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Robodonien 2016: LBR iiwa give artists a helping hand at RWTH robot workshop  (23. Sep 2016)
From 16 - 18 September, KUKA was represented by the LBR iiwa at the Robodonien robot art festival. As part of a workshop at the Faculty of Architecture at RWTH Aachen University, visitors had the opportunity to generate foldable elements in a semi-automated process and add these to a larger structure. The collaborative lightweight robot can be programmed by humans using touch without the need for previous knowledge.
Fastems deepens cooperation with KUKA robotics to meet challenging customer demands  (21. Sep 2016)
Finnish factory automation systems manufacturer Fastems Oy Ab has announced that KUKA Robotics will be their premium supplier of robot solutions. From this step, the company expects to meet the high demands of their customers regarding the provided automation systems in a wide spectrum of industries.
Industry 4.0 goes global with KUKA and Flex  (20. Sep 2016)
Human-robot collaboration delivers results in Austrian projectLBR iiwa makes friends in the evolving industrial workspaceSelf-optimizing and Machine Learning systems gaining ground
Control Software KUKA.PLC mxAutomation 2.1 certified by PLCopen  (13. Sep 2016)
Controlling robot movements via a simple open PLC controller and in an environment known to the customer: the new KUKA.PLC mxAutomation version 2.1. software lets you do just that.  What is more, the usability of the software has been further enhanced, and new functions for Motion Control have been added. It was these new software blocks that opened the door to certification to PLCopen.
KUKA Robot Dances at 2016 Paralympic Opening Ceremony  (07. Sep 2016)
At the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games 2016 Timo Boll, KUKA brand ambassador for China, was carrying the German flag. Now, at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Opening Ceremony, a KUKA robot was dancing along with Amy Purdy from the USA, accompanied by a very special music of Sérgio Mendes.
KUKA robot mills oversized plastic pipes  (05. Sep 2016)
At Asset International in South Wales, a KUKA 120 R2700 extra HA robot, a KL 1500-3 T linear unit, and two KUKA MG 360 servomotors for the external rotational axis and the KUKA CNC controller relieve workers of strenuous milling tasks.
KUKA supports Tettnang School of Electrical Engineering  (02. Sep 2016)
Young people are particularly interested in robots. In partnership with the Tettnang School of Electrical Engineering, KUKA offers students the opportunity to gain experience in working with them.
KUKA at the 2016 K trade fair  (17. Aug 2016)
KUKA Robotics is focusing on application-oriented automation solutions at the 2016 K trade fair for plastics in Düsseldorf. In cooperation with system partners, the robot specialist from Augsburg has developed ready-to-use solutions. From 19 to 26 October 2016, these will be presented to trade fair visitors across an area of 250 square meters at Booth C49 in Hall 12.
Removing the barriers to success: KUKA robots work collaboratively with humans  (10. Aug 2016)
In a Ford Motor Company factory in Cologne, Germany, KUKA's LBR iiwa robot is helping to transform their production line into Industry 4.0 – the 4th industrial revolution – in which humans work hand-in-hand with robots and factories become smarter.
Automated machining of workpieces: KUKA robots as machine tools  (02. Aug 2016)
At Wieland Anlagentechnik GmbH, a KUKA robot from the KR QUANTEC series performs the handling and cutting of workpieces. The KUKA.mxAutomation interface to the Siemens CNC SINUMERIK 840D sl with Run MyRobot ensures simple operator control.
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