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2014-01-31 12:27:15

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - It's the manufacturing world's version of speed-dating: a day-long summit next Thursday, Feb. 6, with Boeing Corp and KUKA Systems North America LLC to help potential aerospace suppliers find their niche in the supply chains of the two companies. KUKA Systems and Boeing supply-chain teams have identified over 50 procurement needs for which they would like to find and qualify Michigan companies. The supplier summit is being...

2013-11-12 08:39:08

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Automotive and other manufacturers have a strong interest in incorporating more lighter weight, bimetallic components into their products. It's the way of the future, and it's fuelling North American demand for advanced friction welding systems like those from KUKA Systems and sister company Thompson Friction Welding. With that growing marketplace interest, KUKA Systems and Thompson, both part of KUKA AG of...

2013-05-24 12:20:29

TOLEDO, OH and AUGSBURG, Germany, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The KUKA Systems manufacturing operation in Toledo, Ohio, produced its one millionth body-in-white Jeep(®) Wrangler JK this month, the latest achievement for a facility that ranks consistently among the most efficient body shops in the North American auto industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130524/TO970 KUKA Toledo Production Operations (KTPO), a wholly owned subsidiary of KUKA Systems North America LLC,...

2013-04-19 16:20:45

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI and AUGSBURG, Germany, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - KUKA Systems Group, one of the world's largest systems integrators, has acquired the plant engineering business of privately owned Utica Companies of Shelby Township, MI, a welding equipment specialist and supplier to the automobile industry. With this transaction, KUKA Systems becomes the Number 1 manufacturing systems supplier to the North American automotive sector. The purchase price was not disclosed but is...

2012-09-07 10:20:20

STERLING HEIGHTS, MI - AUGSBURG, Germany, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - As part of record second quarter sales, KUKA Systems, the global systems integrator, booked major orders from the automotive sector to build manufacturing lines in China and Spain. The China order, from a premium German automaker, includes nine manufacturing lines, for new car body and parts assembly, an assembly and finishing line and for building subassemblies such as front and rear doors, fenders, engine hoods...