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KUKA Robotics Debuts the Latest in Robotic Innovation at PackExpo Las Vegas 2009
KUKA Robotics Corporation Posted 09/28/2009Discover 3 NEW best-of-breed additions to the most innovative, versatile range of packaging and palletizing robots from KUKA Robotics in booth C-4443 at PACK EXPO Las Vegas, October 5th – 7th 2009
Clinton Township, MI – KUKA Robotics will debut the latest in robotic innovation for the packaging and palletizing market in front of 21,000 customers and buyers alongside 1,200 exhibiting companies at PACK EXPO 2009! The addition of the new KR 700 PA, KR 470 PA and the KR 300 PA round out KUKA’s inventive and versatile range of packing and palletizing robots, toting payloads ranging from 40kg up to 1300kg.
The new customer-solution inspired breed of palletizers utilize large working envelopes, maximize stacking heights, accommodate sizeable end of arm tooling, while employing useful centers of gravity with payloads of 300kg, 470kg and 700kg. The high performance capability of these new units make them the ideal solutions in the most rigorous palletizing and de-palletizing applications. Together with the growing KUKA Robotics System Partner Network, KUKA Robotics is providing new ways for customers to achieve higher throughput rates and efficiency through realistic, revolutionary solutions, using integrated operator control concepts and short cycle times to ensure substantial cost-savings.
The KUKA Robotics System Partner network is designed to mutually benefit each organization’s users by extending the way customers can access tailored solutions from experienced system partners with the major competitive and technological advantage of high precision KUKA robots. The KUKA Robotics System Partner Network includes experienced system builders, system providers, application specialists and expert robot integrators.
About the KUKA Robot Group
KUKA Robotics Corporation along with KUKA Roboter GmbH, Augsburg Germany (part of the KUKA Aktiengesellschaft group of worldwide companies), ranks among the world's leading suppliers of industrial robots and material handling vehicles. Core competencies include the development, production, and sale of industrial robots, controllers, software, linear units, and omniMove™ omni-directional motion platforms. KUKA robots are utilized in a diverse range of industries including the appliance, automotive, aerospace, consumer goods, logistics, food, pharmaceutical, medical, foundry and plastics industries as well as multiple applications including material handling, machine loading, assembly, packaging, palletizing, welding, bending, joining, and surface finishing. KUKA robots range from 5kg to 1300kg payloads, and 635mm to 3900mm reach, all controlled from a common PC based controller platform. KUKA is the market leader in Germany and Europe, and number three in the world. The KUKA Robot Group employs about 2,000 people worldwide. Of these, 1,200 are employed in Germany, either at the KUKA Robot Group headquarters in Augsburg, or at various subsidiaries. In 2008, sales totaled 474 million Euro. Twenty-six subsidiaries provide a presence in the major markets of Europe, the Americas and Asia. For more information contact KUKA Robotics at 866-873-5852 or visit their website at www.kukarobotics.com.
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