Automation Evolves on the Construction Site

Development and use of automation technologies continues to grow in the construction industry as a means of improving safety, efficiency and productivity.

OEM Off-Highway and sister website conducted interviews with various manufacturers and experts while at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 to discuss the evolution and future of automation in construction.

B&R Industrial Automation Corp. leverages its expertise in software solutions to bring them to the construction industry. Its platform, Automation Studio, enables the company to develop more advanced solutions quicker.

Aaron Kleingartner with Doosan talks about the recently launched Concept-X, which focuses on existing technology that can enable autonomy in the future.

Eohan George with SkyMul explains how the company's solution is helping automate the rebar tying process using drones.

Built Robotics is developing fully autonomous heavy equipment by retrofitting existing equipment (using hardware and sensors) to enable full autonomy.

Topcon technologies, like sensor platforms, integrate into construction equipment to improve capabilities of a product, enhance contractors' capabilities to run these machines more effectively, and helps OEM and contractors reach new markets.