5 Tangible Benefits of Quality Assurance Automation

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In today’s competitive landscape, all manufacturers are looking for innovative methods to stay ahead, and automation is increasingly becoming a supercharged solution.  Quality assurance (QA) automation presents an especially beneficial opportunity, allowing manufacturers to improve quality control with little human input while reducing costs compared to traditional manual labor-intensive QA procedures. Despite the many advantages […]

How to Have a Quick and Efficient Turnkey Installation of Your Automation Equipment

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Installing new automation equipment is a significant investment in streamlining your operations. However, there are many factors to consider –  it’s not possible to simply drop new automation or robotic equipment into your existing workstations or production lines.  Manufacturing and industrial facilities have complex, interconnected systems of both equipment and workers. In most cases a […]

Tips for Integrating New Robotic Systems Into Your Operations

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As conventional wisdom states, change is life’s only constant. At some point in your manufacturing business’s lifespan, you will likely have to change or upgrade your robotic systems and other critical pieces of equipment.  However, change does not always mean a seamless transition. Your team has become familiar with your existing process, and you have […]

5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Packaging Automation Equipment

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In the packaging industry, automated packaging systems have evolved rapidly over recent years. As equipment becomes more “intelligent” and new solutions are introduced, you could be spending more time and money than necessary on older, outdated equipment.  This raises an important question, though. How do you know if your system is outdated? Beyond this, when […]

Workforce and the IIoT

The internet allows the global economy to run, and innovations like 5G cellular networks are fueling its growth. Virtually every company sends or collects information online or stores large amounts of data on cloud servers, and technology developed to help scientists share information now connects tens of billions of devices. With the rise of new technology in […]

Using KPIs to Refine and Improve Automation

Microsoft founder Bill Gates once said that automation makes efficient operations more efficient and inefficient operations less efficient. The implication is that manufacturers should improve the efficiency of their automated processes. It is a bit like driving faster to reach an important appointment on time. The effort is only worthwhile if you are driving on […]

Sustainable Materials for Your End-of-Line Packaging

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, online shopping has become more popular than ever. Consumers nationwide are buying online, and U.S. businesses are shipping billions of tons of goods each year. Now more than ever, it’s critical to find eco-friendly shipping and packaging methods, especially if automation can be incorporated for increased efficiency. Fortunately, sustainable packaging materials are more […]

How Can Robotic End-of-Line-Packaging Boost Your Company?

Not too many years ago, the manufacturing industry relied on manual operations for most end-of-line packaging. However, robotics has transformed the entire process by significantly enhancing efficiencies, increasing safety, and reducing costs. Robotic end-of-line packaging (EOLP) represents a leap in technology that employs robots instead of humans to package various items into boxes, cartons, and cases. […]

What is the Objective of Robotic Welding?

If you do a large amount of welding in your facility, you might wonder if automated welding is a good fit for your operations. That generally depends on your objectives and goals for automation. They differ for every company, but usually encompass three primary areas: efficiency, quality, and workforce management. In this blog, we’ll take […]