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Earthmoving with igm welding robots

Our installations for the manufacture of excavating machines consist of stand-alone machines or complete production lines with multiple welding cells and systems for automatic loading and unloading. Welding requirements are often demanding due to extreme material thickness, however, our robots are able to cope with position tolerances, seam displacements and welding distortions by means of laser camera systems which allow extremely accurate welding.

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igm robots weld dumper truck bodies at Bell Equipment Germany

Bell Equipment Germany was founded in 2000 as the third European branch of the South African construction equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment. The Bell dumper truck plant was completely rebuilt on almost 10 hectares of total area, with a production area of around 16,000 m², and it is designed for flexible production of all current vehicle sizes.

The components are dumpers of the articulated dumper trucks with a loading volume of 18 t to 46 t and in the future up to 60 t. The production takes place in two steps: First, the subassemblies (rear and end walls) are manufactured in the smaller igm welding robot cell, then - after manual tacking - the complete dumper is welded in the large igm welding robot station.

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Cooperation with Stilfer Srl Italy - igm training and demonstration center

The Company Stilfer is one of our longstanding customers, who are trusting completely on igm robotic systems in terms of automatic welding. Fifteen robot cells are filling the production halls of the manufacturer of diverse components for industrial machines from the building sector to the earth-moving sector. 2020 will follow 3 new igm installations to strengthen Stilfer´s workshop. Especially lifting- and hydraulic component equipment up to 12 meters in length and 6000 kg are processed by our robots.

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igm robots are welding in Doka’s first production site outside the EU!

Doka is an Austrian world leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing formwork technology for use in all fields of the construction sector. With more than 160 sales and logistic facilities in over 70 countries, Doka has a highly efficient distribution network which ensures that equipment and technical support are provided swiftly and professionally.

The formwork company, a branch of the Umdasch Group AG, has opened its first formwork plant in Russia’s Lipetsk Special Economic Zone (SEZ) 400 km south-east of Moscow. The new corporate branch in Lipetsk will be the first production site of the Austrian concern outside the European Union.

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Open days at our customer SBS Kft. in Hungary

Our customer, SBS Kft. In Hungary, organized open doors for customers, suppliers and interested visitors from 12th to 14th November 2019. SBS Kft. processes and welds components for many well-known agricultural, construction and mining equipment manufacturers. We thank you again for the invitation and are proud that several igm systems have been integrated in the production hall of SBS Kft. A total of 3 igm welding robot systems and 1 igm iBS beveling and chamfering machine are now working for SBS Kft. We wish further successful business and good support from the igm robot colleagues.

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Utilizing Synergies – restructuring of igm Robotic Systems, Inc. USA with our sister company PTR-Precision Technologies, Inc USA

Since 1983 igm robotic welding and cutting systems have been sold and distributed within the US and Canadian marketplace. igm has a well proven track record, supplying and servicing major customers with over 100 producing robots and over 50 active customers in the US and Canadian market. Starting from November 1st 2019, igm Robotic Systems, Inc. will shift its sales and service activities to PTR – Precision Technologies, Inc.
PTR is a member of the igm group and this step is made to utilize synergies in local in-house manufacturing resources, advanced in-house warehousing and the advantages of the larger facilities of our sister company PTR – Precision Technologies, Inc.

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Industrial robotics 2019 - the 3rd manufacturer-independent conference for industrial robotics in Austria

On 17 October 2019, the FACTORY industrial magazine and University of applied sciences Technikum Vienna are pleased to welcome around 150 experts and executives from the industrial robotics community to this year's host Pöttinger Landtechnik, a leading company for agricultural technology in Grieskirchen, Upper Austria. The 3rd edition of the Industrial Robotics Conference will present an exciting mix of theory and practice of the latest developments in industrial robotics.

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Application Report CJSC Stadler Minsk Belarus

CJSC Stadler Minsk is a Belarusian rolling stock manufacturing company and is part of Stadler. The company has been building vehicles since 2014 and has a workforce of over 1100 people at the production space of 35 000 m2. Within the group Stadler Minsk is responsible for production of the vehicles for the CIS broad-gauge countries. The company develops and manufactures urban and suburban, intercity and interregional trains, metro trains and trams, and also provides warranty and after-warranty service for the delivered rolling stock. For several years, about 121 million euros have been invested in this Belarusian enterprise.

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