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Innovative automation tool delivers adhesive-free seat assembly

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 | Permalink

Punching and edgefolding are cleverly combined into a single finishing step for a back-injected seat-back cover in a process developed by Frimo , located in Sontra, Germany, for plastics processor Karl Hess GmbH und Co. KG (Hess; Burbach-Wahlbach, Germany). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Automation Automotive read more

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Nine-year-old students have fun creating robots from plastic parts

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 | Permalink

Several months back, Saint-Gobain Seals’ Rioja site in Spain became a little more lively due to a group of special visitors — students from the Escolapias school in Logroño. The site regularly conducts visits for various groups, familiarizing them with the manufacturing industry and in particular, the injection molded precision parts that are produced there. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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China biggest robot market in 2013

Monday, June 16th, 2014 | Permalink

In 2013, about 179,000 industrial robots were sold worldwide, representing an all-time high and 12 percent growth over 2012. And China, faced with skyrocketing labor costs, overtook Japan to become the world’s largest market, with almost 37,000 industrial robots were sold. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Did subsidies contribute to the demise of the Australian auto industry?

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | Permalink

Toyota Australia’s decision to cease manufacturing in 2017 will likely mean the complete demise of the Australian automotive industry if radical new thinking is not undertaken by all industry stakeholders. So says a statement from the Federation of Automotive Products Manufacturers (Melbourne, Australia). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Chinese manufacturing; betting its future on robots

Monday, November 18th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites While on a recent trip to China, I read in the local China Daily that Zhejiang Province, a manufacturing hub that neighbors the commercial capital of Shanghai, would invest a staggering $82 billion over the next five years to encourage manufacturers to adopt more robots; this in order to overcome the short supply and high cost of labor that currently prevails in the coastal areas of China. read more

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