Mikron inspires the public with trendsetting automation solutions at Automatica 2018
Press Release | Mikron Automation
JULY 23, 2018
Boudry, Switzerland: – Mikron Automation presents its scalable and customized assembly solutions together with its extensive process integration experience at the 2018 Automatica show in Munich. The trade show attracted a record number of visitors and so did the Mikron Automation booth.
Mikron Automation’s spectacular redesigned booth was a surprising eye-catcher at Automatica 2018, which took place in Munich from June 19 to 22, 2018. As the leading partner for scalable and customized assembly solutions, Mikron welcomed a record number of people to its booth.
Shimmering blue LED curtains and four big touch screens with an interactive surface – in the booth’s central area, Mikron presented its vast process know-how based on 40 years of experience and over 350 processes integrated into real production. The high-tech LED curtains turned out to be a real crowd-pleaser.
Flexible and scalable machine platforms
On the latest version of the G05 assembly platform, Mikron demonstrated a combination of different technologies: a high-performance gantry robot plus a servo-driven Pick & Place were integrated with the proven and robust cam-driven Pick & Place. This combination demonstrates the flexibility and scalability of the G05 platform.
Focused on the automotive and electrical industries, Mikron showed a fully electric linear cell, combining servo-driven axes with an electric magnetic conveyor system and a cobot. This cell is especially suitable for products with many variants which can easily be added later. The solution can also assemble and test larger parts.
On display was also a robot-equipped manual workplace, which is particularly suitable as a pilot line for medical customers when validating complex assembly processes in the early stage of a new product launch. These validated processes can later be integrated into more automated solutions without impacting the process parameters.
With a digital twin of the G05 presented, Mikron showed new methods of advanced simulation. This technology allows real-time data simulation of a physical G05 together with virtual manual workplaces and additional virtual G05 cells.
Premium Customer Service
Mikron attaches great importance to comprehensive and responsive customer service: once more, the customer service team made this clear to the enthusiastic audience with an interactive presentation.
About Mikron Automation
Mikron Automation is the partner for scalable and customized assembly systems – from the first idea to the highest performance solutions.
The Automation division has over 620 employees dedicated to design and build your systems at its sites in Switzerland, Germany, USA, Singapore and China and support you wherever you are in the world.
To date, Mikron Automation has installed more than 3500 assembly and testing systems ranging from manual stations to pilot lines and up to fully automatic lines with production outputs from 4 to 400 parts/min. The company has vast pharmaceutical assembly system expertise, offering full qualification support in accordance with FDA, GMP and GAMP 5 – from design to delivery.
Jean-François Bauer, Head of Marketing and Business Development
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