MATE exoskeleton has been designed to improve work quality in an efficient and highly ergonomic manner by providing consistent and advanced movement assistance during prolonged overhead, as well as daily tasks.

Southfield, Michigan - March 9th, 2020 - Comau, a member of the FCA Group and global leader in advanced industrial automation products and solutions, will feature its MATE exoskeleton and Agile automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in booth #4089, hosted by our local distributor Pneumatic Automation at MODEX 2020. Taking place March 9-12 in Atlanta, MODEX is dedicated to showcasing key manufacturing and supply chain solutions and trends. Visitors to Comau's booth will discover the benefits of utilizing ergonomics and autonomous vehicles in their manufacturing and logistics facilities.

"We are excited to participate in MODEX 2020!" says Mark Anderson, Comau Head of Robotics and Automation Products North America. "It's an excellent opportunity to network and keep our finger on the pulse of new trends. This year we are showcasing our MATE exoskeleton and Agile AGVs. To learn more, visit us at Booth 4089."

MATE exoskeleton has been designed to improve work quality in an efficient and highly ergonomic manner by providing consistent and advanced movement assistance during prolonged overhead, as well as daily tasks. MATE is fully able to replicate any movement of the shoulder while adhering to the body like a "second skin". Developed in conjunction with IUVO and ÖSSUR, MATE is the first available product of a series of wearable technologies being commercialized by Comau.

Comau's Agile AGVs fully express its open automation design approach. Modular, scalable and completely re-configurable, the AGVs feature best in class payload to size ratio. Due to these characteristics, they can significantly facilitate core operations including just-in-time and just-in-sequence production, as well as optimized logistic flows inside the factory, improved warehouse management, and better overall production efficiency. The AGVs play a key role in the development of a new operating platform imposed by Industry 4.0. Comau AGVs can increase overall plant safety thanks to advanced security features, including an integrated laser scanner that stops them upon detection of an obstacle along their routes.

Pneumatic Automation is an automation distributor based in Pelham, AL. For over 20 years, they have provided competitively priced turnkey solutions to their customers in Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi, while maintaining a large local inventory. To learn more about Pneumatic Automation, please visit:

About Comau
Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation products and systems. Combining innovative engineering solutions with enabling technologies, Comau helps companies leverage the full potential of digital manufacturing.
In addition to a vast range of modular, flexible and highly-configurable products, Comau offers interconnected digital service solutions able to transmit, elaborate and analyze important machine and process data, thereby increasing efficiency for smart manufacturing. The full portfolio includes: joining, assembly and machining solutions for traditional and electric vehicles, robotized manufacturing systems, a complete family of robots with extensive range and payload configurations, autonomous logistics, and asset optimization services with real-time monitoring and control capabilities. The offering also extends to project management and consultancy, IoT services, and maintenance and training for a wide range of industrial segments.

Headquartered in Turin, Italy, Comau has over 45 years of factory-proven experience and an international network of 36 locations, 15 manufacturing plants and 5 innovation centers that span 17 countries and employ more than 9,000 people. A global network of distributors and partners allows the company to respond quickly to the needs of customers of all sizes, no matter where they are located throughout the world. Comau is also committed to improving human - machine collaboration by developing competencies through the formation of individuals and groups as part of its open automation approach. This includes hands-on training programs by Comau Academy that develop the technical and managerial competencies necessary to face the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0.

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