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Advanced Robotic Technology for Handling Soft Materials in Manufacturing Sectors

MICHELIN newsletter

As a demo case partner, Michelin is proud to be part of Softmanbot project. They spread the news in the internal newsletter last month, and they were kind enough to let us share it with all of you!

Decathlon’s activities in SOFTMANBOT

Decathlon’s mission is to make sport accessible to the many. They do it everyday, in they stores and in their production sites. Decathlon is a retail company, founded in 1976 in Lille, France. Globally, is present in 46 countries with more than 80.000 employees with a total turnover of more 12 Bil€ They create, design and…
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STAM activities in SOFTMANBOT

In the context of the SOFTMANBOT project, STAM is responsible for the demonstration and validation of the robotic system in four real industrial environments. STAM, thanks to its wide experience both in funded research project and in collaborations with private companies, will represent the point of contact between end users and research partners during development…
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IIT participation to SOFTMANBOT project

The Industrial Robotics Unit (URI) at IIT specializes in advanced robotics solutions for industrial applications. The lab has worked with a host of national and multinational industries for automation of a variety of complex processes. One of our robots is also currently being installed on the new bridge of Genova (San Giorgio Bridge). Since the…
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Project Update Zimmer Group

In the past 12 months, the research project SOFTMANBOT has brought many developments to the Zimmer Group despite the difficult conditions caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Before the lockdown, visits could be made to the project partners JUEMA (Alicante, Spain), PLASTINHER URBAN S.L (Elche, Spain) and DECATHLON (Tirana, Albania). Only the visit to MICHELIN (Clermont-Ferrand)…
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PLASTINHER URBAN has published an article on the ‘Asociación Española de Componentes de Calzado (AEC)’

PLASTINHER URBAN has published an article on the ‘Asociación Española de Componentes de Calzado (AEC)’ website regarding its participation in the SOFTMANBOT project, whose main objective is the development of a robotic system for handling flexible pieces which, in this case, will be applied to the extraction of shoe soles from injection moulds: “This task,…
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Michelin and its first year of SOFTMANBOT

After a very particular year all around the world, we are pretty satisfied of the work done in the softManBot project. The first stage of the work was to encounter the partners and start sharing our challenges for the robotic system with great researchers and people. After this first stage, the time as come to…
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AlicantePlaza published an article titled: “Aiju and Inescop work on a robot for the handling of soft materials in manufacturing”

We are glad to share with you this very informative article published on Alicante Plaza about the objectives of SOFTMANBOT project by Aiju Instituto Tecnológico de Producto Infantil y Ocio and INESCOP. Centro de Innovación y TecnologíaYou can read the full article here (in Spanish)!

Zimmer GmbH on Digital Engineering Magazine

Rising wages are driving parts of production in the tyre, footwear, toy and textile industries to low-wage countries. An EU project launched last October is now trying to counteract this development. The aim is to achieve a higher degree of automation in production and to improve ergonomics at the workplace through new types of robot…
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Simac Tanning Tech is the international event with the most qualified offer of machinery and technologies for the footwear, leather goods and tanning industries, which takes place in Milan, concurrently with Lineapelle. There are many services dedicated exclusively to the visitor, allowing greater enjoyment range of merchandise, ease in the movements, better planning of the…
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