Recycling Veteran Brent Hildebrand Joins AMP Robotics

By |June 7th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AMP Robotics Corp. (“AMP”), a pioneer in artificial intelligence (“AI”) and robotics for the recycling industry, today announced the hire of industry veteran Brent Hildebrand as managing director of enterprise sales. In this role, he is responsible for sales and business development into new geographies and expanded applications within the recycling industry. “Our [...]

AMP Robotics Introduces AMP Cortex, an AI Guided Dual Robot System for the Recycling Industry

By |May 18th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Two high performance robots from AMP Robotics can quickly sort, pick and place recycled materials at 160 pieces per second, increasing productivity for the recycling industry. The robots are part of the company’s AMP Cortex dual robot system that’s focused on material recovery in municipal solid waste, electronic waste, and construction and demolition, according [...]

How recycling robots have spread across North America

By |May 8th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Over just a few years, robotic sorting has gone from a gee-whiz laboratory curiosity to a key technology in a number of different types of facilities. After compiling data from major robot providers, Resource Recycling estimates over 80 robots are either working or have been purchased in the U.S. and Canada. They’re sorting residential [...]

Robots that can sort recycling

By |April 17th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] RoCycle can detect if an object is paper, metal, or plastic. CSAIL researchers say that such a system could potentially help enable the convenience of single-stream recycling with lower contamination rates that confirm to China's new recycling standards. Credit: Jason Dorfman Every year trash companies sift through an estimated 68 million tons of recycling, [...]

Recycling Robot Learns Through System of Touch

By |April 11th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] April 11, 2019       Adam Conner-Simons, MIT CSAIL Every year, trash companies sift through an estimated 68 million tons of recycling, which is the weight equivalent of more than 30 million cars. A key step in the process happens on fast-moving conveyor belts, where workers have to sort items into categories such as paper, plastic [...]