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    IMTS 2018

    Sep. 10 - 15, 2018

    McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

  • PACK EXPO 2018

    PACK EXPO 2018

    Oct. 14 - 17, 2018

    McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

  • FABTECH 2018

    FABTECH 2018

    Nov. 06 - 08, 2018

    Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA

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  • The Day Industrial Robots Were Introduced in Japan. Why Did the Father of Robotics Entrust Kawasaki?

    August 27, 2018

    Learn the backstory of how Kawasaki Aircraft Industries beat out electrical manufacturers to become Unimation Inc.'s business partner in Japan. This partnership led to the licensing of the Kawasaki Unimate, Japan's first...

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  • New 6-Axis Robots Offer Fastest Operating Speed in Class - Tooling & Production Magazine

    August 24, 2018

    The RS007N and RS007L, Kawasaki's newest additions to the R series line of general purpose small-to-medium payload robots, offer industry-leading speeds and increased working ranges...

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  • The Legacy of Japan’s First Domestically Manufactured Industrial Robot, the “Kawasaki-Unimate”

    July 27, 2018

    Japan’s first domestically manufactured industrial robot, the Kawasaki-Unimate, weighed 1.6 tons and had a payload of 12 kg. Learn more about this early robot, and how it paved the way for widespread robot adoption...

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  • Kawasaki Robotics Launches 50th Anniversary Microsite

    July 27, 2018

    In 2018, Kawasaki Robotics marked its 50th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, we launched a microsite featuring videos of Kawasaki robots throughout history, and a message from our company president…

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  • World’s First Verification Test for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Equipped with Robot Arm for ...

    July 05, 2018

    Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. and The Underwater Centre (TUC) will test a prototype Kawasaki AUV equipped with a robot arm for subsea pipeline inspection – the first such test in the world...

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  • Kawasaki and ABB create world’s first common interface for collaborative robots

    June 20, 2018

    The easy to use, industry-standard operating interface, a result of the collaborative robot automation cooperation formed by ABB and Kawasaki, will make the use of cobots even more accessible and help make manufacturing more flexible and efficient...

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  • What Is the “Special Training” for Industrial Robots? Let’s Ask Kawasaki Robot School

    June 20, 2018

    Education is essential to safely operate industrial robots. In this article, learn about the training offered by Kawasaki Robot School in Japan. To sign up for a Kawasaki training class near you, click on "Training" in the top menu bar...

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  • Kawasaki duAro Robots in Bak USA feature on MSNBC

    June 15, 2018

    In the MSNBC interview, Bak USA leadership explains how collaborative duAro robots serve each of their assembly technicians and also allow Bak to deliver small batch production runs customized to individual customer needs...

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  • Kawasaki's Robotics: 5 Decades of Pursuits that Transformed the World's Manufacturing Scene

    June 11, 2018

    Learn about the impact industrial robots have had on the manufacturing industry, and how Kawasaki rose to become a global leader in the field of industrial automation over the last 50 years...

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  • How Are Industrial Robots Built? A Guide on the Components and the Movement of Robot Arms

    May 22, 2018

    Take an in-depth look at the internal structure of industrial robot arms, as well as the engineering and mechanics behind their human-like motion…

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  • Kawasaki’s Motorcycle Factory Reveals Remarkable Progress in Human-Robot Collaboration

    May 11, 2018

    Inside the Kawasaki Akashi Works factory, humans and robots work together in assembly, welding and painting operations to streamline motorcycle and engine production…

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  • Kawasaki Successor Robot System Featured in ASSEMBLY Magazine

    May 09, 2018

    Kawasaki’s new Successor system enables engineers to remotely operate robots while receiving sensory feedback, and it converts the movements into automated operations using AI...

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  • Kawasaki Robotics (USA), Inc. Welcomes Kazuhiro Saito as President

    May 03, 2018

    Mr. Kazuhiro Saito was recently appointed president of Kawasaki Robotics (USA), Inc., overseeing the Americas market...

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  • The New Guy at GIZMODO Is a Robot That Can Co-Work with People. Say Hello to duAro

    April 23, 2018

    The collaborative duAro robot moves into the GIZMODO Japan offices to help with office work like taking photos and saving documents, and even DJ-ing its own party...

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  • Inside Look at the Kawasaki Robot Showroom! Exploring Robots in Action Performing Real Applications

    April 23, 2018

    Watch exclusive videos of Kawasaki robots performing a wide variety of applications in our private showroom & learn about the many robot types featured...

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  • What Kinds of Industrial Robots Are There? A Guide on the Features of the 6 Major Types

    April 10, 2018

    Learn about the different characteristics of the 6 major types of industrial robots and which tasks each type is particularly suited for...

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  • Kawasaki Group Now Named Precision Machinery and Robot Company

    April 01, 2018

    Kawasaki's Precision Machinery Company, which the Robot Division previously fell under, changed its name to Precision Machinery and Robot Company on April 1, 2018...

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  • A New Production Line for Kawasaki Clean Robots

    April 01, 2018

    Kawasaki completed a new production line for clean robots at its Nishi-Kobe Works site located in Nishi-Ku, Kobe, Japan; the opening ceremony was held on March 2, 2018...

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  • Looking into the Past, Present, and Future of Robots in the Context of Social Changes

    March 28, 2018

    Learn how Kawasaki plans to counteract possible workforce shortages using collaborative robotics, humanoid robots and its new AI-enabled robot system, Successor...

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  • Kawasaki Robots in Phillip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

    March 19, 2018

    See Kawasaki robots in the episode entitled “Kill All Others” - view the episode now on Amazon Prime Video and March 19, 2018 on Channel 4 (UK)...

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