KUKA Robotics Corporation (Clinton Township, Mich.), a leading global manufacturer of industrial robots, today announced it has signed Nercon Engineering and Manufacturing Inc. (Oshkosh, Wis.) as its newest system partner. The companies will work together to deliver automated packaging and material handling systems. Nercon manufactures custom material handling equipment and conveyor systems.
"Nercon has been delivering state-of-the-art conveyor and material handling automation for almost 30 years," said Joe Campbell, director of strategic alliances for KUKA. "Combining KUKA's robot products and technology with Nercon's expertise in packaging and material handling systems will help meet customer demands for the latest in supply chain automation."
"We're very excited about this partnership," said Jim Streblow, vice president of marketing for Nercon. "KUKA Robotics is known for their high performance and high quality automation products. We believe that together we can offer our customers the most advanced solutions available for their packaging and material handling needs."