Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Robotics specialists Universal Robots and MiR open new robotics hub in Denmark

May 21, 2024
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Inside the new joint UR & MiR headquarters during the grand opening. (Photo by Steffen Stamp, provided by Universal Robots)

Universal Robots and AMR manufacturer MiR opened their new 215,000 sq. ft. joint headquarters in Odense, Denmark. Partners from UR and MiR’s global ecosystems attended the event, including NVIDIA and Siemens, with whom Teradyne Robotics and its companies have recently announced several collaborations.

“The launch of this new headquarters marks a significant milestone for Teradyne Robotics as we bring together two leading companies in robotics innovation,” says Ujjwal Kumar, group president of Teradyne Robotics. “We will now have the optimal environment to evolve our technological capabilities, which are already in high demand.”

Commenting on the new robotics hub, Jean-Pierre Hathout, president of MiR, noted that the new headquarters is designed to foster innovation, providing the perfect setting for the companies’ teams to develop automation solutions.

The grand opening included a panel discussion featuring Deepu Talla, vice-president of Robotics and Edge Computing of NVIDIA, Rainer Brehm, CEO of Siemens Factory Automation and Ujjwal Kumar, group president of Teradyne Robotics. The panellists reportedly discussed the use of physical AI across industries, underscoring the transformative power of advanced automation for businesses and workplaces.

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