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Fanuc to supply Ford plant in Cologne with 500 robots

Fanuc to supply Ford plant in Cologne with 500 robots

Automation and robotics specialist Fanuc has received another major order in the field of e-mobility. Scheduled for delivery in 2022, the company will supply Ford’s Cologne plant with around 500 robots to assist in the construction of electric car bodies.


Fanuc adds digital services to its service offering

Fanuc adds digital services to its service offering

Fanuc is adding the new digital service Fanuc Assisted Reality (FAR) to its service offering in Europe. With this, the company wants to support customers as fully as possible, even in times of travel restrictions and distance rules.


OnRobot new 3-finger electric gripper

OnRobot new 3-finger electric gripper

OnRobot’s 3FG15 three-finger gripper with a 150mm stroke is a powerful alternative to bulkier and less-flexible three-finger grippers currently on the market - a unique solution


FANUC supplies 3,500 robots to BMW group

FANUC supplies 3,500 robots to BMW group

The industrial robot manufacturer FANUC and the automotive group BMW AG have signed a framework agreement for the supply of 3,500 robots for new production lines and plants.


Man, machine or both? The pros and cons of the digital era

Man, machine or both? The pros and cons of the digital era

Fast forward to the year 2030. Is man or machine in charge? Are mom and pop stores history? Is climate change marching forward unhindered? Digitalization creates opportunities, but also raises fears. Hannover Messe's new Transformation Stage addresses both.