Robotics firms show latest offerings at CIIF

Yuan Luhang
These days, robots can do everything from separating waste to producing cars to playing the piano.
Yuan Luhang

Nowadays robots act as helping hands in almost every industry, including auto manufacturing and logistics as well as waste separation. During the 21st CIIF, which opened today in Shanghai, four leading robot producers - ABB, FANUC, YASKAWA and KUKA - show off the latest in robotic applications.

Robotics firms show latest offerings at CIIF

Yumi is separating waste at the ABB booth during the 21st CIIF.

Robotics firms show latest offerings at CIIF

Yumi makes a customized watch.

Robotics firms show latest offerings at CIIF

ABB robots are sorting products for the logistics industry.

James Li, lead business manager, ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation in China, says the trend of mass customization in the manufacturing industry is inevitable and ABB will use the CIIF to show how it embraces this trend.

FANUC brought two collaborative robots that can play any song you choose from your music library.


Robotics firms show latest offerings at CIIF

FANUC robots are playing songs at the 21st CIIF.


At the booth of YASKAWA, four collaborative robots weld the body of a car. KUKA shows how a customized shoe can be made by its robots.

Robotics firms show latest offerings at CIIF

YASKAWA robots weld a car body.

Robotics firms show latest offerings at CIIF

A KUKA robot is making customized shoes.

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