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ABBRobotics

ABB Robotics - Welding Lawn Mowers

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A resurgence in home-grown manufacturing is now taking root in the United States, largely driven by advanced technology. Through a combination of determination, solid management, and robotic technology from ABB, Bad Boy Mowers, based in Batesville, Arkansas, is one such example of this kind of resurgent manufacturing success.

Founded in 1998, Bad Boy Mowers has always had the goal of building the best and highest quality zero turn lawn mowers on the planet. They commenced their first mower sales in 2002, and each and every year since they've doubled their production and built a new building to meet demand.

Since 2004 Bad Boy has added 8 ABB FlexArc standardized robotic welding cells and is now up to producing 300 mowers a day. At the same time they've increased the number of welding employees they have from 2 to 90, demonstrating that installing robots can also lead to more employment.

The standardized cells make it easy for Bad Boy to add production capacity as they need it and keep programming and installation time to a minimum.
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A resurgence in home-grown manufacturing is now taking root in the United States, largely driven by advanced technology. Through a combination of determination, solid management, and robotic technology from ABB, Bad Boy Mowers, based in Batesville, Arkansas, is one such example of this kind of resurgent manufacturing success.

Founded in 1998, Bad Boy Mowers has always had the goal of building the best and highest quality zero turn lawn mowers on the planet. They commenced their first mower sales in 2002, and each and every year since they've doubled their production and built a new building to meet demand.

Since 2004 Bad Boy has added 8 ABB FlexArc standardized robotic welding cells and is now up to producing 300 mowers a day. At the same time they've increased the number of welding employees they have from 2 to 90, demonstrating that installing robots can also lead to more employment.

The standardized cells make it easy for Bad Boy to add production capacity as they need it and keep programming and installation time to a minimum. Show less
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