Skyline Robotics has succeeded in automating window washing for the world’s skyscrapers – a task that has been done manually for over 100 years.
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.
UK-based Hanover Displays Limited needed a new system for testing printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs), and selected OMRON TM cobots for the job, supplied and installed by Absolute Robotics, part of the Absolute Automation Group.
POSIMAT, the Barcelona-based producer of bottle handling systems, brings another innovation to the market with the POSIROBOT.
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.
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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