Ilian Bonev, a robotics prof at the ÉTS in Quebec, blogged “The truth about Foxconns Foxbot industrial robots,” and included a 2008 Foxbot brochure which shows the specs for their entire robotics product line. Also included is a video showing a row of Foxbots handling, grinding and sanding what appears to be iPad back covers. Prof. Bonev thinks that with their present line-up of Foxbots, Foxconn won’t be able to meet Chairman Gou’s timetable to deploy 1 million robots by 2015 and in fact were only able to produce and install 15-30,000 Foxbots in 2012. The WSJ also reported on Foxconn’s lack of robot deployment progress in an article entitled: “Hon Hai Hits Obstacles in Push to Use Robots”. But, according to Liu Kun, a spokesman for Foxconn, “We have canceled hiring entry level workers, a decision that is partly associated with our efforts in production automation.” This is what Foxconn Chairman Gou said would happen when he began the massive robot deployment program in Foxconn factories.
Foxbot is born to serve todays industrial robotics revolution where most of the companies need precision work with high speed. All sectors of industry like automobile, food, packaging, aerospace, military, pharma now are installing robots to make production faster. The demand for the industrial robots will keep rising and with the same demand for robotics engineers. Foxbot corporation at Pune is 1st company in India to offer Foxbot Industrial robotics certification programs with in-house live Industrial robot. Foxbot Corporation is Affliated with Maharashtra Technical and Self-Employment Training Society(MTSTS) providing various Robotics Certification courses and Diploma Course.