KUKA & BEET sign Value Added Reseller (V.A.R.) Agreement

KUKA announced that they have joined forces with BEET LLC. This agreement is part of KUKA's Industrie 4.0 strategy. KUKA will now be able to leverage BEET's industrial IoT technology as another tool in their Industrie 4.0 ECO-System and to offer BEET technology on KUKA solutions to add a unique value to its customers.

"We are excited to work with KUKA, whose global industrial leadership in automation systems will further strengthen BEET's presence in the global market. This will allow OEMs to access BEET IoT solutions with a respected and established leader standing behind it," said Ronny Chiang, President BEET Analytics Technology.

With this technology KUKA's customers will enjoy improved Original Equipment Efficiency (OEE) and will be able to lower maintenance costs by utilizing BEET's predictive capabilities.

"Leveraging BEET Analytics proprietary technology, KUKA will create and offer completely new services and applications for customers, increasing their efficiency and improving productivity," said Larry Drake, CEO at KUKA Systems Group.

"Our experts are developing individual solutions for our customers to make the new business concepts as successful as possible. In addition to that, KUKA already offers the best solutions for the future and service-oriented business concepts for which digitalization and flexibility are the enablers," said Frank Klingemann, President and CEO of KUKA Systems GmbH. With this data transparency in the shop floor digital services, for example a higher cycle time and availability, for an increase of the costumer added value can be reached.

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