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CertifyMe.net Releases New Infographic to Promote Forklift Safety

CertifyMe.net, the leading provider of online forklift certifications compliant with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, has released an infographic titled "The Future of the Forklift Industry." This infographic gives insight to what the industry is facing in terms of... - October 02, 2017 - CertifyMe.net

External Materials for Zortrax M Series Printers; Advantages, Disadvantages and How to Use Them Properly

External Materials for Zortrax M Series Printers; Advantages, Disadvantages and How to Use Them Properly

Zortrax is not only a printer. Zortrax has created a whole ecosystem, which includes machines, dedicated software, and high-quality materials made especially for their hardware. Providing comprehensive solutions was the idea from the beginning, because it was the best way to get the best quality without wondering about filament or slicer issues. - September 28, 2017 - Zortrax

Robotic Industries Association Welcomes First China-Based Member, SIASUN Robot & Automation Co. Ltd.

Industrial Robot Supplier and Integrator Joins Global Association, Signifying Strategic Role of Automation in China. - September 08, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

PINC Receives New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

PINC Receives New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

PINC commended by Frost & Sullivan for being an innovator in the global autonomous inventory robotics market with its inventory drone solution - September 06, 2017 - PINC

Project Vulcan - A Rubix LS Novelty

Non-line of sight sensor device able to identify hazards. - August 28, 2017 - Rubix LS

On Robot Launches Next-Level Customizable Grippers for Collaborative Robots Tasked with Multi-Size Objects

Flexible, Easy-to-Use and Customizable RG6 grippers offer higher force, greater payload and longer stroke to benefit cobots in machining, material handling and packaging - August 24, 2017 - OnRobot

Association for Advancing Automation Reports Record Setting Growth for North American Robotics Market

Organization’s Research Provides Guide for Robotics and Automation Sales, Likelihood of Additional Growth in 2017 - August 19, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

New Company Established to Take Over PLEN Cube Project

PLEN Project Inc. and GoerTek have reached an agreement to terminate the joint venture of PLENGoer Robotics Inc. The development of the PLENCube including the crowd funding campaign with all the data, rights, and assets obtained in the last 17 months by PLENGoer Robotics will be taken over by the... - August 05, 2017 - PLEN Robotics

North Dakota State University Team Wins Big at International Aerial Robotics Competition

A team of North Dakota State University students competed, for the first time in the university’s and state’s history, in the International Aerial Robotics Competition and won an award recognizing their technical design. The IARC is the world’s oldest aerial robotics competition... - July 31, 2017 - NDSU Computer Science

Yaskawa Motoman Names Doug Burnside V.P. of North American Sales & Marketing

Yaskawa Motoman is pleased to announce that Doug Burnside has been appointed Vice President of North American Sales and Marketing. In this position, Burnside will be responsible for establishing and executing strategic business direction to drive growth in the North American market, as well as... - July 22, 2017 - Yaskawa Motoman

Security Industry Veteran Establishes Autonomous Security Association

Industry Trade Association Focused on Unmanned Ground, Aerial, and Marine Security Robotics - July 21, 2017 - Autonomous Security Association

Electromate Inc. Certified as a Great Workplace

Electromate Inc. Certified as a Great Workplace

Electromate® Inc., one of the country’s leading providers of high performance Factory Automation Products, is proud to announce that they have been certified as a Great Workplace after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Canada. This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about the Electromate® workplace experience. - July 20, 2017 - Electromate Inc.

