Vention’s MAP provides users with the engineering software and modular hardware needed to design, automate, order, and deploy factory equipment in a single digital environment. With thousands of modular parts, smart design tools, and real-time pricing, factory equipment can be designed in minutes—from anywhere, on any web browser. With the addition of OnRobot’s plug-and-play tools for collaborative and light industrial robotics, manufacturing professionals can focus on scaling production with greater flexibility and efficiency.
The combination of offerings can make it easier to automate tasks like machine tending, material handling, material removal, and assembly.
“We’re thrilled to be working with OnRobot to offer a range of industry-leading cobot solutions,” said Patrick Tawagi, Vention’s director of application development. “OnRobot’s suite of grippers and end-of-arm tools covers almost every application in the cobot market, and their straightforward interface combined with Vention’s platform makes them incredibly easy to deploy.”
“OnRobot’s exciting partnership with Vention will make it easier than ever for companies of all sizes and skill levels to deploy collaborative automation,” said Kristian Hulgard, OnRobot’s general manager of the Americas division. “The combination of Vention’s superb MAP platform and OnRobot’s ever-expanding, award-winning range of no fuss tools for collaborative applications will empower users to design and deploy advanced automation with unprecedented ease.”
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