Universal Robots (UR) announced its North American distributors are opening authorized training centers, offering classes spanning basic to advanced programming of UR cobots. The first four centers have launched, with another nine to follow by the end of 2019. Through hands-on classes hosted by UR trained teachers, the centers will broaden understanding of UR cobots’ use cases, while providing opportunities for hands-on practice in real-life applications. Worldwide, UR is planning 50 fully authorized centers. For more information, visit: universal-robots.com/academy.