Automated Industrial Testing for Environmental Damage

Manufacturers know that their products must be built to handle a wide range of environmental conditions, including rainstorms, lightning, hail, heavy snow, heat, and wind. On top of that, innovation is driving product specification changes that might require different testing to ensure product reliability. As more manufacturers are assessing what increasingly severe weather and the […]

Leveraging Lean Robotics to Support Lean Manufacturing Principles


The demand for fast production is exploding exponentially, and consumers are demanding quality at a higher rate than ever. Manufacturing must keep up with industry standards and customer expectations for efficiency and quality to stay in the game. Today, many manufacturers have begun to adopt solutions to help reduce waste to increase profitability. That’s where […]

How to Successfully Integrate Robotics Into Your Facility

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The decision to purchase a robot is one that takes careful consideration. Since robotic automation is often a significant investment, you want to make sure the equipment can handle the unique needs of your facility’s application. Unfortunately, most robot manufacturers lack the resources to customize robots to fit the needs of every end-user. One way […]

How Much Does Robotic Automation Cost?

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Following suit with the rest of the world, a large majority of manufacturers are turning to robotic automation to increase production volume, improve quality, and lower costs. Those that haven’t yet leaped into the world of robotic automation might be concerned with the cost, especially after recovering from abrupt changes in the economy. We’ll review […]

Collaborative Robots and Their Impact on Manufacturing


For decades, industrial robots have focused on increasing speed and payload capacity. Over this time, these robots have gotten bigger, stronger, and more dangerous, while their programming languages have only become more complex. To address these safety issues and simplify implementation, manufacturers are increasingly integrating industrial collaborative robots, or cobots, into their production processes. Below, […]

Why Precision Manufacturing is Important for Your Products

When you look at the evolution of products like electronic devices, automobiles, and medical devices, there is a growing trend of products getting smaller and more complex. As companies create more and more products with complex geometries or even tiny components that are difficult to assemble by hand, many are turning to the capabilities and […]

Tax Breaks for Automated Machines and Equipment


As we turn the page to a new year, it’s time to consider how to level up your business for maximum return. While the prospect of investing in automated equipment might sound daunting at first, it can become more feasible when you consider the tax breaks available to offset the initial investment costs. Rather than […]

Calculating the Estimated ROI of Your Automation Project

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It is easy to see that automation is on the rise in the post-pandemic era, and operational changes are occurring right before our eyes. From automating PPE manufacturing to using robotics to handle and package products, companies of all sizes are realizing the benefits industrial automation can provide. However, what often can be challenging is […]

How Automation Can Help Manufacturers Get PPE to Market Faster

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From the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the biggest concerns was the availability of resources. As we’ve grown to live with and understand COVID-19 and its widespread effects on the economy, the fear of scarcity is still a significant concern for the general public and healthcare facilities. This is especially true when it […]