Industrial Robot Market Executive Summary                     37
Robot Market Driving Forces                                                                                 37
Robots Bring A New Industrial Revolution                                                         40
Industrial Robot Target Markets                                                                        45
Industrial Robots Third Wave Of Automated Process                                        46
Industrial Robot Market Shares                                                                             51
Industrial Robots Market Shares                                                                        51
Industrial Robot Market Forecasts                                                                         52
1. Industrial Robot Description and Market Dynamics     54
1.1   Industrial Robot Markets                                                                               54
1.1.1    Robots Make Production More Efficient                                                55
1.1.2    Robots Find A Place in Industry                                                              55
1.1.3    Challenges to the Use Of Industrial Robots                                           56
1.2   Robots Achieve Reduced Labor Costs                                                            57
1.3   Buggy Whips                                                                                                   59

 
1.3.1    Industrial Robots Promise To Replace 70 To 90% Of Existing
Manufacturing Jobs                                                                                                        59
1.3.2    Industrial Robots In Auto Factories Multi-Tasking: Welding, Riveting, Bonding And Installing A Component                                                                               61
1.3.3    Advent Of Low-Cost Automation                                                            63
1.3.4    Tesla’s factory                                                                                        64
1.3.5    Everyone Will Have Access To A Personal Robot                                   65
1.4   Global Economy                                                                                             66
1.4.1    Robotics as Key Economic Enabler                                                         68
1.4.2    US Economy                                                                                            72
2. Industrial Robots Market Share and Market Forecasts  74
2.1   Robot Market Driving Forces                                                                         74
2.1.1    Robots Bring A New Industrial Revolution                                             77
2.1.2    Industrial Robot Target Markets                                                            82
2.1.3    Industrial Robots Third Wave Of Automated Process                            83
2.2   Ind ustrial Robot Market Shares 88
2.2.1 Industrial Robots Market Shares 88
2.2.2 ABB 90
2.2.3 Kuka 91
2.2.4 Fanuc 93
2.2.5 Denso 94
2.2.6 Kawasaki Robotics 94
2.2.7 Yaskawa 95
2.2.8 Mitsubishi Electric Corp. 96
2.2.9 Nachi Fujikoshi Corp. 96
2.2.10 Pari Robotics 97
2.2.11 Kuka / Reis Robotics 97
2.2.12 Automotive Robotics and Systems 98
2.2.13 Rockwell Automation 99
2.2.14 Schunk GmbH 100
2.2.15 Staubli International AG 100
2.2.16 Toshiba TM Robotics 101

 
2.2.17  Yamaha Robotics                                                                                  101
2.2.18  Comau                                                                                                  101
2.2.19  Epson                                                                                                    103
2.2.20  Industrial Robot Market Share Segment Shipments by Cell Size        104
2.2.21  Industrial Robot Market Installed Base                                               106
2.2.22  General Industrial Robot Markets                                                       110
2.2.23  Automotive Robot Market Shares                                                        111
2.2.24  Systems Body-In-White Market Shares,                                               113
2.2.25  SCARA Industrial Robot Market Shares,                                              114
2.3   Industrial Robot Market Forecasts                                                              115
2.3.1    Industrial Robots Market Unit Forecasts                                              120
2.3.2    Robotic Trends                                                                                      122
2.4   Industrial Robots Market Segments                                                            124
2.4.1    Industrial Robot Market Forecasts, Market Segments: Automotive, Body In White, Food, Beverages, Packaging, Metals, Heavy Machinery, Plastics And Rubber, And Solar / Other            125
2.4.2    Automobile Industry Industrial Robots                                                 127
2.4.3    Robot Density in Automotive and General Industry                             128
2.4.4    Industrial Robot Market Forecasts, Market Segments: Welding, Painting, Material Handling, Logistical, Packaging, Palletizing                                                  130
2.4.5    Industrial Paint Robots                                                                         132
2.4.6    Industrial Paint Robot ROI                                                                    132
2.4.7    Industrial Robot Market Forecasts, Market Segments: Welding
Segments,       133
2.4.8    Industrial Robot Market Forecasts, General Manufacturing and Other
Segments        135
2.4.9    Industrial Robot Market Forecasts, Market Segments: Articulated, Cylindrical, Cartesian, And Scara                                                                                                    136
2.4.10  Articulated Industrial Robots                                                               136
2.4.11  Industrial 6-Axis, 5-Axis, and 4-Axis SCARA Robots                             137
2.4.12  Cartesian Industrial Robots                                                                  138
2.4.13  Advanced Industrial Robotics Market Penetration                              148

