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CIMTEC Automation Selected as Universal Robots Distribution Partner for Southeast



CIMTEC Automation, LLC has been selected as Universal Robots' distribution partner for collaborative robots serving the U.S. Southeastern region. The partnership augments CIMTEC's automation components and will provide even more advanced automation tools to improve its customers' manufacturing quality and efficiency.

"We are excited about this new partnership with Universal Robots," said Dan Keenan, President of CIMTEC Automation. "Having built our reputation on providing state-of-the-art automation products and industry solutions, we are eager to bring this advanced robotic technology to our customers."

"We see a collaborative robot as a tool - one that can quickly be transitioned between automation tasks to streamline production planning," said Douglas Peterson, General Manager of Universal Robots Americas Division. "Flexibility in manufacturing involves the ability to deal with variation in volume, design and material handling as well as variations in the process sequences. We look forward to working with CIMTEC to bring these innovative tools to an even wider customer base in the Southeastern market."

Having a built-in safety system that enables a robot to stop operating if it comes into contact with an employee has long been the defining feature of collaborative robots. Universal Robots has expanded the term "collaborative" to include user-friendliness, the ability to quickly re-deploy and simple set-up. Whether it is adjusting to seasonal lines or to variation in co-packing lines, employees can teach these robots new moves as production schedules change.

For more information contact:

Universal Robots USA

5430 Data Court, Suite 300

Ann Arbor, MI

844-462-6268

ur.na@universal-robots.com

www.universal-robots.com

NC, SC, VA

CIMTEC Automation, LLC

3030 Whitehall Park Drive

Charlotte, NC 28273

877-524-6832 / 704-227-4600

www.cimtecautomation.com

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