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Old Faithful Robot Gets Its Due at K Show
The purpose of a trade show like K 2016 in Dusseldorf last month is to show off new products to entice buyers. But Star Automation took the contrary approach, highlighting a 34-year-old model at the center of its booth, which was still running just ...
Blog Published: 11/15/2016
Now That’s “Collaborative”!
Pick-and-place product handling … simple assembly tasks … sure, or why not serving a cold beer?
Blog Published: 11/8/2016
Let a Cobot Hand You a Beer
So-called “collaborative” robots (or “cobots”) are supposed to be safe and easy to get along with—no need to wall them off in their own guarded areas.
Blog Published: 9/13/2016
The Shopfloor Revolution Will Be Automated
How did North American robotics orders follow up 2015’s record first half over the first six months of 2016? With another record.
Blog Published: 9/7/2016
China Bets Big on Automation
With the full brunt of the Chinese government behind it, the country’s industrial robot inventory is forecast to explode 2500% from 70,000 in 2016 to 1.8 million by 2025.
Blog Published: 7/27/2016
China’s Appetite for Advanced Molding Technology
Do automation and advanced molding technologies still offer U.S. molders safe harbor against low-cost competition?
Blog Published: 7/13/2016
Look Mom, No Operator: AGVs Invade Chinaplas
Automated guided vehicles (AGV) featured prominently at Chinaplas 2016 indicative of that country’s embrace of higher technologies and its need to offset ever-increasing labor costs.
Blog Published: 5/18/2016
Machine Guards Get in Your Way?
Easier access to the point where a robot deposits parts on a conveyor—that’s what Carl Morris, president and founder of Itech in Arden, N.C., is looking for.
Blog Published: 5/10/2016
From Cobots to Cartesian to Cells: Molding 2016 Has Automation Covered
The reasons for, methods to and technology available for injection molders to automate their processes continue to evolve.
Blog Published: 2/10/2016
Robots as a Remedy to Shopfloor Tedium
In any industry, at any company, there are jobs that while being 100% necessary are nonetheless menial, and that tediousness can generate high turnover.
Blog Published: 1/13/2016

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