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Adept Technology Announces Expansion into India Market
07/31/08 — Distribution agreement with Menzel Vision and Robotics Pvt. Ltd. provides intelligent vision-guided robotics supplier immediate access to Indian market. Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, announced its expansion in India for its products and the signing of Menzel Vision and Robotics…

Microsoft Sponsors RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition
07/25/08 — Robotics Trends, a division of EH Publishing, Inc., today announced that Microsoft has joined the 2nd annual RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition as the event’s Founding Sponsor. RoboDevelopment, the international technical design and development event for personal, service and mobile robotics industry (http://www.robodevelopment.com), will be held November 18-19, 2008 at the…

Hollund Industrial, Inc. CEO Discusses Strategic Plan for TigerLynk
07/16/08 — Michael Lacy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hollund Industrial, Inc. comments on the recent acquisition of TigerLynk Technology and the company’s strategic plan for new product sales and marketing. In February of 2008, Hollund Hollund Industrial, Inc. acquired the patents to the Underwater Remote Manipulator System (URMS) known as…

The Hartfiel Company Partners with New Robotics Integrator, Durabotics Inc.
07/14/08 — The Hartfiel Company & Hartfiel South, announce its partnership with new robotics integrator Durabotics Inc. Effective immediately Hartfiel will be turning over its distributorship contract of Stäubli Robotics and Yamaha Robotics, to Durabotics, for all its territories. Pneumatic automation and motion control specialist, The Hartfiel Company & Hartfiel South, announce…

Applied Robotics Announces the Addition of a New Distributor – China Shipbuilding Corporation
05/30/08 — Applied Robotics Inc., a leading provider of automation end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions has recently added a new Distributor to their already prestigious line-up of partners. China Shipbuilding Equipment & Materials Northeast Corporation (CSEMNC), a subsidiary of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) joins the eleven existing Applied Robotics, Inc. Distributors…

FKI Logistex Forms Dedicated Robotics Integration Group
05/28/08 — Formation of dedicated robotics integration group provides focused robotic palletizing solutions in response to increased demand from sustainable packaging initiatives. FKI Logistex® (http://www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, has formed a dedicated Robotics Integration Group to provide customers with focused robotic palletizing and depalletizing solutions, including system…

RoboDevelopment 2008 Call for Presentations Announced
05/20/08 — Robotics Trends has announced a Call for Presentations for the second annual RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition which wil run November 18-19, 2008 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA.  Robotics Trends’ RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition is a multifaceted educational forum and trade show that addresses the technical issues…

Software Tackles Production Line Machine ‘Cyclic Jitters’
04/21/08 — NIST engineers have created a software program to help avoid the network timing glitches called ‘cyclic jitters’ that can cause real jitters, making production line machines jump or shake, damaging products, even shutting down assembly lines. Electronic commands passed from machine to machine over data networks increasingly drive today’s precisely…

Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. Partners with Bosch Rexroth to Sponsor LSSU Machine Vision
04/20/08 — Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), a leading supplier of factory automation design, engineering and process consulting services has sponsored the development of a vision-based robotic workcell as a senior project at Lake Superior State University (LSSU) in Sault Sainte Marie, MI. Designed by the students, with support and guidance from AMT’s…

Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. Announces Agreement to Support SHAFI RELIABOT Vision Guided
03/26/08 — Under a new agreement, factory automation, engineering and consulting services supplier Applied Manufacturing Technologies will provide contracted implementation support for SHAFI, Inc.’s RELIABOT 2D and 3D Vision Guided Robotics software solutions, accelerating application studies and installation support. Applied Manufacturing Technologies, Inc. (AMT), a leading supplier of factory automation design, engineering…

Braintech Releases Random Bin Picking Software
03/21/08 — Robotic random bin picking, the ability to handle loose items which arrive at facilities in containers, is a much coveted material handling capability.  Braintech, a leader in vision guided robotics (VGR), has integrated random bin picking into the latest release of its eVisionFactory software platform and vision library for the…

Adept Technology Selected for Automation and Robotics for Solar Equipment Manufacturer
03/20/08 — SLS Solar Line Saxony GmbH, a major German solar cell production equipment manufacturer, has incorporated Adept motion control, vision and Quattro robotic systems into standard products for solar cell production. Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent automation software for motion and vision-guided robotics systems and services, announced…

Motoman Expands Into Humanoid Robotics:  A Conversation with Craig Jenningsilluminating
03/17/08 — In this illuminating article, Craig Jennings, CEO of industrial robotics manufacturer Motoman, describes the company’s new humanoid robotic products.  Jennings explains how Motoman humanoid systems are extremely well suited for handling, manipulation and assembly-related tasks that require two hands, and that the market for such systems is huge and an…

ABB Robotics Announces New Okuma Interface for Robotic Machine Tending
03/16/08 — ABB Robotics, a leading robotics manufacturer, and Okuma, a world leader in the development and production of machine tools, have together developed an ABB - Okuma Interface, an ABB Robot standard interface to Okuma machine tools. Providing operators with a single operating environment, the Interface saves production time and reduces…

Industrial Robotics Leader Diversifying into Service Robotics:  A Conversation with Kevin Kozuscek
03/09/08 — KUKA Robotics is the North American subsidiary of KUKA Roboter GmbH, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial robots and other robotic technology. KUKA built its first industrial robot in 1977 and now has 80,000 robots installed in the field using its PC-based controller. The company offers a range…

Industrial Robotics Leader Diversifying into Service Robotics:  A Conversation with Kevin Kozuscek
03/06/08 — KUKA Robotics is the North American subsidiary of KUKA Roboter GmbH, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of industrial robots and other robotic technology. KUKA built its first industrial robot in 1977 and now has 80,000 robots installed in the field using its PC-based controller. The company offers a range…

ABB Chooses IRphotonics Infrared Fiber for Remote Sensing
02/27/08 — Mid Infrared Fibers’ Extended Spectral Range Allow In-Situ Monitoring in Petro-Chemical Processing Plant IRphotonics, a leading provider of infrared fiber and materials, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by ABB to supply Infrared Optical fiber assemblies for use up to 2500nm for their remote, multi-cell…

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces e-F@ctory Solution to North America
02/23/08 — Mitsubishi Electric Automation, a world leader in industrial automation solutions, today introduced its e-F@ctory manufacturing solution for all industries at the 12th Annual ARC Forum in Orlando. e-F@ctory is Mitsubishi Electric’s vision for manufacturing and unifies its best-in-class control hardware and networks with enterprise IT systems offered by strategic partner…




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