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  • duAro Collaborative Robot - The STORIES

    October 30, 2018

    Learn how the Kawasaki duAro dual-arm SCARA robot facilitates human-robot collaboration and pioneered robot applications in areas that were previously deemed unfeasible...

  • The World Robot Summit - Challenging the Possibilities for the Future of Robots

    October 16, 2018

    Learn about the World Robotic Summit (WRS), which kicks off tomorrow in Japan. The WRS features an industrial robot competition that uses Kawasaki duAro collaborative robots and RS007N & RS007L general purpose robots...

  • Kawasaki's US Plant Completes First Commercial Aircraft Cargo Doors for Boeing

    September 18, 2018

    A Kawasaki K series painting robot is used to paint the cargo doors of Boeing’s cutting-edge 777X commercial aircraft at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., USA's plant in Lincoln, NE...

  • How to Choose Between Delta vs. SCARA Robots -

    September 18, 2018

    Kawasaki Robotics Director of Product and Advanced Engineering Samir Patel discusses some of the characteristics of each robot type, covering topics like IP rating, accuracy and installation...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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…

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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