ODENSE, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER), at this time introduced that Kim Povlsen has been appointed President of Common Robots. Povlsen, a Danish native, brings world govt management from a high-tech and business perspective and can lead Common Robots’ subsequent stage of progress and innovation. His appointment reinforces Teradyne´s dedication to Common Robots’ Danish origin and its function in additional creating the native robotics group. Kim begins his new function at Common Robots on March 1, 2021.
“I’m delighted to introduce Kim Povlsen as the brand new President of Common Robots,” mentioned Greg Smith, President of Teradyne’s Industrial Automation Group, and appearing President of Common Robots. “Kim combines a improbable monitor file as a dynamic govt with a background in and an incredible ardour for robotics. With Kim on board, Common Robots is poised to strengthen its management within the world marketplace for collaborative robotics. With Kim’s management, we will speed up the expansion in new functions and market progress for cobots. Common Robots was one of many authentic firms on the core of the Odense innovation hub for robotics, and our world prospects acknowledge the innovation and high quality of that Danish heritage. I’m thrilled to have a Danish govt who can construct on our achievements and assist the additional improvement of our robotics hub and headquarters in Odense.”
Kim has held varied govt enterprise and expertise management roles at Schneider Electrical, a world power administration and automation firm. Most just lately, he served as Vice President, Technique & Expertise, answerable for the expertise technique and execution inside a multi-billion greenback world group. Kim lives in Aarhus, Denmark, and holds a grasp’s diploma in Pc Science & Embedded Engineering from the College of Southern Denmark. The College’s graduates embody most of the innovators and enterprise leaders from the famend Odense robotics group.
“I’ve been impressed with Common Robots for a while,” mentioned Kim. “To me, the corporate represents the head of innovation and potential and I used to be thrilled to be approached for this distinctive management function. The corporate not solely pioneered the class of collaborative robots, created an ecosystem of companion expertise options and an enormous world distribution community to serve prospects of their assorted industrial automation wants, it additionally has the potential to essentially reshape automation throughout the worldwide economic system. I actually stay up for working with, studying from and being a part of the nice individuals at Common Robots.”
Teradyne (NASDAQ:TER) brings high-quality improvements comparable to good units, life-saving medical tools and information storage methods to market, sooner. Its superior take a look at options for semiconductors, digital methods, wi-fi units and extra be certain that merchandise carry out as they have been designed. Its Industrial Automation choices embody collaborative and cell robots that assist producers of all sizes enhance productiveness and decrease prices. In 2020, Teradyne had income of $3.1 billion and at this time employs 5,500 individuals worldwide. For extra info, go to teradyne.com. Teradyne® is a registered trademark of Teradyne, Inc. within the U.S. and different nations.
About Teradyne’s Industrial Automation Group
Teradyne’s Industrial Automation Group was fashioned in 2020 and contains Common Robots, Cellular Industrial Robots (MiR) and AutoGuide. The businesses within the Industrial Automation Group are modern market leaders making use of collaborative automation applied sciences to rework manufacturing and materials dealing with.
About Common Robots
Universal Robots (UR) was based in 2005 to make robotic expertise accessible to all by creating small, user-friendly, moderately priced, versatile collaborative robots (cobots) which might be protected to work side-by-side with individuals. For the reason that first cobot was launched in 2008, the corporate has skilled appreciable progress with the user-friendly cobots now bought worldwide. The corporate, which is part of Teradyne Inc., is headquartered in Odense, Denmark, and has regional workplaces in the USA, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, UK, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Turkey, China, India, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Mexico. In 2020, Common Robots had income of USD 219 million. For extra info, please go to universal-robots.com.