 
2.4.14  Industrial Robot Welding                                                                     151
2.4.15  Yaskawa Motoman Robotic Welding and Cutting                               152
2.4.16  Industrial Robot Palletizing                                                                  153
2.4.17  Robotics End User Trends                                                                    156
2.4.18  Foxcomm Doubles Total Robotics Installed Base                                158
2.4.19  Industrial Robot Automated Material Handling                                  158
2.5   Industrial Robots ROI                                                                                   159
2.6   Industrial Robots Pricing                                                                              163
2.7   Industrial Robots Regional Market Segments                                             166
2.7.1    US                                                                                                          169
2.7.2    Europe                                                                                                  171
2.7.3    Asia Pacific                                                                                           171
2.7.4    Japan                                                                                                     172
2.7.5    Japan                                                                                                     173
2.7.6    Chinese Industrial Robots Market                                                        175
2.7.7    Leading Chinese Mainland Industrial Robot Players                           181
2.7.8    Chinese Industrial Robot Companies                                                   183
2.7.9    ABB Developing Markets Opportunities                                               184
3. Industrial Robot Product Description                            188
3.1   Robotic Manufacturing Equipment                                                              188
3.1.1    ABB                                                                                                       190
3.1.2    Kawasaki Robotics                                                                                190
3.1.3    Kuka Automotive Production Complexity                                             191
3.1.4    Yaskawa Motoman                                                                               191
3.1.5    Fanuc                                                                                                    192
3.1.6    Global Industrial Robotics Market Segmentation                                193
3.2   ABB                                                                                                               193
3.2.1    ABB Process Industry Control Robots                                                   194
3.2.2    ABB Comprehensive Range Of Robots                                                 196
3.2.3    ABB IRB 120 For Flexible And Compact Production                             196
3.2.4    ABB IRB 140                                                                                          198
3.2.5    ABB IRB 140 Small, Powerful And Fast 6-Axes Robot                          198

 
3.2.6    ABB IRB 6660 For Press Tending                                                          199
3.2.7    ABB IRB 6650S Full Vertical And Horizontal Stroke Motion                202
3.2.8    ABB IRB 360 FlexPicker™                                                                     204
3.2.9    ABB IRB 5500 – FlexPainter                                                                 206
3.2.10  ABB IRB 5500 – FlexPainter                                                                 208
3.2.11  ABB Material Handling Robots                                                            210
3.2.12  ABB IRB 1200 Material Handling And Machine Tending                    210
3.2.13  ABB Power IRB 7600 Built To Handle Work-Pieces Weighing 500 kg 212
3.2.14  ABB Symphony Plus                                                                              214
3.2.15  ABB IRB 2600ID Arc Welding                                                               215
3.2.16  ABB IRB 1520ID Lean Arc Welder                                                        218
3.2.17  ABB IRB Cost of Ownership Reductions                                               219
3.2.18  ABB YuMi                                                                                             220
3.2.19  ABB YuMi Robotic Co-Worker                                                             221
3.2.20  ABB Human - Robot Collaboration                                                      222
3.2.21  ABB Human - Robot Collaboration                                                      223
3.2.22  ABB YuMi Dual Arm Robots                                                                 223
3.3   Kuka Robots                                                                                                  227
3.3.1    Kuka LBR IIWA                                                                                      230
3.3.2    Kuka LBR IIWA 7 R800                                                                          230
3.3.3    Kuka LBR IIWA 7 R820                                                                          231
3.3.4    Kuka KR 5 ARC                                                                                      233
3.3.5    Kuka KR 16 L6-2                                                                                    234
3.3.6    Kuka KR 5-2 ARC HW Specialist Arc Welding                                       235
3.3.7    Kuka KR 16-2 F for Tasks In The Glass Industry                                    237
3.3.8    Kuka KR 16-2 CF For Industry Including the Cleanroom                      238
3.3.9    Kuka KR 90 R2700 PRO (KR QUANTEC PRO)                                        239
3.3.10  Kuka KR 40 PA Palletizing Robot                                                          241
3.3.11  Kuka 120 R3200 PA                                                                              242
3.3.12  Kuka 1000 1300 TITAN PA                                                                    242
3.3.13  Kuka 1000 L950 TITAN PA                                                                    243
3.3.14  Kuka Customer Production Focus                                                         244

