Boothroyd Dewhurst Inc. will host an international forum on design for manufacturability June 17-18 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Newport, RI. Among speakers will be representatives from Hewlett-Packard, Raytheon, Harley-Davidson, and Visteon. Topics will include automatic assembly, product development metrics, modularization, process manufacturing, and supplier collaboration.
Unlike industrial robots, which suffered a slight overall slump in 2012, service robots continue to be increasingly in demand. The majority are used for defense, such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); and agriculture, such as milking robots.
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