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Intelligrated Expands Management and Sales Team for Brazilian Operations

Intelligrated announces three new additions to its Brazilian office to enhance customer support and expand operations in the region.... Click to read more.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Adds MDT Software to its e-F@ctory Alliance Program

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announced that it has selected MDT Software, a world leader in change management solutions for automated ... Click to read more.

FANUC's Arbitrary Speed Threading Now on 0i-TD & 0i Mate-TD CNCs

FANUC America Corporation now offers the arbitrary speed threading option on 0i-TD & 0i Mate-TD CNCs for new turning machines.... Click to read more.

The New Baumer GAPI SDK

Thanks to end-to-end compliance with the GenICam standard, the peak-performance programming interface enables easy implementation of Baumer cameras into diverse... Click to read more.

Midwest Engineering Systems Exhibiting at 3M Conference with Kuka Robotics

Midwest Engineering Systems Inc. is teaming up with Kuka Robotics Corporation to exhibit at the 3M Global Plant Managers Conference ... Click to read more.

National Robotics Week: Intelligrated Hosts Local Students at St. Louis Robotics Lab

Intelligrated®, a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, celebrates National Robotics Week, April 5-13, with a series of ... Click to read more.

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Featured Articles

Robots, Cameras and Cables: Avoiding Catastrophic VGR Failures

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

By themselves, robots lack perspective. Pair them with vision. Now you’re cruising. Welcome to the Big Dance in vision guided ... Click to read more.

Robots with an Appetite for Food

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

Too often in the food industry we hear the term Dirty Dozen. Usually it refers to unsavory hygienic practices. ... Click to read more.

Virtual Sales Support From Better Packaging and QR Codes

Have you ever stood in front of a rack of similar products in a big box store? ... Click to read more.

Material Handling Robots in the Mix

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contibuting Editor

Mobility, modularity and mixed-load are the big movers in this space... Click to read more.

Robotics in 2014: Market Diversity, Cobots and Global Investment

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

Twenty thirteen will go down in history as the year robotics took the marquee spot on the world stage.... Click to read more.

Optimizing Robot Cycle Time: When Every Fraction of a Second Costs

by Tanya M. Anandan, Contributing Editor

With their inherent speed, repeatability and accuracy, robots are undisputedly efficient. But that doesn’t mean they are without waste if ... Click to read more.

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TK Series Tool Changers

IPR Robotics can help you select the right size tool changer. Reliable & repeatable changes for tools up to 2200 lbs Click to read more.

World's Fastest 6-Axis Robots

DENSO's new VS-Series 6-axis robots are the world's fastest in their class, with cycle times as low as 0.33 Click to read more.

Online Robotics Training Program

Fully accredited Robotics Technician Certificate prepares you to install, repair, and operate industrial robots. Click to read more.

MZ07 Robot Arm

Simplify routing of hoses and cables for material handling, assembly, vision and many other applications. Click to read more.

High-Speed & Compact 6-Axis Robots

Kawasaki’s R-Series robots are setting the benchmark for all small to medium duty industrial robots – 3 to 80 kg payload Click to read more.

ABB IRB 6700 – Large Robot Family

The seventh generation of large ABB industrial robots. Designed for spot welding, material handling and machine tending. Click to read more.

Industry Leading SCARA Robots

Industry leading selection, performance and ease of use with EPSON G, RS and LS Series SCARA Robots Click to read more. Click to read more.

Heavy-Duty Robotic Tool Changers

Our Tool Changers provide flexibility to robot applications by allowing the robot to change end-effectors automatically. Click to read more.

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RIA – Robotics Online: #1 Resource for Industrial Robots

Robotics Online, sponsored by the Robotics Industries Association, provides the latest information and resources on industrial robotics, helping companies integrate flexible robotic automation into their manufacturing processes.

From news updates, statistics, wiki articles, videos, case studies, technical papers, market data, job openings, expert forums, and more, Robotics Online is a comprehensive resource helping to bridge the gap between industrial robotic manufacturers and end users.

Member companies include leading robot makers, users, system integrators, components suppliers, research groups, and consulting firms.


The Benefits of Industrial Robotics

The use of robots in industrial environments has evolved rapidly over the years – companies' risk losing their competitive edge without incorporating some form of robotic automation into production.

Benefits and uses of industrial robotics include:
  • Increase in productivity
  • Increased competitive edge
  • Improved quality assurance
  • Significant cost savings
  • Improved workplace safety
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