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North American Robotics Sales Set Record for First Half of 2014

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ANN ARBOR, MI—Fueled by strong demand from manufacturing companies in all sectors, the North American robotics industry is off to its fastest start ever in 2014, according to the Robotic Industries Association.

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Robots Empower Small Manufacturers

Advances in Cartesian robot technology are enabling small and midsized manufacturers to do more with less.
By Richard Vaughn
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Once found mostly in high-volume manufacturing environments, robots are now being used in smaller organizations, and in a wider variety of applications.  

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How To Use Robots to Optimize Product Manufacturing

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 The food industry is turning to robotics solutions to optimize production. 

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How To Improve Your Dispensing Process with Robotic Dispensing Automation

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 When a manufacturer considers purchase of a robotic dispensing system to convert or add a product line, there are a number of factors that will determine success. 

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Flexible Fixturing for Robotic Welding

By Louis-Alexis Allen Demers and Catherine Bernier
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 A robot equipped with an adaptive gripper can provide an alternative to maintaining multiple jigs for automated welding. 

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Robotic Arm Integral to Plumbing Manufacturer’s Success

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RSS Manufacturing & Phylrich is a manufacturer of high-end plumbing fixtures and fittings for decorative faucets. It specializes in short-run production, with turnaround time as quick as 24 hours.

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Motion Control: Rigid vs. Flexible

"If production volume is high, that points to rigid automation."—Chris Knudsen, Yaskawa America Inc.
By John Sprovieri
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When specifying a motion control system for, say, a pick-and-place application on an automated assembly line, engineers have two choices.

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Adaptive Control of Resistance Welding

By Tom Taylor
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A new technology could reduce, or even eliminate, the need for destructive and nondestructive testing of robotically welded joints.

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Automation Empowers Disabled Workforce

By Wayne Riley
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Robotics and assistive technologies enable blind workers to produce precision parts and assemblies.
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Robotics: Two Arms are Better Than One

By Jim Camillo
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When preparing parts for assembly, automakers can always use an extra hand or two. One automaker has found those hands at the end of a dual-arm robot. For the past four years, the automaker has used the dual-arm robot to shorten the cycle time to treat the front and back surfaces of a suspension component.
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Behind the Scenes at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant

People are the heart and soul of the 2012 Assembly Plant of the Year. This slideshow shows some of the men and women who build three different types of electrified vehicles alongside traditional gas-powered cars on the auto industry’s most flexible assembly line—Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI. Photos courtesy Ford Motor Co.


Tim Hutzel, President, Tim Hutzel American Business Services and Dave Lippert, President, Hamilton Caster & Mfg. Co have deep and unique perspectives on reshoring. That’s the primary reason they’ve been invited to deliver the keynote address at 2014’s The ASSEMBLY Show.

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Welding: Principles & Practices

This text introduces students to a solid background in the basic principles and practices of welding.

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