Tron Robotics Launches the Latest Range of Collaborative Robots (Cobots) in Malaysia

The new state-of-the-art Tron Robotics CR/CO and MR cobots will enhance automation and industrial capabilities across manufacturing sectors in Malaysia



Kuala Lumpur, 20 November 2023 – Tron Robotics, an established technology company in Singapore specialising in the design, development, and integration of advanced robotic systems, announces the launch of their new cobot range for the manufacturing industry in Malaysia, offering enhanced productivity, flexibility and safety for companies to leverage robot automation in a cost-effective manner.

Tron Robotics Launches the Latest Range of Collaborative Robots (Cobots) in Malaysia

Tron Robotics’ New Series of Cobots to support Malaysia’s Industry 5.0 Digital Economy Efforts

Malaysia’s Industry 5.0 Digital Economy efforts are leading the demand for automation adoption within the manufacturing sector in Malaysia. According to The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), the Malaysia Robotics market is projected to reach RM103.1 billion by 2030, surpassing the targeted amount in the National Robotics Roadmap 2021 – 2030. Tron Robotics, through their new CR/CO and MR series of cobots, is targeting to support the automation adoption of multiple industry segments in Malaysia with their easy implementation and cost-effectiveness. 

Tron Robotics’ New Range of Cobots

Tron Robotics’ new CR/CO and MR Cobots offer companies the ability to leverage robotic automation solutions that help address the increasing labour costs and shortage of skilled workers. Not only do these cobots offer a huge productivity boost and safety in the production environment, but they are also designed to accelerate automation at a lower price point, making them a great fit for SMEs as well as first-time users of automation options.

“Our flagship collaborative cobot series is designed to provide a cost-effective solution for businesses to improve productivity and worker safety,” said James Soh, Managing Partner at Tron Robotics. “We hope that Malaysian companies will look at implementing cobots like or CR/CO series in their manufacturing environments as we believe that they can be a superior option to address the current skilled manpower shortages.” 

Additionally, Tron Robotics’ portfolio of cobots is designed with fast set-up time and easy programming. Whether in production environments with repetitive or dangerous tasks, customers can operate cobots easily without requiring specialised training or complex coding.

Flagship Tron Robotics CR/CO Series

The CR/CO series is the flagship collaborative robot series from Tron Robotics, and they have been designed to maximise productivity in manufacturing lines while providing a seamless user experience. With more than 10,000 units produced and sold annually, the CR/CO series is well-recognised for its high-quality workmanship and for boosting productivity in the workplace. With its intuitive programming interface, the CR/CO series has limitless application capability with more than 10,000 units deployed and is used in diverse manufacturing sectors including aerospace, automotive, food, pharma and electronics.

Key product highlights of the Tron Robotics CR/CO series include:

  • Repeat position accuracy of ±0.02mm
  • IP67 protection rating for deployment in harsh environment
  • High mobility due to its light weight (25kg) and robodock quick charge adapter
  • Made for business with fast set-up times and easy programming
  • Limitless applications across industries
  • Safety-focused with a huge range of safety features and designed to work with human operators on the production line

Tron Robotic MR Series for CNC Machining Operations

Tron Robotics’ MR Series is an exceptional line of mobile robotic cells designed to revolutionise Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining operations where pre-programmed computer software dictates the movement of factory tools and machinery. Combining compact size, advanced automation capabilities, and the innovative Tron Docking system, the MR Series offers unparalleled flexibility, efficiency, and ease of integration. This cutting-edge solution enables manufacturers to optimise their production processes, reduce setup time, and elevate productivity to new heights. With optional features such as vision cameras and electric grippers, the MR Series is perfectly suited for high mix low volume production, eliminating the need for robot teaching and enabling accurate part location and seamless gripping.

Key product features on the Tron Robotics MR Series include: 

  • Compact and mobile design
  • Collaborative robot arm that ensures a safe human-robot collaborative working environment
  • Innovative Tron Docking System that enables rapid and effortless docking to various CNC machines
  • Vision cameras for accurate part location
  • Electric grippers for versatile part handling
  • Customisable automation solutions
  • Enhanced productivity and quality
  • Advanced safety features 

“A collaborative robot is designed to augment what humans do; helping to make the workplace more effective, efficient and safe. We hope that in time, Tron Robotics’ cobots will be a common sight across the Malaysian manufacturing industry, and all Malaysians will get to enjoy the higher productivity and improved working environment from utilising cobots like ours,” says Mr Soh. 

Tron Robotics will partner with Malaysia’s CFI Technologies in their Malaysian expansion efforts. CFI Technologies will lead the sales and distributor engagement framework in Malaysia, opening potential growth opportunities in the regional market. 

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 Source: Malaysia National Robotics Industry Country Report (NRICR) (click here)