Universal Robots, leading cobot supplier, opens its 100th training center in Täby – microwire.info newsroom

Editor’s note: Automation is the key not only to survival, but to profitability these days, for almost any industry you can imagine. The role of robots has changed from large industrial robots to agile and safe collaborative robots or cobots. One of the leading providers in this field is Universal Robots (UR), which recently announced the opening of its 100th training center in Täby, near Stockholm in Sweden. The seller’s statement is below.

Universal Robots opens its 100th training center

SINGAPORE, @mcgallen #microwireinfo, June 27, 2022 – Universal Robots has reached a new milestone with 100 certified training centers worldwide. This follows the opening of a new center in Täby near Stockholm in Sweden, with other centers in 23 countries.

Around the world, from Munich to Michigan, Singapore to Sweden, Universal Robots provides customers with world-class robotics training that helps them maximize the potential of their cobots. This means that no matter where a company is based, they are always close to a certified UR training center.

Kim Povlsen, President of Universal Robots said, “At Universal Robots, we believe that our success lies in the success of our customers. That’s why we created the UR Academy, because we’ve learned that customers who access high-quality training are very successful at automating. Through an extensive global network of training centers, we enable people around the world to continuously improve their automation skills and maximize the potential of cobot technology. It took us less than four years to go from zero to 100 training centers, and reaching this milestone shows that high-level robotics training is in high demand. We will continue to evolve and expand our training offering to help all customers get the most out of their cobots.

In Asia-Pacific, advances in automation and the adoption of robotics are growing at a rapid pace. Organizations use robots and machines in production lines, operations and business functions. According to International Federation of RoboticsAsia records the world’s highest density of robots in manufacturing in 2021. Today, the region is on the cusp of a new era of automation, creating opportunities for Asian manufacturers to develop , deploy and maintain robots in this growing market.

James McKew, APAC Regional President, Universal Robots concluded, “As Asia-Pacific continues to expand its adoption of new technologies and automation, robotics education will become more widespread in the future. This is where Universal Robots comes into play. At UR Academy, learners and makers can attend free online training modules, webinars, and video tutorials. With intuitive online modules available in 16 languages, ranging from English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Thai, we ensure that cobots are accessible to all customers, regardless of language or background. robotics experience.

A map of Universal Robots’ 100 training centers can be viewed here.

About UR Academy

Universal Robots has 100 certified training centers around the world. 81 are managed by partners and 19 by UR. UR recommends training for all customers, from those who want to explore the full capabilities of their cobot to those who want to integrate the robot themselves. Benefits include, for example, faster implementation and realizing the full potential of the robot. In addition to classroom training, UR Academy offers free online training as well as simulation-based training (also online). As of May 2022, over 140,000 unique users from over 130 countries have participated in UR’s online training, which is available in 16 languages. UR Academy also offers a training program for schools, colleges and universities to prepare students for the working world of tomorrow. Learn more about UR Academy here.

About universal robots

Universal Robots aims to drive change in the way work is done using its industry-leading robotics platform. Since the introduction of the world’s first commercially viable collaborative robot (cobot) in 2008, UR has developed a product portfolio comprising the UR3e, UR5e, UR10e and UR16e, reflecting a range of reach and payloads. Each model is supported by a wide selection of end effectors, software, accessories and application kits in the UR+ ecosystem. This allows cobots to be used in a wide range of industries and means they can be redeployed on various tasks. The company, part of Teradyne Inc., is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, and has offices in the United States, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Romania, Turkey, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Mexico. Universal Robots has installed over 50,000 cobots worldwide. For more information, please visit www.universal-robots.com/.


Milton S. Rodgers