The award was open to robot or automation manufacturers, systems integrators, manufacturers or end users who have engineered or adopted an innovative robotics solution that has led to a significant productivity improvement and/or a cost reduction. In the category of Best Innovative Robotics Solution, judges especially acknowledged creative solutions, the smart use of robotics and software to increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve safety.
Marc Daniel, VP Global Sales Equipment and Services Gebo Cermex, comments, “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award for our CoboAccess_Pal. This robust cobotic palletiser – particularly suited for low-speed applications – underlines our company’s commitment to help producers embrace Industry 4.0 opportunities. Moreover, CoboAccess_Pal embeds Gebo Cermex’s high safety and industrial standards: this ultra-compact, fenceless palletising cell is designed to perfectly match the needs of very demanding production environments, where reliability is absolute key. It is worth noticing that the extreme safety of our CoboAccess_Pal has also been objectively certified, in addition to the equipment’s full compliance with European Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.”
Gebo Cermex is an expert in palletising/depalletising solutions with more than 5,000 machines installed around the world and more than ten years of experience in driving the implementation of collaborative robotics in end-of-line solutions.
The PPMA is the UK’s trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 500 member and associate companies. Its principle objective is to promote sales of machinery, both at home and abroad, through various projects and services of mutual benefit to both members and their customers by providing free technical and machinery information and advice.
For more information on the award, visit: https://www.ppmatotalshow.co.uk/awards/2018-winners
For more information on Gebo Cermex CoboAccess_Pal, visit: gebocermex.com/coboaccess_pal
 Gebo Cermex CoboAccess_Pal is certified by Apave.
On the main banner: David Chadd, head of publishing for PPMA (in the middle) accepting the award on behalf of Gebo Cermex with the host, comedian Brian Conley (left), and Gary Moug (right), editor of Packaging Scotland.