Universal Robots
Unversal Robots

Reshoring and Automation: Where Do Cobots Fit in?

Sept. 5, 2023
A look at how smaller manufacturers are using the technology to grow their businesses.
Robert Schoenberger
A mobile robot autonomously manages a machine tool at Yaskawa's booth at the Automate trade show in Detroit.
Technology and IIoT

Automate 2022: Teaching Mobile Robots to Stop Being Such Jerks

June 9, 2022
Zebra Technologies' self-described robot ninja Melonee Wise talks about research to make robots friendlier as many automation providers offer mobile systems at the trade show....
Northwestern University
Tiny Robot Crab
Emerging Technologies

Tiny Robotic Crab: An Answer for Automation in Tight Spaces?

May 25, 2022
Powered by elastic resilience, the remoted-controlled crustacean could have manufacturing applications.
Image courtesy of Boston Dynamics.
Spot Boston Dynamics On Shop Floor
Technology and IIoT

Spot the Robot Shows Off New Upgrades

May 3, 2022
Better vision, longer battery life, 5G connectivity, and new custom payloads top the list of robo-canine improvements.
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Robotics And Automation

Where to Start with Robotics and Automation? A State Manufacturers’ Toolkit Has Answers

April 8, 2022
The technology has advanced and the cost come down considerably.



IW eBook: Robots, Humans and the Future of Work

March 2, 2021
This IndustryWeek collection tackles the full automation story of robots in the manufacturing workplace.
Image courtesy of Stanley Black and Decker.
Stanley Black And Decker Drill In Production
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Technology and IIoT

MIT Robots May Help Bring Down the Cost of Biologics

May 19, 2021
Cell therapies have proven to be a powerful tool in the fight against cancer, but their production is incredibly labor intensive, contributing to their high cost.
Arrival Ev
Emerging Technologies

Microfactories, not Gigafactories, Will Build It Back Better

April 13, 2021
A British EV company offers up a radical departure from conventional manufacturing.
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Smart vs. Intelligent: It’s All in the Silos

March 11, 2021
Too often, the element of end-to-end data contextualization is missing.
Seegrid Pallet Motion
Profiles in Leadership

Staying Focused During a Surge at Seegrid

Feb. 1, 2021
“We’re in aggressive growth mode,” says the CEO of the autonomous guided vehicle manufacturer.