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MELFA-3D Vision from Mitsubishi Electric received R&D 100 Award

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that two of its factory-automation technologies, MELFA-3D Vision and Sensor-less Servo, have each won a 2014 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine. The awards, commonly known as the […]

Beckhoff releases TwinCAT Kinematic Transformation

TwinCAT Kinematic Transformation enables machine manufacturers and users to control robots and their own kinematic constructions directly from within the TwinCAT software platform. This function has been further developed so that also […]

TM Robotics SCARA robot utilized in machine demonstration by Abrigo

Italian machine builder Abrigo demonstrated its latest Flexcut 1 ultrasonic food cutting machine, which has a Toshiba Machine SCARA robot at its heart, at the Interpack 2014 in Dusseldorf. Some 2,700 exhibitors […]

KUKA Innovation Award 2015 has started

The international competition for the KUKA Innovation Award 2015 has begun. The submission of entries from research and developer teams in the field of robot-based automation began at the beginning of September. […]

YASKAWA’s dual arm robot CSDA10F shown at Analytica 2014

Robot manufacturer Yaskawa presented an impressive innovation for the life sciences sector at Analytica: in a live demonstration cell, a dual arm robot with a human-like stature and two hands performs the […]

New S7 MOTOMAN Sync Library greatly improves robot control

At the SPS IPC Drives 2013 trade fair, YASKAWA débuted a system solution based on a combination of devices and software from their Robotics, Drives & Motion and VIPA divisions. The result […]

Toshiba Machine’s TV1000 6-axis robot impressed customers at the Plastic West show

The Plastic West show in Anaheim, CA, saw TM Robotics (Americas) take its first venture into a North American trade show. On display was a Toshiba Machine TV1000 industrial robot in an […]

Beckhoff demonstrated its automation control solutions at Automatica 2014

Beckhoff presented its control solutions for automation and robotics at Automatica 2014, in Munich, Germany. PC-based control from Beckhoff integrates PLC, Motion Control, measurement technology and robotics on a single platform. Doing […]

KUKA introduces the new KR FORTEC in its heavy-duty robot series

Strong. Stonger. KR FORTEC. In its new heavy-duty series, KUKA Roboter GmbH rounds out the heavy-duty segment. The new robots cover the payload range from 360 to 600 kg, closing the gap […]

RV20-6HW robot by REIS ROBOTICS offers great efficiency with low space requirement

On the METAV trade fair REIS ROBOTICS again proves its leading role for system integration and multi-process solutions. With the lowest possible space requirement it is possible to make automatic processes more […]

New DX200 high-end controller unveiled by YASKAWA offers more features

The DX200 controller for MOTOMAN robots from YASKAWA celebrated its European premiere at Automatica. The new high-end controller is an extension of the highly successful DX100 model with a range of additional […]

KUKA lightweight robot LBR iiwa receives Red Dot Award 2014

The success story continues. With the lightweight robot LBR iiwa, the engineers at KUKA and industrial designer Mario Selic have once again created a masterpiece of innovation, technical expertise and pioneering design. […]

KUKA KR QUANTEC PA arctic offers efficient palletizing solution at low temperatures

It needs no protective suit and can nonetheless work at temperatures way below zero: the new KUKA KR QUANTEC PA arctic. Its immunity to cold temperatures makes the robot ideal for the […]