Comau Partner of 'MADE', The New Milan Competence Center for Industry 4.0

Milan, January, 11, 2018 - Today, in the Great Hall of Milan Polytechnic, a press conference was held to present the "MADE" Competence Center, spearheaded by the Polytechnic of Milan and of which Comau - a member of the FCA Group and global leader in the field of industrial automation - is a partner company. A representative of Comau has been appointed as a member of the MADE Board of Directors.

MADE is a public-private partnership formed by 39 partners from the business and academic world, which aims to provide businesses - in particular to SMEs - with three specific services: orientation, training and support for the implementation of innovation projects for Industry 4.0. Thus, MADE represents one of the highly specialized innovation centers organized within the National Industry 4.0 Plan, promoted and co-funded by the MISE (the Italian Ministry of Economic Development).

“The participation in the Milan Competence Center - MADE - demonstrates Comau's commitment to innovation and in the implementation of projects capable of contributing to the development of our country's industrial system,” says Mauro Fenzi, CEO of Comau. “By making its expertise, technologies and advanced processes for Industry 4.0 available, Comau aims to support companies in the acquisition of production processes and tools enabling the Smart Factory in an increasingly incisive manner.”

Comau supports the Milan Competence Center, providing its most innovative products, including: the MATE exoskeleton, traditional industrial robots and collaborative robots (such as AURA), the autonomous driving vehicle Agile1500, and the e.DO educational robot. The technologies are accompanied by the know-how of Comau experts for guidance, training and operational support services to companies.

About Comau:

Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation products and systems. Combining innovative engineering solutions with enabling technologies, Comau helps companies leverage the full potential of digital manufacturing.

In addition to a vast range of modular, flexible and highly-configurable products, Comau offers interconnected digital service solutions able to transmit, elaborate and analyze important machine and process data, thereby increasing efficiency for smart manufacturing. The full portfolio includes: joining, assembly and machining solutions for traditional and electric vehicles, robotized manufacturing systems, a complete family of robots with extensive range and payload configurations, autonomous logistics, and asset optimization services with real-time monitoring and control capabilities. The offering also extends to project management and consultancy, IoT services, and maintenance and training for a wide range of industrial segments.

Headquartered in Turin, Italy, Comau has over 45 years of factory-proven experience and an international network of 36 locations, 15 manufacturing plants and 5 innovation centers that span 17 countries and employ more than 9,000 people. A global network of distributors and partners allows the company to respond quickly to the needs of customers of all sizes, no matter where they are located throughout the world. Comau is also committed to improving human - machine collaboration by developing competencies through the formation of individuals and groups as part of its open automation approach. This includes hands-on training programs by Comau Academy that develop the technical and managerial competencies necessary to face the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0.

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