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IFR Press Releases

RIA, USA - IFR Industry Association

Automate 2015 to Host International Symposium on Robotics

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced that Automate 2015 will host the International Symposium on Robotics (ISR). Automate 2015, North America's broadest automation solutions trade show and conference, is being held March 23-26, 2015 in Chicago.


Mobile X-Ray Machine Wins the Tenth Anniversary IEEE/IFR IERA Award

Medical Application Convinced

The 10th annual Invention and Entrepreneurship Award in Robotics and Automation (IERA) was presented to Dr. Guy Caverot, BA SYSTEMES for a mobile base designed to receive an X-ray machine. The session was held at the conference of the China International Robot Show (CIROS) in Shanghai, China.


New IFR Robot Supplier Member

ESTUN Robotics Co. Ltd. joined IFR

We are very glad to welcome our new IFR Robot Supplier member ESTUN Robotics Co. Ltd., who just joined the International Federation of Robotics. The company was founded in 2011 in Nanjing, China, with goals to develop advanced industrial robots and promote national robotics industry.


Member Press Releases

Valk Welding, Netherlands - IFR Robot Supplier member

Valk Welding starts succesfull at the Swedish market

Based on their success on other European countries and the need for a more flexible automation of the welding production, Valk Welding has expand their activities also to the Swedish market. With a presentation on the Elmia Automation Fair 2014, together with Prorob Teknik AB, Valk Welding introduced their welding robotsystems to the Swedish metalindustry for the first time.


RIA, USA - IFR Industry Association

The Association for Advancing Automation Sets Membership Record

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the umbrella group for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA - Advancing Vision + Imaging and Motion Control Association (MCA), announced that its three associations have reached all time highs for membership. As of the end of July, RIA now has 334 company members, AIA is also at 334 members and MCA consists of 111 members.


Adept, USA - IFR Robot Supplier

Adept Technology Appoints Managing Director for Europe

Adept Technology, Inc. announced that Dr. Klaus Kluger has been named the company's Managing Director for Europe and Marco Mina as a sales engineer covering Italy.