Friday 26th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Robotic welder for the Cartwright Group

Trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturer the Cartwright Group has invested in a fully programmable robotic welder at its South Manchester production facility, as well as other investments to boost productivity.

Micro-bots to cut road disruption

The government plans to invest £26.6 million to build micro robots to repair the UK’s underground pipe network and prevent disruption of roadworks in the future.

ABB trials remotely operated passenger ferry

ABB and Helsinki City Transport trialled the remote operation of passenger ferry Suomenlinna II through a test area near Helsinki harbour, demonstrating the possibility of human oversight of vessels from anywhere.

DHL invests $300m in technology

DHL Supply Chain is to invest $300 million to accelerate the integration of emerging technologies in 350 of its 430 facilities in North America.

Fenceless robot system from SICK

SICK, the German technology manufacturer, has developed a protection system to enable unrestricted safe access to fenceless robots that it reckons will make robots and cobots more productive.

Drone standards to be released

The ISO Draft International Standards for Drone Operations have been released for public consultation, with the final adoption of the world’s first drone Standards expected in the US, UK and worldwide in 2019.