Teradyne Executive Webinar
Automation: The Next Five Years – What You Need to Know
November 05, 2020
11 AM - 12 PM ET
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
This executive roundtable is presented and sponsored exclusively by Teradyne and its affiliated companies. This webinar is not open to additional sponsors.
A Roundtable Discussion with leaders from Teradyne and its Industrial Automation Group - AutoGuide Mobile Robots, Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots.
In today’s challenging environment, manufacturing & logistics firms are accelerating automation deployments into more and more applications, and expect to do so for many years. It’s up to automation experts, with an eye to the future, to help the industry address quickly evolving challenges with innovative automation solutions. With three of the most innovative and successful new automation companies in its Industrial Automation Group, Teradyne is in a unique position to take the long view required. This gives Teradyne and its robotics companies greater insight into big-picture industry needs that span technologies and applications. Join us for a roundtable discussion with the leaders of Teradyne’s robotics companies – AutoGuide, Mobile Industrial Robots and Universal Robots, along with Teradyne executive VP Walter Vahey – to understand the biggest challenges in the industry today and how to plan for the future.
- The biggest challenges and limitations in Industrial Automation today
- How these challenges can be solved in the future
- The role both hardware and software play today and in the future of robotics
AutoGuide Mobile Robots
AutoGuide Mobile Robots designs, develops and manufactures high-payload industrial autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for assembly, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution operations across multiple industries. AutoGuide’s Max-N10 and N15 modular AMR platforms are the industry’s most reliable and affordable natural feature guidance platforms with a growing number of application-specific configurations available, including tuggers, conveyor decks, car movers and pallet stackers. AutoGuide has a mobile robot R&D center located in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and a manufacturing facility in Georgetown, Kentucky. The company was acquired by Teradyne in November 2019.Click Here for More
MiR - Mobile Industrial Robots
Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) develops and markets the industry’s most advanced line of collaborative and safe autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) that quickly, easily and cost-effectively manage internal logistics, freeing employees for higher-value activities. Hundreds of mid-sized through large multinational manufacturers and logistics centers, along with several hospitals around the world, have already installed MiR’s innovative robots. Founded and run by experienced Danish robotics industry professionals, MiR is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, and in 2018, was acquired by Teradyne, the leading supplier of automated test equipment. As a first mover in the field, MiR has quickly established a global distribution network in more than 60 countries, with regional offices in New York, San Diego, Singapore, Frankfurt, Barcelona, Tokyo and Shanghai.Click Here for More
Teradyne brings high-quality innovations such as smart devices, life-saving medical equipment and data storage systems to market, faster. Its advanced test solutions for semiconductors, electronic systems, wireless devices and more ensure that products perform as they were designed. Its Industrial Automation offerings include collaborative and mobile robots that help manufacturers of all sizes improve productivity and lower costs. In 2019, Teradyne had revenue of $2.3 billion and today employs 5,500 people worldwide.Click Here for More
Universal Robots A/S
Universal Robots is the market leader in collaborative robots, having sold over 50,000 cobots. Since introducing the world’s first commercially viable cobot in 2008, UR has developed a product portfolio including the UR3, UR5, UR10, and UR16, reflecting each cobot’s payload in kg. Each model is supported by a host of plug-&-play end effectors, software, kits and accessories in the UR+ certification program, allowing for flexible redeployment of one robot into several diverse applications. Universal Robots is automating every manufacturing industry thanks to its quick setup and intuitive programming that allows frontline workers to become cobot operators and programmers. Headquartered in Odense, Denmark, UR operates out of US offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York, Dallas, Texas, and Irvine, California.Click Here for More
Rob Sullivan, President, AutoGuide
Søren Nielsen, President, Mobile Industrial Robots
Jürgen von Hollen, President, Universal Robots
Walter Vahey, Executive Vice President, Teradyne