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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 […]

KUKA to demonstrate its new human-robot collaboration solution at AUTOMATICA 2014

Augsburg-based robot and system builder KUKA is focusing on human-robot collaboration, i.e. safe cooperation between humans and robots, at AUTOMATICA 2014 in June. At the press conference in April, the company presented […]

FerRobotics showcases its highly demanded Active Contact Flange technology at Industrial Automation Fair

The this year’s Industrial Automation Fair in Hannover confirmed the success story of the ACF and FerRobotics, who showed best practice in flexible automation.Many key clients used the opportunity to exchange experience […]

Brand new syringe handling solution showcased by Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Robotronic

At this year’s components show, which is staged in parallel with interpack, Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Swiss robotics specialist Robotronic jointly presented a brand new handling solution for supplying pre-filled syringes to […]


Robolink D by Igus Offers Freedom of Configuration up to 6 Axes

Gripping, turning, pivoting, picking up and putting down again, then returning back to the starting position – articulated arms in industrial robotic systems perform the exact same movement time after time. For […]


LINAK and AKK partnership to improve efficiency and create employment in Denmark

CO2 emissions equivalent to the annual private consumption of 10,000 Danes. That is what LINAK saves by moving production of profiles for electric table legs home to Sonderborg. At the same time […]


KUKA introduces KR AGILUS WP for operation in harsh conditions

Robots don’t always have it easy. They have to do their jobs in the dust and dirt – not to mention reliably and with utmost precision. All this in tough environments such […]


Rösler offers compact turning chamber blast machine to solve cylinder head contamination problem

Two tuning chamber shot blast machines were integrated into a existing manufacturing lines of a leading car manufacturer based in Southern Germany allowing the partial shot blasting of cylinder heads. The cylinder […]


Man vs. machine: KUKA robot battles german table tennis pro Timo Boll

KUKA celebrates the opening of its new robot production plant in Shanghai 350 employees are about to produce 3,000 to 5,000 robots every year. Center point of the celebration is KUKA’s new […]


Mitsubishi Electric shifts focus to bakery industry

Opportunities for increasing efficiency while at the same time reducing energy consumption are a frequently discussed topic, not least in the food industry, where productivity and profit margins tend to be low […]


Ultra-fast spot welding robots now with built-in cables by Nachi

In November 2011 NACHI launched ultra-fast spot welding robot “SRA series” to  improve productivity and for higher speed welding of automotive bodies. NACHI has enjoyed great demand for the series since . NACHI now reacts […]


NACHI MZ07 robot unveiled, the world fastest and lightweight compact robot

NACHI Fujikoshi Corp, Japan proudly introduced the World’s Fastest, Lightweight, Compact MZ07 robot –  equipped with compact CFD generation controller cabinet. Light weight body, latest motion control technology combined with excelent usability […]


GKN Aerospace utilizes robot cell from Nikon Metrology for its research

Nikon Metrology Tamworth (UK) has recently delivered a robot cell for GKN Aerospace’s research center on the Isle of Wight, as part of UK Government STEM project. This technology demonstrator has at […]