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Pick, Path, Place

Source: Design Engineering / by Mike McLeod Universal Robot’s ActiNav kit puts autonomous bin picking and CNC machine tending within reach of SMEs. While commercial cooperative robots (cobots) have been available since the early 2000s, their popularity didn’t exploded until the past three to four years. In 2018 alone, global cobot market revenues grew to approximately US$567 million, a 56.6% increase over 2017. Similarly, cobots shipments that year totaled roughly 19,000, a year-on-year …Read More

Partner profile: CNR-STIIMA

In this series, members of the PICK-PLACE consortium are portrayed. After TOFAŞ ULMA Handling Systems, Mondragon Assembly and IK4-TEKNIKER it’s the turn of CNR-STIIMA. Researcher Manuel Beschi answers the interview. What is CNR-STIIMA? The Institute of Intelligent Industrial Technologies and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing (STIIMA) belongs to the National Research Council of Italy (CNR), the largest public research center in Italy. The research activities of STIIMA are focused on the Manufacturing sector, …Read More

More Robot Picks for Logistics to See at MODEX 2018

Source: Robotics Business Review At MODEX 2018, logistics businesses can learn about the latest in cobots, pickers, and autonomous mobile lifts. Here are some robot picks worth checking out. By Mike Oitzman Warehouse and logistics automation is maturing at a furious pace. We’ve already covered some of the mobile robots and suppliers that will be at MODEX 2018 in Atlanta this week. Let’s look at more exhibits and robot picks that you …Read More