First ever completely autonomous Smart Palletizer installation

The first autonomous installation of one of our robots is a fact! At the end of April 2020, a large food company in France installed their new Smart Palletizer completely by themselves. By using a custom produced installation video, the customer was able to install, connect and even start production with their Smart Palletizer without needing any further remote assistance from Smart Robotics. We are proud that this first autonomous installation performed by a customer was a success. It shows the intelligence, flexibility and user-friendliness of our pick and place solutions.

| Date: 06-05-2020 | Written by: suryadi

The decision to have the customer perform the installation was taken due to the current Covid-19 measures impacting the way of working throughout the world. Due to the travel restrictions, we are currently unable to send a Smart Robotics employee to install the robot at a customer’s location. That is why a different approach was needed. We believed that with the help of a clear installation video, our customers should be able to install the Smart Palletizer themselves. Our food production customer in France was willing to give it a try. Hence, their Smart Palletizer system was shipped to France and the installation video was created to help the customer in the best way possible.

On the installation day, our service team was ready to remotely assist the customer during installation. However, this service was not needed and the customer managed to install the Smart Formation Unit, connect the Smart Palletizer to the SFU, power and air supply, calibrate the pick-up position and start production with the Smart Palletizer autonomously. In addition, the customer was able to even add a new product using the Smart Product Editor.

This first autonomous installation has proven o be a great success and we look forward to enable other customers to install their Smart Palletizers by themselves as well. We are excited for this innovative new way of installation. How about you?



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