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[…]

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[…]

Flexibility for production and intralogistics

Baumüller, the drive and automation specialist based in Nuremberg in Germany, announces a cooperation with SESTO Robotics in Singapore. Baumüller is thus strengthening its system and solution business through Baumüller Anlagen-Systemtechnik GmbH & Co. KG with autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for the agile production of the future. The AMR systems are flexible transportation solutions for Read more about Flexibility for production and intralogistics[…]

Motion Arena: Drive technology online and around the clock

A platform for product and solution search, for information exchange and for virtual networking with drive and automation experts – that’s what the new virtual exhibition stand of the Baumüller Group will be. The virtual stand, named “Motion Arena”, will be going live punctually for the start of the digital Hannover Messe on April 12, Read more about Motion Arena: Drive technology online and around the clock[…]

SSI Schaefer partnering with Dahl to create one-of-a-kind highly automated warehouse to handle exceptional product range

Dahl, one of the leading wholesaler and trading companies in plumbing, pipes, ground work, cooling, property and tools has selected SSI Schaefer as a supplier for its new central warehouse to cover the Swedish market. The new distribution center will connect approx. 2,000 suppliers and 36,000 craftsmen with HVAC equipment both through direct delivery to Read more about SSI Schaefer partnering with Dahl to create one-of-a-kind highly automated warehouse to handle exceptional product range[…]

Sherpa Mobile Robotics liefert Roboterflotte für die Automatisierung

Neues von Sherpa Mobile Robotics (SMR), die ihre erste Installation mit Flottenmanagement getätigt haben: Bereits seit einigen Wochen arbeiten SHERPA-B AMRs (Autonomous Mobile Robots) Seite an Seite und absolut sicher zusammen mit Menschen, AGVs, Gabelstaplern und weiteren Maschinen bei FPT Industrial. Das Werk von FPT Industrial in Bourbon-Lancy (Region Saône-et-Loire) fertigt 35.000 Hochleistungs-Gasund Dieselmotoren pro Read more about Sherpa Mobile Robotics liefert Roboterflotte für die Automatisierung[…]

Coronavirus year 2020 with strong impact on KUKA

Exceptional year and economic crisis: the pandemic led to a sharp decline in sales revenues, orders received and EBIT in 2020. Stable financial position: positive free cash flow of €37 million, book-to-bill ratio rises to 1.08. Significant increase in orders received from China. 2021: KUKA expects higher revenues and positive EBIT.      Orders received, sales revenues and EBIT up Read more about Coronavirus year 2020 with strong impact on KUKA[…]

FPT Industrial produces the 10,000th cursor 13 NG engine at its Bourbon-Lancy plant with the collaboration of the new sherpa robots

Powerful performance, advanced technology, real sustainability. And now, also a landmark target achieved. FPT Industrial announces the production of the 10,000th Cursor 13 NG engine, rolling off the line of its plant in Bourbon-Lancy (France) on March 9th. First unveiled in Turin (Italy) in October 2017 during the FPT Tech Day, the Cursor 13 Natural Read more about FPT Industrial produces the 10,000th cursor 13 NG engine at its Bourbon-Lancy plant with the collaboration of the new sherpa robots[…]