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Universal Robots Responds to Demand By Doubling Production

Universal Robots, the global leader in collaborative robotics, has announced that high demand for its new UR20 cobot has led the company to accelerate production timelines.

The company stated; UR20 has quickly become the go-to choice for manufacturers seeking a long-reach, heavy-payload cobot, prompting Universal Robots to double production capacity to meet customer needs.

The UR20 is the first in Universal Robots next generation of industrial cobots designed to take performance to new heights while embracing the UR hallmarks of versatility, usability and small footprints. With a 1750 mm reach and 20 kg payload capacity, UR’s next-generation cobot handles more tasks, fits more applications, and assists in more environments than ever.

“We are thrilled by the tremendous response to the UR20. The rapid adoption by manufacturers speaks volumes about the impact this cobot is having on the industry. In response to the demand, we have made the strategic decision to ramp up production faster than initially anticipated” commented Bryan Bird, President of Americas at Universal Robots.

As Universal Robots accelerates UR20 production, the company emphasizes that there is still available capacity to fulfill orders in Q4. To encourage manufacturers to take advantage of end-of-year tax incentives.

Doubling UR20 Production

“We understand the urgency for businesses to optimize their operations and take advantage of available tax incentives,” added Bird. “By doubling UR20 production ahead of schedule, we aim to ensure that our customers can access the benefits of collaborative automation without delay.”

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