 
3.3.15  Kuka Robots in the Industry                                                                 250
3.3.16  Kuka Robots in the Food Processing Industry                                       251
3.3.17  Kuka Automation in Agriculture                                                           253
3.4   Fanuc                                                                                                            256
3.4.1    Fanuc ARC Mate                                                                                   256
3.4.2    Fanuc LR Mate Series                                                                           261
3.4.3    Fanuc F-200iB                                                                                       262
3.4.4    Fanuc M-1iA                                                                                         263
3.4.5    Fanuc M-2iA                                                                                         264
3.4.6    Fanuc M-3iA                                                                                         266
3.4.7    Fanuc M-10iA                                                                                       267
3.4.8    Fanuc M-20iA                                                                                       269
3.4.9    Fanuc M-410iA                                                                                     271
3.4.10  Fanuc M-410iC                                                                                     272
3.4.11  Fanuc M-420iA                                                                                     273
3.4.12  Fanuc M-430iA                                                                                     273
3.4.13  Fanuc M-710iA                                                                                     275
3.4.14  Fanuc M-900iA                                                                                     278
3.4.15  Fanuc M-900iB                                                                                     280
3.4.16  Fanuc M-2000iA                                                                                   282
3.4.17  Fanuc Paint Robots                                                                               283
3.4.18  Fanuc R-1000iA                                                                                    284
3.4.19  Fanuc R-2000iB                                                                                    285
3.4.20  Fanuc R-2000iC                                                                                    289
3.4.21  FANUC                                                                                                  295
3.4.22  Fanuc Vegetable Sorting Robot                                                            295
3.4.23  FANUC Robodrill DiA5 Series                                                               296
3.5   Denso Wave                                                                                                 298
3.5.1 Denso HS-G Series 299
3.5.2 Denso HM-G Series 301
3.5.3 Denso VM-G Series 303
3.5.4 Denso VS-G Series 305

 
3.5.5 Denso New VS-G Series 307
3.5.6 Denso VP-G Series 313
3.5.7 Denso XR-G Series 315
3.6   Yaskawa Motoman                                                                                       318
3.6.1    Yaskawa Motoman Arc Welding Robots                                              318
3.6.2    Yaskawa Motoman 7-Axis Robotic Welding Arm                                319
3.6.3    Yaskawa Motoman Spot Welding Robots                                            327
3.6.4    Yaskawa Motoman Assembly Robots                                                   335
3.6.5    Yaskawa Motoman Material Cutting Robot                                        356
3.6.6    Yaskawa Motoman Die Casting Robots                                               365
3.6.7    Yaskawa Motoman Dispensing Robots                                                373
3.6.8    Yaskawa Motoman Machining Robots                                                 388
3.6.9    Yaskawa Motoman Material Removal Robots                                    420
3.6.10  Yaskawa Motoman Press Tending Robots                                           425
3.6.11  Yaskawa Motoman Robots for Warehouse Distribution Centers        445
3.6.12  Yaskawa Motoman Machine Tending Robots                                     447
3.6.13  Yaskawa Motoman Robotic Palletizer Models                                    479
3.6.14  Yaskawa Motoman Part Transfer Robots                                            484
3.6.15  Yaskawa Motoman Robots for Primary and Secondary Packaging     517
3.6.16  Yaskawa Motoman Clinical Lab Robots                                               517
3.6.17  Yaskawa Motoman Analytic Specimen Capabilities                            518
3.6.18  Yaskawa Motoman AutoSorter™                                                         519
3.6.19  Yaskawa Motoman Painting Robots                                                    520
3.6.20  Yaskawa Motoman Robot Painting to Specifications                          521
3.7   Stäubli Robotics: Innovative SCARA and 6-Axis Robots And Software
Solutions                                                                                                               538
3.7.1    Staubli TP80 Fast Picker Robot                                                             539
3.7.2    Staubli TS40 SCARA robot                                                                     544
3.7.3    Staubli TS60 SCARA robot                                                                     545
3.7.4    Staubli TS80 SCARA robot                                                                     546
3.7.5    Staubli TX40 6-Axis Industrial Robot                                                    547
3.7.6    Staubli TX2-40 6-Axis Industrial Robot                                                 548

