ROS-Industrial Consortium Membership March 2018

ROS-Industrial Consortium Membership March 2018

3M, ABB, ADLINK, AF ManTech, Airbus, Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC), BA Systemes, Bastian Solutions, Blue Workforce, Boeing, Bosch, BMW, Caterpillar, Cognex, Comau, Erle Robotics, Edison Welding Institute, FH Aachen - University of Applied Sciences, Fraunhofer IPA, Fraunhofer IPK, Fraunhofer IML, FZI, GKN Aerospace, GL Research, Hanwha Techwin, Harting, IDEXX Laboratories, INESC TEC, Intelligrated, IT Robotics, CNR - ITIA, Joeannum Research, John Deere, Keba, Lely, M8M, Magna, Institut Maupertuis, Nanyang Technological University, NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology, NRC-CNRC, University of Texas at Austin - Nuclear Robotics Group, Open Robotics, Pilz, PlusOne Robotics, PPM, Rensselaer Center for Automation Technologies and Systems, Republic Polytechnic (RP), SCS - Super Computer Systems, Siemens, Stratasys, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Synapticon, Tardec, Tony Robotics, Tokyo Opensource Robotics Kyokai (TORK),  Tormach, Traclabs, TU Delft, Vetex, UniTech, Wolf Robotics, Yaskawa

3M

Website: https://www.3m.com
Type: Multinational Conglomerate Corporation

Notes: Produces more than 55,000 products, including: adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, personal protective equipment, dental and orthodontic products, electronic materials, medical products, car-care products,electronic circuits, healthcare software and optical films. 3M has operations in more than 65 countries including 29 international companies with manufacturing operations and 35 companies with laboratories.
source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3M

ABB

Website: https://www.abb.com
Type: Robot OEM Manufacuturer
ROS Wiki page: http://wiki.ros.org/abb
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/ros-industrial/abb

Notes: ABB is a leading supplier of industrial robots and robot software, equipment and complete application solutions. We’re at home in 53 countries and have installed more than 300,000 robots, supported by the broadest service network and offering in the industry
source: http://new.abb.com/products/robotics

Website: https://www.adlinktech.com/
Type: Manufacturing Multinational Company

Notes: ADLINK Technology provides leading edge computing in the age of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). ADLINK is a global company with offices located in Taipei, Taiwan; San Jose, California, USA; and multiple locations in Germany and China.
source: https://www.adlinktech.com/

Air Force ManTech

Website: https://www.dodmantech.com/mantechprograms/airforce/
Type: US DoD

Notes: Agile manufacturing technologies with a focus on flexible, low-rate production.
source: website in the above link.

Airbus

Website: http://www.airbus.com/
Type: Multinational Corporation

Notes: Airbus is a European multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells civil and military aeronautical products worldwide. In addition to its primary civil aeroplane business, the company has two divisions for other products and services: Defence and Space and Helicopters, the latter being the largest in its industry in terms of revenues and turbine helicopter deliveries.
source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airbus

Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre

Website: https://www.a-star.edu.sg/artc
Type: Singapore Government Agency

Notes: ARTC is a platform built upon strong partnerships across the supply chain: complemented by technical support from research institutes and academia.
source: website in the above link.

BA Systèmes

Website: https://www.basystemes.com/en/
Type: System Integrator

Notes: BA Systèmes designs, integrates and maintains intralogistics systems with AGV (Automated Guided Vehicle). Based on 40 years of experience in mobile robotics and the adoption of an open innovation approach as driver of growth, our automated handling and storage solutions offer efficiency and performance to the logistics processes of warehouses and production plants
source: website in the above link.

Bastian Solutions

Website: https://www.bastiansolutions.com/
Type: System Integrator

Notes: Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company, is an independent material handling and robotics system integrator providing automated solutions for distribution, manufacturing, and order fulfillment centers around the world.
source: website in the above link.

Blue Ocean Robotics

Website: https://blue-ocean-robotics.com/
Type: System Integrator

Notes: Specialized in developing new generations of robots for the global market in our RoBi-X partnership program. The development is done in cooperation with strategic partners, which typically have a strong market position. While Blue Ocean Robotics takes care of the development and technology, the RoBi-X partner engages in global sales, service and production.
source: website in the above link.

Blue WorkForce

Website: http://blueworkforce.com/
Type: OEM
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/Blueworkforce

Notes: Building robots for the next generation - Ragner Robot
source: website in the above link.

Boeing

Website: http://www.boeing.com/
Type: MNC
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/boeing

Notes: Boeing designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide
source: website in the above link.

Bosch

Website: https://www.bosch.com/
Type: OEM
ROS Wiki page: http://wiki.ros.org/bosch-ros-pkg
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/bosch-ros-pkg
https://github.com/BoschSensortec
https://github.com/bsinno

Notes: Robert Bosch LLC provides technology and services for mobility solutions, industrial technology, consumer goods, and energy and building technology sectors.
source: website in the above link.

BMW

Website: https://www.bmw.com/en/index.html
Type: OEM

Notes: Manufactuer that currently produces automobiles and motorcycles.
source: website in the above link.

Caterpillar

Website: https://www.caterpillar.com/en.html
Type: MNC
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/ros-industrial

Notes: Caterpillar designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network.
Caterpillar contributes thru FTP projects and code is hosted by ros-industrial
source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caterpillar_Inc.

Cognex

Website: https://www.cognex.com/
Type: OEM
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/HumaRobotics/modbus

Notes: Cognex produces vision systems, software, sensors, and industrial barcode readers used in manufacturing automation
source: website in the above link.

