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IFR Press Releases
ROBO-STOX® Introduces First European Robotics and Automation Index
Index values robotics and automation industry
ROBO-STOX®, the new licensed index has been traded on 27 October 2014 for the first time. ROBO-STOX® index values the growth and importance of the robotics and automation industry. This proprietary index is an exchange traded fund (ETF) which is listed on the London Stock Exchange.more
46th International Symposium on Robotics ISR
Keynotes Announced for the Conference
The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) announced the keynote speakers for the Automate 2015 Conference / 46th International Symposium on Robotics, which will be held March 23-26, 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
New IFR Robot Supplier Member
BA Systèmes joined IFR
We are very glad to welcome our new IFR Robot Supplier member and latest IERA Award winner BA SYSTEMES, who just joined the International Federation of Robotics. BA SYSTEMES is the most active French player in the field of internal logistic systems used in automated vehicles or AGVs.more
Member Press Releases
RIA, USA - IFR Industry Association
North American Robotics Market Sets New Records for First Nine Months of 2014
Robot orders and shipments in North America set new records in the first nine months of 2014, according to Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry's trade group. A total of 21,235 robots valued at $1.2 billion were ordered from North American companies in the first nine months of 2014, an increase of 35% in units and 22% in dollars over the same period in 2013.more
Schunk, Germany - IFR Robot Supplier member
Standardized Long-Stroke Gripper with CFC Housing
The standardized CGH light-weight gripper is the result of modern simulation methods, intensive test series, and economic manufacturing processes. The long-stroke gripper benefits from the specific material characteristics of CFC: Its E-value is four times higher, and its tensile force is twice as high as aluminum. The gripper weight has been reduced by 40%.more
Adept, USA - IFR Robot Supplier
Adept Technology Introduces New Mobile Robot Localization Technology
Adept Technology, Inc. has launched "Acuity," a new patented, proprietary technology for its "Lynx" intelligent, autonomous mobile robots. Acuity is a breakthrough localization feature that allows Adept Lynx mobile robots to navigate in environments where the surroundings are extremely dynamic.more