Marie-France Rousseau

On 29 September Flanders Make will present the results of no less than six of its research projects in the application areas vehicles, machines and factories.

Peter Paulissen

This year, the Hannover Messe, which is the world's largest industrial trade fair, was completely dominated by Industry 4.0. Sirris was also present. We’ve picked out the most important trends and innovations for you.

Filiep Vincent
Bart Verlinden

Because of their many advantages, the use of industrial robots is long established in high-tech sectors such as automotive manufacturing. However, their drawbacks meant that they were not well known in other sectors or in SMEs. With the rise of cobots, however, this may change.

Jan Kempeneers

Purchases made by consumers over the internet are on the rise. Internet store Amazon is responding to this trend and supports its personnel in servicing their growing customer base by deploying robots in its US warehouses. They work at superhuman speed in synergy with the warehouse personnel.

Bas Rottier

The Flanders Institute for Logistics (VIL), in collaboration with Sirris, aims to use the ‘Cobots in Logistics’ project to help the logistics industry learn about and acquire practical experience of the potential of these flexible service robots.

Walter Auwers

Op 26 februari zakten meer dan honderd bedrijfsleiders en geïnteresseerden af naar onze vernieuwde technologiehal in Diepenbeek. Ze verkenden er de allernieuwste productietechnologie op de markt die automatisering mogelijk maakt voor kleine, hoogwaardige productseries. Grote publiekstrekker was de Baxter-robot, maar er viel (en valt) nog meer slimme technologie te ontdekken.In totaal investeerde Sirris 850.000 euro in de nieuwe bedrijfsinfrastructuur in Diepenbeek. 750.000 euro ging naar machines voor precisiebewerkingen op micronniveau en 100.000 euro naar robotica. Bedoeling is dat de