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Universal Robots hosts first virtual cobots exhibition in APAC

Universal Robots, a company that builds collaborative robots (cobots), will be holding a virtual expo of collaborative robots titled “WeAreCOBOTS APAC” scheduled Oct. 6-8.
 
The virtual expo presents an opportunity for practitioners and factory owners in the Philippines to meet with automation industry leaders and cobot experts from different countries online. Over three days, participants can attend cobot demonstrations by exhibitors, listen to enriching keynotes from industry experts on overcoming manufacturing challenges in the Asia Pacific, and find actionable answers on cobot applications in the live Question-and-Answer (Q&A) sessions. 

Business owners, leaders, and practitioners who are interested in using cobots for their operations can conveniently learn more about cobots by attending numerous keynotes online with live Q&As, and participating in ongoing discussions during, and after the event. 

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The expo program also features presentations and “live” demonstrations on cobot maintenance and programming, and many new ways cobots are quickly being deployed to address the COVID-19 crisis, including area disinfection and the manufacturing of test kits. Participants can learn how cobots address challenges in productivity, quality, machine usage, and safe distancing from small businesses to large production facilities. The virtual expo also allows participants to download digital brochures. 
 
Guests from APAC speaking in this event include Dr. Yeong Che Fai, director of DF Automation & Robotics, associate professor in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, robotics visionary and inventor, and a winner of more than 50 national and international awards, and Amar Burud, senior manager in industrial engineering of Continental Corporation in India.
 
Topics presented by various experts include:
• Future-Proofing Assembly Processes with Human Robot Collaboration
• Joining the Fast Lane: Using Cobots to Achieve Automotive Manufacturing Excellence
• Continential’s Journey: Enabling Zero Downtime
• Optimising your collaborative robot deployment

Registration is free.

Universal Robots, along with exhibitors including Alstrut, CKD, OnRobot, Piab, Robotiq, SCHUNK, SICK, SMC Corp., Zimmer Group, will be showcasing cobot applications such as assembly, finishing, materials handling, machine tending, quality inspection and more.
 
During this event, participants will also learn about the largest and most comprehensive cobot ecosystem with over 250 components and application kits from more than 400 approved commercial developer companies in the Universal Robots Plus (UR+) program.