Toshiba Machine Co. Ltd. (Numazu, Japan) will change their corporate name to Shibaura Machine Co. Ltd. on April 1, 2020. TM Robotics, Inc. (Elk Grove Village, IL) the official distributor of Toshiba Machine robots for North and South America, EMEA and Australia, will continue to supply the company’s extensive range of six-axis, SCARA and Cartesian robots through their global distributor network – same robots, new name. Returning to their original name – the company was initially founded as Shibaura Machine Tool Co. in 1938 – Toshiba Machine’s name change will reflect their formal separation from the larger Toshiba Corporation in 2017. While they may be moving away from the name, Toshiba Machine aims for a seamless transition with no impact to business, customers or shareholders.
Sigma Labs Creates New Directed Energy Deposition Application
A partnership with Northwestern University expands in-process quality assurance technology across a broad array of 3d printing processes.
Combilift and Author Join Forces on New Kids’ Book
Award-winning Combilift and award-winning author, Emer Conlon, have produced a children’s storybook that features forklift heroes and teaches important values. The ‘combi-nation’ has the added benefit of educating young kids and their parents about the company’s equipment and the material handling industry.