AUSGBURG, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Daimler AG is increasingly investing in leading-edge technology products from Augsburg. For the body-in-white production of the new C-class, Daimler has awarded a major contract to KUKA. The order value was booked in the third quarter of 2018.
Production systems for the front and rear end, as well as the underbody line, will be built for a number of derivatives. A total of around 800 industrial robots from the KR QUANTEC series, complete with the KR C4 controller, will be integrated at the plants, together with various AGVs that round out the flexible production concept.
“We are delighted that our longstanding customer with its demanding technical standards has once again opted for KUKA,” emphasizes Dr. Till Reuter, CEO of KUKA AG. “This contract is recognition of our innovative technologies and products.”
The KUKA Group is a global automation corporation with sales of around 3.5 billion euro and 14,200 employees. As one of the world’s leading suppliers of intelligent automation solutions, KUKA offers its customers in the automotive, electronics, consumer goods, metalworking, logistics/e-commerce, healthcare and service robotics industries everything they need from a single source: from components and cells to fully automated systems. The Group is headquartered in Augsburg.
Head of Corporate
T +49 821 797 3722
F +49 821 797 5213
SOURCE: KUKA AG