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Industrial robots: Global sales hit record $16.5bn

Industrial robots: Global sales hit record $16.5bn

The latest International Federation of Robotics figures show global sales of US$16.5bn in 2018, with a total of 422,000 industrial robots shipped - up 6% compared to the previous year. Asia maintained it’s...
ABB’s ‘Factory of the Future’ in China to Demo Safety, Sustainability

ABB’s ‘Factory of the Future’ in China to Demo Safety, Sustainability

SHANGHAI—The $150 million “factory of the future” that the Swiss innovator ABB announced nearly a year ago is becoming reality in this enormous city’s Pudong New Area. “We just took the first...
Increasing productivity with the MILLTURN

Increasing productivity with the MILLTURN

The MILLTURN will be centre stage for WFL at this year's EMO. Three demonstration models will be on show at the trade fair from 16 to 21 September: an M30-G MILLTURN /...
5 Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Robot

5 Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Robot

Technology is booming. Machine shops are becoming more automated. Robots are more affordable. Information is more accessible, and machine learning is no longer science fiction. Everyone is jumping in — the herd...
Izvješće o automatizaciji i alatnih strojeva

Report on Automation, Productivity and Connectivity

A look at manufacturing technology advancements in the virtual space in and around the machine tool Machine shop operators and programmers don’t spend all their time at their workstations. There is a lot...