Radix puts another notch in their advanced technology “tool belt”

Friday, November 20, 2015

Media Release

(Tecumseh, Ontario) Radix Inc, a provider of innovative custom automation & inspection solutions to manufacturing, has been chosen as Canada authorized integrator of ABB’s new YuMi Collaborative Robot. Radix is the first Canadian integrator to achieve this status with ABB.

YuMi is the first truly collaborative dual armed robot, designed for a world in which humans and robots safely work together. The YuMi robot is intentionally designed with a compact, dual-arm body which requires no more space than a human workstation.

“We are so impressed with the flexibility and efficiency of the dual-armed YuMi collaborative robot technology from ABB”, says Ross Rawlings, President of Radix.
Radix was recognized by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce for Innovation in 2007 and 2015, by Profit Magazine as one of their Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies in 2005, and is the recent recipient of an award of excellence from Ford Motor Company.

Some of Radix’s world-class customers include Ford, GM, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Magna, Linamar, and Mars Foods. Radix Inc. designs and delivers advanced manufacturing technology solutions for major North American auto plants, as well as pharmaceutical, food/beverage, and aerospace manufacturers. Radix offers vision systems, robotics, custom automation and software.

ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 140,000 people.