KUKA announced today that they have joined forces with BEET LLC. This agreement is part of KUKA’s Industrie 4.0 strategy. KUKA will now be able to leverage BEET’s industrial IoT technology as another tool in their Industrie 4.0 Ecosystem and to offer BEET technology on KUKA solutions to add a unique value to its customers.
“We are excited to work with KUKA, whose global industrial leadership in automation systems will further strengthen BEET’s presence in the global market. This will allow OEMs to access BEET IoT solutions with a respected and established leader standing behind it”, said Ronny Chiang, President BEET Analytics Technology.
With this technology KUKA’s customers will enjoy improved Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) and will be able to lower maintenance cost by utilizing BEET’s predictive capabilities. „Leveraging BEET Analytics proprietary technology, KUKA will create and offer completely new services and applications for customers, increasing their efficiency and improving productivity”, said Larry Drake, CEO at KUKA Systems Group.
„Our experts are developing customized solutions to make sure your new business concepts are successful. In addition to that, KUKA already provides solutions today for future service-based business models with networking and flexibility as enablers” said Frank Klingemann, President and CEO of KUKA Systems GmbH. Backed by data transparency and consistency on the shop floor, digital services can for example increase costumer added value by improving cycle time or availability.