Siasun launches personal assistance robot for elderly

Chinese company Siasun Robot and Automation has launched a new personal assistance robot for the elderly, according to a report on the China Daily website.  Siasun, which claims to be China’s largest robotics and automation company, mostly manufactures machinery used in industrial settings. But the company clearly believes the market for assistive robots is set to grow … Continue reading Siasun launches personal assistance robot for elderly

Top Chinese robot maker Siasun reports revenue increase of 82 per cent

Siasun Robot & Automation Company, which claims it is China’s leading industrial robot manufacturer, has reported a revenue increase of 82 per cent for the period from July to September, compared with the same period last year.  Siasun says in its filing that the company’s third-quarter revenue “surged this year as it benefited from China’s industrial … Continue reading Top Chinese robot maker Siasun reports revenue increase of 82 per cent

China’s largest industrial robot maker Siasun opens new facility in Shengyang

Siasun Robot and Automation, which is claimed to be China’s largest industrial robot manufacturer, has opened a new facility in Shengyang, north-east China.  Siasun became the first member of the US Robotics Industries Association when it joined the industry body last month. The company has invested more than $300 million in its new Shengyang industrial … Continue reading China’s largest industrial robot maker Siasun opens new facility in Shengyang

Siasun becomes first Chinese company to join leading US robotics association

Siasun Robot & Automation has become the first Chinese company to join the US Robotic Industries Association.  Siasun is said to be China’s largest robot supplier and integrator. By joining RIA, the company will gain greater access to the association’s members, partners and personnel. It may also learn about new technologies and more support for … Continue reading Siasun becomes first Chinese company to join leading US robotics association

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

Chinese robot makers produced more than 100,000 industrial robots in first 10 months of 2017

Chinese robot makers manufactured more than 100,000 industrial robots in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Communist Chinese government’s propaganda mouthpiece Xinhua.  The unstoppable growth indicates a massive increase in output of 70 per cent compared with the previous year, says Xinhua. And if the output of the two months of … Continue reading Chinese robot makers produced more than 100,000 industrial robots in first 10 months of 2017

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

Yaskawa Electric reports stunning 150 per cent more profits with robotics and automation leading the way

Yaskawa Electric says it has achieved a staggering 150 per cent growth in net profit for the period from April to September, compared with the same period last year, according to a report on Nikkei.  Nikkei says Yaskawa’s profits for the period were $184 million, beating its own previous records. Yaskawa, which also owns the Motoman … Continue reading Yaskawa Electric reports stunning 150 per cent more profits with robotics and automation leading the way

Automate 2017 to host US-China robotics forum

The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has organised a joint US-China Robotics Forum to be held April 4 at the Automate 2017 Show and Conference at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The forum will bring together A3’s Robotic Industries Association, the leading North American robotics industry trade organization, and its counterpart, the China Robot Industry Alliance. According to … Continue reading Automate 2017 to host US-China robotics forum