovation Award Nominees

The finalists of the 16th Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics & Automation (IERA) showcase the latest skills robots have acquired to assist humans at work: OnRobot’s applicant is an intelligent gripper named RG2-FT: With the fingertips it “feels” and picks up delicate materials like thin glass or test samples and passes them on […]

By November 25, 2020 Read More →
ABB Robotics builds interactive virtual exhibition stand for packaging and processing

ABB Robotics builds interactive virtual exhibition stand for packaging and processing

With this year’s PPMA show being postponed, ABB Robotics has created a virtual exhibition stand demonstrating its latest products and solutions for processing and packaging applications. The stand is built around a panoramic tour that enables you to discover the benefits robots can bring to many industries worldwide. A featured solution on the stand includes […]

By September 28, 2020 0 Comments Read More →
Robots can be key for the UK after Brexit

Robots can be key for the UK after Brexit

The number of industrial robots installed in the United Kingdom ranks 22nd worldwide with only 91 units per 10,000 employees in the manufacturing Industry – International Federation of Robotics reports. At the same time, post-Brexit immigration plans unveiled by the government wants to move away from relying on “cheap labour” from Europe and invest in […]

By March 3, 2020 Read More →