Ford uses co-bots in Industry 4.0 assembly line trial   [ Germany ]

Ford announced on July 14 that it is using collaborative robots, known as co-bots, to help workers on the Cologne plant assembly line in Germany to fit shock absorbers to Fiesta cars, a task that requires accuracy, strength, and a high level of dexterity.The trial is part of the company’s investigation into Industry 4.0, a term used to describe a fourth industrial revolution embracing aut...
<Jul 20, 2016>