COMAU AND TECNOMATIC JOIN FORCES TO DELIVER CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY FOR ELECTRICAL MOTOR AND TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY
The partnership complements Comau’s offer covering the entire production lifecycle from design and validation up to manufacturing systems and aftersales support
Grugliasco (Turin), July 23, 2020 - Comau, a global leader in the development of advanced systems and products for the industrial automation sector, has signed a multi-year partnership with Tecnomatic, an Italian automation provider specialized in advanced hairpin stator technologies. Integrating Tecnomatic's expertise and patented hairpin technology - from prototype co-design and development all the way to the insulation of stator slots and the forming, twisting, and welding of hairpins - within Comau's comprehensive electrification portfolio allows for a complete offering which encompasses rotor, stator, inverter, transmission assembly, and testing. This partnership confirms Comau's commitment to cutting-edge solutions that help its customers address emerging market needs through the complete lifecycle, including after-sales support of the production system.
Combining their respective strengths, the companies offer customers a double benefit: a single source for fully-integrated electrical motor and transmission assembly solutions, as well as access to an engineering approach designed to meet current and future production needs. The jointly-developed systems are modular, scalable, cost effective, and digitally enabled.
"This partnership is part of a strategic long-term vision. It underscores our commitment to spearheading innovation within the electrification field and is based on shared objectives and complementary competencies," explained Ennio Chiatante, Global Business Development - Electrification at Comau. Gian Carlo Tronzano, Electrification Technical Fellow, who is in charge of the project's technological development added, "By combining Comau's proven know-how and Tecnomatic's patented, best-practice hairpin technologies, we reinforce our ability to provide the market with powerful turnkey solutions for the entire electrical motor and transmission assembly process."
"We believe it is truly a "win/win/win" agreement, not only in joining our respective expertise, but also in giving great support to our present and potential customer needs. Tecnomatic, thanks to more than 20 years of experience in hairpin stator technology, is convinced that our offer is a 100% match with Comau's competencies and global presence, allowing us to support both OEMs and Tier1s in the automotive environment and more," emphasized Paolo Datore, Business Development Manager for Tecnomatic.
Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation products and systems. Its portfolio includes technology and systems for electric, hybrid and traditional vehicle manufacturing, industrial robots, collaborative and wearable robotics, autonomous logistics, dedicated machining centers and interconnected digital services and products able to transmit, elaborate and analyze machine and process data. With over 45 years of experience and a strong presence within every major industrial country, Comau is helping manufacturers of all sizes in almost any industry experience higher quality, increased productivity, faster time-to-market and lower overall costs. The company's offering also extends to project management and consultancy, as well as maintenance and training for a wide range of industrial segments. Headquartered in Turin, Italy, Comau has an international network of 7 innovation centers, 5 digital hubs, 8 manufacturing plants and employs more than 9,000 people in 14 countries. A global network of distributors and partners allows the company to respond quickly to the needs of customers, no matter where they are located throughout the world. Through the training activities organized by its Academy, Comau is also committed to developing the technical and managerial knowledge necessary for companies to face the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0.