All in one system COMAU and B&R assimilate robotics into machine control

With the introduction of openROBOTICS, partners COMAU and B&R are opening up new dimensions of robotics integration for machinery and production lines. The solution is based on a full lineup of COMAU robots that handle payloads ranging from 3 to 650 kilograms.

With the introduction of openROBOTICS, partners COMAU and B&R are opening up new dimensions of robotics integration for machinery and production lines. The solution is based on a full lineup of COMAU robots that handle payloads ranging from 3 to 650 kilograms.


"With completely uniform programming for every component in the line - including the robotics - our customers around the world gain the full benefit of holistic approaches to operation, diagnostics and maintenance," says Tobias Daniel, head of sales and marketing at COMAU Robotics. "You won't find another solution like this on the market." Traditionally, robotics and machinery have always relied on separate controllers or gateways.

Perfectly synchronized
COMAU robots all over the world can now be completely and seamlessly integrated into machines and production lines equipped with B&R automation components. "The customer simply selects the desired COMAU robot in the Automation Studio engineering environment," explains Walter Burgstaller, B&R's European sales director. "With mapp technology, the robot can then be effortlessly incorporated in - and perfectly synchronized with - the machine's automation software. Conventional solutions with cumbersome interfaces will never achieve this kind of usability and performance."

About Comau

Comau is the worldwide leader in manufacturing flexible, automatic systems and integrating products, processes and services that increase efficiency while lowering overall costs. Headquartered in Turin, Italy, with an international network that spans 17 countries that employ more than 13,500 employees, Comau uses the latest technology and processes to deliver advanced turnkey systems that consistently exceed the expectations of its customers. Comau specializes in body joining & assembly, powertrain machining & assembly, robotics and maintenance, as well as advanced production systems and environmental services for a wide range of industrial sectors. The continuous development of its products and services enables Comau to lead the automation industry in meeting the unique requirements of each customer, and through all phases of the project - from design, implementation and installation, to production start-up and maintenance services.

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