TURKU, Finland—Industrial automation giant Kuka is set to build a smart factory for construction company Admares, which specializes in digitalizing the manufacturing of buildings. Admares claims the partnership will drastically increase the level of automation in the construction industry and lower construction times by “more than 70 percent.”

Kuka will supply the robotic automation systems and production lines for the new Admares smart factories. “We believe that Admares has a great vision of housebuilding which will change the industry," says Timo Heil, CBDO at Kuka Systems. 'And we are proud to be part of it.”

Mikael Hedberg, CEO at Admares Group, says his company is very excited to work with Kuka. “Their know-how is crucial while we set up the world’s first automated and robotized factory for mass-producing off-site manufactured smart buildings.”