Get the most out of Ro­bot­ics Business Review!



This is an article excerpt. Please register to view the entire article.
Learn more about membership benefits or join and become a member today!

Automate 2013: Controllers Power Codian’s 50% Growth
codian_delta1
Eliminating need for redundant controllers allows for major cost cutting
By Phil Britt


By eliminating the additional expense and complexity of using independent robotic control systems, Codian Robotics North America expects 50 percent growth again in 2013 following a similar gain in 2012 for its pick and place robots, said Gregory L. Brasic, general manager.

Codian’s growth is fueled by the ability to control its robots with programmable logic controllers, eliminating the need for redundant robot controllers, and therefore cutting the cost of what would be a $60,000 robot by as much $35,000 to $45,000 according to Brasic. “This lets companies use the control systems that they want.”

Companies can order the Codian robots to meet a firm’s specific needs, including…

To continue reading, join today.

Get started
Create your membership.
Already a member?





Comments
No comments yet. Be the first to post a comment.

Name:

Email:


View comment guidelines

Remember me

Notify me of follow-up comments?






BirdBrain Turns to Kickstarter for Robotics STEM Kit

3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost