South Boston, VA - A new addition to a Halifax County coatings facility symbolized a new partnership for the area.Kawasaki Robotics delivered a new 6 axis robot to the National Center for Coatings, Application, Research and Education - known as C-CARE.
The robot uses the latest technology to apply spay coatings to parts an automated line.
C-CARE opened last year as a facility for manufacturers to utilize for research, development and employee training.
Officials there say this new partnership with Kawasaki will provide even more state-of-the-art options for local industries.
"There are a lot of manufacturers that are still behind the curb that we need to help move to using robotics and that's why we have it here, " said Director Doug Corrigan.
C-CARE is located in the Riverstone Energy Center on Route 58 in South Boston.