Ford deploys ‘cobots’ in its Cologne paintshop

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Ford Motor is operating six collaborative robots in the paintshop of its Cologne plant, as it attempts to improve manufacturing processes for its Ford Fiesta model.

Ford Motor is operating six collaborative robots in the paintshop of its Cologne plant, as it attempts to improve manufacturing processes for its Ford Fiesta model. The carmaker said it is the first time a team of so-called ‘cobots,’ working alongside human engineers are used in the paintshop.

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