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ABB is paving the way to the “Factory of the Future” with latest robotics technologies at K 2016

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As manufacturing industries like plastics and rubber move from mass production to customized small lots, the flexibility to efficiently change and adapt production becomes critical. This requires increased collaboration between people and robots, between islands of automation and even between production sites. Digitalization ties it all together, where actionable information drives better decisions, and helps manufacturers unlock the benefits of ABB’s concept of the Internet of Things, Services and People (IoTSP), increasing productivity, flexibility and efficiency along the manufacturing value chain.

ABB introduces YuMi®, world’s first truly collaborative dual-arm robot

YuMi, another step in ABB’s Next Level strategy, heralds a new era of robotic coworkers that are able to work collaboratively on the same tasks with humans while still ensuring the safety of those around it.ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today introduced YuMi, the world’s first truly collaborative dual-arm industrial robot, at…

ABB unveils the future of human-robot collaboration: YuMi®

ABB has unveiled the world’s first truly collaborative robot: YuMi®. YuMi is a human-friendly dual arm robot designed for a new era of automation, for example in small parts assembly, where people and robots work hand-in-hand on the same tasks. YuMi is short for ‘you  and me,’ working together. YuMi has been developed to meet the…