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Fabtech 2021 Exhibitors Offer Systems for Small and Midsize Manufacturers
As manufacturers struggle with skilled staffing shortages, exhibitors at Fabtech 2021 displayed robots for gripping delicate objects, painting, and other production processes.

9 Welding Robots to Watch From Fabtech 2021
At Fabtech 2021, cobot vendors displayed the latest features and accessories for automated welding, as shops struggle with worker shortages exacerbated by the pandemic.

Flow Robotics Brings flowbot ONE Pipetting Robot to North America
Flow Robotics designed flowbot ONE to simply and safely handle liquids, relieving laboratory personnel of tedious or dangerous pipetting. The company

Cobot Arc Welders Draw Attendee Attention as Fabtech Returns
While attendance was off a bit from 2019 at Fabtech 2021 in Chicago this week, the show was an opportunity to see the latest in collaborative robots for welding.

Locus Robotics Obtains $50M More Funding for Further Global Expansion
Mobile robot provider Locus Robotics said its latest investment from Tiger Global will help it grow into new markets worldwide, as warehouse demand continues to grow.

Agile Robots Raises Series C Funding, Claims to Be First Unicorn in Field
Agile Robots, which has headquarters in Munich and Beijing, has developed software and hardware and said it is the first intelligent robotics company worth $1 billion.

Robotics Retraining Gives eKAMI Graduate a New Career at MiR
Not only has Mobile Industrial Robots donated equipment to the East Kentucky Advanced Manufacturing Institute, but it has also found people who have gained in-demand skills.

Velodyne Lidar, MOV.AI Team Up to Help Developers of Industrial Mobile Robot Applications
Velodyne Lidar's Puck sensors, plus MOV.AI's ROS-based Robotics Engine Platform, will enable developers to build mobile robots for dynamic environments, say partners.

OhmniLabs Provides Telepresence Robots to eKAMI, Industrial Users
OhmniLabs, which has grown threefold over the past year, is serving growing demand for telepresence robots in multiple industries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Automation for Manufacturing Keeps Evolving
From human-machine interaction to precise motion control, technologies are continuing to improve how robots can help manufacturers of all sizes with a variety of tasks.

Formic Offers Robotics as a Service and Financing to Manufacturers
With an hourly rate for robotics as a service, Formic says its financing and deployment offering can reduce customer risk and let manufacturers to more easily adopt robots.

MCRI to Join Plus One Robotics’ Integrator Program to Automate E-Commerce Fulfillment, Warehouse Operations
Motion Controls Robotics Inc., or MCRI, is a certified systems integrator that will offer Plus One Robotics' vision and collaboration systems to its warehouse automation offerings.

Novarc Technologies to Unveil Spool Welding Robot+HyperFill at FABTECH 2021
Not only can the new SWR+HyperFill improve welding performance, but the collaborative robot system can also help both experienced and less-skilled workers, said Novarc.

Locus Robotics Marks Milestone of Half-Billion Units Picked
Locus Robotics, whose LocusBots work with people to improve picking productivity in warehouses and fulfillment centers, this new level in just 94 days since 400 million picks.

Made4CNC Launches Automatic System for Robotic CNC Door Opening
A Danish startup said it has solved a challenge in the metals industry. Made4CNC has developed a system for robotic machine tending that it said can be fitted in...

Warehouse Robotics Revenues to Surpass $51B by 2030, Finds ABI Research
Labor shortages and accelerated e-commerce demand have led warehouse operators to move from evaluation to adoption of systems such as vision-guided picking and mobile robots.

Rapid Robotics Raises Series B Funding for Robotic Machine Operator
While the pandemic has exacerbated labor shortages in manufacturing, Rapid Robotics has raised funds for its robotic machine operator, which uses cobots and doesn't need programming.

How Can Robots Improve Picking Operations in Warehouses?
Warehouse operators are demanding increasing flexibility, scalability, and throughput, so it's no surprise that robots and software offer to relieve human workers of tedium.

Free Webinar: Collaborative Robots to Democratize Automation
Panelists in this "Hot Seat" will discuss advances in collaborative robots and how they can help small and midsize enterprises.

Mobile Industrial Robots Launches MiR600, MiR1350 Heavy-Duty Mobile Robots
New autonomous mobile robots can carry pallets, safely navigate with new sensors, and withstand challenging manufacturing and warehouse environments, according to MiR.



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