Dürr wins visionary new product award
Las Vegas, September 2017 – The Association of Woodworking & Furnishing Suppliers (AWFS) honored Dürr’s ready2spray compact painting robot with the AWFS Visionary New Product Award at the Fair stage in Las Vegas. Stiles Machinery, Inc., subsidiary of the Dürr Group, received the award in the category “Machinery Over $50,000”, sub-category “Product Innovation” on July 21, 2017.
Dürr’s compact EcoRP 10 R1100 painting robot system for the wood, plastics, and metal industries consists of a small six-axis robot equipped with high-end paint application technology. The system is completed and pre-commissioned by Dürr at its manufacturing plant, making it "ready2spray" upon arrival at a customer's site. The technology is available in different configurations, which is tailored to individual customer’s needs.
Every other year, the AWFS Visionary New Product Awards recognize creativity and innovation as well as leadership in green/environmental product development. Entries are evaluated on quality, production impact, practicality, innovation and user-friendliness. The winners of the 2017 awards were selected from 33 finalist products from 27 companies.
Dürr’s ready2spray paint robot was chosen based on the fact that companies no longer have to go to great lengths to make the robot and application equipment compatible.
“A true innovation”
Dr. Hans Schumacher, Board Spokesman of Dürr Systems AG: “We see a growing need for fully automated paint application. Our new ready2spray solution is a true innovation in this market segment. The AWFS award confirms that we meet the market needs with our new development“.
With small dimensions and pre-installed application technology, the ready2spray compact industrial robot is valuable for any company who applies paint on an industrial scale. It is perfectly suited to the requirements of general industry to paint wood, plastics, glass and metal. The ready2spray robot enables the application of solvent- and water-based one- and two-component paints.