KUKA joins MTC to help drive new manufacturing research

KUKA Robotics UK has announced that it is now a member of the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) at Coventry’s Ansty Park. The facility aims to develop innovative automated production processes for the high-value manufacturing sector.

The company supplied two high-payload KR 240 robots for a variety of research projects at the centre and will work alongside founder industrial members, including Rolls-Royce and Airbus, to develop new technologies aimed at improving productivity and lowering costs.

KUKA is also a member of Sheffield University’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).