KUKA Robotics introduces Worlds heaviest palletizing robots in Indian market

Written by Businesswire India | Mumbai | Updated: Jun 30 2009, 21:16pm hrs
The leading industrial robot supplier in India, KUKA Robotics (India) Private Limited, launched its new heavy payloads industrial robots in India. These robots will address the potential demand from FMCG, logistics and food & beverage industry in the country. These heavy duty palletizing Robots KR 1000 1300 titan PA & KR700 PA, that can safely load goods of 1300 kg & 700kg respectively. KUKA Robotics already supplies palletizing robots internationally to numerous renowned clients.

Palletizing robots are very useful in loading and wrapping big and heavy goods & are typically used by FMCG, logistics and consumer goods companies. These robots will help Indian manufactures to increase productivity & quality, leading to increased profitability.

The growth of Industrial robots is gathering pace in India as FMCG, Logistics & Food & beverage industries increase their operations in the country. According to estimates, the $70 billion food and beverage industry & $24 billion FMCG industry has an annual growth rate of 20%. With the Indian economy expected to grow at the rate of 6-8%, the $14 billion logistic industry is poised for a quantum leap thereby providing a huge potential for palletizing robots.

Mr. Raj Singh Rathee, Managing Director of KUKA Robotics (India) Private Limited said, We are delighted to bring in the worlds heaviest palletizing robot into India. With an improving economy and increased demand for goods, there is a huge potential for designing products to improve palletizing efficiency in Indian industry. As per our internal research we feel that the demand for heavy palletizing robots is likely to grow in India and we feel that there is a large market for them in the FMCG, logistics and consumer goods industry in India.