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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.

Will the Tesla Optimus Chart a New Path for Humanoid Robots? Experts Weigh In
Elon Musk plans to demonstrate a prototype of Tesla's humanoid robot at the company's AI Day, and experts are both excited and skeptical about what he will show.

Recycling Robot Provider EverestLabs Raises $16.1M in Series A
EverestLabs will use the funding to scale up production and address the needs of manufacturing recycling facilities.

Sumitomo and Dexterity Partner to Deploy 1,500 Robots in Japanese Warehouses
Sumitomo, which previously invested in Dexterity, will demonstrate and distribute the company's software-as-a-service robotics offerings in Japan.

Dextrous Robotics Introduces DX-1 System for Speedy Unloading of Shipping Containers
Dextrous Robotics is making the second version of its DX-1 two-armed robot for swiftly loading and unloading trailers available to customers early next year.

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.

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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.

ABB Spends $13M on Its Canadian Cable Tray Manufacturing Facility
ABB has spent millions of dollars upgrading its facilities in Canada as it executes on its five year-plan to grow in the country.

United Natural Foods Inc. to Use Symbotic Case-Handling Robotic Systems at Five Distribution Centers
Aiming to lower costs and increase storage space, United Natural Foods Inc. has decided to invest in Symbotic’s multilayered case-handing system.

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.

The Key to Revitalizing Manufacturing is Human Labor and Robots Working Hand in Hand. But How?
Søren Peters of HowtoRobot.com takes a look at the challenges of integrating automation in today's evolving manufacturing industry.

KUKA Develops Modular Housing System With Waypaver International to Make Housing More Accessible
KUKA and Waypaver have teamed up on a new system that combines robots with plant floor plan layout logistics.

Geek+ Picking Robots Chosen By German HVAC Systems Specialist
Geek+’s picking robots are being used by a HVAC specialist that offers one day shipping and stores the majority of its products at its warehouse.

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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...

The Rise of Low-Cost Automation
Skilled workforce are working with automation in unprecedented ways to increase morale, productivity and profitability.

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.



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