Day: January 12, 2017
Bossa Nova Robotics and Digimarc are collaborating to automate planogram compliance by combining the two companies’ scanning and robotics technologies. A planogram is a visual representation of the layout of a store and the arrangement of its products. Bossa Nova says its robot would help retailers make more strategic, money-saving inventory management decisions.
Boeing completes prototype parts for 777X wing at new billion-dollar advanced manufacturing facility
Boeing says it has completed prototype parts for the wing of its new 777X Dreamliner aircraft. The company is using advanced manufacturing methods, including additive or 3D printing, in the construction of the passenger plane at its new $1 billion Everett, Washington facility. When completed, the wing for the 777X will be the largest wing…
Partnership augments Cimtec’s automation component offering to southeast US Cimtec Automation has been selected as Universal Robots’ distribution partner for collaborative robots serving the US southeastern region. The partnership augments Cimtec’s automation components and will provide even more advanced automation tools to “improve its customers’ manufacturing quality and efficiency”, says a statement from Cimtec. Dan Keenan,…
Industrial robotics and automation giant Yaskawa is expanding its manufacturing operations in Europe. The company says it aims to become one of the two leading manufacturers of industrial robots in strategic target markets in the medium term. The company outlined its vision at a press conference hosted by Hiroshi Ogasawara, representative director and president of Yaskawa Electric, and Manfred Stern, president and…