Articles & News on Discrete Manufacturing & Machine Control

RoboBoston Festival Celebrates the World’s Largest Robotics Cluster

  • September 14, 2022
  • News

RoboBoston, one of the largest celebrations of robots and robotics of its kind, takes place in the innovative Boston Seaport neighborhood on Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022.

Bosch Rexroth Strengthens Its Presence in North America with a New Plant in Mexico

  • September 14, 2022
  • News

Bosch Rexroth, one of the world’s leading suppliers of drive and control technologies, will expand its presence in North America. A new plant is being built in Queretaro, Mexico.

Smart Conveyance Market Outlook Remains Positive with 36% Growth Expected in 2022

  • September 14, 2022
  • News

New research from Interact Analysis on the market for smart conveyance technology, shows that its longer-term outlook is much more positive than manufacturing and machinery production growth overall.

Festo Demonstrates a Degassing Cell with Pneumatics, Electrics and Decentralized I/O

  • September 14, 2022
  • News

This new demonstration showcases the company’s motion automation innovations in battery and electric vehicle assembly.

Robospot: European Commission Launches the Meeting Point for the Online Robotics Community

  • September 13, 2022
  • News

Robospot: The Responsible Robotics Knowledge Hub is a platform created within the Robotics4EU project, free and open to anyone.

Realtime Robotics Integrates Robot Motion Planning & Control Software With Siemens Process Simulate

  • September 13, 2022
  • News

The integration empowers Siemens customers to visualize, simulate and validate robot task plans from directly within the process simulate environment.

International Robot Safety Conference Returns In-Person

  • September 12, 2022
  • News

The conference and trade show will run Sept. 27-29 in Columbus, Ohio.

Do Woodpeckers Have Shock Absorbers? Mikrotron Cameras Help Disprove Scientific Theory

  • September 12, 2022
  • News

The skull of a woodpecker has long been thought to serve as a shock absorber that minimizes the harmful deceleration on its brain while pecking hard woods. Researchers at the University of Antwerp, Belgium recently used a Mikrotron EoSens TS3 camera to challenge this hypothesis.

Industry 5.0: Hype or Unprecedented Chance for Collaborative Robots?

  • by Yulin Wang
  • September 12, 2022
  • Feature

Whilst historically cobots have not been as popular as industrial robots, in recent years, several drivers have been proposed to accelerate the adoption of cobots, including industry 5.0, smart factory proposals by large automotive manufacturers and increasing demand for production reshoring.

Ultimation Industries Video Shows How Power & Free Conveyors Provide Material Handling Versatility

  • September 9, 2022
  • News

A new video released by Ultimation Industries LLC explains how Power and Free conveyors work to provide material handling versatility and accuracy in demanding industrial environments.