How fast and accurate automation equipment produces a precise Swiss watch

Faster palletizing with a delta robot.

Rolf Wirz, Amax Automation
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The Swiss watch industry protects the legendary reputation of its watches with the quality label, "Swiss Made." This level of quality can be achieved in terms of production technology only with fast and accurate automation equipment. This led Amax Automation in Burgdorf, Switzerland, to create a multifunctional palletizer, with robotic and handling systems such as the off-the-shelf delta robot EXPT from Festo. According to legislation by Swiss Parliament, the “Swiss Made” label means more than 60% of production costs must come from Switzerland. Swiss quality This is one of the reasons why the Swiss watch industry is carrying out more and more of the production steps…

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