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Can You Really Boost Productivity with Automation?

Automation is proven to boost the production capacity for manufacturers. The pre-planning stage must include a careful assessment of matching technology to corporate goals. Once that foundation is set then it’s a matter of choosing the programmable systems that work with customized patterns or other production needs. Employees who may initially balk at being replaced […]

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7 Ways Automation Boosts Quality

Increasing Quality Through Automation Automation lets manufacturers create products with precision once thought impossible to achieve while creating less waste and using fewer raw materials. Product suppliers like bottling companies accurately label and sort thousands of items per hour, handling repetitive tasks that could cause injuries and allowing workers to be employed in positions making […]

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How to Select the Right Automation Strategy For Your Business

Automation Strategy   Automating a shop floor, material handling operation, or warehouse is more than a passing fad and automation is clearly here to stay. Trying to switch known equipment and job responsibilities for new technology can seem overwhelming and create confusion among employees if done at once. Having an automation strategy makes the change […]

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Why I Automate – This Robot is Changing How We Cure Diseases

The benefits of automating a medical research lab include sifting through massive amounts of data in a short period of time. Scientists at a National Institutes of Health laboratory search for the right combinations of chemicals to fight diseases. In this next installment in the “Why I Automate” series, researcher Chris Austin describes how robots […]

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The 3 Ps of Automation

Automation is the key to growth for companies making products from wire baskets to home construction products to food and beverage items. Retail businesses are seeing value in automating warehouse operations. The ability to make a higher number of products to exact specifications with less waste or produce a higher quality product faster leads to […]

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