UNIVERSAL ROBOTS A/S
Stäubli International AG.
Shinano Kenshi
Shenzhen Yuejiang Technology Co.,Ltd
Shenzhen Han's Robot Co., Ltd
OnRobot US Inc.
Omron Automation
Omron
NACHI-FUJIKOSHI CORP.
KUKA AG
Iplusmobot Technology Co., Ltd.
igus GmbH

18 Collaborative Robot Manufacturers in 2024

This section provides an overview for collaborative robots as well as their applications and principles. Also, please take a look at the list of 18 collaborative robot manufacturers and their company rankings. Here are the top-ranked collaborative robot companies as of March, 2024: 1.Iplusmobot Technology Co., Ltd., 2.Shenzhen Han's Robot Co., Ltd, 3.Shenzhen Yuejiang Technology Co.,Ltd.

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List of 18 Collaborative Robot Manufacturers

*Including some distributors, etc.

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    • OnRobot US Inc.
      • United States of America Address: 222 W Las Colinas Blvd. Suite 742E, Irving, Texas, United States of America

      Manufacturer Overview

      OnRobot US Inc., founded in 2015 and based in Odense, Denmark, is a robotics manufacturer of tools and software for collaborative automation on various tasks, such as packaging, quality control, materials handling, machine tending, assembly, and surface finishing commonly used in industrial settings. They offer a range of products, including end-effectors, grippers, sensors, and tool changers that can be integrated with cobots from various manufacturers. They were recognized with awards such as the Gold Innovators Award and the Red Dot Design Award, and are certified by Universal Robots.

    • UNIVERSAL ROBOTS A/S
      • Denmark Address: Energivej 25, Odense, Southern Denmark, Denmark

      Manufacturer Overview

      Universal Robots was founded in 2005 in Odsense, Germany as a manufacturer of collaborative robots known as Cobots. The company provides automation solutions by designing flexible industrial collaborative robotic arms that are implemented for faster production, and increased accuracy. They are light in weight so they can be easily relocated and can be reprogrammed for different applications. Besides Electronics and Technology, numerous industries benefit from Cobots including Education and Science, Food and Beverage, Medical and Cosmetics, and even Metal and Machining.

    • Stäubli International AG.
      • Switzerland Address: Poststrasse 5, Pfäffikon, Schwyz, Switzerland

      Manufacturer Overview

      Stäubli began in Horgen, Switzerland in 1892. Stäubli designs, produces, distributes, and provides support for products for numerous industries including aerospace, alternative fuels, medical devices, packaging, photovoltaics, and semiconductors. Stäubli has 4 primary product lines including electrical connectors, fluid connectors, robotics, and textile. Electrical connector products include cable couplers, modular connectors, and test and measurement connectors. Fluid connectors include mold clamping systems, quick and dry disconnect couplings, and safety breakaway couplings. Robotics include industrial robots, collaborative robots, and mobile robots. Textile includes weaving preparation and frame weaving.

    • FANUC
      • Japan Address: 3580, Shibokusa, Oshino-mura, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      FANUC Corporation, established in 1972 and headquartered in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, is a manufacturer of factory automation, robomachine, IoT, and robotics. The company offers an extensive and diversified product portfolio including, servomotor, robodrill small cutting machine, roboshot electric injection molding machine, robocut wire electrical discharge machine, and lasers. These cutting-edge products cater to a wide range of industries, spanning from automotive, health care, and aerospace to electronics. The aim of the company is to provide efficient and low-cost products to customers.

    • DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED
      • DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED
        COBOTTA

      • Japan Address: 1, Yoshiike, Kusagi, Agui-cho, Chita-gun, Aichi, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED was established in 1976 in Aichi, Japan provides industrial solutions through its manufacturing technology by developing and producing automatic identification equipment, industrial robots, controllers, and system solutions. The company is known for creating QR codes and cloud services, which are registered trademarks of DENSO WAVE Inc. These codes and services are used for anti-forgery measures and in business cards or catalogs. Their AUTO-ID products include terminals, scanners, RFIDs, and software that enables various operations. These products are supported by customized system solutions such as QR code solutions and IoT solutions (Internet of Things).

