Robotics Industry News
KMT Robotic Solutions and Edge Automação Form Alliance to Offer Robotic Routing and Milling Solutions in South America
Shape Process Automation Posted 07/23/2010
“There are many customers in Brasil and elsewhere in South America that can benefit from the robotic routing and milling technology that KMT Robotic Solutions has developed”, said KMT Robotic Solutions President Kevin McManus. “KMT working with Edge provides these customers with the best of both worlds; availability of world class technology combined with cost effective local system build and support.”
“As Edge Automation is a company dedicated to the advancement of industrial processes, this relationship with KMT Robotic Solutions in Brazil will be very positive for the market”, said Gustavo Uhlig, Edge Automação Director. “KMT prefers partners that have local knowledge combined with a broad automation background that can work with them to determine what automation makes the most sense and then implement the best solution. Edge offers that for the Automotive and General Industrial customers in South America.”
KMT Robotic Solutions was formed in December of 2006 with the union of KMT Cutting Systems in Ronneby, Sweden and Robotic Production Technology in Auburn Hills, Mich. KMT Robotic Solutions has more than 3,500 robots installed around the world and more than 25 years experience developing, designing, building, servicing and supporting robotic cutting, trimming and cleaning solutions for manufacturing customers. With direct and relationship partners located in Europe, the Americas, China, and Japan, KMT is strategically positioned to serve the global market.
EDGE Automação is located in Jaraguá do Sul - Santa Catarina. The company develops, designs, integrates and supports manufacturing process equipment, proposing rational solutions compatible with specific needs to meet market requirements for excellence in quality and productivity. Edge fits the solution to the needs of their customers using appropriate combinations of Industrial Automation, Robotics, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Manipulators, and Control Technology.