Redefining, revolutionizing, and reimagining industrial automation.
ReAutomated: The Roundtables is a series by Universal Robots that brings you the discussions about industrial automation that everyone should be having. What challenges can industrial automation help solve? How can automation revolutionize the way people work? Who is driving this change and how is it going to impact industries?In each episode, we want to start conversations that can provide answers to these and other questions and show you the people behind the scenes of industrial automation, ultimately inspiring you to build a world where people work with robots and not like robots.
Deploying a cobot & reaching your highest ambitions
Implementing industrial automation in a company comes with significant financial and organizational benefits. Deploying a safe and smart solution is crucial for its success. In this episode, four experts discuss what businesses should have in mind when deploying a cobot. There are always important aspects to consider when deploying a robot on the production line, whether it be a smaller collaborative robot such as the UR3e or a high-performance robot like the UR20. In this discussion, experienced professionals give a succinct overview.
Around the table…
David is the technology officer at Universal Robots. He holds a Ph.D. in Robotics, and at UR, his primary responsibilities lie in defining the technological direction of universal robots’ physical products with a particular focus on safety systems. David is also involved in coordination and communication with TÜV and other third parties in relation to certification of industrial robots.
Joe Campbell (moderator)Joe Campbell is a veteran of the robotics industry. After executive assignments in operations, customer service, sales, and marketing, Joe is now head of North America marketing and solutions development for Universal Robots. He frequently presents the advantages of robotic automation to business organizations, associations, conferences, and state and local governments, making him a leading figure in the sector.
Josh PawleyJosh is the vice-president of business development and a founding partner at Vectis Automation – a company specializing in welding & cutting solutions and a Universal Robots partner. Josh has more than ten years of experience in bringing robotics and welding closer together and creating safer and more attractive work environments in manufacturing. Handling content Josh is very well familiarized both with the challenges manufacturing businesses face today, but also with the opportunities collaborative robots offer to solve such issues.
Michael HjertebjergMichael Hjertebjerg joined Universal Robots in 2019 and is currently the regional president for Northern and Eastern Europe. Michael has over 20 years of management experience and has leading expertise in developing commercial strategies. Michael meets clients from diverse industries daily and has first-hand knowledge about the most significant challenges they face, as well as a good understanding of how collaborative robotics can solve such challenges.
Roberta Nelson SheaRoberta Nelson Shea is the global technical compliance officer at Universal Robots, responsible for product safety and reducing barriers to global acceptance and deployment. She has spent more than 40 years as a manufacturing automation professional, 23 of them additionally chairing the American National Robot Safety Committee.
Collaborating for excellence
Diving into industrial automation can be complex. To reach your highest ambitions using automation involves sharing challenges, ideas and together coming up with solutions that can set you on a path to success. We call it collaboration, and it’s the topic of this episode. Between the topic of synergy and building a robust ecosystem of partners, the specialists around the table talk about the UR20 robot and the possibilities it opens for manufacturers all over the world.