kuka robots weldingautoframesClick image to enlargeWe have all heard the jokes about technology taking over the world. Well, they've started with automotive plants.

In this video, an army of Kuka robots isn't destroying mankind, but helping us advance by making vehicle components with a level of speed and precision with which humans are incapable. 

Not everyone gets to see the inner workings of an advanced manufacturing plant, and this one is quite the sight.

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Why space manufacturing may be the future of industry

We've done some pretty amazing things here on earth, but when we want to take our technology to the next level, what can we do? Here's why the future of industry might lie in space.

Cobot for the machine tool industry

iAssist is the first of its kind autonomous and collaborative robot designed especially for the machine-tool industry. The solution is a collaborative initiative between Kuka and Makino.

Hybrid multi-tasking machining technology

Mazak North America and Lincoln Electric partnership: The VC-500A/5X AM with HWD incorporates innovative Hot Wire (HWD) additive manufacturing technology that Mazak developed with Lincoln Electric.

Titan's of CNC new factory tour

Titan Gilroy of Titans of CNC has his new machining facility in Texas up and running, and he really wants to show you what he's got up his sleeve.

A walkthrough of GM's battery technology

Take a look at GM's Ultium wireless battery management system, which reduces up to 90 per cent of the wires within an EV battery, enabling sleeker vehicle design and improved scalability.

Manufacturing the Corvette Stingray

Check out how the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is made in Bowling Green, KY.

Manufacturing a Harley Davidson motorcycle

See how Harley Davidson motorcycles are manufactured. The company produces over 500 motorcycle frames at this one factory every day.

The future for manufacturing?

New "Smart Helmet" for industrial work enviroments

Liquid metal lattice moves like a human hand

Pu Zhang, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Binghamton University, State University of New York, has developed what he calls the first liquid metal lattice in the world, which is made from Field's alloy, a mix of bismuth, indium and tin.

Producing a BMW motorcycle

Watch how BMW manufacturers its motorcycles.

Friction stir welding of 8.5 m telescopic booms

ESAB demonstrates friction stir welding. Made of four 7000 Series profiles, the telescopic booms are 8.5 m long, have a thickness range of 5 – 10 mm and are welded at speeds up to 1 m/min using Friction Stir Welding (FSW). Note: No audio.

Robotic bending with automatic tool changing

By integrating a bending robot with the precision of Amada's HG Series press brake and patented Automatic Tool Changer (ATC), fabricators can automatically bend a variety of parts with maximum accuracy. The HG ARs supports workpieces up to 998 x 798 mm (39.3 x 31.4 in.) and has a weight capacity of 20 kg (44 lb).

This robo-car startup does things differently

This Hungary based autonomous vehicle company believes self driving cars can navigate with regular cameras.

Advances in robotics: Backflipping robot

What a difference two years make. If you followed the DARPA Challenge back in 2015, you’ll know that humanoid robots have a track record of falling over—a lot.

CTMA calls for changes to border-crossing policy

The CTMA is advocating for a solution to recent border issues where Canadian companies’ U.S. customers are not being permitted across the border to view and approve work prior to final shipment.

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