KUKA reports rising demand after slump due to coronavirus: significant recovery in the first quarter

29.2% year-on-year increase in orders received. Sales revenues 15.5% higher than in Q1/2020. Positive EBIT and growth with book-to-bill ratio of 1.23. Strong growth in China and the USA. Largest KUKA development project presented: new operating system iiQKA.OS for simple Read More

Ein Roboter als Wurstverkäufer

Automatisierung kann auch im Einzelhandel neue Potenziale erschließen. Das zeigt die vollautomatische Verkaufslösung der Dorfmetzgerei Klein in Nersingen-Straß. Ein Motoman-Roboter von Yaskawa übernimmt in der vom Sondermaschinenbauer Kirschenhofer entwickelten Anlage komplexe Handlingaufgaben. Auf dem Dorf hilft man sich traditionellerweise gegenseitig Read More

Nidec Leroy-Somer announces the launch of the LSAH 42.3 to extend its range of industrial alternators optimized for cogeneration applications

The LSAH 42.3 has been designed to be packaged into small natural gas generator sets built for combined production of heat and electricity. The main application of these gensets are residential and public buildings central heating. The LSAH 42.3 delivers Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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) Read More

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 Read More