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IFR Press Releases
IFR: All-time-high for industrial robots in 2013
Strong demand from Asia
"The global demand for industrial robots reached an all-time-high of about 168,000 units in 2013," said Arturo Baroncelli, IFR President, on Wednesday in Frankfurt. "The success story of the robotics industry is continuing."more
Review of event
On behalf of the 44th International Symposium on Robotics (ISR 2013), we would like to extend our deepest gratitude and sincere appreciation for your valuable contributions to ISR 2013 held at KINTEX, Seoul, Korea during October 24-26, 2013.more
IERA Award 2014 - Apply Now !
Presentation in July at CIROS in Shanghai
On 8 July 2014, the finalists of the IFR/IEEE Invention & Entrepreneurship Award will present their applications at the CIROS show and conference in Shanghai, China. The IFR Secretariat just started collecting the applications.more
Member Press Releases
RIA, USA - IFR Industry Association
A3 Business Forum Reaches Record Number of Attendees
Some 450 global automation executives attended the annual Association for Advancing Automation (A3) Business Forum. The event focused on how new and emerging technologies have created new business opportunities for automation professionals around the world.more
Bluebotics, Switzerland - IFR Robot Supplier Member
ANT® - The key to efficient mobile robotics
How BlueBotics lays the foundation for service robots: Our environment is dynamic: objects get moved around and change, while new objects - people and robotic colleagues - appear. No problem thanks to ANT® (Autonomous Navigation Technology), which brings 'intelligence' to automated guided vehicles.more
Yaskawa, Germany - IFR Robot Supplier member
New Motoman robots at Schweißen & Schneiden - Slim and fast
At the Schweißen & Schneiden trade fair Yaskawa presented new 6-axis robots for arc welding, handling, laser welding, cutting and surfacing: the Motoman MA1440, MH12 and MC2000.more