Weekly Wrap Up – 06.06.2014

This Week In Automation


When Our Competitors Offshored, We Invested in Our People…and Automation | A3 Automate

This is another great story about how a company could have made an easy decision to save money and offshore the manufacturing of their products.

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Surge in Conveyance Innovation | Automation World

Following years of innovation in automation component advances, a number of recent announcements in conveyance systems highlights how new automation technologies are spreading throughout all aspects of the manufacturing process.

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Robotics-based Automation Advances Steel Production Quality Control | Accelerating Science

See how a robotics-based automation system makes elemental analysis even more efficient in production control laboratories for metals and alloys.

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Podcast: Robots Take On Manufacturing | ASME

Industrial robots are revolutionizing manufacturing and the technology is still in its early stages. Join managing editor Chitra Sethi as she talks with Dr. Rodney Brooks, the co-founder and CTO of Rethink Robotics, about the role robots will play in the nation’s push toward advanced manufacturing.

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China As The Biggest Buyer Of Industrial Robots Is A Major Supplier Of Day | EN NEWS 163

British ” Financial Times” reported on June 3 , ” once the manual workers ‘ world factory ‘ in China , has for the first time surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest buyer of industrial robots in 2013 , global per sold. 5 sets of industrial robots, there a station was bought by China . ” Japan is a major supplier of industrial robots.

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