Hanwha Techwin shows off its new collaborative robots

Hanwha has been showing off its new collaborative robot, which it may utilise in its various automation projects going forward. The company recently won a contract to provide a logistics automation facility for the Nexen Tire company’s planned factory in the Czech Republic. Hanwha says it has made inroads into robotics because it had anticipated … Continue reading Hanwha Techwin shows off its new collaborative robots

Hanwha to build logistics automation facility for Nexen Tire’s Czech factory

Hanwha has closed a deal on a $79.26 million project to build a logistics automation system and facility for Nexen Tire in the Czech Republic. A major Nexen Tire Czech plant is being built in Zatec, 70 km northwest of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The plant will serve as Nexen’s tire production … Continue reading Hanwha to build logistics automation facility for Nexen Tire’s Czech factory

30 industrial robot manufacturers to watch in 2018

2018 looks all set to be a bumper year for sales of industrial robot arms across all categories – from the large, heavyweight class right down to the small desktop variety.  With established robot makers expanding their range, and with new startups launching innovative new models, the market is more dynamic than ever. Oversupply may … Continue reading 30 industrial robot manufacturers to watch in 2018

Collaborative industrial robot market in China forecast to grow to almost $200 million by 2020

The market for collaborative industrial robotic arms in the Chinese industrial sector is forecast to grow to almost $200 million, according to a report on ChinaDaily.com.  Quoting statistics in the Blue Paper of the Cobots Industry for 2017 – a report produced by Universal Robots and the Shenzhen Gaogong Industry Research Consulting Company – China Daily … Continue reading Collaborative industrial robot market in China forecast to grow to almost $200 million by 2020

Solar power industry using robotics and automation to achieve productivity gains

The solar energy sector is seeing many advances both in the products it makes and in the way they are made.  JinkoSolar, which claims to be the world’s largest solar photovoltaics manufacturer, says it has set a new record for solar cell efficiency. And it has achieved this through “new applications of cutting-edge technology such … Continue reading Solar power industry using robotics and automation to achieve productivity gains