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Highlights

Rapid Mechatronic Gripper for Small Part Handling

Schunk Germany - IFR Robot suppliers member

Mar 24, 2015 — The EGP from SCHUNK has the most compact performance of any electric small part gripper on the market. SCHUNK has expanded the EGP series with the addition of the smaller size 25.

Picked to perfection - the FANUC way

Fanuc Robotics, UK - IFR Robot Supplier

Mar 24, 2015 — The UK food industry has developed an increased interest in robots. Over the last 12 months FANUC has seen enquiries from food manufacturers looking to automate their food handling and packing operations increase by 35%.

Fanuc Robotics, UK - IFR Partner

Fanuc Robotics, UK - IFR Partner

Mar 24, 2015 —

A gentleman made of modular components

Mar 24, 2015 —

Friendly and likeable. Invisible when not needed.

Robo2 for Floor Washing

Mar 24, 2015 —

Robo2 from Cleanfix, Switzerland is an autonomous floor cleaning robot used at facilities with large surface areas such as schools, hospitals, production or storage facilities, etc.

Global Survey:

Industrial Robots break worldwide sales record - plus 27 percent

Chicago, Mar 23, 2015 — “Global demand for industrial robots in 2014 reached more than 200,000 units for the first time,” said Arturo Baroncelli, President of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) in Chicago.

Topics

Industrial Robots

The IFR’s use of the term “industrial robot” is based on the definition of the ISO: an “automatically controlled, reprogrammable multipurpose manipulator programmable in three or more axes”

Robots Create Jobs!

OECD research shows: companies that employ technological innovation effectively are up to 10 times more productive than those that do not. This has a positive impact on competitiveness and jobs.

Service Robots

The International Organization for Standardization defines a “service robot” as a robot “that performs useful tasks for humans or equipment excluding industrial automation applications”

Robotics Research

The IFR fosters links between the robotics industry and institutes. Our members engage in an intensive exchange on new technologies and emerging robots at the International Symposium on Robotics ISR

Case Studies

Case Studies of Industrial and Service Robots. Robots in action can be found everywhere. Robot Manufacturers give examples of robot applications in different industries

Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the worldwide federation of national standards organizations. Standards concerning robots are prepared by ISO Technical Committee 299 with the title “Robotics”

Events

iREX

November 29- December 02, 2017

The International Robot Exhibition is one of the world’s largest robot trade shows, which is held once every two years and will mark its 22nd exhibition this year.

automatica

June 19- June 22, 2018

Everything at automatica revolves around optimizing your production operation. The trade fair features innovative automation and robotics solutions with pioneering key technologies for all branches of industry. So you can manufacture higher-quality products quicker and more cost effectively.

World Robot Summit 2018

October 17- October 21, 2018

WRS will bring together the world’s most advanced robots and robotic technologies along with researchers and developers of robots and key government and private industry players from around the world.

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Gudrun Litzenberger

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Nina Kutzbach

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Silke Lampe

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