KUKA Roboter GmbH, with its headquarters in Augsburg, is a member of KUKA Aktiengesellschaft. KUKA is the market leader in Germany and Europe and the second biggest industrial robot supplier in the world. It grew out of the company Keller und Knappich, which was founded in 1898. The KUKA Robot Group has a close relation to both automotive customers and system integrators as full solution providers, yet the share of innovative non-automotive applications is increasing steadily. KUKA Roboter has a significant experience in advanced robotics topics dealing with lightweight robots and medical robotics.