Seat shows off intralogistics robots at Spain factory

Automaker Seat, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, has been showing off its autonomous and collaborative intralogistics robots at its factory in Martorell, in Spain. 

The company uses 125 automated guided vehicles at the Martorell facility, and the robots share the workspace with 7,000 human employees.

As such, Seat – and others – call these vehicles collaborative robots, because they work alongside humans (video below).

The internal logistics robots were manufactured by a company called Kivnon. Other robotic and autonomous logistics vehicles at the Martorell plant are from Aristeril and Rari.

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Rethink Robotics agrees distribution deal with Aldakin Automation in Spain

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Aldakin Automation will distribute Rethink’s Sawyer throughout the country

Rethink Robotics has reached an agreement with Aldakin Automation to distribute its collaborative robots to the entire Spanish manufacturing market.

Fresh off the launch of its new Intera 5 software, which can coordinate a work cell from a single Sawyer robot, Rethink Robotics says it aims to help manufacturers across the globe improve automation and production tasks.  Continue reading Rethink Robotics agrees distribution deal with Aldakin Automation in Spain