Weekly Wrap Up 06.13.2014

This Week In Automation


Why I Automate | A3 Automate

Our goal is to share stories about companies that are using automation to succeed and compete effectively in their marketplace.

Learn how Marlin Steel is benefiting from automation.

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Behind the Scenes of How the Tesla Model S is Made | Wired

If founder Elon Musk is right, Tesla Motors just might reinvent the American auto industry—with specialized robots building slick electric cars in a factory straight from the future.

That’s where the battery-powered Model S is born.



BEST Robotics Team Explores Automation and Robotics at MCRI | Motion Control Robotics

Skilled manufacturing jobs with knowledge in using CNC (computerized numerical controls), PLC (programmable logic controls), and 3-D printers are in high demand.

The use of automation in manufacturing facilities across the United States has been steadily rising each year by about 8%.

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Commerce secretary tells Detroit crowd: Factory careers are rewarding

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker urged manufacturers on Tuesday to work with students, parents, teachers and guidance counselors to promote the idea that factory careers can be innovative and challenging instead of dull, dirty and dangerous.



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