World’s First Robotic Psychiatrist®: Security Robot Did Not Commit Suicide

Dr. Joanne Pransky comments on the security robot incident from a few days ago when a robot fell into a fountain, claiming that the robot did not commit suicide. - July 20, 2017 - World's First Robotic Psychiatrist

dinCloud’s New Virtual Robot Improves Quality Assurance and Customer Experience in SAP, Salesforce, Sage, and Microsoft Dynamics

Full-service, Cloud-based Virtual Robot Monitors, Measures, and Reports on Performance of Systems and Processes. dinCloud today announced the availability of a full-service virtual robot. Dubbed “James,” the virtual robot runs in the cloud, as a service, and requires no coding or... - July 20, 2017 - dinCloud

Witlingo Launches Voice Enablement of Social Properties

Witlingo Launches Voice Enablement of Social Properties

Voice First Startup Witlingo worked with 10 companies to create Alexa skills for their social network pages. - July 11, 2017 - Witlingo

6 New Features in Jerasoft Billing Platform for Telecom and IoT Providers to Try Right Away

6 New Features in Jerasoft Billing Platform for Telecom and IoT Providers to Try Right Away

JeraSoft, a leading developer of high-quality billing solutions for telecom and IoT providers, has announced the release of a new version of their versatile billing platform – JeraSoft VCS 3.13. This version introduces a new client portal, empowered analytics, search tools and extended integration opportunities. Previously, JeraSoft has launched the IoT Billing Platform that enables users to bill any event within their business model gathered from multiple devices (sensors, controllers etc.) - July 11, 2017 - JeraSoft Limited

CFB Bots Announces Robotic Process Automation Scholarship

Scholarship seeks talented individuals with an interest in Robotic Process Automation and the Future of Work. - July 02, 2017 - CFB Bots Pte Ltd

RF Components Manufacturer, Coaxicom Announces a New Representative in New England

RF Components Manufacturer, Coaxicom Announces a New Representative in New England

Beginning in July, 2017, Kitchen & Kutchin Inc. (K&K), based in Woburn, will be Coaxicom’s full-service Manufacturing Representative in New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and of course, Massachusetts. - June 27, 2017 - Coaxial Components Corp

A3 Fall Conferences Spur Manufacturing Growth and the Creation of Entirely New Categories of Jobs

Conferences Provide In-Depth Training in Robot Safety, Motion Control, Vision Systems, and Collaborative Robots - June 24, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

Jorge Cosio Joins Yaskawa Mexico as General Manager

Yaskawa Motoman is pleased to announce that Jorge Cosio has joined the company as General Manager of Yaskawa Mexico. In this position, Cosio will be responsible for the company’s strategic direction and sales growth in Mexico. Additionally, he will be responsible for the operation of... - June 15, 2017 - Yaskawa Motoman

African Leadership Bridge and Group TekZone Partner to Drive Sustainable Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Through Education

African Leadership Bridge and Group TekZone Partner to Drive Sustainable Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa Through Education

African Leadership Bridge (ALB) and Group TekZone (TekZone) have entered into a partnership to equip, train, develop and enable Sub-Saharan African youth to create local solutions to local problems. ALB has successfully sponsored and mentored a number of African students through undergraduate... - June 13, 2017 - African Leadership Bridge

Artificial Intelligence Made Easy; SnatchBot Launches the First Bot-Building Platform-as-a-Service, Featuring Omni-Channels and Universal Bots for Anyone

Artificial Intelligence Made Easy; SnatchBot Launches the First Bot-Building Platform-as-a-Service, Featuring Omni-Channels and Universal Bots for Anyone

Build, connect and publish intelligent bots to interact with your users naturally wherever they are - SnatchBot is a free Bot Builder Platform that enables you to easily publish your chatbots to mobile devices, web apps, and chat services such as Facebook Messenger, SnatchApp, Skype and other popular channels. (With Slack and Twilio integration.) - May 19, 2017 - SnatchBot

OpenJaw Technologies Teams Up with Dublin-Based Start-Up, Ludex, to Deliver Artificial Intelligence Conversational Chatbot for Global Travel Industry

OpenJaw Technologies Teams Up with Dublin-Based Start-Up, Ludex, to Deliver Artificial Intelligence Conversational Chatbot for Global Travel Industry

Just ahead of its Global Travel Tech Summit in Dublin’s Mansion House, May 24/25, OpenJaw Technologies has announced details of a partnership with Dublin based startup, Ludex, to create a groundbreaking Conversational Chatbot, exclusively for airlines, loyalty programmes and online travel... - May 16, 2017 - OpenJaw Technologies

