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ABB builds and buys to grow robotics capability

Meet YuMi, the world's first “truly collaborative” dual-arm industrial robot. Swiss engineering and technology giant ABB says YuMi is designed to expand the reach of automation in small-parts assembly.

ABB formally introduced YuMi at last week’s Hannover Messe industrial technology trade fair in Germany, at the same time announcing the acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, of local firm Gomtec GmbH