Comau releases Android app for managing its robots

Comau has launched the latest version of a new app through which its industrial robots can be monitored and managed.  The app runs on smartphones and tablets using the Android operating system, and is called PickApp (screenshot below). Comau suggests smartphones and tablets could be a viable alternative to the traditional human-machine interfaces used in the … Continue reading Comau releases Android app for managing its robots

Comau partners with a number of robotics and automation integrators in South America

Industrial robotics and automation company Comau has signed up a range of new partners companies in South America.  In Brazil, Comau has signed up system integrator Mabru Automation. The Brazilian company was founded 10 years ago and is located in São Paulo. 

Comau unveils logistics robot

  Comau has launched a new logistics robot which looks similar to the growing number of autonomous platforms currently making their way into warehouses the world over.  Comau’s machine is called Agile 1500, and the company says it is the first model within the Comau automated guided vehicles platform. Comau says the Agile 1500 is … Continue reading Comau unveils logistics robot

Comau and Össur invest in Iuvo to build exoskeletons for industry

  Comau and Össur are investing a company called Iuvo, which is building an exoskeleton.  Iuvo is a spin-off company of the BioRobotics Institute, at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Italy, which is researching and developing products in the field of wearable technologies. The objective of Iuvo is to create wearable, intelligent and active tools … Continue reading Comau and Össur invest in Iuvo to build exoskeletons for industry

Comau partners with Siemens to digitalise robotics and automation in industry

  Comau has partnered with Siemens to meet the growing interest in Industry 4.0 digitalization solutions. The companies will combine their respective products and strengths to offer digitalisation solutions to enterprises. Comau will use its wide range of robot arms, while Siemens will offer its smart solutions for handling and processing with robots. 

Comau signs new partners in the US as it showcases its industrial robots in China

Comau is continuing on with its ambitious growth plan with the signing of two new partnership agreements in the US, and with the presentation of its industrial robotics and automation solutions at the World Robot Conference in China.  In California, Comau signed a partnership agreement with Valencia, California-based distributor Pacific Technical Products. Since 1985, PTP has … Continue reading Comau signs new partners in the US as it showcases its industrial robots in China

Comau signs up new robotics and automation partners in Greece and Argentina

Comau has signed deals with two new partner companies in Greece and Argentina.  In Greece, Comau has appointed the Nimac Group as its robotics distributor. Nimac (pictured above) is located in Thessalonikki, and started the production of horizontal panel saws in 1977. It is now said to be one of the top manufacturers in the … Continue reading Comau signs up new robotics and automation partners in Greece and Argentina

Comau provides glimpse into Maserati plant in Italy

Comau has provided RoboticsAndAutomationNews.com an insight into its production processes at the Torino, Italy plant of the prestige car marque Maserati.  Comau is part of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group, which also owns Maserati, along with a number of the world’s most famous and celebrated marques such as Ferrari and Alfa Romeo. In this picture … Continue reading Comau provides glimpse into Maserati plant in Italy

Comau agrees deal with Brazilian integrator MVB Automation

Comau has agreed a new partnership with MVB Automation in Brazil. Founded over 10 years ago, the company is a system integrator based in Camaçari, Bahia, with about 90 experts in the field of factory automation. MVB serves a variety of customers in general industry with robotics solutions, automation controls, process simulation and tooling. Comau … Continue reading Comau agrees deal with Brazilian integrator MVB Automation

Comau agrees new distribution partnership with South Korean company

​Comau has selected SNJ Robotics as an official distributor in South Korea. SNJ will offer the full robotics portfolio, representing the Comau brand and providing local customers with top level services. In a joint statement, the three key people involved in the deal say they are looking forward to “this important step for both companies”. 

Industry 4.0: Comau signs deal with EII to develop predictive maintenance solutions

Companies plan to jointly develop hardware and software solutions for the proactive maintenance of machines Engineering Ingegneria Informatica and robot-maker Comau have signed a global cooperation agreement to develop and market solutions for predictive maintenance based on modular hardware and software and designed to acquire and analyze field data – through the internet of things, and big data analytics.  … Continue reading Industry 4.0: Comau signs deal with EII to develop predictive maintenance solutions

Lucas presents Comau to France

Robotics and automation distributor Lucas is presenting Comau robots to its French market at an event this week. Lucas signed a deal with Comau as an official distributor of its robots in France. Lucas, is a long-established French company based in Bazas, and has been active for over 50 years in manufacturing and supplying linear axis and … Continue reading Lucas presents Comau to France

Comau signs Robotics Benelux as a new distributor

Comau, one of the biggest names in industrial automation, has signed a new deal with Robotics Benelux as one of its distributors. Beginning this month, and based in Geldermalsen, Robotics Benelux is going to market all Comau Robotics products and services in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Until now, the region was under the sales responsibility of Comau … Continue reading Comau signs Robotics Benelux as a new distributor

Exclusive: Comau has eyes on massive Asian market

  Exclusive interview with Maurizio Cremonini, head of marketing at Comau As many readers of Robotics and Automation News will know, Comau (Consorzio Macchine Utensili) is the Italian manufacturer of industrial robotic arms utilised by all the leading automakers in the world.  One of those automakers is the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Group, which happens to own Comau, as well as the famous Ferrari … Continue reading Exclusive: Comau has eyes on massive Asian market

Comau has installed 30,000 industrial robots worldwide

Comau says it currently has 30,000 robots installed worldwide. This puts the Italian robot manufacturer in our Top 10 list of industrial robot makers.  In exclusive comments to Robotics and Automation News, a senior executive at the Italian company provided the statistic as part of an extended interview. Maurizio Cremonini, Comau head of marketing, says: “We … Continue reading Comau has installed 30,000 industrial robots worldwide