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Avnu Alliance welcomes Kuka Robotics, Schneider Electric


October 20, 2016
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

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Oct. 20, 2016 – Avnu Alliance, an industry consortium working to open standards deterministic networking through certification, is welcoming Kuka Robotics and Schneider Electric to the group. 

The addition of Kuka Robotics and Schneider Electric represents the “growing interest in [Time Sensitive Networking] across the industrial market as industrial automation continues to implement new standards and protocols,” said the consortium in a statement.

“Both Kuka and Schneider bring strong innovation and expertise in the industrial space. Their knowledge and ideas will provide multiple benefits to the expanding Avnu ecosystem,” said Gary Stuebing, president of Avnu Alliance.

Headquartered in Germany, Kuka Robotics is a global automation company that serves as a supplier of automation solutions. It offers a range of tailored solutions including robots, cells and large-scale systems for various industries.
 
Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management and automation who has provided industrial Ethernet solutions to customers since the mid-1990s.