Student Test Scores Stall: One Man’s Plan for Re-Engaging Kids Through Play

Microduino creator kits are best known for their magnetic, snap-together modules called mCookies that are programmed to operate with open-source, Arduino based code. The color-coded blocks, each with a specific function, make creating dynamic projects ultra simple, as well as providing an easy-to-understand method of learning electronics and software coding. - May 15, 2017 - Microduino Inc

North American Robotics Market Surges 32 Percent in Unit Volume

Strongest First Quarter on Record with $516 Million in Orders - May 06, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

Coaxicom is Proof That US Manufacturing is Alive and Well

Coaxicom is Proof That US Manufacturing is Alive and Well

A leader in design and manufacturing of RF/Microwave components for over 30-years, Coaxicom is now “hammering-out” the future of RF manufacturing. Coaxicom announces new construction. - May 03, 2017 - Coaxial Components Corp

Automate 2017 Show and Conference Participation Hits New Heights

Includes Visitors from Over 70 Countries Including China - April 27, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

INIRAM Puts Best Foot Forward at EASTEC

INIRAM Puts Best Foot Forward at EASTEC

INIRAM will be exhibiting at EASTEC in West Springfield, MA, May 16-18, 2017. INIRAM will be putting on a "show within a show" by milling the famous "Hermle High Heel" right in the booth, with the benefit of five axis, CNC machining. - April 17, 2017 - INIRAM

Local High School Student Named Dean's List Finalist in International Robotics Competition

FIRST Robotics (FRC) Team 4911 CyberKnights, a robotics team from King’s High School, is proud to announce that Madeleine Schwitters has been named a FIRST Dean’s List Finalist at the PNW District Championships in Cheney, WA. Madeleine will now represent the team and the Pacific... - April 15, 2017 - CyberKnights 4911

Trumpchat: A Facebook Chatbot for Trump News is Launched

Trumpchat: A Facebook Chatbot for Trump News is Launched

Talk to Donald Trump via a Facebook Chatbot. Get news and updates related to President Trump. - April 12, 2017 - Personic

Barr Group Offers Essential Embedded Software Development Courses in Germany

Embedded Software Boot Camp and Best Practices for Designing Safe & Secure Embedded Systems Courses Offered in Munich this Spring - April 06, 2017 - Barr Group

AccuFast II Laser-Based Seam Finder Improves Weld Quality, Reduces Cycle Times

AccuFast II Laser-Based Seam Finder Improves Weld Quality, Reduces Cycle Times

AccuFast™ II, an economical laser-based seam finder for Yaskawa Motoman’s arc welding robot line, features improved sensor capabilities. The improved sensor offers increased performance by providing more reliable and repeatable feedback to the robot controller regarding part position. - April 05, 2017 - Yaskawa Motoman

ArcWorld 200 and ArcWorld 500 Workcells with Dual Workstation Design

The new ArcWorld® 200 and ArcWorld® 500 welding solutions are designed to be versatile workhorses for small- to medium-sized parts or medium-volume production runs. These customizable models feature a dual-station design allowing for high robot utilization; the operator can load one... - April 05, 2017 - Yaskawa Motoman

Yaskawa Motoman GP-Series Robots Provide High-Speed Handling to Boost Productivity

Ideal for high-speed assembly and handling applications, Yaskawa Motoman's new GP-series robots are fast, compact and efficient. - April 05, 2017 - Yaskawa Motoman

Yaskawa Motoman Collaborative Robot Offers Flexible and Affordable Task Automation

Featuring power and force limiting technology, Yaskawa Motoman’s new six-axis HC10 robot works safely with, or in close proximity to humans by stopping the robot in the event of contact with an operator. Dual torque sensors in all joints constantly monitor force to quickly react to contact;... - April 05, 2017 - Yaskawa Motoman

