my country is currently in a critical period of economic restructuring, transformation and upgrading. The country vigorously promotes the innovation-driven development strategy and actively implements the “Made in China 2025” action program.Robotand market demand for core components. In the first quarter of this year,Industrial RobotAnd the sales of core parts and components companies have grown rapidly, and with it, whether it is foreign brands or domestic brands, the supply of products is in short supply. It is foreseeable that in the next five years,industryrobotThe market will continue to grow.
according toChina Robot NetworkStatistics show that in 2016, the installed volume of industrial robots in my country was 85,000 units, a year-on-year increase of 28.7%. It is expected that the industry’s compound annual growth rate in the next five years will be about 19.8%, and the sales of industrial robots will reach 210,000 units in 2021.reducerservo systems, controllers and other markets will continue to maintain 20-30% growth.
Therefore, under the tuyere of intelligent manufacturing, robot companies have expanded and increased production, and seized the opportunity to seize the market.
KUKA starts construction of China’s second-phase plant
January 11, 2017, the world’s leading manufacturer of industrial robotskukaThe company held a grand groundbreaking ceremony for the second phase of the plant in China, announcing that it will increase its investment in China again, in order to better meet the needs of the Chinese market for industrialautomationdemand. The first phase of KUKA Robot China’s plant was successfully put into production in 2013, and within three years it achieved the goal of producing 5,000 units per year, becoming KUKA’s second largest robot assembly factory in the world. The second phase of KUKA Robotics China’s plant project will also be located in Songjiang, Shanghai, in order to continue to expand production capacity to meet the growing demand for automation solutions in the Chinese market and other Asian markets.
FANUC opens new factory in Japan
JapanFanucThe company announced an investment of 63 billion yen to build a new industrial robot factory in Chikusai City, Ibaraki Prefecture, which is expected to be officially put into operation in August 2018. When the new plant is put into operation, Fanuc’s overall monthly production capacity will be increased to 1.5 times the current level to 9,000 units. The new factory will increase production capacity while focusing on demand. In the early stage, it will produce 2,000 robots a month, and will eventually increase the monthly production capacity to 4,000 units. Fanuc’s overall production capacity is scheduled to increase to 11,000 units.
The new factory consists of two robot factories and machine processing factories, with a total construction area of about 160,000 square meters. It will be completed in May next year.
YASKAWA Electric’s Shenyang Phase III Plant started construction
On May 8, YASKAWAmotor(Shenyang) Co., Ltd. held the groundbreaking ceremony for the third phase of the factory. Servo production capacity has been upgraded again. Yaskawa (Shenyang) was founded in June 2008, and the first factory was established in June 2010 to start production. It is the manufacturing base of Yaskawa servo devices, motors, control machines and related parts. The number of existing employees has reached more than 1,200 people. In 2012, benefiting from the growth of the automation market in industries such as smart phones and robots, the company’s orders were in short supply, and the construction of the second factory was started in November 2012. As of April this year, the cumulative production volume of Yaskawa (Shenyang) has exceeded 2 million sets, making it one of the most important production bases in the Yaskawa Group.
It is also reported that Yaskawa (China) Robot Co., Ltd. located in Wujin High-tech Zone has added a total investment of 44.2 million US dollars for Yaskawa Phase II project. According to earlier news, the second phase of the project will cover 72 acres of land, which will be used to expand the production capacity of industrial robots, which will be increased from the existing 500 units/month to 1,000 units/month by 2018.
ABB opens new base in Chongqing, China
abbThe company will open in Chongqing, China in 2017 called “applicationABB hopes to capture the demand for automation in the inland areas of China, where investment opportunities for economic development are increasing. ABB is currently advancing preparations for the opening of the application center. The area of the center will reach thousands of square meters, and it will actually set up industrial robots, equipped with sales staff and technical support engineers, etc. ABB currently has the same bases in Qingdao and Zhuhai on the coast of China. The application center in Zhuhai is planned to be implemented in 2017 Relocate and scale up.
Mitsubishi Electric opens new Changshu plant
According to a report on the “Nihon Keizai Shimbun” website on February 6, Mitsubishi Electric will build a new plant at its Changshu plant in Jiangsu.machine toolDouble the production capacity with motors and CNC units. The new plant covers an area of about 33,000 square meters and is similar in size to the existing plant. The estimated investment is about 2 billion yen (about 17.7 million US dollars), and it strives to start production in 2017.
Kawasaki opens Suzhou plant
Kawasaki Heavy Industries has started production of small and medium-sized general-purpose robots at its Suzhou plant in Jiangsu. Until now, such robots have been exported from Japan to China.Used in the assembly of electric motors, electronic equipment and grinding automobile relatedmechanicalIn terms of robots for parts, the company has newly established a production line with an annual production capacity of 2,000 to 3,000 units. The overall production capacity of the Suzhou plant will be expanded by 20 to 30 percent.
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