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ROAD TRIP! The MiR500 is Planning its Cross-Country Trip

Posted by Mark Howe

Nov 28, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Mobile Industrial Robots recently announced that its MiR500 is taking a big road trip in 2019. Like many people who drive across America, we're assuming MiR500 is eager to hit the wide open road and make new friends along the way!

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Topics: mobile industrial robot, MiR, autonomous mobile robot, demonstration

Our Newest Partner, ROEQ

Posted by Mark Howe

Oct 4, 2018 11:34:00 AM

We're really impressed with what our new Partner, ROEQ of Denmark, brings to the market. Its products integrate with MiR™ Robots and can serve in a variety of environments to transport items from place to place. 

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Topics: ROEQ, MiR, manufacturing, medical industry, new product

Introducing a Bigger, Stronger and Faster MiR - MiR500

Posted by Mark Howe

Jun 28, 2018 1:47:26 PM

Meet MiR500

The brand new MiR500 joins the MiR100 and MiR200 to form a complete fleet of flexible and easy-to-program MiR robots for both heavy and light transport that can optimize logistics throughout the entire production chain, from the warehouse to the delivery of goods.

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Topics: Mobile Robots, automated mobile robot, MiR

Learn More about Collaborative Robots

Posted by Mark Howe

Jan 4, 2017 10:56:02 AM

Come visit us at Knotts and enjoy this unique learning opportunity with Universal Robots, Mobile Industrial Robots and OnRobot Grippers. You'll be able to see these cobots in action and learn how they work.

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Topics: Universal Robots, MiR

Universal Robots on the Move

Posted by Kelly Howe

Nov 18, 2016 11:17:46 AM

This post is brought to you by Universal Robots.

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Topics: UR, UR5, UR10, Universal Robots, MiR, mobile industrial robot, cobots

How Mobile Robots Will Affect the Workforce

Posted by Mark Howe

Sep 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

American workers spend countless hours on their feet walking, lifting, or moving items from one location to another. With the implementation of autonomous mobile robots, the effort involved can become much easier for the average worker, which can benefit both the company as well as the individual.

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Topics: MiR, UR, Mobile Robots

How Will Mobile Robots Impact Manufacturing Processes?

Posted by Kelly Howe

Aug 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Robots are not new to the American manufacturing industry. Assembly line robotics have been instrumental in improving quality and efficiency in automobile assembly, electronics, furniture and more. But the autonomous mobile robot is a new venture that is sure to help factories even more.

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Topics: MiR, mobile industrial robot, manufacturing, Robots

New Automated Mobile Robot Enters American Markets

Posted by Kelly Howe

Aug 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Article posted 7/27/2016 by Kagan Pittman on engineering.com

Manufacturing industry tools, systems and factories are becoming “smart,” thanks to the approach of the so-called fourth industrial revolution.

In trying to keep up with this technological evolution, the factory mainstays of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are meeting their match in the next generation of technology for autonomous mobile robots (AMRs).

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Topics: MiR, automated mobile robot