IFR press release

Robot Manufacturers at AUTOMATICA

Many square metres occupied by IFR Members

AUTOMATICA has become established as the leading innovation platform of the automation industry after only four events and is one of the world's largest robotics fair. The number of current registrations for AUTOMATICA 2012, which will take place on the grounds of the New Munich Trade Fair Centre from 22 to 25 May 2012, is higher than the figures for the previous fair.

The IFR Secretariat and Statistical Department will also present their products and services at this important trade show. Please visit us in Hall B3, booth 528.

The fair will be presenting innovative and integrated solutions for every technical manufacturing challenge. Among these exhibitors are the following IFR Members:


Displayed Products

ABB Automation

Hall B2, 321

ABB will display a comprehensive portfolio of innovative robots including the world famous ABB FlexPicker, for high-speed picking and packing applications, and the award winning ABB dual-arm concept robot for small parts assembly.

Integration is one of the key factors in providing manufacturers with efficient robot-based automation. ABB will exemplify this by showing examples of fully integrated robot systems for a wide range of applications including welding, handling, machine tending, dispensing, painting, assembly and press tending.


Hall B3, 104

Come visit us and discover the advantages of participating in the Automate 2013 Show and Conference, the premier event for robots, vision, motion control and related automation solutions in North America. The event will be held January 21-24 2013 at Chicago's McCormick Place and will again collocate with ProMat, a major material handling and logistics show. The collocated events are expected to attract over 825 exhibitors to showcase their solutions to some 30,000 professionals from over 100 countries in a wide range of industries. Visit Automate 2013 (www.automate2013.com) for more details.

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Epson Deutschland GmbH

Hall B2, 318

The robot revolution by Epson:  thanks to unique engineering, the Epson Spider is not only extremely compact and incredibly fast-moving. It also makes 100% use of the maximum envelope of its arm length ? without any ?dead space?- Trust a partner who knows the ropes and designs your production processes even more efficiently. Epson Factory Automation, a pioneer in robotics

Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Europe GmbH

Hall B2, 328

Industrial robots with different sizes cover a wide range of applications, like Welding, Cutting, Picking and Palletizing. All robots are available with or without integrated power source. The new heavy load robot has a payload of 165kg. Positioners offer a compact design, high accuracy and maximum flexibility. Weld Navigation for easier and faster weld development.

Schunk GmbH & Co. KG

Hall A2, 103

As the world?s first manufacturer, SCHUNK the competence leader for clamping technology and gripping systems bundles a range of mechatronic gripping, rotary, and linear modules in one single system program. Regardless if the solution involves simple pneumatic alternatives, modules with integrated intelligence or adaptable, mechanic modules, the vast mechatronic program of the innovative family-owned company is setting new efficiency standards in terms of handling and assembly. Moreover, SCHUNK presents numerous more benchmarks of future robot applications.


Hall A1, 138

BLUecoMPETENCE interconnects the mechanical engineering industry in the area of sustainability. The aim is to pool the resources, expertise, know-how, and strengths of all of the stakeholders in the VDMA in order to bolster and expand our joint position as the global technology leader in the segment of sustainable production and products. MORE

Yaskawa Europe GmbH

Hall B2, 320

YASKAWA provides an exceptionally comprehensive line of high quality solutions for the automation industry branded YASKAWA and MOTOMAN. YASKAWA offers the widest range of robots, including application specific robots for arc welding, spot welding, picking, packing, palletising, material handling, painting and clean-room applications, with payloads ranking from 2 to 800 kg.

With the newly developed MPP3 delta robot, YASKAWA has supplemented its range of high-performance MOTOMAN industrial robots with the component required for versatile picking applications. This robot combines the speed of the delta design with the high payload capacity, large working envelope and process reliability associated with the name MOTOMAN worldwide.


Additional IFR Members at AUTOMATICA



Adept Technology GmbH

Hall B2, 311

Comau S.p.A.

Hall B2, 310


Hall B2, 317

Danish Technological Institute

Hall B3, 339

Fanuc Robotics

Hall B2, 331 

Fraunhofer IPA

Hall B3, 331


Hall B3, 121

KUKA Roboter GmbH

Hall B3, 211

OTC Daihen Europe

Hall B2, 508

Reis Robotics GmbH & Co. KG

Hall B3, 103 


Hall B1, 107 


Hall B2, 319