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Industrial vs Collaborative Robots

June 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:35 pm


As the line between these technology blurs, learn about these differences and similarities and how both have a place in the future of manufacturing

As the landscape for robotics continues to evolve exponentially, the differences between collaborative robots and industrial robots have generated confusion when selecting technology.  Both families of robots have a place in manufacturing and there are many similarities between the solutions.  We will discuss some of the differences to remove the confusion when deciding which path to follow for deploying robotics into your production.

About the Presenters

Silas Neale has seven years of experience in manufacturing with a focus on sensing, vision and robotics. Silas currently serves the Northeast Region for Universal Robots, the leader in collaborative robots.

Matt Minner has over 15 years of industry experience in technical and customer facing roles.  For the last three years, Matt has been a Senior Consultant at Catalyst Connection focused on Advanced Technology.

John Bridgen has been engaged in the manufacturing and automation industry since 1997 in a variety of engineering and product development roles.  John currently serves as Sales Manager for Neff, leading a team of consultive engineers helping customers successfully deploy automation into the PA, WV and NY markets.



June 23, 2021
2:00 pm - 2:35 pm




Catalyst Connection