Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) Launches MiR Finance – a “Robot as a Service” (RaaS) Leasing Program

HOLBROOK, New York – Mobile Industrial Robots, the first mover and market leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), launched its new mobile robot leasing program. Often refered to as ”robots as a service” (RaaS), leasing lets companies of any size—from small start-ups to multinational enterprises—deploy mobile robot solutions with low (or no) upfront costs and…

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Global Uncertainty Puts Resiliency in Focus

Especially in the global electronics industry, supply chain disruptors, including economic, political, geographic and more, abound.  Perhaps more than in other sectors, electronics OEMs and their suppliers find themselves dealing with a variety of countries, each with its own risk profile.   FM Global recently released its 2019 FM Global Resilience Index, which for the…

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Huawei Block May Make U.S. Stumble

SAN FRANCISCO — Despite Huawei’s bluster and assertions by its founder that the U.S. has underestimated the Chinese telecommunications giant, the short- to medium-term impact of being cut off from the supply of U.S. chips and other components is likely to be severe, with some observers going so far as questioning whether Huawei can remain…

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CDM Electronics Opens New Value-Added Center

CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables to the world’s leading aerospace, military, telecom, automotive, industrial, railway, commercial, and alternative energy providers, announced the opening of a new 9,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution center in Turnersville, NJ.  The new location functions as a manufacturing facility for value-added cable assemblies, including…

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Robotics Drives Supply Chain Profits

A recent Information Services Group (ISG) study suggests that something big is happening: 72% of information services (IS) enterprises plan to increase their investment in robotics by the end of the 2019. Why? Because automation and IS are a natural fit. Leading companies worldwide are beginning to use robotics to boost their warehouse efficiency and…

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