Robotics unit

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Waygate Technologies (WT), a world leader in industrial inspection solutions, today announced it is expanding its product and services portfolio to include a new robotics unit. The new Waygate Technologies Robotics team is staffed by former experts from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH Zürich) and leading developers of mobile inspection robots for large-scale facilities in the field of power generation and industrial processing.

Based on long-term strategies, Waygate Technologies will further unlock the potential of its non-destructive testing (NDT) business with the new robotics capabilities. Today, WT offers the broadest portfolio of high-performance industrial X-ray & CT, visual and ultrasonic inspection solutions in the market. With the robotics unit, WT will strengthen its automated data capture capabilities for Industry and NDT 4.0 demands in various application areas.

“As part of the next phase of our business, this dedicated expansion into robotics is an important step for us," said Nicola Jannis, Senior Vice President of Waygate Technologies. “It will help us drive innovations in our Advanced Inspection Solutions (AIS) segment to deliver data and insights through automation and robotics that will enhance our customers' productivity and competitiveness. We believe that this investment will drive compelling opportunities for our customers, suppliers and employees.”

The HD-1500 from Omron can handle payloads of up to 1,500kg, making it possible to automate tasks that would normally need a forklift truck. Credit: Omron

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Robot solutions at the Manufacturing Technology Centre. Credit: Manufacturing Technology Centre

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The HD-1500 from Omron can handle payloads of up to 1,500kg, making it possible to automate tasks that would normally need a forklift truck. Credit: Omron

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Robot solutions at the Manufacturing Technology Centre. Credit: Manufacturing Technology Centre

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