More than 50 woodworkers participated in a tour of Ro-Bois-Tic, a new "lights out" cabinet and case goods plant in St.-Apollinaire, QC. The tour was organized by CNC Automation. When completed the robotic line will be able to produce up to 1,200 cabinets a week working around the clock.

Here, the Kuka industrial router attends to a Thermwood CNC nesting router.

The Ro-Bois-Tic factory will be featured in the presentation, "Advanced Automation Case Study: Canada's First Fully-Robotic 24/7 Furniture Production Facility," at Wood Tech Summit, Oct. 23 in Vancouver, BC.

Read related blog: A Cabinetmaker and His Robot.

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