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BFW, Universal Robots to co-create robots for MSMEs

Our Bureau Bangalore | Updated on January 24, 2019 Published on January 24, 2019

Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd (BFW), a Bengaluru-based machining solution provider, has partnered with Universal Robots, a Danish robot maker and a leader in collaborative robots, to co-create robots for MSME sector.

Ravi Raghavan, CEO, Bharat Fritz Werner, said: “This partnership between the Danish robot maker and BFW will leverage the productivity in the MSME segment by integration of collaborative robots in manufacturing processes.”

Redifining process

“This aims to disrupt the traditional production set-up of MSME segment with top-notch automation solutions and will dramatically impact productivity, quality and working conditions.”

BFW and Universal Robots plans to redefine the production processes by deploying the robotic arms through modular, flexible and user-friendly integration solution platform — Arjun. Advanced and light-industrial robotic arms will dramatically impact productivity, quality and working conditions in MSME segment as it will automate and streamline repetitive industrial processes efficiently.

Creative potential

Pradeep David, General Manager, Universal Robots, South Asia, said: “By working closely with BFW with their CNC machines and automation services strength, we plan to support their network of over 40 offices. It will surely help evangelise Cobots, among the ‘Job Shops’ in India.”

Praful Shende, chief Sales and Marketing Officer, BFW, said: “Deployment of collaborative robot tech will help Indian companeies realise creative potential of their teams by engaging them in higher value-creation activities. BFW and Universal Robots alliance will act a major catalyst for these initiatives.”

Published on January 24, 2019
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