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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.more
Endless opportunities to use robots
Human-machine-collaboration, more ease of use and assembly will provide a huge potential for robot installations in the coming years. This became apparent in the discussion of the robot users Dr. Chia Day, Foxconn, and Dr. Stefan-Markus Baginski, BMW, among five CEO robot suppliers at the AUTOMATICA in Munich on 4 June 2014.more
IERA Award final on 8th July 2014
Three finalists nominated
Three Finalists have been nominated by the IERA Award Committee to present their story of the genesis of a successful innovative product in robotics and automation at a special session at the conference of China International Robot Show (CIROS) on 8 July 2014 in Shanghai.more
ABB, Switzerland - IFR Robot Supplier member
IRB 1200: Entirely new small robot family from ABB addresses the needs of modern material handling and machine tending
With the introduction of the IRB 1200, ABB addresses the needs of the material handling and machine tending industries for flexibility, ease of use, compactness and short cycle times while still maintaining large working envelopes.more
COMAU, Italy - IFR Robot Supplier member
COMAU and sheet metal stamping - new skills for all-around automation
Already in the mid-70s, Comau, the leading Italian company in industrial automation, robotics and mechatronics, had developed specific robots to automate the handling of sheet metal in stamping lines, facilitating a significant increase in productivity and safety for the operators.more