Hirebotics in the News


Weld Setting Optimization for Collaborative Robots

Welding Journal, AWS Publications - February, 2024

There are many videos showcasing how collaborative robots, or cobots as they’re commonly known, can weld. What is not always shown and less understood is how to maximize welding efficiency with cobots. Optimizing weld settings when using a cobot can increase productivity and quality and reduce costs.

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Hirebotics to Showcase New Products and Capabilities at FABTECH

PR Newswire - August 30, 2023

Hirebotics, the leading provider of collaborative robots for welding and Universal Robots' (UR) top OEM award winner for 2023, today announced that it will be showcasing several new products and capabilities at the upcoming FABTECH trade show in Chicago on September 11 -14, 2023. 

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Solving the Welder Shortage With Cobots

Welding Journal, AWS Publications - July 28, 2023

The skilled welder shortage is a global problem, but two companies overcame skepticism and embraced automation and robotics to bridge the gap between the number of welders needed and the number of available qualified welders.

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How to attract a new generation of welders with advanced technologies

The Welder - December 9, 2022

To boost the curb appeal of open welder positions, fabrication shops, and manufacturers inevitably need to invest in technologies that can upskill welders and tap into their curiosity and creativity. New solutions like welding cobots and dedicated apps democratize technology and lower the barrier of entry. 

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South Carolina Metal Fabricator Tackles Welder Shortage with Cobots

MetalForming Magazine - November 22, 2022

After some research, Moye and the Advanta Southeast team acquired a collaborative welding robot (cobot) from Hirebotics, Nashville, TN, to test it out. Hirebotics’ cobot welder uses an intuitive smartphone app that guides welders of all skill levels in enabling the cobot to work on any type of welding job in just minutes.

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Welding Robots Programmable with a Smartphone App

Automation World - June 22, 2021

The new Cobot Welder system from Hirebotics, featuring Universal Robots’ UR10e collaborative robot, can be programmed with Hirebotics’ Beacon smartphone app, eliminating the need for programming skills.

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Cobot Welder from Hirebotics includes all necessary hardware, software

The Fabricator - June 4, 2021

Hirebotics has introduced the Cobot Welder, Powered by BeaconTM, a simple-to-use collaborative robot welding system. Ready to use out of the box, the unit comes with all the hardware and software required for automated welding...

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Hirebotics’ New Cobot Welder, Powered by Beacon™, Delivers Advanced Robot Welding Via Easy-to-Use Smartphone Application

Businesswire - April 21, 2021

Hirebotics’ Cobot Welder, Powered by BeaconTM, is a complete, user-friendly collaborative robot (cobot) welding system that enables painless automated welding deployments. “The Cobot Welder is a major leap forward in easy-to-use welding automation that combines industrial grade robot welding functionality with consumer level ease-of-use and a phenomenal price point,” says Rob Goldiez, Cofounder and CEO, Hirebotics.

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Hirebotics Selects Universal Robots to Power the BotX Welder, Addressing Skilled Welder Shortage

Hirebotics BotX - August 26, 2019

Nowhere in manufacturing is the shortage of labor felt as urgently as in the welding sector, which is now facing an acute shortage of welders nationwide. The industry’s hiring challenge, combined with the struggle metal fabrication companies experience in producing quality parts quickly and in small runs, prompted Hirebotics to develop the BotX Welder

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ATI F/T Sensors Give Hirebotics a Better Feel for the Job

Robotics Tomorrow - April 25, 2019

Hirebotics understands that an automation solution is much more than purchasing new equipment. Their business model enables customers to hire a robot, trained and ready, to perform a job just as they would a contract employee.

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Michigan factory using robot workers in wake of U.S. labor shortage

NBC Nightly News - August 4, 2018

Pioneer Metal Finishing has hired two robots, paying them each an hourly wage, for labor-intensive jobs that once belonged to people.

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