GreyOrange joins with Sweden’s biggest pharmacy chain to boost warehouse automation

GreyOrange

The biggest pharmacy chain in Sweden, Apotek Hjärtat, and GreyOrange have agreed to work together to provide automation solutions for the 20,000 square meter e-commerce warehouse that will debut in Norrköping in September. Apotek Hjärtat will advance its logistics automation via the agreement. Although the pharmacy supply warehouse is already completely automated, the new partnership […]

VulcanForms secures $355 million to “start production digital industrial capacity.

VulcanForms

The advanced digital manufacturing infrastructure provider, VulcanForms, an MIT-born business, has received $355 million and is now valued at over $1 billion. Investors in VulcanForms include the Simkins family, Industry Ventures, Stata Venture Partners, Fontinalis Partners, D1 Capital Partners, Standard Investments, Atlas Innovate, and Boston Seed Capital. The company recently unveiled its first two digital […]

Boston Dynamics and Velodyne Lidar sign a multi-year agreement

Velodyne Lidar

With Boston Dynamics, a company that creates mobile robotics, Velodyne Lidar has reached an agreement for a multi-year deal for its lidar sensors. Boston Dynamics chose Velodyne’s sensors to equip its highly mobile robots, which are equipped to take on the “toughest robotics challenges,” with vision and navigational capabilities. Mobile robots can function freely and […]

$15 million is raised by Apptronik for the humanoid robots.

Apptronik

A robotics firm called Apptronik, based in Austin and focused on the creation of artificial limbs and collaborative robotics systems, claims to have raised $14.6 million in a seed round from investors like Capital Factory, Grit Ventures, Perot Jain, and other influential parties. This cash will be used to expedite the commercialization of one of […]

Vicor provides power conversion to boost the expansion of the robots.

power conversion

Improvements in power conversion technologies are making it possible to change the way robots are made. Integrated power modules of today are able to meet the size, weight, power budgets, and cost savings that robots need to move from industrial, residential, and commercial applications into a wide new terrain where the only limit is your […]

Warm Robotics Symposium honors UK achievement

Robotics Symposium

A Hot Robotics Symposium was held last week in three different UK regions as part of an internationally recognized robotics project that enables academia and industry to come up with creative answers to pressing problems. The National Nuclear User Facility (NNUF) for Hot Robotics is a government-funded program that promotes innovation in the nuclear industry […]

“Booming demand VDMA” is being felt in the German robotics and automation business.

VDMA

Industry group VDMA says that demand is going through the roof in Germany’s robotics and automation sector. Intake climbed by 38% over the previous year in the first four months of 2022. With the results for 2021, where industry turnover increased by 13% – more than anticipated it was already clear that the market was […]

To keep up with online purchases, an eyewear company brings in a robot from Osaro.

Osaro

The “the last meter” of Zenni’s supply chain in Novato, California, will be automated thanks to a partnership between Osaro, a developer of advanced robots for e-commerce, and Zenni, an online eyewear retailer. Orders for eyewear will be prepared for shipment to US clients using three Osaro Robotic Bagging Systems. The first for the sector […]

New robotic machining cells and technology are introduced by ABB’s.

OmniVance Machining

With the introduction of its OmniVance Machining Cell and Machining Software solutions by ABB, a variety of applications, including sanding, polishing, cutting, and surface finishing, now have more flexibility and simplicity. The new Machining Cell is the first to market and is a component of ABB’s new OmniVance range of standardized application cells. Its user-friendly […]

Launch of a brand-new 20 kilogramme industrial collaboration robot by Universal Robots

Universal Robots

The 20-kilogram cobot will be added to the product line of Universal Robots, a Danish collaborative robot (cobot) company. The UR20 cobot is the newest addition to the company’s impressive lineup of cobots. It has a completely new design based on Universal Robots‘ experience with highly polished engineering. The UR20 is the best example yet […]