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30 exhibitors partner with Universal Robots at Automate and ProMat

The characteristic light-blue jointed collaborative robot arms from Universal Robots (UR) will be spotted hard at work throughout Automate and ProMat 2019 in Chicago April 8 – 11.

More than 30 UR cobot exhibitors will demonstrate a total of 80+ collaborative robot applications: a testament to the wide range of tasks and solutions now automated by UR.

The cobots on display will handle vision-guided product inspection, pick parts off conveyors, ride on top of mobile robots while performing machine tending, perform live robotic sorting and induction into put walls and pouches, add 7th axis capabilities, hand giveaways to attendees, play golf on a putting green, and much more.

“We have successfully developed a rapidly expanding ecosystem around our collaborative robots,” says Stuart Shepherd, regional sales director of Universal Robots’ Americas division.

“Just walking the show floors, it will be immediately apparent how the fast and easy integration of UR cobots now drive both cobot-assisted OEM solutions and a host of new plug and play products certified for Universal Robots.”

Universal Robots has created the UR+ platform, an online showroom of software and accessories that have been tested and certified to work optimally with UR cobots.

From grippers to software, sensors, vision cameras, and accessories, Universal Robots+ is a collaboration between Universal Robots and the flourishing developer network.

The platform currently includes more than 140 certified UR+ products with 400+ companies in the commercial developer program, 22 of them exhibiting their certified UR+ product on UR cobots at Automate and ProMat.

Attendees visiting Universal Robots’ own Automate booth will also get a chance to experience the market leading cobots at UR’s vast, two-story booth featuring the company’s new flagship line of collaborative robots, the e-Series.