    • CKD
      • Japan Address: 250, Ouji 2-chome, Komaki, Aichi, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      CKD Corporation, established in 1943 under the name of Japan Aircraft Electric Co., Ltd., is a Japanese manufacturer of automation machinery and manufacturing components, headquartered in Komaki, Aichi. Their diverse portfolio includes pneumatic and fluid control components, fine system components, drive components, and labor-saving components. The company has also developed various types of automation machinery, such as transparent object inspection systems, pharmaceutical products packaging machines, and more. These products find applications in various industries, for example their automated food packaging systems are designed for maintaining food quality and hygienic conditions. Their fluid control components are used in the solar cell manufacturing process.

    • NACHI-FUJIKOSHI CORP.
      • NACHI-FUJIKOSHI CORP.
        Robots

      • Japan Address: Shiodome Sumitomo Bldg. 17F 1-9-2 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

      Manufacturer Overview

      NACHI-FUJIKOSHI CORP. is a Japanese manufacturer of industrial machinery and tools, such as bearings, hydraulic equipment, robots, and cutting tools. They also provide services such as machine maintenance and repair. The company's products are used in automotive, aerospace, construction, and electronics. One of NACHI-FUJIKOSHI's renowned products is their robotic arm, the "MZR series," which is designed for precision assembly and inspection tasks in industries. They received several awards for their technological advancements and contributions to the industry, including the 2021 Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Medal for new hydraulic equipment technology and the 2020 Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Grand Technology Award.

    • Iplusmobot Technology Co., Ltd.
      • Iplusmobot Technology Co., Ltd.
        COBOT

      China

      Manufacturer Overview

      Iplusmobot Technology Co., Ltd., a company founded in 2016 and headquartered in Hangzhou, China, is a manufacturer of mobile robots and technologies. The company possesses sub-companies established in Tianzhen and Shenzhen. It specializes in producing logistics automatic, digital, and intelligent products for the manufacturing industry. The company’s products help enterprises increase the configuration efficiency of production and circulation resources and integrated operation efficiency and benefits. The company’s products also cater to the electronics, photovoltaic, FPD, and automobile industries.

    • Shenzhen Yuejiang Technology Co.,Ltd
      • China Address: Floor 9,10,14,24, Building 2, Chongwen Park, Nanshan Zhiyuan, Liuxian Avenue, Nanshan, China

      Manufacturer Overview

      Shenzhen Yuejiang Technology Co., Ltd, a company founded in 2015 and headquartered in Nanshan district, Shenzhen, Guangdong, is a manufacturer of collaborative robots and technologies. Specializing in CR, CRS, MG400, M1 Pro, and Nova, with more than a dozen collaborative robot models. The company’s products and solutions are utilized in consumer electronics, automotive, metal processing, and semiconductor industries. It also finds application in welding, palletizing, loading and unloading, and bin picking. The company received numerous opportunities to showcase its robots at events worldwide, including the Olympics, Google I/O, and more.

    • Shenzhen Han's Robot Co., Ltd
      • China Address: 6th Floor, Building 3, Han's Laser Global Intelligent Manufacturing Industry Base, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

      Manufacturer Overview

      Shenzhen Han's Robot Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Han's Laser Technology Industry Group Co., Ltd., is a Chinese manufacturer of intelligent robots based in Shenzhen and Foshan and established in 2017, Industrial collaborative robots are among the company’s products designed to work alongside humans in shared workspaces. Han's Robot also offers the HR series of multi-sensor automated guided vehicles (AGV) for indoor item transportation. Furthermore, the company develops the STAR mobile manipulator with human-like functional capabilities such as material detection and product handling. The company’s products cater to various industries, including the automotive, healthcare, and semiconductor sectors.

    • Omron Automation

      Manufacturer Overview

      Omron Automation, situated in Hoffman Estate, IL established in 1933 is a manufacturer and supplier of fully integrated automation solutions to various industries. The complete portfolio of the company provides safety services, training, and automation services to keep people safe, protect their capital investment and increase their overall equipment effectiveness. The company has 80+ years of industry experience to benefit its clients. Whether a client is looking to protect their people, understand their functional safety risks, train their team, or refurbish a robot, the company can provide customized services to meet their client's needs.

