September 01, 2013      

FORBES & CANADIAN MANUFACTURING?Volkswagen has integrated an industrial robotic arm from Denmark?s Universal Robots to collaborate directly with employees at a Volkswagen plant in Salzgitter, Germany.

This is the first collaborative robot in use at Volkswagen worldwide. The six-axis robotic arm has an integrated safety mode, which allows it to collaborate directly with people without any protective guards which optimizes the ergonomic working processes in the plant.

The robotic arm inserts del...

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