From 2020 to 2022 it is expected that almost 2 million new units of industrial robots will be installed in factories world-wide. New technology trends and market developments enable companies to react to changing requirements. Here, the International Federation of Robotics identifies the top innovative trends
New thermomagnetic liquids to be developed by engineers from the University of Sheffield could be the solution needed to enable cost-effective cooling of next generation industrial electrical machines.
The industrial robot manufacturer Fanuc and the automotive group BMW AG have signed a framework agreement for the supply of 3500 robots for new production lines and plants. FANUC robots will be used in the production of current and future generations of BMW models.
Cormac Whelan, Chief Executive Officer UK & Ireland at Nokia, is to deliver a keynote address at Industry 4.0 Summit & Expo, sharing is knowledge on how 5G has the potential to improve connectivity and manufacturing performance.
Schneider Electric has announced a partnership with Powell Systems Engineering, which will enable the building management and control system provider to supply, install and maintain Schneider Electric building energy management systems.
Cathryn Ross has been appointed as the first Chair of the new Regulatory Horizon Council, a government-backed committee to ensure that UK regulation keeps pace with innovation and enables it to thrive while safeguarding the public.
SME manufacturers are invited to an immersive workshop to equip them with the tools they need to develop a digital strategy. The event, Powering Your Manufacturing Through Digital Transformation, is run by Made Smarter, and is aimed at companies looking to understand more about how digital tools and technology can create efficiencies and growth in their business.
AI robotics company, Covariant, has launched from stealth announcing that its artificial intelligence has been deployed and is fully operational at customer facilities in the apparel, pharmaceutical and electronics industries.