Comau showcased innovative solutions at the 2023 Vitrum Forum in Chicago to bring automation benefits to new markets

Comau participated in VITRUV 2023 – The Forum for Resilient, Scalable and Secure Manufacturing, organized on June 14 by Agenzia ITA – Italian Trade Agency, in collaboration with UCIMU – Systems to produce and the Ministry of Business and Made in Italy, at the Illinois Tech/Kaplan Institute in Chicago.

With the aim of strengthening the collaboration between Italian producers and US companies, VITRUV 2023 was an opportunity to compare the business, academic and institutional world of the two Countries. It was also a chance to start new collaborations to develop increasingly innovative, efficient and sustainable production and automation systems. 

With 50 years of global experience, Comau designs and builds advanced and sustainable automation systems to support the productivity of companies across multiple industries: from  automotive  traditional  to electric mobility, from automation for logistics and shipyards to renewable energy, pharmaceutical and food industries. 

Laerte Scarpitta, Comau’s Chief of Countries Cluster Americas said, “Comau has a historical presence  in the United States where it operates thanks to local production locations and a network of technology partners that allow us to be as close to customers as possible, supporting them in an agile and fast way . Our presence at the VITRUV 2023 forum was the opportunity to showcase the innovative technologies developed by Comau to optimize the work processes of U.S. enterprises active both in industries where automation has a well-established presence, such as automotive, where we have extensive experience and deep know-how, both within industries where new technologies  are a fundamental element of development and transformation. For this reason, the demand for automation is growing “.

Together with Comau, companies specializing in the automotive and transport sectors, aerospace, agriculture, medical, advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0, oil and energy industry, robotics and industrial automation participated in VITRUV 2023. Among the authorities are the Consulate General of Italy, Thomas Botzios, the Director of the Italian Trade Agency of Chicago, Marco Verna, and the President of UCIMU – Systems to produce, Barbara Colombo.