Posts Tagged ‘ robotics ’

Carnegie Mellon Teams Up With YKK AP to Develop Window-Installing Robots

Aug 12th, 2020

As labor shortages hang over the construction industry, builders and contractors ponder how they might use the latest technologies to replace human functions. Five years ago, around 20% of builders reported they had begun to tinker with technologies like drones and 3D printers. Since then, robots have surfaced doing everything from installing studs, drywall and […]

Closing the Door on the Decade and Opening a Window to the Next

Jan 13th, 2020

The new year is officially here and as the door and window industry ramps up for a brand new decade, [DWM] took the time to grab the top stories from the past ten years and learn what those in the industry predict for the next ten. Reflecting on the past and looking to the future, […]

Construction Robotics on the Rise

Jul 25th, 2019

As labor shortages continue, two recent studies indicate that the global construction robotics industry is set to fill in. With promises for increased efficiency, safety and productivity, robotic technologies also reduce expenses, data suggests. According to a report by Transparency Market Research (TMR), the global market for construction-related robotics is projected to reach a value […]

GPAD Focuses on Reducing Labor Costs through Automation

Apr 1st, 2019

The labor shortage is impacting all facets of the doors, windows, and glass and glazing industry. This reality, paired with the desire for increased efficiencies and safety, is driving the rise of automation. At the 2019 Glass Processing Automation Days (GPAD) Conference, held last week in San Antonio, companies highlighted ways automation can save time […]

July Newscast: Robotics and Automation

Jul 12th, 2018

Robotics has been a major industry buzzword for the past few years, but to what extent is it being used? DWM’s July newscast examines this topic with raw numbers and concrete examples. Youtube Link