But when the solution was found, things really took off. In 1.5 years, the factory has installed 38 UR5 robots and 4 UR10 robots followed by swift gains in productivity; orders have risen so sharply that 50 new employees were needed at the factory in Helsingør, Denmark despite the arrival of the new robot colleagues.
Results & Advantages of using UR Robots:
• Reduces the time of delivery significantly.
• Improves product quality.
• Attracts an increased amount of business as the robots enable Trelleborg to be even more price.competitive than before.
• Created growth and thus 50 new jobs within 2 years.
• Solved restricted space challenge as the robots can operate without shielding at Trelleborg
• Ushered in a new way of thinking in the company: Employees now consider employing a robot wherever they encounter automation opportunities.
• Enables agile manufacturing: The operators easily adjust the robots to new sizes of items.