    • KUKA AG

      Manufacturer Overview

      KUKA AG was founded in 1898 in Augsburg, Germany. The company is a subsidiary of GD Midea Holding Co., Ltd. and is an automation developer, designing and manufacturing robot-based automation solutions for medical, automotive, warehousing, and distribution industries. The company’s product segments include robot systems, production machines, and systems, mobility as a driver of Industry 4.0, and process technologies that provide special welding processes to factories. The company’s services include repair and servicing for robots and machines and engineering services for designing and programming robotic systems.

    • igus GmbH

      Manufacturer Overview

      igus GmbH, established in 1964 and based in Cologne, Germany, is a manufacturer and distributor of technical products made using polymers for movement. Its products include injection molding frames, motor control systems, and plain bearings, and it has over 240,000 products in over 1,000,000 variations. It serves 188,000 companies from over 80 countries worldwide in 50 different industries, including packaging, automotive, and renewable energy. The company is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 50001 certified, and in 2023, it recorded €1.115 billion in sales. Since 2021, the company has purchased 380 new injection-molding machines and has replaced 275 old ones.

    • Shinano Kenshi

      Manufacturer Overview

      Shinano Kenshi Co. Ltd., founded in 1918 and headquartered in Nagano, Japan, is a manufacturer of drive systems and precision motors and also offers customized motion solutions. Its products include robotic grippers, drivers, actuators, blowers, and pumps, used in several industries, including automation, life environment, automotive, space, and assistive technology. The company stocks over 9000 drive system and motor models, and over 95% are customized. It is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO13485 certified, and it also acquired IATF16949 accreditation.

    • Omron

      Manufacturer Overview

      Omron Corporation, started in 1933 and headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, is a manufacturer of automation components, equipment, and systems, and it developed the first contactless proximity switch in 1960. It has four domains, including industrial automation, electronic components, healthcare, and social systems, and it provides products and services in around 120 countries and regions. Some of its products include microsensing devices, access control systems, industrial robots, surveillance cameras, and blood pressure monitors. In 1971, it developed the first online cash machine, and in 1972, it established Japan’s first welfare factory.

    • Alicona Imaging GmbH
      • Austria Address: Dr. Auner Straße 19, Raaba/Graz, Austria

      Company Overview

      Alicona Imaging GmbH, established in 2001 and headquartered in Graz, Austria, specializes in the manufacturing of optical 3D surface measurement systems and metrology solutions. The company has been part of Bruker since 2019 and now operates under the Bruker Alicona brand and its product catalog includes optical measuring devices, coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), and software for surface metrology. It serves industries like aerospace, automotive, medical technology, and precision engineering. Its products are used for precision quality control, surface roughness analysis, and reverse engineering.

    • FANUC Europe Corporation S.A.
      • Germany Address: 7, rue Benedikt Zender,Echternach, Grevenmacher,, Germany

      Company Overview

      FANUC Corporation was established in 1956 and is headquartered in Japan, manufacturing of industrial robots, CNC systems, and related automation technologies. The company produces products that include industrial robots, CRX Cobots, Lasers, IoT Solutions, and various CNC systems for machine tools. These systems and technologies find applications in a broad range of industries, including automotive manufacturing, aerospace and defense, electronics production, and metalworking. They also help with automated repetitive tasks, performing complex assembly operations, and handling hazardous materials for medical device manufacturing, consumer goods products, and many more industrial applications.

Collaborative Robot Manufacturer Ranking

*Including some distributors, etc.

Derivation Method

The ranking is calculated based on the click share within the collaborative robot page as of March 2024. Click share is defined as the total number of clicks for all companies during the period divided by the number of clicks for each company.

Number of Employees

  1. NACHI-FUJIKOSHI CORP.: 7,205
  2. CKD: 4,660
  3. DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED: 1,277

Newly Established Company

  1. Shenzhen Han's Robot Co., Ltd: 2017 (7 years ago)
  2. Iplusmobot Technology Co., Ltd.: 2016 (8 years ago)
  3. Shenzhen Yuejiang Technology Co.,Ltd: 2015 (9 years ago)

Company with a History

  1. Stäubli International AG.: 1892 (132 years ago)
  2. NACHI-FUJIKOSHI CORP.: 1928 (96 years ago)
  3. CKD: 1943 (81 years ago)

Collaborative Robot Manufacturers in United States

*Including some distributors, etc.