 
3.7.7    Staubli TX60 6-Axis Industrial Robots                                                   549
3.7.8    Staubli  TX2-60 6-Axis Industrial Robots                                               550
3.7.9    Staubli TX90 6-Axis Industrial Robot                                                    551
3.7.10  Staubli TX2-90 6-Axis Industrial Robot                                                 552
3.7.11  Staubli RX160 6-Axis Industrial Robot                                                  553
3.7.12  Staubli TX200 6-Axis Heavy Payload Robot                                          554
3.7.13  Staubli TX340 SH Industrial Robot                                                        555
3.7.14  Staubli Painting Robots                                                                        556
3.8   Logistics Services Robots                                                                              557
3.8.1    Amazon Kiva Mobile-Robotic Fulfillment System                                557
3.8.2    Swisslog WarehouseRunner for Storage and Retrieval: Increase
Efficiency Throughout the Warehouse                                                                         557
3.8.3    C&D Robotics ATL Automatic Truck Loading                                       558
3.8.4    Motoman Robotic Truck Unloading and Mixed-Case Depalletizing    559
3.8.5    Yaskawa Motoman Packaging                                                             563
3.8.6    Yaskawa Motoman Palletizing                                                             565
3.9   Adept Technology Inc.                                                                                  567
3.9.1    Adept SCARA Robot - Adept Cobra ePLC800 Inverted SCARA 4-Axis
Robot               567
3.9.2    Adept Parallel Robot (Delta Robot): Adept Quattro ePLC800H           568
3.9.3    Adept Six-Axis Robot - Adept Viper ePLC850                                       569
3.9.4    Adept Linear Modules - Adept Python                                                 571
3.10 Aurotek Corp.                                                                                               572
3.10.1  Aurotek Automation & Robotics                                                          572
3.10.2  Aurotek Actuator                                                                                  573
3.10.3  Aurotek Motion Controller                                                                   573
3.11 Axium Inc.                                                                                                     574
3.11.1  Axium Palletizing Solutions  - Axium IxOFlex – Scalable                     574
3.11.2  Axium IxOFlex – T – Tissue Palletizing Solution                                   576
3.11.3  Axium EOP – End of Press Robotic Palletizing                                     577
3.11.4  Axium RRFlex – Rail Mounted Palletizing Solution                              578
3.11.5  Axium ROP – Mixed Load Palletizing                                                   579

 
3.11.6  Axium WrapBotic – Palletizing and Wrapping Solution For Unstable
Loads               581
3.11.7  Axium Depalletizing Solutions: Axium DP500 Sorter – Robotic Folding
Carton Sorter  582
3.11.8  Axium DP240 – Layer Depalletizer                                                      583
3.11.9  Axium DP500 Feeder – Robotic Folding Carton Feeder                      584
3.11.10 Axium CIS – Case Measuring & Inspection System                            585
3.11.11 Axium Case Packing Solutions: Axium BD-X-65 – Tissue Box Collating
Solution           586
3.11.12 Axium CP-4X – Case Packer 4 axis                                                     587
3.11.13 Axium CP-6X – Case Packer 6 Axis                                                     588
3.11.14 Axium MP900 – Mixed Case Packing                                                 589
3.12 Daihen Corp.                                                                                                590
3.12.1  Daihen FD-V6 STANDARD ARC WELDING ROBOT                               590
3.12.2  Daihen FD-V6L Long Reach Arc Welding Robot                                  592
3.12.3  Daihen FD-B4 Through-Arm Cable ARC Welding Robot                      594
3.12.4  Daihen FD-B4L EXTENDED REACH THROUGH-ARM CABLE ARC
WELDING ROBOT                                                                                                         597
3.12.5  Daihen FD-H5 Compact ARC Welding Robot                                       600
3.12.6  Daihen FD-V20 LONG REACH ARC WELDING ROBOT                         603
3.13 Ellison Technologies.                                                                                    605
3.13.1  Ellison Bulk Mail Handling                                                                   605
3.13.2  Ellison Robot Swing Boom                                                                    606
3.13.3  Ellison Tilt/Rotate Table                                                                       607
3.13.4  Ellison Headstock/Tailstock                                                                  608
3.13.5  Ellison Index Tables                                                                              609
3.13.6  Fanuc/Ellison Vision                                                                             610
3.13.7  Ellison Gripper Systems                                                                        611
3.14 Mitsubishi Electric Corp.                                                                              612
3.14.1  Mitsubishi Vertical Type Robots                                                          612
3.15 Nachi Fujikoshi Corp.                                                                                    619
3.15.1  Nachi SRA100/166/210/166L/120EL                                                    619

