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China: Analysis of China's Logistics Robot Industry in 2019

Market Analysis

China: Analysis of China's Logistics Robot Industry in 2019

In the recent five years, the annual growth of logistics robots has exceeded 20 % and the market size of AGVs for the whole year of 2018 is nearly 19,000.With e-commerce giants such as JD.com, Amazon, Alibaba, Shentong, SF express and other leading express companies also significantly increasing the investment of sorting robots, AGVs, unmanned warehouses, etc., intelligent logistics has become the general trend of the logistics industry. Logistics robot, as an essential and important technical equipment to promote the development of intelligent logistics, is showing great vitality. read...

Internal Freewheels

Hannover Messe 2019

Internal Freewheels

They look like roller bearings, but turn in one direction only: the FZ series of internal freewheels. They are one of the main exhibits at the Ringspann fair booth. read...

Entry-Level low-cost automation: Two new approaches

Hannover Messe 2019

Entry-Level low-cost automation: Two new approaches

Low-cost automation for only a few thousand euros – that is the wish of many users. Igus now presents two new approaches: a 4- to 5-axis “Rawbot” made of plastic and a model online marketplace. read...

Virtual Placement of Pumps

Hannover Messe 2019

Virtual Placement of Pumps

Lewa presents for the first time an AR solution which enables a model of an Ecoflow pump type LDZ to be represented using a tablet, with virtual placement of the pump anywhere in the room. read...

Poland: Polish industry needs automation

Aautomation

Poland: Polish industry needs automation

Most Polish entrepreneurs believe in the advantages which may be brought by automation and digitalization of production processes. Apart from the automotive industry and a few other industries this has yet to translate into a significant growth of investment in this direction. Polish companies’ interest in industrial automation is usually limited to purchasing one or at most a few processing machines, whilst the automation of a whole production line is relatively infrequent. read...

Hungary: Intelligent rechargeable battery for vehicles

E-Mobility

Hungary: Intelligent rechargeable battery for vehicles

The intelligent rechargeable battery system called Smart Power Pack, developed by domestic owned Enterprise Group, made its debut at the Budapest Boat Show 2019. read...

Environmental, economic and social sustainability in foundries

Sustainability

Environmental, economic and social sustainability in foundries

Foundries are one of the best examples of resource efficiency and sustainability. Because castings implement the recycling concept almost completely. read...

Bending of sheet metal and other semi-finished products

Basic knowledge

Bending of sheet metal and other semi-finished products

Bending is one of the most important tasks in the metal processing industry. In order to achieve the best possible result, physical characteristics have to be taken into account. There are different types of machines that can be used for bending. Read more about these interesting process in this article. read...

Safe navigation in automated-guided solutions

Company Spotlight

Safe navigation in automated-guided solutions

Sensor specialist Leuze Electronic has worked with the optical sensor manufacturer Owen/Teck to develop specialised, cost-efficient custom solutions. read...

Switzerland: Microlino – the Swiss Electric Minicar

E-Mobility

Switzerland: Microlino – the Swiss Electric Minicar

Approval granted, production in full swing, orders accumulating: The Microlinos, strongly reminiscent of the legendary Isetta, should roll out soon. read...