Global Distribution of Collaborative Robot Manufacturers by Country

*Including some distributors, etc.

Country Number of Companies Share (%)
Japan Japan 4 33.3%
China China 3 25.0%
United States of America United States of America 1 8.3%
Denmark Denmark 1 8.3%
Switzerland Switzerland 1 8.3%
Austria Austria 1 8.3%
Germany Germany 1 8.3%

List of Collaborative Robot Products

21 products are listed.

Takashima Robot Marketing

Universal Robot

30+ people viewing

Universal robot is the world's most selling collaborative robot since its launch in 2008. The newly released E-Series is equipped with power/torqu...


4 models listed

KUKA AG

7 -axis cooperative robot LBR IIWA series LBR IIWA 7 R800 RAL 9016

A high -sensitivity lightweight robot that realizes people and robots coordination (HRC) without a safety fence. LBR IIWA is the world's first hig...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

7 -axis work robot LBR IIWA series LBR IIWA 14 R820 CR

Last viewed: 8 hours ago

A high -sensitivity lightweight robot that realizes people and robots coordination (HRC) without a safety fence. LBR IIWA is the world's first hig...


1 model listed

Takashima Robot Marketing

Techman Robot

20+ people viewing

Techman Robot is the world's first camera collaborative robot. Integrates a system divided into three types: industrial robot's hands, eyes, and b...


4 models listed

KUKA AG

7 -axis cooperative robot LBR IIWA series LBR IIWA 7 R800

A high -sensitivity lightweight robot that realizes people and robots coordination (HRC) without a safety fence. LBR IIWA is the world's first hig...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Small collaborative robot LBR IISY COBOT Series LBR IISY 15 R930

Flexible operability, intuitive operability, reliable LBR IISY when interacting with people is a collaborative robot corresponding to all productio...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Small collaborative robot LBR IISY COBOT Series LBR IISY 8 R930

10+ people viewing

Flexible operability, intuitive operability, reliable LBR IISY when interacting with people is a collaborative robot corresponding to all productio...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

7 -axis cooperative robot LBR IIWA series LBR IIWA 14 R820 RAL 9016

20+ people viewing

A high -sensitivity lightweight robot that realizes people and robots coordination (HRC) without a safety fence. LBR IIWA is the world's first hig...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

7 -axis cooperative robot LBR IIWA series LBR IIWA 7 R800 CR

A high -sensitivity lightweight robot that realizes people and robots coordination (HRC) without a safety fence. LBR IIWA is the world's first hig...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Small collaborative robot LBR IISY COBOT Series LBR IISY 6 R1300

10+ people viewing

Flexible operability, intuitive operability, reliable LBR IISY when interacting with people is a collaborative robot corresponding to all productio...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Small collaborative robot LBR IISY COBOT Series LBR IISY 3 R760

Flexible operability, intuitive operability, reliable LBR IISY when interacting with people is a collaborative robot corresponding to all productio...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

Small collaborative robot LBR IISY COBOT Series LBR IISY 11 R1300

Flexible operability, intuitive operability, reliable LBR IISY when interacting with people is a collaborative robot corresponding to all productio...


1 model listed

KUKA AG

7 -axis cooperative robot LBR IIWA series LBR IIWA 14 R820

A high -sensitivity lightweight robot that realizes people and robots coordination (HRC) without a safety fence. LBR IIWA is the world's first hig...


1 model listed

Nano Precision Co., Ltd.

Camera -built -in collaboration robot Techman Robot (Techman Robot)

TechMan Robot is a subsidiary of Quanta Computer in Taiwan and develops and manufactures collaborative robots integrated with a vision system. Qua...


1 model listed

Corporation Yamatsuji

Cup Sealer Automated Robot System Collaboration Robot DOBOT

Great for high safety / work -saving and efficiency with contact stop sensors


1 model listed

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