Lars Blomberg was on board the Volvo organisation since 2005 after Volvo Bus started the production of bus frames in Uddevalla, Sweden around 1999. When he returned to the company in 2018 after a job change, he found that the same automation concept was still being used as in all the years before. “For all products we used the same concept with two robots and a manipulator without a seam searching and touching systems and offline programming,” says the General Manager.
Valk Welding and Panasonic new to us
Yngve Saarela, an agent for Valk Welding in Sweden, drew Lars Blomberg’s attention to the turn-key systems that the robot integrator had developed for the Dutch VDL Bus Chassis, among others. “Until then, we were not yet familiar with both Valk Welding and Panasonic and what they can do for us in the field of welding robot automation”.