Robots make a big difference as an industrial manufacturing tool, but understanding how to prepare your factory for automation can be tricky. There is a lot to know ahead of time, and good preparation is key. The better that you prepare, the more focused of an understanding you will have of the problem you are looking to solve. This whitepaper is designed to help you ask the right questions and set your project up on a firm footing for automation success. We will take a closer look at the three primary requirements that impact nearly all automation projects: Speed, Precision, and Payload.