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NEWS FROM METALFORM '02: ABB REACHES ROBOTIC MILESTONE

NEWS FROM METALFORM '02: ABB REACHES ROBOTIC MILESTONE

Thursday, March 7, 2002
 
ABB Inc., Fort Collins, CO, announced from the show floor of METALFORM '02, on Thursday, March 7, that it has become the first robot supplier to sell 100,000 robots. The firm sold its first robots in 1974, mainly for machine tending and material handling, applications that account for 30 percent of its robots sold today. TRUMPF OPENS LASER TECH CENTER The Trumpf Laser Technology Center has opened in Plymouth, MI, sporting a fully accessible state-of-the-art laser laboratory for the development and validation of laser applications. The center houses more than 15 Trumpf laser and laser machines in a 29,000-sq.-ft. facility staffed with more than 50 employees, more than half of which are skilled technicians and engineers. For more information, call Kathryn Chamberlain, 734/354-9770.

 

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