Blow molding equipment maker Open Machine Systems LLC and Kuka Robotics Corp. have inked a systems partnership agreement.
Open Machine, of Jackson, Mich., will integrate Kuka robots into plastics machinery systems such as blow molding machines, loading and unloading for injection presses and product handling and finishing.
To support robotic work cells, Open Machine is adding new trim presses and finishing equipment to its line of blow molders.
Kuka, a unit of German-based Kuka Roboter GmbH, has an installed base of more than 27,000 industrial robots. Kuka robots are PC-controlled.
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