 
3.15.2  Nachi SRA166/210-01A                                                                        620
3.15.3  Nachi SRA100H/SRA133HL                                                                   621
3.15.4  Nachi SRA100B/100J                                                                            622
3.15.5  Nachi Arc Welding NB/NV Series                                                         623
3.15.6  Nachi SC series SC700                                                                          623
3.15.7  Nachi SC series SC500                                                                          624
3.15.8  Nachi SC series SC400L                                                                        625
3.15.9  Nachi MC350/MC280/MC470P                                                           626
3.15.10 Nachi SC series SC400LC                                                                    627
3.15.11 Nachi ST133CF/166CF/210CF-01                                                        628
3.15.12 Nachi SJ80C-18D/24D, SJ120C-28D/28S                                             629
3.15.13 Nachi Compact and Super Fast Robot - MZ04                                   630
3.15.14 Nachi MZ07 - the World's Fastest Lightweight, Compact Robot       631
3.15.15 Nachi ST210TP                                                                                    632
3.15.16 Nachi LP130/180/210-01                                                                    633
3.15.17 Nachi MR35/50                                                                                   634
3.15.18 Nachi MR20/20L                                                                                 635
3.15.19 Nachi MC35/50/70                                                                             636
3.15.20 Nachi MC20/MC10L                                                                           637
3.15.21 Nachi MC12S                                                                                      638
3.15.22 Nachi SRA100/166/210/166L/120EL                                                  639
3.16 Epson Robots                                                                                                640
3.17 Pari Robotics                                                                                                 645
3.17.1  Pari Gantry Robots                                                                               645
3.17.2  Pari Portal Robots                                                                                646
3.17.3  Pari Robot Transporters                                                                       648
3.18 Reis Robotics                                                                                                648
3.18.1  Reis VERTICAL ARTICULATED ARM                                                     648
3.18.2  Reis Linear Kinematics                                                                         650
3.18.3  Reis Horizontal Articulated Arm                                                          652
3.18.4  Reis Hybrid Kinematics                                                                        654
3.18.5  Reis ROBOTSTAR VI – THE STAR AMONG ROBOT CONTROLS           657

 
3.19 Rockwell Automation Inc.                                                                             657
3.19.1  Rockwell Robotic Solutions                                                                  657
3.19.2  Rockwell Packaging                                                                              658
3.19.3  Rockwell Cartoner                                                                                659
3.19.4  Rockwell Case Packer                                                                          661
3.19.5  Rockwell Horizontal Flow Wrapper                                                     663
3.19.6  Rockwell Vertical Form, Fill & Seal                                                      664
3.19.7  Rockwell Material Handling                                                                666
3.19.8  Rockwell Conveyors                                                                             668
3.19.9  Developments by Cisco and Rockwell Automation                              669
3.19.10 Rockwell Palletizing                                                                            671
3.19.11 Rockwell Sortation                                                                              674
3.19.12 Rockwell Factory Machines                                                                676
3.20 Schunk GmbH                                                                                               678
3.20.1  SCHUNK Mobile Gripping Systems.                                                      678
3.20.2  SCHUNK Clamping Technology                                                            679
3.20.3  SCHUNK Gripping Systems                                                                   679
3.21 Toshiba Machine TM Robotics                                                                     680
3.21.1  Toshiba Machine TM SCARA THP550                                                  680
3.21.2  TM SCARA THP700                                                                               681
3.21.3  TM SCARA TH1050A                                                                             682
3.21.4  TM SCARA THL1000                                                                             683
3.22 Yamaha Robotics                                                                                          684
3.22.1  Yamaha YK600XGL                                                                               685
3.22.2  Yamaha YK500TW                                                                                686
3.22.3  Yamaha YK1200X                                                                                 687
3.22.4  Yamaha YK1000XGS                                                                             688
3.22.5  Yamaha YK1000XC                                                                               689
3.23 Kawasaki Robotics                                                                                        690
3.24 Universal Robots                                                                                           692
3.25 MIT Autonomous Gardener Equipment Mounted On The Base of a Roomba
696