TM Robotics Launches New Toshiba Machine 6-Axis TVM Series from Automate 2017

Company adds longer arm length, higher inertia, and increased load mass for greater functionality in its 6-axis robots. - April 05, 2017 - Toshiba Machine Industrial Robots

A3 Releases White Paper Exploring Automation and Job Growth

Automation Industry Gathers in Chicago for Automate 2017 Show - April 05, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

Mobile Industrial Robots Launches New MiR200 More Powerful Autonomous Mobile Robot That Supports Easier Programming and Flexible Deployment for Faster ROI

MiR200 adds significant user interface and programming enhancements, doubles payload to 200kg and towing capacity to 500kg and offers ESD compliance for electronic assembly applications. - April 05, 2017 - MiR

A3 to Kick Off Automate 2017 with White Paper on Jobs in the Automation Age

Presentations to Explore Manufacturing Skills Gap and Workforce Development - March 31, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

TM Robotics Partners with ASG to Sell Toshiba Machine Industrial Robots Worldwide

Company to launch relationship with TM Robotics from booth #1668 at this year’s AUTOMATE Show. - March 31, 2017 - Toshiba Machine Industrial Robots

A3 Previews Automate 2017 Show and Conference

Industry Leaders Gather to Network, Showcase Solutions and Discuss the Future of Automation - March 25, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

Productive Robotics Announces the Acquisition of Cobots Guide

Productive Robotics Announces the Acquisition of Cobots Guide

Productive Robotics, Inc. has acquired Cobots Guide to advance industry relations, education, research, and advocacy in the acceptance and use of collaborative robots. - March 23, 2017 - Productive Robotics, Inc.

On Robot Brings Innovative, Customizable Gripperers to Collaborative Robot Arms in North America

RG2 grippers bring extensive new capabilities for flexibility, ease-of-use, and customization; Danish company appoints Gary Eliasson as general manager in North America to continue aggressive global sales growth. - March 22, 2017 - OnRobot

Magnovate Transportation Inc. Evaluates Strategic R&D Cooperation with Partners in Europe – Expands Its Relationship with Rapid Venture Partners

Magnovate Transportation Inc. Evaluates Strategic R&D Cooperation with Partners in Europe – Expands Its Relationship with Rapid Venture Partners

Today Magnovate Transportation Inc. headquartered in Edmonton, announced that is has expanded its partnership with Los Angeles based Rapid Venture Partners to evaluate potential strategic R&D partnerships throughout Europe. - March 17, 2017 - Rapid Venture Partners

First Ever US-China Robotics Forum Held at Automate 2017

Thirteen Chinese Companies Exhibit in the United States for the First Time - March 17, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

Mobile Industrial Robots Boosts Global Competitiveness of New Jersey-Based Magna-Power

Two MiR100 Robots Free Up Three Employees from Material Transportation Tasks to Work on Higher-Value Activities - March 15, 2017 - MiR

A3 Announces Finalists in Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition

Emerging Companies with Range of Offerings from Platform-as-a-Service to Actuators to 3D Vision Technology - March 10, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

RoboKind Announces JettLingo, Part of Its New Robots4STEM Initiative

RoboKind Announces JettLingo, Part of Its New Robots4STEM Initiative

JettLingo gives K-12 students an easy and exciting way to learn to code through visual programming and robotics. - March 09, 2017 - RoboKind

MCMA Launches Motion Control Certification for Professionals

The Motion Control and Motor Association (MCMA), the largest association in North America dedicated to advancing the global understanding and use of motion control and related automation technologies, recently launched the MCMA Certified Motion Control Professional program. The certification... - March 08, 2017 - Association for Advancing Automation A3

Industry Trends and Analysis of Global Floor Cleaning Robot Market During the Forecast 2017-2021 Displays Positive Stances

Floor Cleaning Robot Report by Material, Application, and Geography Global Forecast to 2021 is a professional and in-depth research report on the world's major regional market conditions, focusing on the main regions (North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific) and the main countries (United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea and China). - March 06, 2017 - Market Research Hub

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