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Robotics Features

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    • Robotics
    • (29/06/2022)

    Playing the long game: why manufacturers must prioritise TCO when specifying automation

    After lagging behind their international counterparts for many years, UK manufacturers are finally waking up to the benefits of automation, prompted in part by labour shortages as a result of Brexit and the pandemic. 

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    • Robotics
    • (28/06/2022)

    Eyes open to robot efficiencies

    “Can we get a cobot to do this…?” Such a suggestion might have been dismissed as a pipe dream even just a few years ago. Collaborative robots have changed all that. Their steady march of progress has crashed down barriers to accessibility and emboldened more engineering teams to seek out new production efficiencies.

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    • Robotics
    • (09/06/2022)

    Cobot market sees 40 percent growth rebound in 2021

    After a serious contraction in sales in 2020, the cobot market experienced a resounding 40 percent growth rebound in 2021, exceeding its 2019 market size.

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    • Robotics
    • (06/06/2022)

    KR AGILUS climbs to new heights

    Skyline Robotics has succeeded in automating window washing for the world’s skyscrapers – a task that has been done manually for over 100 years.

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    • Robotics
    • (02/06/2022)

    Overcoming the challenges of bin-picking cobots

    The use of pick-and-place robots is no new territory. However, these robots were previously not capable of precisely picking and placing parts from a bin of assorted parts into a machine.



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European Threat Perspective

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    Industrial Robots: The market reboots

    • Robotics
    • (16/05/2022)

    Industrial robots used to be a mature market. That’s changed. COVID-19 has turbo-charged factory automation, transforming robots into an exciting, fast-growth area again, and one that’s attracting considerable new investment. Here, Maya Xiao, senior analyst at Interact Analysis, explains how and why. .

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    Spotlight: Why UK firms must automate to compete on the international stage

    • Robotics
    • (10/05/2022)

    It’s no secret that despite its position as a top 10 manufacturing economy, the UK lags well behind its global counterparts when it comes to its use of industrial robots.





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