Robotics Industry Insights
Industry : Consumer Goods/Appliances
by remarks by Herb Spivak, Executive Vice President of Operations, New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.
New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., provides insight into the use of robotics technology in the production of footwear. Following is an excerpt from their presentation at the 2004 Robotics Industry Forum: We (New Balance) stitch our uppers on computer controlled vision stitching machines where a camera controls the sewing head of
by Brian Huse, Director, Marketing & Public Relations
What does the future hold for robot applications? How will robots affect society in five years; 10 years; 20? These are typical questions received by Robotic Industries Association. Following is a look forward based on a correspondence I recently sent to a student to address in a small way a
by Bob Turner, Quadcom Ltd., and Mr. Simon Whitton
It is estimated that there are now more than 40 million users of mobile phones in the UK.
by Rob Schwamberger, Sales Manager, Automotive Component Paint and General Industries
Increasing costs and environmental regulations have forced composites manufacturers to consider robotic automation for the application of fiberglass chop and gel. As noted in the accompanying case study, robotic automation can be used to apply spray chop and gel to anything from chicken coop fan housings to boats and bathtubs.