Blackbird Robotics opens a remote welding laboratory in Detroit
Blackbird Robotics, a provider of remote laser welding solutions and part of the Scanlab group, has introduced its new facilities – including a well-equipped applications laboratory – in Sterling Heights near Detroit. The remote welding laboratory offers additional services such as user trainings, application support and local repairs to the growing US market.
On 29 July 2016, Blackbird Robotics hosted a grand opening event at its new premises. The attendees visited the new remote welding applications laboratory and were given an overview of the latest technology advances in Blackbird’s product range of 2D and 3D scan heads, controls and seam finding and tracking solutions. An exhibition of sample parts from production applications was also presented, covering a variety of industrial segments such as battery welding, automotive seating, exhaust systems and door assemblies.
‘We have been able to support our customers with local service engineers since the opening of our office in Michigan in 2014,’ describes Tim Morris, VP of sales and service for Blackbird Robotics. ‘Now that we have the infrastructure in place, we can also provide local training and application support. The next step will be providing selected repair and maintenance measures.’