Customer stories archive

  • ABB’s RobotStudio offline programming and simulation software has earned a reputation as a leading tool enabling companies across a range of sectors to plan and execute robotic installations. For students at Austria’s UAS Technikum Wien, the software also played a valuable alternative to classroom-based teaching during lockdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Automotive giant Volvo is finding that robotic cell design can be as easy as picking up the phone thanks to ABB’s RobotStudio® Augmented Reality viewer, which has been added to ABB’s powerful PC-based RobotStudio offline programming software. The smartphone app uses Augmented Reality (AR) technology to overlay model designs created in RobotStudio into a real-life production environment, allowing

  • An ABB robot is playing a key role in an educational project to find new ways of minimizing the environmental impact of manufactured goods once they reach the end of their life. As part of an academic study into the potential for automated disassembly, the robot is helping to demonstrate a new concept that could transform the way that future products are designed, made, and recycled.

  • Schools and higher education institutes in Italy have introduced new courses to their curriculum to help train young engineers in the key principles and operation of robotics and cobots. Developed in collaboration with ABB, the courses have been developed in response to a call from the Italian government for more STEM teaching, and to help prepare students from 16 to 18 years old for the world of

  • When it needed to increase production, while relieving workers of heavy lifting and a challenging inspection job, Japanese manufacturer G-TEKT turned to ABB robots. The result was an automated system that frees up workers for other tasks, while maintaining quality and boosting production.

  • Since June 2021, visitors to the Märklineum museum have been able to embark on a journey spanning over 160 years of the history of German toy manufacturer, Märklin. The company’s entire product history, from tin toys to model trains, is presented in a venue covering more than 1000-square-meters with the use of media equipment.