Up until now, automation has been unthinkable for small companies. The robots available have been too expensive, too complex, and too difficult to integrate in production.
Bavarian 10-man production company, Thiele, shared this opinion. But faced with the challenge of extending its production without hiring extra workers, automation seemed the only solution.
In order to be relevant, the solution had to be affordable, extremely easy to operate, and mobile as Thiele needed to move it quickly from machine to machine.