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Eureka Robotics’ Joint Development with Bridgestone Softrobotics Ventures

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🔖 Topics: Partnership

🏢 Organizations: Eureka Robotics, Bridgestone

We are pleased to announce Eureka Robotics’ joint development with Bridgestone Softrobotics Ventures: industry’s first “Grasp Anything” system!

How to grasp a wide variety of objects without any programming is the Holy Grail of Warehouse Automation. Eureka Robotics and Bridgestone Softrobotics Ventures, a Bridgestone Corporation company, have joined forces to fundamentally tackle this challenge.

Leveraging Soft Actuator technology, Bridgestone’s Soft Robot Hand is able to grasp a remarkably wide variety of objects while being tolerant to positioning uncertainties and collisions.

Read more at Eureka Robotics

Bridgestone Unveils Soft-Robot Hand for Package Handling

US Tire Factory Earns International Sustainability Certification

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🔖 Topics: Sustainability

🏢 Organizations: Bridgestone

Bridgestone’s factory here has become the first tire manufacturing facility in America to earn the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS recognition for its use of sustainable raw materials to replace synthetic rubber. Bridgestone Americas Inc. has set a goal of making its tires from 100-percent sustainable materials by 2050. “Step by step, we are working to overcome the technological and market barriers to fully sustainable and renewable tires made with bio-sourced and recycled materials,” says Nizar Trigui, chief technology officer and group president of Bridgestone Americas. “This ISCC PLUS certification is an important mile marker in our journey to become a leading sustainable solutions company.”

Read more at Assembly Magazine