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Robotics Industry Insights

November 2016

Robots Race for the Cure

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 11/17/2016

Cancer touches all of us. For everyone knows someone affected. Knows someone who has lost a loved one.

October 2016

Robots Help Feed the World

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 10/27/2016

Food producers must keep up with the trends, while trying to anticipate the future. Flexible automation is the ticket.

September 2016

Robotics Software for the Next Generation

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 09/29/2016

Sophisticated software and intelligent robotics depend on us, on our evolution.

Collaborative Robots and Safety Hand in Hand

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 09/09/2016

Collaborative robotics and safety go hand in hand. You can’t have human-robot collaboration without mitigating the risks for injury.

July 2016

Mobile Robots and Intralogistics the Always-On Supply Chain

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 07/26/2016

The supply chain never sleeps. Neither do robots.

June 2016

Robotics Clusters the Epicenter for Startups

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 06/20/2016

It starts innocent enough. First you have a curious few. Then a tight-knit group of visionaries with big dreams...

May 2016

The Business of Automation, Betting on Robots

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 05/19/2016

Once again, the robotics industry broke its own record. In 2015, worldwide industrial robot sales rose by 8 percent...

April 2016

Mexico, Land of Automatización Opportunity

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 04/22/2016

From automotive and aerospace, to consumer electronics and the medical device market, Mexico’s manufacturing sector is a hotbed for FDI.

March 2016

Robotic Bin Picking – The Holy Grail in Sight

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 03/17/2016

Robotic random bin picking requires accuracy in the face of chaos. A tall order, but not impossible.

February 2016

Aerospace Manufacturing on Board with Robots

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 02/18/2016

Since the Wright Brothers’ first flight in 1903, to the SpaceX launch and land in 2015, aerospace has shot high.

January 2016

2016 – The Year of Robot Democratization?

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 01/26/2016

Bold predictions for Collaboration, Connectivity and Convergence rang in 2015. One industry insider even called them prescient.

December 2015

Design Your Product for Producability, Design for Automation

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 12/16/2015

Forget naughty or nice. Consumers want what they want, when they want it. Manufacturers have to deliver...

November 2015

Robots and Healthcare Saving Lives Together

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 11/23/2015

Physicians, nurses and technicians are the superheroes of healthcare. But even Captain Marvel needs a trusted sidekick. Enter the robots.

October 2015

How SMEs in the Know Win with Automation

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 10/26/2015

SMEs represent the majority of businesses that have yet to realize the advantages of automation and robotics.

September 2015

Small Assembly Robots with Big Gains

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 09/28/2015

Our electronics are shrinking. Products are more customized. Product lifecycles are getting shorter. So what’s a manufacturer to do?


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