Desktop Metal | August 27, 2020
Desktop Metal, Inc. a leader in mass production and turnkey additive manufacturing solutions, announced today it will become a publicly listed company in order to accelerate its growth trajectory within the rapidly growing additive manufacturing market and capitalize on the strong secular tailwinds supporting the reshoring of manufacturing and supply chain flexibility. The Company has signed a definitive business combination agreement with Trine Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company led by Leo Hindery, Jr. and HPS Investment Partners, a global credit investment firm with over $60 billion in assets under management. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined operating company will be named Desktop Metal, Inc. and will continue to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade under the ticker symbol “DM.”
The additive manufacturing industry grew at a 20 percent annual compound rate between 2006 and 2016 before accelerating to 25 percent compound annual growth over the last 3 years, a rate that is expected to continue over the next decade as the market surges from $12 billion in 2019 to an estimated $146 billion in 2030. This market inflection is being driven by a shift in applications from design prototyping and tooling to mass production of end-use parts, enabled by the emergence of what Desktop Metal refers to as “Additive Manufacturing 2.0,” a wave of next-generation additive manufacturing technologies that unlock throughput, repeatability, and competitive part costs. These solutions feature key innovations across printers, materials, and software and pull additive manufacturing into direct competition with conventional processes used to manufacture $12 trillion in goods annually.
Advantech, Techman Robot, Cosen Mechatronics, Axile Machine, AccuteX Technologies | September 15, 2020
The implementation of smart technology is accelerating, in part because of the global pandemic, organizers of an online press conference on smart manufacturing in Taiwan said today.
Representatives from five Taiwanese companies-Advantech, Techman Robot, Cosen Mechatronics, Axile Machine and AccuteX Technologies-spoke today about how Taiwan’s smart machinery can manufacturers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico build superior smart production lines through cloud platforms.
To supplement today’s event, Taiwan Excellence is hosting an online exhibition hall where 60 smart machinery products from 50 companies are on display.
As the world’s fourth largest exporter of machine tools, Taiwan “already has huge smart machinery and smart manufacturing momentum,” according to the Bureau of International Trade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Fetch Robotics | May 03, 2021
Fetch Robotics reported today that its full set-up of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) adjusts with ANSI/RIA R15.08, the new wellbeing standard for mechanical mobile robots. This most recent achievement guarantees that Fetch's AMRs can be securely used in all current use cases all through stockrooms, industrial facilities, appropriation focuses and satisfaction focuses.
Delivered on Dec 25th, 2020 by the RIA (Robotics Industry Association), R15.08 is the new wellbeing standard for modern mobile robots. As of late, a developing number of assembling, appropriation, and satisfaction focuses have started utilizing mobile robots for an assortment of material taking care of assignments, from getting bundles between workstations to shipping beds across a distribution center. Preceding R15.08, nonetheless, there was no security standard explicitly intended for AMRs, which move autonomously through offices and regularly need to keep away from snags like large equipment and human laborers. R15.08 gives specialized prerequisites to the plan and joining of AMRs, guaranteeing that AMRs shield office administrators and laborers from wounds that can bring about common and criminal liabilities, administrative fines, and higher protection costs.
"The distribution of R15.08 is a turning point for the AMR business," said Melonee Wise, CEO at Fetch Robotics. "Though past wellbeing norms were intended for modern arms or mechanized guided vehicles, R15.08 is explicitly intended to deliver security concerns interesting to completely autonomous robots. This new standard will set the establishment for more secure working environment conditions by and large."
The new standard gives a complete structure to evaluate the wellbeing of AMR frameworks, which are characterized as both the AMR base and any extra frill.
R15.08 indicates that if the first producer or an outsider adds a connection to an AMR (making an AMR framework), it is viewed as a framework maker and consequently is liable for the accreditation and wellbeing of that gadget. Accordingly, the standard covers a wide number of assembling courses of action, for example, when an AMR producer offers the mechanical base to an integrator who at that point adds a connection (like a rack, truck, receptacle, or arm) so the robot can finish work processes.
The standard likewise covers integrators that add connections and stations to move things like beds on or off of an AMR base. Indicating the inclusion of R15.08 for both the AMR itself and the total AMR framework mitigates hazard for end clients, who preceding R15.08 may have been utilizing an AMR that adjusted to R15.08 with a connection that didn't adjust to R15.08.
As the maker of the two its AMR bases and its AMR extras, Fetch Robotics can guarantee that its AMR frameworks adjust with the new security guidelines, giving clients significant serenity while conveying the innovation.
"Wellbeing is our main concern in choosing and conveying mechanization arrangements in our assembling and warehousing offices," said Harry Chase, Director of Advanced Materials at GE Appliances, a Haier organization. "Fetch Robotics is our principle supplier of autonomous mobile robots. The way that their AMRs adjust to R15.08 gives us the certainty that they improve representative security just as assist us with accomplishing our effectiveness objectives."
This declaration goes ahead with the impact points of Fetch's arrival of its freshest AMR, the PalletTransport1500, which supports cross-docking, returns, and case picking work processes for contactless bed transport in dispersion places.
About Fetch Robotics
Fetch Robotics is an award-winning intralogistics mechanization organization settled in Silicon Valley. By joining autonomous mobile robotics with the force of the cloud, the Fetch Cloud Robotics Platform gives on-request mechanization answers for material taking care of and stock administration, with the ability to discover, track, and move nearly anything in any office. Fetch Robotics' answers and administrations are sent in driving dispersion, satisfaction, and assembling revolves throughout the planet, expanding labor forces to drive expanded effectiveness and profitability.