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Piab wins two Golden Finger Awards

Piab Shanghai receives Young Enterprise Award and Innovation Product Award for Piab Kenos® KCS

Date 27/08/2018

The global leader in gripping and moving solutions, Piab, has won the two Golden Finger Awards in the large company category: Innovation Product Award and Young Enterprise Award. The management of Piab Shanghai was presented with the awards at ceremony in Shanghai.

Shanghai, China – Since 2016, the Golden Finger Awards, as one of the most important supporting activities in the robotics industry in China, has achieved good market response and feedback. In 2018, another five awards were handed out: Innovation Product Award, Top Manager Leader Award, Young Enterprise Award, Intelligent Integrated Award and the Most Influential Industrial Zone Award. The awarding aims to guide the robot products, and related core technology development and applications, to lead the robotics industry of China into a new age.

Innovation Product Award for flexible compact cobot gripper

The Kenos® KCS gripper is an all-rounder and offers a unique level of flexibility when it comes to picking up objects. It allows for a wide range of use thereby eliminating the need for retooling. Thus, the cobot is ready for immediate use at different processes, ensuring optimal usage of its capacity. Paired with time and cost savings achieved through shorter downtimes and the lack of need for retooling, the Kenos® KCS gripper allows for a quick return of investment.

The concept is rounded up by features like its lightweight structure, powerful integrated air-driven COAX®SX cartridge vacuum technology as well as control valve and vacuum sensor access options turning the Kenos® KCS gripper into a plug-and-play system.

"I'm delighted by these awards. They are a recognition of Piab's innovation capabilities, and to say we are the top global leader in gripping and moving solutions. Collaboration is a key to the Smart Factory, and we are willing to be a good partner to help our customers prepare for the Industrial 4.0.", said Jeffrey Zhou, Managing Director of Piab China, as he received this good news. "Winning an award is always a team effort. I would like to thank all those colleagues who have worked on our innovative product and technology and contributed to its success."

About Piab

Piab provides smart solutions for the automated world, helping thousands of end users and machine producers in e-commerce logistics, food, pharma, automotive and other manufacturing industries to improve energy-efficiency, productivity and working environments. With 430 employees and SEK 1 bn in sales 2017, Piab is a global organization, serving customers in almost 70 countries from a network of subsidiaries and distributors. By leveraging the ongoing technological development in automation and robotics, and targeting high-growth segments and geographies, Piab's vision is to become the global leader in gripping and moving solutions.

More information

Häla El Sheemy Washbrook, Vice President Marketing and Communications Manager
Tel: +46 (0) 8 630 25 74
E-mail: hala.e.washbrook@piab.com

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