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DHL Supply Chain and Boston Dynamics Release Automated Carton Unloader

February 3, 2023

Stretch was developed through a four-year strategic collaboration between the two companies. DHL Supply Chain, the Americas leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, became the first company to achieve commercial application of Boston Dynamics’ Stretch robot developed for carton unloading of trucks. The successful deployment of the robot comes just…

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Ron Howard, Robots and Parcel Sortation: A Preview of ProMat 2023

February 1, 2023

The organizers of ProMat 2023, which takes place March 20-23, 2023 at McCormick Place in Chicago, will help attendees “shockproof” their operations and move their businesses forward. More than a thousand leading manufacturing and supply chain solution providers will be on hand to help with those goals. The highly anticipated event will feature: Hands-on demonstrations…

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Robots Help Manufacturing Industry Hit Production Goals

January 30, 2023

The manufacturing industry helped build American into the economic powerhouse it is today and post-pandemic is resurging as the industry begins to reshore. RIOS believes by integrating advanced robotics and AI automation, the company can increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve competitiveness of American manufacturers. One of the most substantial advantages to robots is the…

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Yale Announces New Robotic Reach Truck

January 11, 2023

The Yale second-generation robotic reach truck builds on the original, award-winning Yale robotic reach truck that launched at ProMat 2019. This new automated lift truck leverages lessons learned through years of real-world deployments, offering the same high-lifting, deep reach capability and precision at height, bolstered by key enhancements like improved maneuverability and navigation, simpler implementation…

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Selected Joulin Grippers Now Sold Under the Kenos® Brand

December 19, 2022

At the end of May, Piab acquired Joulin, a global leader of vacuum gripping solutions. Now, Piab has integrated three of Joulin’s gripper ranges into its Kenos® portfolio, while the solutions for the heavy-duty industries continue to be marketed under the Joulin brand, whose experts further support these industries in defining the best system for each…

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Cimcorp Earns Eighth Consecutive Spot on Food Logistics’ Top Software & Technology Provider List

December 12, 2022

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces it has been named to Food Logistics magazine’s 2022 Top Software & Technology Providers award list. This marks Cimcorp’s eighth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which recognizes software and technology providers whose products and services ensure a safe, efficient, and reliable global cold food…

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New ABB SWIFTI Industrial Cobot Delivers Class-Leading Speed, Accuracy and Safety

December 12, 2022

ABB has launched the SWIFTI™ CRB 1300 industrial collaborative robot, bridging the gap between industrial and collaborative robots. Combining class-leading speed and accuracy with expanded load handling capability of up to 11kg, the SWIFTI CRB 1300 can be used in a wide variety of production and product handling applications – from machine tending and palletizing…

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ABB RobotStudio® Takes to the Cloud Enabling Real-Time Collaboration

December 8, 2022

ABB has enhanced its industry-leading RobotStudio® robot programming and simulation software with cloud-enabled functionality. The new RobotStudio Cloud enables individuals and teams to collaborate in real-time on robot cell designs from anywhere in the world, on any device. New features such as automatic version control increase transparency and productivity across teams. The software’s simplified interfaces…

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Five Steps to a Successful Automated Mobile Robot Project

November 1, 2022

By: Brian Betts, Contributor Autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are one of the fastest growing segments in automation today, allowing companies to quickly, easily and cost-effectively manage internal logistics while freeing up employees to perform higher-value tasks. This is especially relevant as ongoing labor shortages across myriad industries and disrupted supply chains make these dull, dirty…

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Gain Extra Load Capacity with the New 2700 Medium Duty Conveyor from Dorner

October 24, 2022

For applications that need a little extra boost in load capacity, the new 2700 Medium Duty Conveyor from Dorner has the strength to carry heavier products for a variety of industrial automation and packaging applications including palletizers, multi-lane processing, case and tray handling and end-of-line packaging. With regards to Dorner’s industrial flat belt conveyor options,…

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