 
4. Industrial Robot Technology                                           699
 
4.1 SCARA Robots 699
4.1 Nanotechnology 701
4.2 Sensor Technology 701
4.2.1    Robot System Architecture                                                                   702
4.2.2    Automation Technology Replaces Manual Labor Tasks                       703
4.2.3    Behavior-Based Robotics                                                                      703
4.2.4    Proprietary Sensor Technology                                                            704
4.2.5    System Design & Architecture                                                             704
4.3   Welding Robots                                                                                            705
4.4   Material Handling Robots:                                                                           706
4.5   Painting Robots                                                                                            706
4.5.1    Paint Robots                                                                                          709
4.6   Plasma Cutting Robots:                                                                                712
4.7   Robotic Assistants: Co-Robots                                                                      712
4.7.1    Low-Cost Robots Baxter, UR5 and UR10 for Small And Medium
Business (SMEs)                                                                                                            713
4.8   Industrial Robots Degrees-Of-Freedom                                                       717
4.8.1    Motion characteristics                                                                         717
4.8.2    Continuous Path Robots                                                                        718
4.8.3    Accuracy and repeatability                                                                   718
4.9   Robotics and Automation Scope and Standards                                          718
4.9.1    Use Of Standard Industrial Robots                                                       720
4.9.2    IEEE Standards Initiatives Affecting Industrial Robots                         721
5    Robot Company Description                                         722
5.1   ABB Robotics                                                                                                722
5.1.1    ABB and IO Deliver Direct Current-Powered Data Center Module     733
5.1.2    ABB / Validus DC Systems DC Power Infrastructure Equipment         734
5.1.3    ABB Technology                                                                                    736
5.1.4    ABB Global Lab Power                                                                          738
5.1.5    ABB Global Lab Automation                                                                 739
5.1.6    ABB Strategy                                                                                         739

 
5.1.7    ABB Global Leader In Power And Automation Technologies               754
5.1.8    ABB Power Products                                                                             755
5.1.9    ABB Power Systems                                                                              756
5.1.10  ABB Customers                                                                                     756
5.1.11  ABB Partners                                                                                        758
5.1.12  ABB Discrete Automation and Motion                                                 760
5.1.13  ABB Low Voltage Products                                                                   761
5.1.14  ABB Process Automation                                                                      762
5.2   Adept Technology                                                                                         763
5.2.1    Adept Technology Leading Provider Of Intelligent Vision-Guided
Robotics          767
5.3   American Robot Corporation                                                                       768
5.4   Anhui Efort Intelligent Equipment                                                               769
5.5   Apex Automation                                                                                          770
5.6   Arotech                                                                                                         772
5.6.1    Arotech's Power Systems Division (APSD)                                            772
5.7   Apex Automation and Robotics                                                                    773
5.8   Association for Advancing Automation (A3)                                                775
5.9   Aurotek                                                                                                         775
5.9.1    Aurotek's Training and Simulation Division (ATSD)                             776
5.9.2    Aurotek Target Markets                                                                       776
5.10 Axium                                                                                                            777
5.11 BAE Systems                                                                                                 779
5.11.1  BAE Systems Organization                                                                   780
5.11.2  BAE Systems Performance                                                                   781
5.11.3  BAE Systems Key Facts                                                                         782
5.11.4  BAE Systems Strategy                                                                           783
5.11.5  BAE Systems Operational Framework                                                 784
5.11.6  Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)                                                       784
5.11.7  BAE Systems Risk Management                                                           784
5.12 Changzhou Mingseal Robotic Technology                                                   787
5.13 Daimler AG/Mercedes-Benz                                                                        789

