Kuwait: EQUATE Group announces robotic solution to enhance workplace safety

pexels skitterphoto 38070The EQUATE Group has revealed its third internationally patented innovation – a ‘Mobile Non-Destructive Testing Inspection’ robot that will improve the safety, performance and quality of its facilities during maintenance

The robotic solution was developed by a team of EQUATE engineers, including Soud Al-Deweesh, Yousef Al-Haddad, Abdulrahman Al-Mutawaa, Yousef Safar and Abdullah Al-Ruwayeh, in collaboration with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and the Sabah Al-Ahmad Centre for Giftness and Innovation (SACGCC).

The invention demonstrates EQUATE’s commitment to innovation, and a continuous drive to promote a technological platform environment for the advancement of human capital.

The new robot allows new levels of access to confined locations without human intervention during maintenance inspections, which means uncompromising safety and efficiency standards across every element of the business.

Nawaf Al-Khaledi, vice-president for technical services at EQUATE Group, said, “EQUATE has always encouraged innovation to effectively improve as a global organisation. The invention is a measurable improvement in the use of effective technology to support and advance maintenance. This robotic solution will not only keep employees safe but also improve productivity levels, cost and time efficiencies for our business.”

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