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6 may 20245 min read

United Robotics Group Inc. Showcases CobiotX Solutions, Commitment to Advancing Education and Women in Automation at Automate 2024

URG is revolutionizing how people interact with robots for human-centric solutions across industries as the company accelerates growth in the U.S.

Chicago – May 6, 2024 – As demand for automation solutions grows across industries, United Robotics Group Americas Inc. (URG), a derivative of HAHN Automation Group and the American affiliate of the German-based service robotics company, will share a glimpse into the future of robots for humans at Automate 2024 in Chicago at McCormick Place from May 6-9, 2024. 

Envisioning a day where robots will be easily deployed to work alongside humans according to industry safety standards, URG will demonstrate the autonomous and collaborative applications of its CobiotX third-generation solutions, which seamlessly integrate with manufacturing and production workflows. CobiotX represents a new generation of service robots that are dynamic, human-controlled, versatile, socially responsible, and respectful of data privacy and human safety, bringing transformative changes to human-machine interaction. These solutions serve humans in almost every industry, providing engaging and entertaining experiences, and enhancing our quality of life through automation.

"One example of how we define the future is our KEVIN robot. KEVIN supports transportation and handling use cases in bio and pharmaceutical laboratories. Increasing the quality of testing as well as reducing the workload of repetitive tasks, KEVIN proactively contributes to the next generation of pharmaceuticals which help save lives."

Grant Phillips, CEO of United Robotics Group, Americas Inc.

URG will showcase solutions across industries including intralogistics, retail, life sciences and hospitality at Automate 2024. The solutions on display will include Kairos, a mobile manipulator specialized for industrial applications; uMobileLab, URG's first lab robot designed to increase efficiency of testing in labs; Plato, which automates repetitive and labor-intensive tasks to create a better working environment for staff within the hospitality industry.

Furthering Education in Robotics

URG is deeply committed to advancing education and research in the automation industry. The company is proud to sponsor Automate 2024 Educator Day, an event for professionals from not-for-profit educational institutions to network with industry leaders and representatives from national workforce organizations, robotics contests, and educational training companies. At Educator Day, URG will announce the launch of its Kairos Robotics Challenge for students at North American universities.

Advancing Women in the Automation Industry

URG is proud of its global, diverse roots and aims to empower humanity through technology with a highly versatile, cross-functional team. The company's team work across France, Spain, Austria, Japan, China, and the United States, and share a commitment to empower women in technology and robotics. URG will be sponsoring the Automate 2024 Empowerment Forum: Women Leading Change on Wednesday, May 8, where women in the industry are invited to share their experiences, connect with one another and find community.

"The inclusion of women in technology is not just a matter of equality; it is a strategic advantage that can drive innovation and elevate the industry as a whole. It is not only a social imperative but also an economic necessity, particularly amid the shortage of skilled workers. URG is actively committed to attracting more girls and women to technical careers. Therefore, we’re proud to sponsor the Empowerment Forum: Women Leading Change breakfast"

Thomas Hahn, founder and CEO of United Robotics Group

To learn more about URG's latest technology and solutions, visit booth 3802 at Automate 2024 at McCormick Place in Chicago.


About United Robotics Group

Established in 2022, United Robotics Group, Americas Inc. proudly caters to clientele in North and South America.

The dedication to exceptional service and support is evident in the bicoastal presence. With headquarters located in Santa Monica and dedicated support and repair centers strategically positioned in Carson, CA and Boston, MA, URG Inc. is offering expertise across a wide range of sectors, from industrial automation to healthcare solutions, and from intralogistics optimization to hospitality technology. 

URG Inc. stands ready to transform industries, redefine standards, and forge lasting partnerships as it is continuing to pave the way towards a future where the possibilities of robotics are limitless.

United Robotics Group, Americas Inc.

1635 16th St.

Santa Monica, CA 90404 (U.S.)


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