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June 12, 2018

Delta Supports Robot Design Contest 2018 With SCARA Robots and Sponsorship

Samutprakarn, Thailand, June 8, 2018 - Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL. welcomed 77 student participants of the Robot Design Contest 2018 from 34 universities across Thailand to explore the company’s robot innovation at its headquarters in Samutprakarn. In its 11th year, the contest’s 2018 theme is-“Robot for Smart Manufacturing”. The contest organizers are the National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and the Ministry of Science and Technology in collaboration with Chulalongkorn University, Chiang Mai University and Suranaree University of Technology. Delta Electronics is a contest sponsor alongside Electricity Generation Authority of Thailand (EGAT) and the major IT mall-Pantip Plaza.

Mr. Anusorn Muttaraid, Delta Executive Director, introduced the company to the delegation led by Mr. Surat Kwanmuang, Ph.D. in Engineering and Chulalongkorn University Department of Mechanical Engineering Lecturer. Next, Mr. Vichai Saksuriya, Delta Operations Vice President, introduced Delta’s smart manufacturing technologies and how the company leverages international award-winning robots for its highly automated production. The students were keen to learn the significant roles that Delta’s SCARA Robots and Articulated Robots play in the Delta Smart Manufacturing model.

As an industrial automation solutions provider committed to the Thailand 4.0 policy, Delta offers sponsorship to the Robot Design Contest 2018 including two of its SCARA robots. The contest aims to boost the level of robot design and skill among Thailand’s engineering students. Students will compete in regional qualifying rounds at Prince of Songkla University, Chiang Mai University and Suranaree University of Technology in May and in the final national round at Chulalongkorn University in June. The winning team will represent Thailand at the International Design Contest (IDC) Robocon 2018 at Japan in August.

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