Bavarian Minister of State Dr. Marcel Huber visits KUKA
In conjunction with his participation in the second annual Augsburg Future Conference, Bavarian State Minister Dr. Marcel Huber was invited to visit KUKA Aktiengesellschaft on October 5, 2011.
Together with Lord Mayor Dr. Kurt Gribl and Eva Weber, Augsburg's business development consultant, Dr. Marcel Huber was briefed on KUKA Group's current business situation. Dr. Till Reuter, KUKA AG's CEO, provided a detailed account of the in-house projects being handled by the company's divisions. While touring the facilities, the Bavarian State Minister expressed particular interest in development trends and product innovations, such as the company's QUANTEC industrial robots and the LWR lightweight robot. The focus here was primarily on energy efficiency.
During his visit, Dr. Marcel Hubert pointed out that KUKA, an innovative engineering company, plays an important role in Bavaria. "KUKA is extremely well-positioned for the future, thanks to its technically advanced product portfolio. Innovation is the key to stronger growth and greater success."