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Cobots vs Covid: Today’s Manufacturing Reality and Tomorrow’s New Normal

THIS WHITE PAPER discusses how manufacturers in many industries are leveraging collaborative robots (cobots) to create safe zones for workers returning to production lines.

Webinar: Flexible Palletizing Solutions with Collaborative Robots

Manufacturers in many industries face pressure to maximize productivity and minimize ergonomic risk to workers, and packaging at the end of the line is no exception. Universal Robots and Columbia/Okura will detail the scope of these challenges and present viable, cost-effective solutions led by collaborative robots that can safely work alongside people.

Case Study: Darex Finds Success with Cobot Box Erecting, Improves Efficiency 30%

Darex, a manufacturer of drill and knife sharpeners, solved their labor pool challenges in Ashland, Oregon, by deploying a UR5 collaborative robots in a multi-step box erecting application and screwdriving station. Watch how they redeployed their mobile set-up and achieved 30% efficiency gains.

Ebook: Getting Started with Cobots

Wondering how smart facilities are getting started with cobots? This e-book details ten critical parameters for developing successful collaborative automation solutions. These steps allow you to assess your facility and resources to find the most logical tasks for cobots to take on.

Case Study: Coty Cosmetics Saves over $500K with Mobile Cobot System

Coty is a worldwide cosmetics company behind such well-known brands as Sally Hansen, Rimmel and CoverGirl. At the company’s Maryland factory, eight Universal Robots on four mobile carts now automate the picking and packing of products at the powder presses. The mobile solution delivers $500,000 in annual savings while improving both quality inspection and the employee work environment.

Blog: Palletizing ROI

When considering a palletizing solution powered by UR cobots on your production line, calculating the return on investment is crucial to determine whether to make an investment or not. For those of you considering palletizing with collaborative robots from Universal Robots, this blog post has collected all the key information you need to make the calculation. You’ll be surprised how quickly a palletizing robot will make your investment worthwhile.

UR+ Kit: Rocketfarm Advanced Palletizing Application Kit

The certified UR+ ecosystem continues to reduce barriers to automation by launching Application Kits, designed to reduce recurring engineering time and speed along deployment for the most commonly sought Universal Robots applications. The Advaned Palletizing Application Kit by Rocketfarm is a flexible, customizable, and quick-to-install palletizing kit.

Academy Core Track & Palletizing Track

Eager to get acquainted with the fundamentals of cobots? There’s no better place to start than UR’s free, award-winning online academy. The Universal Robots Online Academy has certified over 90,000 cobot programmers, and the online course features a Palletizing Application Track following completion of the 90-minute Basic Track.

Product: UR’s Heaviest Payload Fully Collaborative Robot, the UR16e

Automate more end-of-line tasks with Universal Robots’ newest addition to its e-Series family, the UR16e. Boasting a 16kg payload and 900mm reach, the 16e allows packaging facilities to autonomously pick, package, and palletize a wider range of items and reaches than ever before.

Application Hub: Packaging and Palletizing

Late-stage differentiation and end-of-the-line tasks have never been easier to automate thanks to collaborative robots. Streamline your packaging and palletizing operation to be simpler, faster, and more efficient. Relieve workers from repetitive work and heavy lifting by automating your packaging and palletizing.