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Robot Sales in North America Increase by 12%, Reports IFR
May 24, 2023
The International Federation of Robotics noted that the automotive industry has driven demand for robots across North America in 2022, followed by electronics and metals and machinery.
North American Robot Orders Slow After Record 2022, Reports A3
May 16, 2023
North American robot sales softened in Q1 2023, according to the Association for Advancing Automation, which cited a slowing U.S. economy as a likely cause. Automotive orders rebounded.
India Climbs to Tenth in Worldwide Robot Installations, According to the IFR
May 3, 2023
India has both a growing population and increasing numbers of robots, reported the International Federation of Robotics. The automotive industry led the way as manufacturing output grew.
igus Shows Offerings and Support for Low Cost Automation at Hannover Messe
April 28, 2023
igus showed not only its motion plastics, cable carriers, and free configuration software at Hannover Messe; it also gave examples of how its low-cost automation can enable many applications.
J&M Manufacturing Wins International Golden manus Award 2023 From igus
April 21, 2023
J&M Manufacturing received the 11th annual manus Gold award for creative use of igus' bearings, which are designed to enable corrosion- and lubrication-free motion in robots and other equipment.
6 Noteworthy Industrial Robotics Displays From IME West 2023
February 19, 2023
IME West featured demonstrations of mobile platforms, cobots, SCARA robots, delta robots for bin picking, brushless motors, and systems for medical device assembly.
Applied Manufacturing Technologies Opens Engineering and Production Facility in Michigan
December 21, 2022
Applied Manufacturing Technologies, a FANUC-authorized systems integrator, has nearly doubled production space for industrial automation across the street from its headquarters.
IFR’s World Robotics Report Finds More Than Half a Million Robots Were Deployed Globally Last Year
October 13, 2022
The IFR has released its annual World Robotics Report, which tallied the still-growing number of industrial robots that have been installed around the globe.
How Plastics Recycling Can Improve With Robotics and Machine Learning
October 8, 2022
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
October 7, 2022
igus has been collaborating with Commonplace Robotics for the past six years on its ReBeL collaborative robot and is continuing its North American expansion.
Meijer Partners With Council of the Great Lakes Region to Use Robots to Clean Water and Beaches
August 26, 2022
Meijer, a Midwestern retailer, is working with the Council of the Great Lakes Region, Grand Valley State University, and other organizations to deploy robots across states.
Robotics Can Play a Key Role in Plastic Injection Molding
July 31, 2022
Robotics can provide efficiencies and data in injection-molding processes for plastics manufacturers. Automation can help with insert molding, packaging, and labeling.
igus Marks Record Year With 180,000 Active Customers, Increases Delivery Capacity
March 24, 2022
igus, which develops and produces motion plastics for industrial uses including robots, marked 32% revenue growth last year. It plans to invest in expanding and sustainability.
ABB Robots to Help Zume Accelerate Transition From Single-Use Plastics
November 17, 2021
Zume wants to scale up production of plant-based packaging as an environmentally sustainable alternative to plastics, and ABB Robotics plans to install more than 1,000 robotic cells.
Robot Orders in North America for Q2 Increase 67% Year Over Year, Reports A3
October 20, 2021
In the second quarter of 2021, North American manufacturers increased their orders for robotics to new heights as the pandemic made labor shortages more acute, reported A3.