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Robots Are Deployed in Warehouses and Distribution Centers Globally. Here Are a Few Factors Driving Adoption
There are a number of factors that have led to the advancement of robots in warehouses, from labor shortages and e-commerce demands to advancements in vision systems and robot arms.

Three Power Innovations Poised to Transform Industrial Robotics
Gopal Mitra, the industrial segment leader at ABB Power Conversion, takes a deep dive into the world of robotic power consumption and sheds light on a few developments in the...

Doosan Robotics and Air-Oil Systems Team Up as Strategic Regional Distribution Partners
Doosan Robotics’ full lineup of both collaborative and service robots – including their A, H, and M-SERIES – can now be distributed by Air-Oil to customers across each respective region.

Universal Robots Ships Cobots in Two Weeks to Help Manufacturers Meet Tax Deduction Deadline
Universal Robots said it has managed supply chain issues and can ship collaborative robots in two weeks, helping manufacturers take advantage of the Section 179 tax deduction.

How Plastics Recycling Can Improve With Robotics and Machine Learning
Plastics recycling is increasingly necessary in the face of global pollution and shipping challenges, but automation is making the dirty and dangerous task of sortation easier.

igus Acquires Majority Stake in Commonplace Robotics, Partner in ReBeL Affordable Cobot
igus has been collaborating with Commonplace Robotics for the past six years on its ReBeL collaborative robot and is continuing its North American expansion.

First Robotics Applications Conference Shares Insights With Commercial Robot Ecosystem
The first annual Robotics Applications Conference, presented by Robotics 24/7 and Peerless Media, featured industry experts and drew an educated audience of users, integrators, and suppliers.

Scalable Robotics Gets ABB Investment to Enhance Welding System Portfolio
Scalable Robotics, whose technology enables users to program welding robots without prior experience, is working with ABB as it expands its partner ecosystem.

ARM Institute Opens Florida Office to Expand Regional Support for Manufacturing Innovation in Robotics and AI
The ARM Institute will open its second location in St. Petersburg, Fla., to grow its support of industry, workforce development, and membership in the region.

Robot Block Party Held by MassRobotics Shows Off Massachusetts Innovations
At its Fifth Annual Robot Block Party, MassRobotics and numerous companies showed the public how robots have developed to help companies and consumers.

Webcast: Evaluating Automation for Retail and E-Commerce
In this Robotics 24/7 Roundtable, attendees can hear from e-commerce, retail, and omnichannel experts on best practices for selecting and using a variety of robots.

Special Focus Issue
Motion Control and Vision Advances Drive Collaborative Robot Applications
In this free download, we examine how advances in perception and motion control are enabling robots to operate safely around humans and be used in new ways.

In a Post-COVID World, Experts Point to Automation
The manufacturing sector is experiencing a crisis. Post-COVID demand and severe labor shortages have pushed many businesses to their breaking point. But there is a light at the end of...

Festo and SICK’s New Safety Program Designed to Teach Students the Importance of Risk Assessment
FESTO and SICK have developed a curriculum designed to inform students about the many facets of robotic safety.

How Many Degrees of Freedom Does My Robot Arm Need?
Degrees of freedom represents the ability of a robot to move in multiple directions, but more isn't always better. The number of axes in a design should be tied to...

MachineMetrics New Universal Robots Connector Provides Health and Performance Data
MachineMetrics said its product provides greater real-time insights into the status of Universal Robots' cobots.

Sponsored Content
Belgian Traditional House Provides Tourist Attraction With Low-Cost Automation From RBTX
Who says automation has to be expensive? In Bruges, Belgium, the chocolate shop Roose’s Chocolate World has a robot called Chocomatic built at a bargain price. It packs chocolates...

MAXXgrip Promises to Advance Material Handling Robotics Performance
The Gripper Co. said its new MAXXgrip robotic gripper combines compliance with suction for hybrid grasping with speed and gentleness for e-commerce.

ASTM International Creates Subcommittee on Robotic Grasping and Manipulation
ASTM International's new subcommittee intends to help robotics users select end effectors by developing standards for grasping and manipulation.

The ARM Institute Announces Executive Promotions as Activities Diversify
The ARM Institute, continuing its mission to improve U.S. economic competitiveness and robustness, has named a chief technology officer and a chief strategy officer.



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