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Collaborative robot maker Kassow Robots to make its Hannover Messe premiere

Collaborative robot manufacturer Kassow Robots will make its first appearance at the Hannover Messe event this year.

The technology trade fair takes place from 1 to 5 April 2019. It will be the first chance to visit the company’s own booth since Kassow’s market launch at Automatica in Munich last summer.

The Danish start-up will be attending Hannover Fair together with Project Automation & Engineering. The partner from Kranenburg, Germany, will showcase an automated banding application. 

Dieter Pletscher, head of sales at Kassow Robots, says: “We are very satisfied with how things have gone since our launch.

“The great interest in our 7-axis cobots at Automatica has resulted in a partner network spreading all over Europe. We will continue to expand this in the coming months.”

He adds that the feedback from the Kassow’s partners and customers has been “very positive, including from small and medium-sized businesses”.

They have found that the strength and flexibility of the 7-axis cobots make them a particularly cost-effective option for human-robot collaboration.

Additionally, Kassow Robots has expanded its production space at its headquarters in Kastrup, Copenhagen, since the turn of the year.

Kristian Kassow, founder of Kassow Robots, says: “The key stage of development is now complete and we are optimizing the manufacturing process.”

Kassow Robots has begun production of the first two cobot models – the KR 810 with a reach of 850 mm and a payload of 10 kg, and the KR 1205 with a reach of 1200 mm and a payload of 5 kg. Both models have 7 axes.

Production of the KR 1805, which has a reach of 1800 mm, a payload of 5 kg and 7 axes, will begin in the second half of 2019.

Kassow Robots will be at Hannover Messe, in hall H17, at booth E63, from April 1st to 5th.