Tire palletizing robotic system sale in China
RMT Robotics sold a tire palletizing system to its Korean partner, Hanwha TechM. Installation is scheduled for first-quarter 2013.
RMT Robotics has completed a tire palletizing system sale in China as part of a larger project with Hanwha TechM, RMT’s Korean automation partner. The robotic palletizing system will be part of an automated cured tire storage and retrieval system. Installation is scheduled for first-quarter 2013. The system also optimizes the use of facility floor space.
The RMT Robotics system is a "sophisticated automation solution,” said Don Heelis, global sales manager of tire systems, RMT Robotics. “The installation is representative of the current state-of-the-art technology in this area of the tire factory.”
- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
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