Month: September 2017

A3 reports best opening half for robotics

According to the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the North American robotics market had its best opening half ever to begin 2017, setting new records in order units, order revenue, shipment units and shipment revenue. In total, 19,331 robots valued at approximately $1.031 billion were sold in North America during the first half of 2017,… Continued

Abicor Binzel names district sales manager

Abicor - Andy Schuk

Abicor Binzel announced a new sales territory in the Midwest and Andy Schuk as the new district sales manager. Schuk’s district will stretch from the Chicago region to Wisconsin and western Michigan. He has more than 30 years of experience as a welding industry professional with positions at Bohler Welding, ESAB, Red-D-Arc and AirGas. Schuk… Continued

Yaskawa Motoman appoints VP of sales and marketing

Yaskawa - Doug Burnside

Yaskawa Motoman named Doug Burnside vice president of North American sales and marketing. Burnside will be responsible for establishing and executing strategic business direction to drive growth in the North American market as well as leadership for all sales and marketing activities. Joining Yaskawa Motoman in 2005, Burnside was previously vice president of customer satisfaction… Continued

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