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The Winners of the 24-Hour Workshop Challenge Are...

Emmet Cole
by Emmet Cole on Sep 13, 2017 9:46:05 PM

The winners of the inaugural 24-Hour Workshop Challenge have been announced! 

The winners of the 24-Hour Workshop Challenge are... 

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Team 4!

Congratulations to the entire team (aka 'The Latin Dream Team'):     

Enric Vila (Vicosystems
Mattia Coti Zelati & Sergio Della Santina (Alumotion)
Juan Manuel Fernandez Quevedo (Robotplus)
Carlos Valerio Gonzalez & Andres Rosado (i3 Mexico)
Xavier Quintero (
HTL Electronics SA de CV
Stefano Chiodi (Fortek)
Oscar Hermandez (Continental)
Carlos J. Rosales Gallegos (Beta Robots
Nicolas Lauzier (Robotiq

This video shows the sights and sounds of the challenge...


"Team 4 won both the sales challenge and technical challenge components," explained Karine Simard, director of marketing at Robotiq.

"The team demonstrated great teamwork, great motivation, and great application of Lean Robotics principles. Team 4 also produced the most parts and received the most purchase orders after a successful sales pitch challenge," added Simard.     

Here's the final breakdown for each team: 

                                # of parts                        # of purchase orders 
Team 1                       06                                                  26
Team 2                       41                                                  25 
Team 3                       14                                                  21
Team 4                       60                                                  39
Team 5                       00                                                  18
Team 6                       51                                                  10
Team 7                       08                                                  21
Team 8                       16                                                  22

We really appreciate the efforts of all those who took part. The feedback has been great. 

And congratulations to the victorious Latin Dream Team! 

Next from RUC 2017: Highlights from Day 3 at RUC 2017. 


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Emmet Cole
Written by Emmet Cole
A freelance robotics writer since 2006, Emmet is an Economist contributor, and a regular contributor to Robotics Business Review and Robotics Trends. His writing on robots has also appeared in Wired, BBC Future, BBC Focus magazine, Space Quarterly, and numerous other outlets.
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