On Oct. 3, 2018, collaborative robot trailblazer Rethink Robotics shocked the industrial automation world by closing down its business. Since then, two companies have stepped up to carry on the company’s legacy. On Oct. 25, German robotic solutions...
ABB is a world leading manufacturer of industrial robots and robot systems - operating in 53 countries, in over 100 locations around the world.
In addition to robots ABB also manufactures and supplies robot software, peripheral equipment, process equipment, modular manufacturing cells and service for tasks such as welding, handling, assembly, painting and finishing, picking, packing, palletizing and machine tending.
Key markets include automotive, plastics, metal fabrication, foundry, solar, consumer electronics, wood, machine tools, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. A strong solutions focus helps manufacturers improve productivity, product quality and worker safety. ABB has installed more than 200,000 robots worldwide.