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Cobots Adeptly Handle Fixed or Mobile Packaging Production

The strength of collaborative robots, whether in fixed positions or mobile, is their flexibility in handling different tasks.

Bob Sperber

December 23, 2020

This overview on cobots and mobile robots from Omron shows a variety of applications. Packaging-related ones highlighted include picking and placing rigid containers on a filling line and palletizing. Fixed or mounted on a mobile workstation, cobots can work side-by-side with human workers and without fencing. The same unit can be equipped with grippers from various suppliers to fit multiple applications.

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Bob Sperber

Bob Sperber is a writer and editor covering topics in packaging, manufacturing, and digital transformation since 1987. Reach him at [email protected] or 773-669-6529.

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