KUKA Robotics Corp. has signed C.M.H. Manufacturing, Lubbock, TX, as one of its newest system partners. C.M.H. specializes in on aluminum tilt-pour gravity diecasting equipment, and produces the HALL line of foundry equipment. It also offers a full line of casting machines, rotary tables, and peripheral work-cell support equipment designed around the tilt-pour principle.
At the same time, KUKA named Waltonen Engineering Inc. of Warren, MI as a new system partner. Waltonen Engineering is a service, integration, design, and resource provider to automotive manufacturers, Tier One automotive suppliers, defense contract suppliers, appliance manufacturers, and product manufacturers.
KUKA has been proceeding with a North American expansion, and with its new system partners it will be delivering high-performance automation to the diecasting, automotive and appliance industries.
According to Joe Campbell, director of strategic alliances for KUKA Robotics, "Both of our newest system partners are highly successful integrators providing quality automation solutions to their customers who range across multiple industries. We believe that KUKA’s robot products and technology will not only enhance their offerings but allow us to together develop new and innovative solutions for the industries they work with."
"Automation is key in the diecasting industry with the manufacturer’s high production volumes and stringent safety requirements," said C.M.H. president John Hall.