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Deployment of easy-to-use cobots

By 4Manufacturing(R) 25/06/2020

thyssenkrupp Bilstein addresses labour shortage, expands production with fleet of universal robots

thyssenkrupp Bilstein was facing an increase in customer demands combined with fast-changing product requirements. The company needed to keep its manufacturing processes lean and flexible and could not grow at the desired rate by simply hiring more people. The manufacturer had also made a commitment to its existing workforce to decrease ergonomically unfavorable tasks. Aldo Albieri, Operations Manager at thyssenkrupp Bilstein, first discovered the potential of Universal Robots as he visited small family-owned machine shops where manufacturers with little or no robotics experience were automating even complex tasks with cobots...

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Robotics and Automation Production Efficiency Factory floor & Production systems Quality Management Flexible manufacturing