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Universal Robots' President
Since creating the world’s first commercially viable collaborative robot in 2008, the Danish company has gone on to sell over 50,000 of its ‘cobots’ for use across a range of industrial uses, primarily in the manufacturing sector. President
“We are seeing strong and growing demand for our robots as awareness of the technology spreads across industry. Almost everywhere we operate we see the manufacturing sector facing considerable challenges - such as workforce shortages and supply chain disruption - which can be tackled through the use of collaborative automation. Post-pandemic, we also see businesses more open to questioning the way they work, looking for opportunities to make their businesses more resilient and improve the working lives of staff.”
Universal Robots has developed a platform model for its technology, similar to that used by smart phone manufacturers. Working with around 300 independent companies, it has spurred the development of a huge range of components and applications for use across industry, including sectors previously unautomated by cobots like welding and sanding.
Confident of ongoing demand for its technology, Universal Robots is now on course for further growth.
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About Universal Robots
Universal Robots aims to empower change in the way work is done using its leading-edge robotics platform. Since introducing the world’s first commercially viable collaborative robot (cobot) in 2008, UR has developed a product portfolio including the UR3e, UR5e, UR10e, and UR16e, reflecting a range of reaches and payloads. Each model is supported by a wide selection of end-effectors, software, accessories and application kits in the UR+ ecosystem. This allows the cobots to be used across a wide range of industries and means that they can be flexibly redeployed across diverse tasks. The company, which is part of
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