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Ensuring its high-performance robots are more accessible to manufacturers in all industry sectors, Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, has revised its SCARA robot pricing structure for the North American market. Exclusively available to North American manufacturers, the new structure provides manufacturers with a more extensive line-up of low-cost, high-performance machines. Since 2010, America has installed […]

Could Britain afford to lose 31.2 million working days? According to The Labour Force Survey, this figure illustrates the volume of unplanned worker absence due to non-fatal workplace injuries. In fact, the number of non-fatal workplace injuries in the UK reached 609,000 in 2017 — with cuts and lacerations among the most common causes. Industry […]

Toshiba Machine’s range of industrial robots will be demonstrated live at the Assembly Show 2018, which is held from October 23 to 25 in Rosemont, Illinois. TM Robotics, Toshiba Machine’s North and South American distribution partner, will exhibit several of the company’s industrial SCARA and six-axis robots from stand number 2000, demonstrating the latest robotics […]

America has long been a forerunner in other revolutions — industrial, technological and digital. But, is the United States prepared for the robotic revolution? As other countries embark on initiatives to encourage the adoption of automated technologies, Ryan Gutherie, executive vice president of six-axis and SCARA robot supplier TM Robotics, investigates America’s relationship with robots. […]

ASG named Robotic Certified Integrator by Robotics Industry Association Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, has supported ASG, Division of Jergens in the Robotics Industry Association (RIA) assessment to become a Certified Robot Integrator. Using a Toshiba Machine TH650A SCARArobot during the RIA exam, ASG has passed the certification process and achieved certified status. This is the […]

Humans shed and re-grow outer skin cells every 27 days, equating to around 1,000 new skins in an average human’s lifetime. Even in a clean room environment, a worker will shed 600,000 particles of skin per hour. With this flakiness in mind, Nigel Smith, managing director of Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, explains how clean room […]

How robotics and automation are paving the way for the future According to a 2017 market research report by Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies entitled Trends in Food Processing Operations, half of the companies surveyed will be increasing their level of automation over the next three to five years. Despite this, many manufacturers admit they […]

One of the biggest challenges for robotics manufacturers is the perception that the technology is here to take the jobs of humans — but that is simply not the case. Unfortunately, the notion that automation poses a threat to jobs often overshadows the potential benefits of investing in the technology. Here, TM Robotics founder and CEO, Nigel […]

TM Robotics announces new TSAssist software Industrial robot specialist, TM Robotics, is introducing the new TSAssist software; a powerful programming tool from Toshiba Machine. The software offers powerful assistance to all phases of automation, including planning, design and improvement. The next generation of robot software comes at a time where more businesses are turning to […]

The future of vision systems in manufacturing With four times as many as color receptors as humans, the Mantis shrimp has the most impressive eyes in nature.  Manufacturers have long relied on human vision for complex picking and assembly processes, but 3D vision systems are beginning to replicate the capability of human vision in robotics. […]