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Fully automatic arc welding line from KUKA Systems at Gestamp

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The metal-forming and chassis specialists at Gestamp manufacture ladder frames for the VW plant in Hanover. The Gestamp plant in Bielefeld is now using a fully automatic arc welding system from KUKA Systems to ensure the highest quality, proven process reliability and high output with minimal manpower requirements.

Many wrenches make light work: KUKA flexFELLOW will provide assistance during drive train pre-assembly

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They have passed all of the tests and are now officially allowed to get to work at the VW plant in Wolfsburg, Germany: Since the beginning of 2016, a mobile micro-system called the KUKA flexFELLOW has been providing assistance to human colleagues during the series production of the Golf in Wolfsburg, Germany – without any protective fences whatsoever. The automobile manufacturer Volkswagen is implementing human-robot collaboration (HRC) at its vehicle manufacturing plant.

It just keeps shining and shining and shining…

“It just keeps going and going and going…” was a slogan used by Volkswagen back in the 60s and 70s to advertise the endurance of the immensely successful Beetle. Just like Volkswagen, LIMO puts a lot of emphasis on reliable, fault-free and highly durable technology: measurements have shown that an average laser module in the…