How new requirements for internal logistics create new business opportunities for OEMs
Labor shortage, increasing global competition, individualization of customer needs that require agile manufacturing of a high variation of smaller batches, as well as recent needs for social distancing all call for automation. From the healthcare industry to material handling, organizations are looking into automation of internal logistics to gain efficiencies and competitive advantages, resulting in new opportunities for OEMs that can use AMRs from as a platform for adding mobility to their automation solutions.
Accelerated time-to-market thanks to standardized platform
The MiR robots are flexible, open source platforms that enable easy integration of new solutions, both in terms of new top modules and hardware, as well as customization of software via a full-featured REST-API. This brings new opportunities for OEMs. By using AMRs from MiR as a flexible and adaptable, mobile platform, OEMs can explore new business opportunities for their existing automation solutions that now can be logistically automated. MiR delivers a standardized platform which accelerates time-to-market for new OEM solutions as they do not need to develop the AMR.
Fast development of new automation solutions
When OEMs add MiR robots to their portfolio, it also opens for developing entirely new solutions. Being able to flexibly transport goods, assemblies, or even pallets also give OEMs the opportunities to develop new solutions based on the MiR platform, entering new markets, and gaining competitive advantages.
Seamless business cooperation
While the MiR robots are an ideal fit for OEMs as they are easy to customize and to integrate into different automation equipment and into workflows, the MiR organization is also ready to support the needs of OEMs. OEMs receive comprehensive consultancy, training, and technical support to make sure that the development process runs smoothly.