Since the introduction of robots on the GM line in the early 1960s, the world has seen a revolution in automated manufacturing. While the entire industrial robot sector has seen growth over that time, the most exciting and fastest growing segment belongs to collaborative robots (or ‘cobots’). Cobots are growing in popularity due to their flexibility, safety, small footprint, rapid ROI, low TCO and user-friendliness.
This article will help clarify the relationship between automation technology and the manufacturing industry. We’ll look at both controlled and uncontrolled environments where automation equipment is being leveraged to improve safety and productivity.
04. November 2016 /
by Universal Robots
Technology has always been a crucial driver of change in human history; the invention of the wheel, the steam engine, or the internet. Robotics and automation technologies will definitely be seen as a game-changer, even if the extent of change brought about is still to come. While robots have been used in industrial processes...
From November 16-18, Las Vegas will be all about metalworking and fabricating. Well, maybe Las Vegas will still also be about gambling. But there is more than just slot machines in town: To discover innovative automation solutions in the metalworking industry, you will find no better place during this period than FABTECH 2016.
22. September 2016 /
by Universal Robots
Finding the right name for your new company can be a hard job; there are innumerable possibilities. When we decided to go with Universal Robots, we had two reasons: First, it was inspired by a timeless classic of Science Fiction from 1920 - the Czech stage play “Rossum’s Universal Robots” by Karel Capek. This play originated...
The Danish industrial world can move a great deal of production to Denmark from abroad, and do it profitably, by utilizing robots. It requires that the Danish workforce is trained to recognize and use the full capabilities of modern automation technology. Too few employees have the skills and experience to accelerate this...