 
5.13.1  Daimler AG Revenue                                                                            789
5.14 Denso Wave **                                                                                             790
5.14.1  Denso Development Network                                                              794
5.15 DJI Innovation                                                                                               797
5.16 DMG Mori Ellison Technologies**                                                               798
5.16.1  DMG Mori Ellison Technologies Brings Mastery Of Advanced
Manufacturing Technology                                                                                          799
5.17 Durr                                                                                                              800
5.18 EBZ                                                                                                                801
5.19 ECA Robotics                                                                                                 801
5.20 Elbit Systems                                                                                                 803
5.20.1  Elbit Systems Principal Market Environment                                      805
5.20.2  Elbit Systems                                                                                        806
5.21 Epson                                                                                                            808
5.21.1  Epson Automation on Assembly Lines Using Robots                            813
5.22 Evatran Group                                                                                              814
5.23 Fanuc                                                                                                            815
5.23.1  FANUC Corporation                                                                              825
5.23.2  Fanuc Revenue                                                                                     827
5.23.3  Fanuc Joint Venture With General Electric in the FA field                  829
5.24 Fiat / Comau                                                                                                 830
5.25 Fuji Heavy Industries                                                                                    832
5.25.1  Subaru Automotive Business                                                                834
5.25.2  Subaru of America                                                                               835
5.26 GSK                                                                                                                835
5.27 Harbin BOSHI Automation                                                                            836
5.28 Harbin Haier & HIT Robot Technology                                                         838
5.29 Harmonic Drive Systems                                                                              839
5.29.1  Applications for Harmonic Drive products:                                         840
5.29.2  Harmonic Drive Servo Actuators                                                         841
5.29.3  Harmonic Drive Gearheads                                                                 841
5.29.4  Harmonic Planetary® Gearhead                                                          841

 
5.30 HuaHeng Welding                                                                                        842
5.31 Hyundai Heavy Industries                                                                             843
5.32 International Federation of Robotics (IFR)                                                   844
5.33 Kawasaki Robotics                                                                                        846
5.34 Kuka                                                                                                              848
5.34.1  KUKA Dominant Customer Segment, Automotive Industry                 849
5.34.2  Kuka Revenue                                                                                       851
5.34.3  Kuka Competition                                                                                 854
5.34.4  Kuka Innovative Technology                                                                 856
5.34.5  Kuka Well Positioned With A Broad Product Portfolio In Markets With
Attractive Growth Prospects                                                                                         856
5.34.6  Kuka Strategy                                                                                       857
5.34.7  Kuka Corporate Policy                                                                          859
5.34.8  Kuka Customers                                                                                    865
5.34.9  KUKA Acquires 51% of Reis Robotics                                                   867
5.34.10 Kuka Positioning in Robotics and Systems                                          868
5.35 MESNAC                                                                                                       870
5.36 Mitsubishi                                                                                                     871
5.36.1  Mitsubishi Electric Corp.                                                                      872
5.37 Nabtesco                                                                                                       874
5.38 Nachi Fujikoshi Corp.                                                                                    875
5.38.1  Nachi Fujikoshi Business                                                                       878
5.39 National Institute of Standards and Technology                                          882
5.40 Osaka Transformer Company OTC / Daihen                                               883
5.40.1  Daihen Innovative Technology                                                             884
5.40.2  Daihen                                                                                                  884
 
5.41 Panasonic                                                                                                     885
5.41.1  Sanyo                                                                                                    885
5.41.1  SANYO 2011 Sales Of Solar Photovoltaic Systems                               886
5.41.2  Panasonic / Sanyo Solar Ark                                                                 889
5.41.3  Panasonic /Sanyo Solar Stone Brewing Company
Reference Account                                                                                           891

 
5.41.4  Panasonic / Sanyo Solar LumenHAUS Reference Account                   892
5.41.5  I  nSpec / SANYO                                                                                   893
5.41.6  SANYO and InSpec Group Partnership Generates
Multiple Solar Installations in Oregon                                                             893
 
