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IFR Press Releases
Finalists nominated for the 9th IERA Award
Session and Presentation at ICRA in Karlsruhe
On 8 May 2013, the finalists of the IFR/IEEE Invention & Entrepreneurship Award will present their applications at the ICRA Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany.more
Robots improve manufacturing success and create jobs!
Robots improve manufacturing success and create jobs! This was the result of the update of the IFR research study titled "Positive Impact of Industrial Robots on employment". Two robot users from the United States, Drew Greenblatt, Marlin Steel and Matt Tyler, Vickers Engineering confirmed this during the IFR CEO Round Table discussion at the Automate show in Chicago.more
ISR 2013 - 44th International Symposium on Robotics
In October in Seoul, Korea
The 44th International Symposium on Robotics (ISR2013) will be held from October 24 to 26, 2013, at the KINTEX in Seoul, Korea. The theme of ISR2013, Human-Robot Coexistence, intends to have a harmonious integration of robot and human beings.more
Member Press Releases
RIA, USA - IFR Industry Association
North American Robotics Companies Post Strongest Opening Quarter Ever
North American robotics companies shattered previous opening quarter records for robots ordered and shipped in the first quarter of 2013. A total of 5,833 robots valued at $341.2 million were ordered from North American robotics companies through March, an increase of 14.5% in units over the same period in 2012 and 10% above the previous first quarter record set in 2005.more
OTC Daihen, Japan - IFR-Partner
Friendly Series - Highly efficient arc welding robot for thick plates
DAIHEN Corporation has proudly announced "a highly efficient arc welding robot for thick plates" that realizes highly efficient thick plate welding by easy operation. This robot was developed for thick-plate welding such as construction machines, construction steels, vehicles, bridges, and more, due to easy-to-use functions.more