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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. […]

Robots will set us free Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour party, will soon launch the final report of the Future of Work Commission, which has concluded that we should not fear the “march of the robots”. The report is a welcome change the typical narrative that has painted the rise of automation as […]

Toshiba Machine launches newest SCARA robot in the US Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, will be exhibiting at Automation Technology (ATX) West — America’s largest annual design and manufacturing event. TM Robotics will be exhibiting alongside Futura Automation, the company’s sales agent for the West Coast. ATX West will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in California […]

Toshiba Machine’s THE400 to be revealed at IREX 2017 Industrial robot provider, TM Robotics, is preparing to introduce the THE400 SCARA robot, the latest addition to its range of industrial machinery. The new model has been developed to set the standard for the next generation of SCARA robots, and will be officially launched by Toshiba […]

With over 300 exhibitors spread across two halls, the International Robot Exhibition (IREX) is the largest robot trade show in the world. Held at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan, the biennial event welcomes robot manufacturers from around the globe to introduce the latest robotic technology. Here, Nigel Smith, managing director at Toshiba Machine partner, TM […]

Wire and Cable The UK government has invested £16 million in 5G network development. Here, Dervish Ibrahim, international sales manager at wire payoff machine supplier, TM Robotics, explains how the success of this, and investments in high speed broadband and smart city connectivity, are very much dependant on the quality of manufacturing processes for high speed […]

Industrial robot specialist, TM Robotics is exhibiting at the Assembly Show in Rosemont, Illinois, from October 24-26, 2017. This exhibition, exclusive to trade visitors only, offers three days of educational seminars and the opportunity to see the latest in assembly technology to help manufacturers make informed business decisions to keep their factory floors competitive. TM […]

Common misconceptions about smart manufacturing Machinery automation could be compared to the human body. Our eyes are the sensors that monitor operations. Our hands are the actuation to manoeuvre things around us. Finally, our brains are the process control, providing intelligence and managing processes. Traditionally, machines in industrial environments could only provide actuation, but not […]