5.42 Pari Robotics                                                                                                894
 
5.43 Pedsco                                                                                                          895
 
5.44 Re2, Inc                                                                                                         896
5.44.1  Re  Leading Developer                                                                        900
5.44.2  Re2 Forerunner High Speed Inspection Robot                                     902
5.44.3  Re2 ForeRunner RDV                                                                           903
5.44.4  Re2 HST - High-Speed Teleoperation                                                   903
 
5.45 ReconRobotics                                                                                              904
5.45.1  ReconRobotics Tactical, Micro-Robot Systems                                    905
 
5.46 Reis Robotics                                                                                                906
5.46.1  Reis Robotics Foundry Systems, Laser Applications, Arc Welding, And
Photovoltaics  907
5.46.1  Reis Robot Systems And Process-Oriented System Solutions               907
 
5.47 Rethink Robotics                                                                                           907
 
5.48 Robosoft                                                                                                       908
 
5.49 Robotic Industries Association (RIA)                                                            909
 
5.50 Rockwell Automation                                                                                   910
5.50.1  Rockwell Automation Operating Segments                                         912
5.50.2  Rockwell Automation Long-term Strategy                                           913
5.50.3  Rockwell Automation Acquisitions                                                       915
5.50.4  Rockwell Automation Profile                                                               916
 
5.51 Schunk GmBH                                                                                               917
 
5.52 Shanghai STEP Electric                                                                                 917

 
5.52.1  Step Industrial Automation, Electric Drive, Energy, And Environmental
Protection       918
 
5.53 Shenzhen Jasic Technology                                                                           920
5.53.1  Jasic Integrated Welding Solution Provider                                         921
5.53.2  Jasic Integrated Welding Solution Target Markets                              921
5.53.3  Jasic Integrated Welding Solutions                                                      923
 
5.54 Shibuya Seiki                                                                                                 924
5.54.1  Shibuya Kogyo Pharmaceutical Application Examples                        925
5.54.2  Shibuya Kogyo Robotic System For Handling Soft Infusion Bags         927
5.54.3  Shibuya Kogyo Robotic Cell Culture System "CellPRO"                       927
5.54.4  Shibuya Kogyo Robotic System For Leaflet & Spoon Placement         927
5.54.5  Shibuya Kogyo Robotic Collating System                                             929
5.54.6  Shibuya Kogyo Automated Aseptic Environmental Monitoring System
930
 
5.55 SDR Tactical Robot                                                                                       931
 
5.56 SIASUN Robot & Automation                                                                        932
 
5.57 Stäubli
933
5.57.1  Stäubli Industrial Robots                                                                      934
5.57.2  Stäubli Controllers                                                                               934
5.57.3  Stäubli Software                                                                                   934
5.57.4  Typical applications of Stäubli robots                                                  934
5.57.5  Staubli International AG                                                                       936
 
5.58 Tangshan Kaiyuan Group / Tangshan Kaiyuan Welding (TKSW)                  938
 
5.59 Thyssen                                                                                                         939
 
5.60 Toshiba                                                                                                         940
5.60.1  Toshiba Machine                                                                                  940
5.60.2  TM Robotics Europe                                                                             941
5.60.3  TM Robotics Americas                                                                         942

 
5.61 Universal Robots                                                                                           942
 
5.62 VDE                                                                                                               943
 
5.63 Yamaha                                                                                                         944
5.63.1  Yamaha Robotics                                                                                  947
 
5.64 Yaskawa                                                                                                        948
5.64.1  Yaskawa Revenue                                                                                 949
5.64.2  Yaskawa Business                                                                                 951
5.64.3  YASKAWA Electric Motion Control                                                       952
5.64.4  YASKAWA Electric Robotics                                                                  953
5.64.5  YASKAWA Electric System Engineering                                                953
5.64.6  YASKAWA Electric Information Technology                                         953
5.64.7  Yaskawa / Motoman                                                                            953
5.64.8  Yaskawa Motoman                                                                               954
 
5.65 Selected Robot Companies                                                                           955
5.65.1  Selected Robot Companies                                                                  980