Comau

Website: http://www.comau.com/
Type: Robot OEM Manufactuer
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/CNR-ITIA-IRAS/comau-experimental

Notes: Comau is an integrated company specialized in industrial automation. The company offers complete and comprehensive solutions, services, products and technologies to meet specific manufacturing needs for industries ranging from automotive, railway and heavy industrial to renewable energy and general industry.
source: website in the above link.

Erle Robotics

Website: http://erlerobotics.com/blog/
Type: OEM
ROS Wiki page: http://wiki.ros.org/Robots/Erle-copter
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/erlerobot

Notes: Erle Robotics create tools for developers in the robotics area motivated by their experiences (and struggles). Hardware and software that helped roboticists test and do their work without having to reinvent the wheel every single time they created a new robot.
source: website in the above link.

EWI (Edison Welding Institute)

Website: https://ewi.org/
Type: Non-Profit Organisation

Notes: EWI is a nonprofit engineering and technology organization dedicated to developing, testing, and implementing advanced manufacturing technologies for industry.
source: website in the above link.

FH Aachen - University of Applied Sciences

Website: https://www.fh-aachen.de/en/
Type: University

Notes: FH Aachen focuses on applied sciences. The competences are mainly in the future areas of energy, mobility, and life sciences
source: website in the above link.

Fraunhofer IPA

Website: https://www.ipa.fraunhofer.de/en.html
Type: Research Institute
ROS Wiki page: http://wiki.ros.org/Robots/cob3
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/ipa320

Notes: Fraunhofer IPA are supplemented by six business units: Automotive, Machinery and Equipment Industry, Electronics and Microsystems, Energy, Medical Engineering and Biotechnology and Process Industry. The focus of our strategic cornerstones is on sustainable projects with high industry participation.
source: website in the above link.

Fraunhofer IML

Website: https://www.iml.fraunhofer.de/en.html
Type: Research Institute

Notes: Fraunhofer IML works on all fields of internal and external logistics. Made-to-measure arranged teams create cross-industry and customer-specific solutions in the area of materials handling, warehouse management, supply chain management, simulation supported business and system planning and also traffic systems, closed loop economy, resources logistics, building logistics and e-business.
source: website in the above link.

Fraunhofer IPK

Website: https://www.ipk.fraunhofer.de/en/homepage/
Type: Research Institute
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/fraunhoferipk

Notes: Fraunhofer IPK application-oriented system solutions covering the whole spectrum of industrial usage – from product development, production processes, maintenance of investment goods, and product recycling to design and management of manufacturing companies. We also transfer production technology solutions to areas of application outside of industry such as transport and security
source: website in the above link.

FZI (Forschungszentrum Informatik)

Website: https://www.fzi.de/startseite/
Type: Research Institute
ROS Wiki page: http://wiki.ros.org/schunk_svh_driver
http://wiki.ros.org/schunk_canopen_driver
http://wiki.ros.org/fzi_icl_core
http://wiki.ros.org/marble_plugin
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/fzi-forschungszentrum-informatik

Notes: FZI focuses on applied research in information technology and technology transfer. Its task is to provide businesses and public institutions with the latest research findings in information technology. It also qualifies young researchers for their career in academics or business as well as self-employment.
source: website in the above link.

GKN Aerospace

Website: https://www.gkn.com/
Type: OEM

Notes: GKN Aerospace leads high performance metallic and composite structural engine components. Based on our diverse range of capabilities and close partnerships with the major aero-engine OEM’s GKN Aerospace is well positioned to lead the industry.
source: website in the above link.

GL Research

Website: https://gl-research.com/web/index.html
Type: Research
ROS Wiki page: http://wiki.ros.org/
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/gl-research

Notes: GL Research provides consulting and training services helping customers in the industrial, scientific and medical markets to augment their productivity, quality and efficiency levels. Aims to create a new generation of automation technology that allows us to integrate artificial intelligence with virtually all of the industrial robots, cameras, sensors and actuators in the market, enabling a new generation of quality control and manufacturing systems featuring human-like capabilities through partnerships
source: website in the above link.

Hanwha Techwin

Website: http://www.hanwhatechwin.com
Type: Company

Notes: Hanwha Techwin is a surveillance, aeronautics, optoelectronics, automations and imaging technology company.
source: website in the above link.

Harting

Website: https://www.harting.com/DE/en-gb
Type: OEM
ROS Repositories: MICA

Notes: The HARTING Technology Group is a leading global supplier of industrial connectivity technology for the three lifelines Data, Signal and Power.
source: website in the above link.

IDEXX Laboratories

Website: https://www.idexx.com/en/
Type: MNC
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/IDEXX

Notes: IDEXX Laboratoris is a leader in veterinary diagnostics, software, and water microbiology testing.
source: website in the above link.

Inesctec

Website: https://www.inesctec.pt/en
Type: Research Institute
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/inesc-tec-robotics

Notes: INESC-TEC study and develop robots, focusing mainly in industrial manipulators and mobile robotics.
source: website in the above link.

Open Robotics

Website: https://www.openrobotics.org/
Type: Non-Profit Organisation
ROS Wiki page: http://wiki.ros.org/
ROS Repositories: https://github.com/ros

Notes: Offers two open source products: ROS and Gazebo An independent non-profit organization founded by members of the global robotics community, to support the development, distribution, and adoption of open source software for use in robotics research, education, and product development.
source: openrobotics.org

To install:
ROS: http://www.ros.org/install/
Gazebo: http://gazebosim.org/