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Robot Tech
01 April 2020
AMRs for industrial use: What are the pros and cons? And how do they perform compared to AGVs or traditional forklifts?
Robot Tech
24 March 2020
This article highlights automation options in sheet metal processing and compares different production setups to different technologies. Furthermore, it points out important things to look for when automating sheet metal processes.
Robot Business
02 March 2020
The world’s first independent, global robot hub #HowToRobot now sees the light of day. The matchmaking hub is dedicated to creating transparency in the robot industry and help manufacturers find robot suppliers and get better returns from their robot projects.
Robot Tech
18 February 2020
For decades, robots have been used for industrial packaging. This article attempts to shed some light on packaging robots, the tasks they perform, and the potential problems arising from their integration.
Robot People
22 January 2020
In many organisations, automation initiatives are met with scepticism, little support, and sometimes even sabotage. Addressing the people side of robot implementation is crucial for the success of such initiatives – but we barely talk about it
Robot Business
16 December 2019
Labor shortages – not robots – is the real issue facing the manufacturing sector in Europe and the US. And, contrary to a popular belief, robots might be a part of the solution.
Robot Safety
12 December 2019
Upcoming safety standard for mobile robots will reveal a growing problem for the industry: Very few installations are actually safe, and neither customers nor integrators seem to know who’s responsible.
Robot Business
13 November 2019
Many companies investing in robots will face the same efficiency dilemma, says automation advisor Niels Korsager. The solution is to regard robots and automation as a long term strategy instead of a short term investment.
Robot Business
06 November 2019
Outdated contracts and trade terms heavily favour suppliers. Consequently, customers alone end up paying for unsuccessful robot investments. To solve this issue, customers need to hold suppliers responsible for more than just supplying
Robot Safety
22 October 2019
Industrial robots are becoming still easier to install, re-program, and relocate. However, by repurposing the robot themselves, customers become responsible for carrying out the required safety measures – a fact often overlooked. If left unchecked, this could lead to more robot-related accidents in the years to come.
Robot Tech
09 October 2019
As solutions become more intuitive and prices fall, still more companies take on the job of becoming their own robot integrator – with additional risks. Here are 4 things to consider before taking on the responsibility.
Robot Business
27 September 2019
7 practical steps for selecting a low-risk, high-value automation project.
Robot Tech
12 September 2019
Pursuing the newest robot solutions can be tempting. However, before you let fascination rule, you should clarify your needs and demands of the solutions.
Robot Business
12 September 2019
Salaries are rising rapidly in the otherwise popular outsourcing-country, Poland. Because of this, robots and automation are a necessity to maintain the local production.
Robot Business
12 September 2019
Many companies demand flexible robot solutions. But without a realistic calculation of potential, it can end up an expensive affair.
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