100-year partnership: KUKA signs major contract with German car manufacturer

The Daimler automotive group and the Augsburgbased automation specialist KUKA have signed a new framework contract for the coming years. This marks a continuation of the companies’ long-standing partnership. The order encompasses a four-figure number of robots and linear units as well as other KUKA technologies such as software and controllers. This includes the KR Read more about 100-year partnership: KUKA signs major contract with German car manufacturer[…]

Neuer Smart Pallet Mover von Interroll sorgt für Produktivitätsschub bei der industriellen Fertigung

Nicht die Leistung moderner Produktionsmaschinen, sondern deren Materialversorgung verspricht heute das grösste Potenzial für weitere Produktivitätssteigerungen in Industriebetrieben. Mit dem neuen Smart Pallet Mover (SPM) hat Interroll eine bereits zweifach ausgezeichnete Lösung auf den Markt gebracht, die als flexibles und modulares Palletten-Managementsystem bedarfsgerecht an unterschiedlichste Anforderungen beim Materialfluss in Industrieunternehmen angepasst werden kann.   Der Read more about Neuer Smart Pallet Mover von Interroll sorgt für Produktivitätsschub bei der industriellen Fertigung[…]

Artificial Intelligence Challenge: Belgian research team wins KUKA Innovation Award

Artificial intelligence to automate demanding two-handed tasks – this is the idea that won a team of researchers from Leuven in Belgium the KUKA innovation competition worth 20,000 euros. The goal of Chorrobot from Belgium’s Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Flanders Make@KU Leuven is to leverage artificial intelligence in order to enhance the productivity of car manufacturers as well as Read more about Artificial Intelligence Challenge: Belgian research team wins KUKA Innovation Award[…]

Schaeffler boosts robot performance

Schaeffler offers innovative bearing supports, robot gearboxes and drive motors for lightweight robots XZU angular contact needle roller bearings, DuraWave RTWH strain wave gears, UPRS drive motors and MDKUVE range extenders expand the areas of application and allow higher load-bearing capacity The combination of components creates the perfect system for the joints of lightweight robots Read more about Schaeffler boosts robot performance[…]

Schaeffler showcases innovations for robotics and services

Increasing automation and autonomous production offer considerable growth potential for Schaeffler Schaeffler is presenting itself as a partner for lightweight robotics at the “Hannover Messe Digital Edition” Condition monitoring solution OPTIME developed further and wins award for its design Increasing automation and the goal of autonomous production offer considerable growth potential for Schaeffler, especially with Read more about Schaeffler showcases innovations for robotics and services[…]

Dr. Michael Wenzel is the new Managing Director at Kurtz Ersa Automation

As of 01.04.2021, Dr. Michael Wenzel takes over the management of Kurtz Ersa Automation GmbH. Dr. Wenzel received his doctorate in physics from the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg in 1992. During his now 30-year career, the internationally experienced manager has served as managing director, consultant, and interim manager of well-known companies in the fields Read more about Dr. Michael Wenzel is the new Managing Director at Kurtz Ersa Automation[…]

Roboter mieten, leicht gemacht!

Als Experte in der industriellen Automatisierung und in der Robotik hat sich die ESSERT GmbH auf die Automatisierung manueller Handarbeitsprozesse spezialisiert. Mit seiner Advanced Robotic Workstation Plattform (ARW) bietet das Unternehmen die führende branchenunabhängige Roboter-Plattform an, die durch ihr hohes Maß an Flexibilität und durch standardisierte Modulkomponenten überzeugt. ESSERTs Robot-as-a-Service Modell Das neue, auf Stunden Read more about Roboter mieten, leicht gemacht![…]

JAKOB miniature couplings create precision

The miniature couplings from JAKOB are designed as servo compensating couplings for the offset or the axial displacement of two axes. For the different applications such. For tachographs, NC-axes, stepper motors, potentiometers, robot drives, linear units, handling devices, angle encoders or servo drives, various designs are available. The shaft is fastened by clamping ring or Read more about JAKOB miniature couplings create precision[…]

ArtiMinds Robotics ist Partner des Forschungsprojekts ILIAS „Imitationsler-nen für physikalische Mensch-Roboter-Interaktion“

Ziel des Forschungsprojektes ILIAS ist es, ein Robotersystem zu entwickeln, das auf Basis des Imitationslernens, d.h. Lernen durch Vormachen, die Lebensqualität demenzkranker Menschen steigert und sie aktiv in ihrem Alltag unterstützt. Initiatoren des Gemeinschaftsprojekts sind die Universität Bremen, der Robotik-Experte und Softwarehersteller ArtiMinds Robotics, das koreanische Unternehmen Surromind Robotics und die Seoul National University. Nach Read more about ArtiMinds Robotics ist Partner des Forschungsprojekts ILIAS „Imitationsler-nen für physikalische Mensch-Roboter-Interaktion“[…]

CLOOS and FerRobotics offer forward-looking solutions for automated grinding

CLOOS and FerRobotics have been cooperating in the field of automated grinding technology since 2020. The first systems are already being used successfully by customers in various industries. The specialists for highly complex manufacturing solutions in welding and robot technology from Haiger in Hesse and the experts for sensitive robotic elements from Linz in Austria Read more about CLOOS and FerRobotics offer forward-looking solutions for automated grinding[…]