Booth #8348 North Hall - We will be showing a robot demo using a Hiwin RA605 and KEBA’s KeMotion along with ROS vision technology.

Automate 2019 with KEBA

Contributed by | KEBA Corp.

Tell us about your company.

Under the motto "Mastering the Digital Transformation", automation expert KEBA will show visitors at Automate Chicago how they can prepare for future developments. Hardware or software, individual components or complete solutions – the Austrian technology expert has an answer for every requirement. KEBA offers powerful, modular and safe solutions for all industrial requirements. Market leaders on all continents rely on KEBA solutions. Whether in the automation, HMI, plastics or robotics sectors, KEBA control systems help machine builders across industries to achieve maximum efficiency and success.

KEBA AG was founded in 1968 and is an internationally successful electronics company with headquarters in Linz (Austria) and branches worldwide. KEBA has been developing and producing innovative automation solutions of the highest quality for industrial, banking, service and energy automation in accordance with the motto "Automation by innovation" for 50 years now. Competence, experience and courage make KEBA the technology and innovation leader in its industries. Extensive experience in development and production guarantees the highest quality.


Your company will be exhibiting at AUTOMATE, what is it that makes this an important event for your company?

This year’s Automate allows us to understanding the world of our customers and their challenges. Today, we are one of the leading automation experts in many industries because we know our customers' processes in detail.  


What makes your booth a must visit for AUTOMATE Attendees?

Let us be your strong partner on the road to digital transformation. We will be happy to tell you more about the following topics at the KEBA booth:

  • Smart Operation: user-friendly, real-time capable and individual operation
  • Smart Factory: data management, cloud-based services and rapid IT integration with edge devices
  • Robot Demo: high-end robotics combined with ROS vision technology


AUTOMATE has many educational sessions, forums & Demo’s, is your company involved in any of them this year?

We will be showing a robot demo using a Hiwin RA605 and KEBA’s KeMotion along with ROS vision technology.  We will be displaying the power of the KEBA controller and its ease of use with ROS.


When you get a chance to walk the exhibit hall floor yourself, what is it you will be most interested to see?  Any educational sessions, pavilions etc. you plan on attending?

We’ll be touring the show floor looking at industry trends, meeting with our partners at the event, and looking for future partners as well.


The factory floor is undertaking rapid advancements, be it automation, robotics, machine vision or data.  Automation Technology is a huge part for many manufacturers, give us an idea on how your company and product is being utilized now in the smart factory.

With the increasing need for flexibility and individualization in industry, the complexity in production is continuously increasing. KEBA provides innovative automation solutions for Industry 4.0 for digitizing machines and thus production. 

Here we focus on: 

  • the control of machines and manufacturing equipment 
  • the operation of the machines and processes 
  • the communication and data processing between the levels of the value chain 
  • the development environment of future, digital I4.0 solutions and 
  • low-level cloud applications 

KEBA solutions help to make these new I4.0 technologies easy to use.


Give us your thoughts on what the future holds for manufacturers and automation technology.

Manufacturers of automated machines must constantly face the challenge of increasing machine productivity and thereby reducing the manufacturing costs of their machines. This requires innovative, flexible and fully-automated machines in which all benefits of modern automation solutions such as movement control, robotics, integrated safety, machine operation and maximum networking are implemented. 

The KEBA portfolio in the area of industrial automation ranges from turnkey robotics and safety solutions to innovative mobile and stationary operating solutions and an open control platform, depending on the requirements of the customer.


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