Universal Robots Offers ‘ReAutomated’ Virtual Events on Enhancing Productivity

Cobot maker will focus on palletizing, machine tending, and welding applications.

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UR20 cobot demonstrates palletizing.
Universal Robots will explain how manufacturers can use its collaborative robots for palletizing, machine tending, and welding.

As market demands continuously change, increasing productivity is a challenge for businesses everywhere and across industries, noted Universal Robots A/S. The collaborative robotics leader is offering guidance from industry specialists, as well as customer case studies and product demonstrations in three virtual conferences in September and October.

Universal Robots claimed that its cobots can help manufacturers of all sizes boost their efficiency. The company said in a release that it will provide insights on how automation can help them be more competitive “in an unpredictable world.”

“If you are a manufacturing company and you want to raise productivity and stay competitive, automation has become an absolute necessity in today’s market,” stated Keith Fox, global director for industry segments at Universal Robots. “But a lot of people still have questions on how to get started, and that’s what we’ll be addressing in our upcoming ReAutomated events.”

“No matter if you’re a five-, 50-, or 500-people company, these conferences will provide you with the latest knowledge from our industry leading experts, giving you all the best tips to how you can boost your productivity with automation,” he said.

ReAutomated to focus on three applications

“ReAutomated: The virtual experience” events will focus on three applications within industrial automation: welding, machine tending, and palletizing. The events will be broadcast live from Universal Robots’ three Centers of Excellence across the globe.

  • Palletizing: Sept. 28 from Barcelona, Spain
  • Machine tending: Oct. 12 from Munich, Germany
  • Welding: October 26 from Novi, Mich.

The company said all three events are free to attend, and they will feature:

  • Talks with experts and industry leaders
  • Successful customer case stories
  • Live demonstrations of the latest UR20 robots
  • Live Q&A sessions with industry experts

Universal Robots provided more information and free registration at its website.

UR ReAutomated machine tending

UR cobots conduct machine tending operations. Source: Universal Robots

About Universal Robots

Founded in 2005, Universal Robots provides collaborative robot arms for a wide range of industries and education. The Odense, Denmark-based unit of Teradyne Inc. said it aims “to create a world where people work with robots, not like robots. “

Since introducing what it said was the world’s first commercially viable cobot in 2008, Universal Robots has developed products with a range of reaches and payloads. It has sold more than 75,000 cobots worldwide.

The company said an extensive ecosystem has grown around its technology, offering customers a wide range of innovative components, kits, and solutions to suit numerous applications. Universal Robots has over 20 offices globally, with its North America headquarters in Novi, Mich.

UR partner Robotiq explains the benefits of automated palletizing.

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UR20 cobot demonstrates palletizing.

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