Per Vegard Nerseth
As the Head of the Robotics Business Unit at ABB, Per Vegard is deep into the world of automation. Since he joined ABB in 2000, he has seen the robotics industry change quite dramatically—from some very high points to low points during tough economic times and then back again, his experience straddles it all.

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In robotics, ‘going small’ is becoming big.

For decades, robots were synonymous with large-scale automation in automotive factories around the world.

Feeding the hungry dragon

China manufacturing is full of staggering numbers. But they are only the beginning of the story.

Introducing YuMi, the world’s first truly collaborative robot

The explosive growth in demand for mobile electronics requires a new manufacturing paradigm. YuMi provides the solution.

Rise of the Automatons: ABB and the Evolution of Robotics

Robotics Industry in Context: Capgemini Consulting spoke to Head of ABB Robotics to understand more about robotics, their evolution and impact on operations

Managers of the future

Robots are having a huge impact on the economy and providing benefits beyond what was once imaginable--but also creating new challenges to overcome.

Robots and jobs, a nuanced issue

Judging by some of the headlines around the world it would be easy to conclude that robots are the source of our employment problems. The reality is far more nuanced.