Futura Automation Partners with READY Robotics in western USA
Futura Automation Joins READY Robotics team for Western USA
SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85255, November 29, 2021:
Futura Automation, a leading provider of automation solutions for robotics, material handling, automated assembly and AI-driven machine vision applications, is pleased to announce the development of a strategic partnership with READY Robotics to provide FORCE/OS for robot programming. Futura Automation will provide robot agnostic programming solutions for major robot brands and cell controls with remote access, helping customers alleviate labor and solve production challenges to manufacturing companies in the US market’s Western states. The Futura Automation solutions team will expand rapidly by providing demonstration equipment, training and inventory.
Working with READY Robotics, Futura Automation has plans to embed its FORCE O/S platform and software into several of its standard Solutions, such as flexible feeding, with its partners Flexfactory, Cognex and Fanuc; machine tool robot tending with Futura Automation's VersaBuilt solution and Gantry Robotics, with its partners Macron Dynamics and Sanyo Denki. Several more solutions are in consideration and dependent on customer interest and demand.
READY Robotics Forge/OS 5 is the first open, cross-brand operating system for industrial automation. With support for FANUC, Yaskawa, ABB, Denso, Staubli, Epson and UR robots, Forge/OS 5 offers a single programming interface for hundreds of models of collaborative and industrial robots, as well as the peripherals required for automation, potentially eliminating PLCs and their programming. For the first time ever, Forge/OS 5’s open platform enables machine builders and software developers to create solutions and applications that instantly scale across robot brands.
Shaped by years of feedback from manufacturers ranging from Fortune 500 to small machine shops, Forge/OS 5 empowers companies to manage their own automation without needing deep expertise in robot programming. It also vastly reduces the complexity for those with multiple brands of robots and peripherals on their production floor, by abstracting away brand-specific robot programming languages, and making grippers and other peripheral hardware straightforward to integrate. Any robot powered by Forge/OS 5 can be easily programmed by operators by using Task Canvas, READY’s no-code programming app.
“Futura Automation provides innovative solutions for tough manufacturing problems. Our team is focused on helping our customers compete in global markets and allow reshoring of production using automation tools such as robots, machine vision and artificial intelligence,” said Brian McMorris, President, Futura Automation. “READY Robotics speeds up and simplifies the development and execution of robot manufacturing systems. Our team will provide the required training and support to quickly and economically implement robotic solutions.”
About READY Robotics
The READY Robotics story began in Baltimore, Maryland. Created from cutting-edge robotics research at Johns Hopkins University, the focus of READY Robotics has always been about building accessible robotic solutions for manufacturers. READY Robotics empowers manufacturers to be more competitive through its line of intuitive-to-use, easy to control industrial robotic software called Forge/OS. The Forge suite of products requires minimum installation effort. no robotic or programming experience necessary. Headquartered in Columbus, OH, READY Robotics is comprised of over 50 employees and is a rapidly growing part of the Drive Capital portfolio of companies. https://ready-robotics.com/
About Futura Automation
Futura Automation, based in Scottsdale, AZ since 2017, is a robotics and automation solutions provider focused on robotics, material handling, automated assembly and machine vision solutions that augment human labor and fulfill the promise of “Industry 4.0”. The team at Futura Automation averages 20+ years’ experience in industrial automation and robotic systems. F-A has offices and representatives in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin in the USA and in Queretaro, Mexico. Futura is well positioned in the highest growth industries in North America. Learn more at: https://futura-automation.com.