Food industry Success story

MRC Out of the Starting Blocks

Customer benefits:
  • Safe man-robot collaboration without protective barrier
  • Humanization of the workplace
  • Reduction of injury and health hazards
  • Increase productivity and profitability
  • New and interesting work content
Stäubli TX2 collaborative robot
The Stäubli TX2-90L seen here placing a tray with spacers in the trolley.
Stäubli TX2 collaborative robot
The gripper, which can handle both spacers and metal trays, is an in-house design.
Stäubli TX2 collaborative robot
Its multiple safety functions make the six-axis machine ideally qualified for MRC applications.

TASK

Efficient Handling of Convenience Foods

In a pioneering MRC (Man-Robot Collaboration) pilot project over a fixed period, Bischofszell Nahrungsmittel AG, a subsidiary of the Swiss Migros Group, has sought to achieve two objectives, namely the efficient production of