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TAG: ROBOTICS

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Manufacturing December 13, 2023

Unveiling the multidimensional endeavours of Kinboshi Inc.

Though Kinboshi’s primary business in Japan revolves around security equipment and uniforms, the firm, which was established in the late 1940s, is involved in a wide range of businesses both at...
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Manufacturing November 15, 2022

Sanmei: integrating the next generation manufacturing industry

As a factory automation (FA) solution provider, Sanmei proposes not only the best products but system integration based on customers’ needs and President Shigeru Kasai explains their unique position...
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Manufacturing October 31, 2022

Coupling the future

With its unique CUPLA products, Nitto Kohki has made itself indispensable to some of the world’s largest firms and industries.
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Manufacturing July 27, 2022

Customers as the driving force of innovation

Japan’s Iris Ohyama has established itself as a market leader in innovative home appliances, homeware products, and quality business solutions defined by the “user-in” concept. “The...
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Manufacturing August 02, 2017

Fanuc: Reliable, predictable and easy to repair

As the world’s preeminent process automation robotics company, Fanuc takes responsibility to ensure that some of the worlds’ greatest companies don’t suffer downtime through their...
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Manufacturing December 02, 2016

United robotics R&D to put Japan ahead

If Japan wants to enhance its innovative capacity robotics, it should coordinate the effort, staff and resources its private sector is making and create networks and links between its R&D teams,...
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Manufacturing September 16, 2016

Harmonic Drive: born in the US, raised in Japan

From laboratories and factories to power generation and space exploration, HDSI has taken the ingenious drive mechanism invented in the US in the 1950s by C.W. Musser and developed it in Japan for a...
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Manufacturing August 25, 2016

All-purpose robotics trials record ‘awesome’ results and success

Japan’s Robotic Biology Institute Inc. (RBI) has developed a robotic system that allows scientists to transfer their own skills and expertise to robots in an instant. Its easy-to-use GUI (graphical...
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Manufacturing August 25, 2016

“The US market could well be at least 10x bigger, and Europe 5x”

Corporations are continually searching for ways to cut labor costs and the result is a greater global embrace of robotic technology, particularly in light of aging populations putting more pressure...
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Manufacturing November 08, 2015

“Robotics goes as far as the limit of humans’ imagination”

As the world becomes more automated every day, Japanese manufacturer Yaskawa Electric Corporation takes its customers to the next level with it all-electric industrial robots. Junji Tsuda, Representative...