Universal Robots launches Universal Robots Academy offering free online training in robot programming
The market leader in collaborative robots has developed online training modules to further lower the automation barrier. The hands-on modules are offered free of charge, open to all, and built to deliver hands-on learning via interactive simulations to maximize user engagement.
Universal Robots to exhibit new packaging and palletizing applications at Pack Expo 2016
Pioneer of collaborative robots showcases new cobot-assisted, mobile packaging applications featuring vision-guided kitting and parts inspection
Universal Robots Denmark, Inventors of Collaborative Robots, launches in Sri Lanka
The pristine island of Sri Lanka with its serene Buddhist culture will make-way for a technology pit-stop for one of the world leaders in the concept of ‘collaborative Robotics’.
Teradyne Inc. Announces New Universal Robots President
Odense, – October 3, 2016 Universal Robots A/S (UR), a Teradyne company and the global leader in the collaborative robot market, today named Jürgen von Hollen President effective immediately. He succeeds Enrico Krog Iversen who relinquished the post in June 2016 to pursue other interests
World Robotics Report 2016 announces collaborative robots as market driver
Universal Robots welcomes new report that documents how “cobots” are now the hottest growth segment in industrial automation with forecasts showing no signs of slowing.
Universal Robots now certified for applications in cleanroom environments
Universal Robots’ lightweight collaborative robot arms can now be implemented in controlled environments: After successful tests in accordance with VDI 2083 Part 9.1, the international industrial guideline, the robot arms and the accompanying controller boxes have been awarded the certification for cleanroom applications by the international certification organization TÜV SÜD.
World renowned robot safety expert joins Universal Robots
Roberta Nelson Shea is Universal Robots’ new Global Technical Compliance Officer. She has chaired the U.S. National Robot Safety Committee for 23 years, spent 35+ years within manufacturing automation, and is recognized as a global authority on robot safety - most recently as Convenor of the ISO committee publishing technical specifications on risk assessments of collaborative robots.
Job well done campaign winners found
We are happy to announce the 3 winners of our Job well done campaign. We have chosen the winners by their creative suggestions on how to use the collaborative robot in their production.
Universal Robots hires Douglas Peterson as General Manager of Americas Region
Following rapid market expansion in the U.S., Universal Robots, is pleased to announce Douglas Peterson as General Manager. In his new position, Peterson will oversee operations in North and South America.
Universal Robots Opens New West Coast Headquarters in Irvine
The Danish pioneer of collaborative robots has chosen Irvine to headquarter its new Western division. The offices, located at 101 Pacifica in Irvine, will also feature a training and demonstration center for clients and partners. A large Open House event is planned for July 13, 2016.