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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.

Soft Robotics to Showcase Food-Picking Grippers at the International Baking Industry Exposition
Soft Robotics is heading to Las Vegas to showcase its compliant grippers at the International Baking Industry Exposition.

UR20 to be Displayed for First Time in U.S. at Universal Robots’ IMTS Booth
Universal Robots said it will have a big presence at this year’s show and will be featured in more than 20 exhibits.

Picking Robots Gain Speed and Accuracy
MHS, which provides materials handling systems including goods-to-robot and singulation robots, describes how technology has increased throughput.

New Scale Robotics Work Cells Deployed at Workforce Center at College in New York
Six New Scale Robotics workstations designed for robotics and metrology courses have been deployed at the Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y.

euroTECH eT-Litocran700 Robot Gives a Lift to Construction Work
euroTECH is offering the eT-Litocran700 system, which can lift windows and façade elements weighing up to 700 kg, assisting construction workers, in Central Europe.

PickNik Robotics Launches MoveIt Studio Developer Platform and SDK
PickNik Robotics designed MoveIt Studio to help engineers develop manipulation applications in a variety of industries, including aerospace, manufacturing, and healthcare.

What is a Pick and Place Robot? Uses and Types
From retail to food and beverage, industries throughout the globe have started using pick and place robots to improve their supply chains and help their ROIs.

Innovation at the Intersection of Agriculture and Robotics
University researchers are testing autonomous systems in the agricultural space as they hope to expand robotics reach in the industry.

A Look at 10 End of Arm Tool Providers
End of arm tools are helping increase the capability and range of robot arms, helping operators reduce costs and deliver products faster.

Automated Palletizing Can Pay for Itself, Say Robotics Experts
Warehouse operators are finding palletizing and depalletizing as tasks that are relatively easy to automate -- if one has the right robots, partners, and integrated software.

Piece-Picking Robots Make Their Mark in Logistics
With order demands increasing, robotics technologies improving, and workforce labor decreasing, warehouse and manufacturing operators have plenty to consider as they start turning to automation. Here are a few best...

RE2 Marks Technical Achievement With STARFISH Gripper for the U.S. Navy
RE2 has successfully assembled and lab-tested STARFISH, a gripper with multimodal sensing that is able to grasp a variety of objects underwater. It is designed for explosive ordnance disposal.

OSARO and Zenni Optical Deploy Precise Robotic Bagging System
OSARO provides three Robotic Bagging Systems for Zenni Optical e-commerce fulfillment center, working with an automated bagging machine to accurately and quickly pick orders.

Advances in AI, Testing, and Hardware Help Gripper Providers, Users Get a Grasp of What’s Possible
Automation companies are increasing their throughput, reducing error rates, and providing integrated systems as more warehouses and facilitates turn to robotics.

Universal Robots Adds UR20 Cobot With Greater Reach and Payload to Portfolio
Universal Robots unveiled the UR20 at Automatica and said its new collaborative robot arm is big enough to handle European palletizing and numerous other applications.

Danish Robotics Producers to Demonstrate Manufacturing Systems at Automatica
Danish robotics companies will exhibit with the Odense Robotics cluster and on their own, showing how they can serve the demands of the larger German manufacturing industry.

10 Noteworthy Robot Exhibits at Automate 2022
With more than 550 exhibitors on the show floor at Automate in Detroit, there was a wide selection of robots to see. Here are some that stood out.

Festo Introduces Four Axis UR+ Certified Cobot System
Festo has developed a multi-axis system that adds axes of motion beyond UR cobots' standard six. It is designed for easy installation and use in applications such as palletizing.



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