Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

China: Robot Installations Grew by 44%

  • September 20, 2022
  • News

The industrial robotics market in China achieved strong growth with a new record of 243,300 installations in 2021–a rise of 44% compared to the previous year. These preliminary data have been published by the International Federation of Robotics.

SIXAI Deploying Autonomous Mobile Robots in Manufacturing Facilities Worldwide

  • September 20, 2022
  • News

SIXAI and Musashi Seimitsu drive the frontier of robotics with plans for the worldwide deployment of MAESTRO, an AI-enabled autonomous mobile robot management platform.

Real-Time Is Where It’s at with Integrated Manufacturing Business Systems

  • by Bill Lydon
  • September 20, 2022
  • Feature

Integrated manufacturing business systems are executing and processing real-time transactions, allowing companies to thrive in the Internet era and meet the needs of customers and the modern supply chain.

ASTM International Forms New Robotics Group on Grasping and Manipulation

  • September 20, 2022
  • News

ASTM International’s committee on robotics, automation and autonomous systems (F45) has formed a new subcommittee on grasping and manipulation.

Beckhoff USA Hires Sixto Moralez as South Region Sales Manager

  • September 19, 2022
  • News

With a wealth of sales, application engineering and motion control experience, Moralez will lead business development activities in the southern U.S.

Baumüller Presents Modern Technology Solutions for Sheet Metalworking Machines at EuroBLECH 2022

  • September 19, 2022
  • News

Baumüller is participating in EuroBLECH 2022 and is presenting itself as a complete partner for every phase of the life cycle.

Digi-Key Expects Strong Growth Will Continue in Automation and Control Market

  • by Eric J. Halvorson
  • September 19, 2022
  • Feature

Throughout 2022, Digi-Key Electronics has experienced accelerated growth in the automation and control market as bookings and shipments of automation and control products reached new heights.

KUKA Brings Casting and Foundry Automation Expertise to the FUNDI EXPO 2022

  • September 15, 2022
  • News

KUKA Robotics will spotlight end-to-end automation solutions and applications expertise for the casting and foundry industry in booth #929.

Conexiom Releases 2022 State of Hiring and Future State of Manufacturing & Distribution Report

  • September 14, 2022
  • News

The survey results reveal expectations about the two sectors and possibilities for the future of Gen Z workforce.

Blaize Partners with Accton to Bring Edge AI Computing Service to AI Inspection Market

  • September 14, 2022
  • News

Blaize today announced a strategic partnership with Accton, a premier provider of networking and communications solutions, to bring edge AI computing to the AI inspection market.