The manufacturing of today’s products requires assembly skills such as screwdriving, pick and place, dispensing, insertions of heat sinks and DIMM cards, soldering, labeling and dozens more. The costs of implementing these skills on the factory floor directly impacts the competitiveness of the product when it’s sold in the market
On Demand Whether making prototypes, molds, custom tooling or just doing small production runs, collaborative robots lead the way to quickly and affordably automate 3D printers. This webinar will help guide those seeking to learn how collaborative robots are being used in additive manufacturing.
On Demand Few business leaders in the world have applied lean strategy as successfully as Art Byrne—and none has the ability to explain how to do it with such succinctness and clarity. Famous for turning around the wire management company Wiremold, where he rethought every aspect of operations from the customer’s standpoint, Byrne has successfully implemented lean strategies at more than 30 companies in 14 different countries.
On Demand Manufacturing companies across nearly all industries have expanded their reliance on adhesive bonding of dissimilar materials for their assemblies. Process automation, light weighting goals, and the incorporation of novel materials has made the need to control adhesion processes extremely urgent.
On Demand As more companies automate their screwdriving processes with collaborative robots, there are many factors to consider to ensure employee safety, consistent required torque high degree of repeatability and zero defect products
On Demand In this age of hyper-innovation, new game-changing products are designed, created and launched faster than ever before. And yet, most new products fail because they are not products that people actually want to buy. What if there was a secret formula that could predict how successful a new product will be in each of its target markets?
On Demand Manufacturing has been undergoing a significant transformation as digital technologies are used to help industrial operations and their people be more productive. In this webinar, Sudhi Bangalore, vice president of Industry 4.0 at Stanley Black & Decker Inc., will discuss how manufacturing operations will change post-COVID and how they leveraging digital technologies to create sustained continuous improvement.
On Demand The COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on all industries, with manufacturing being hit particularly hard. As the industry restarts operations following shutdown, leaders struggle to create the “new normal.” Experts cite automation and technology as two key factors in helping companies succeed going forward. Leading the automation pack are collaborative robots or “cobots” – robots that are safe, easy to program and cost-effective.
On Demand Bin picking comes in many shapes and sizes, from high payload automotive and heavy equipment manufacturing applications, to pick and drop e-commerce order fulfillment and part sortation applications. But one area with unique requirements is bin picking applications for machine tending where precision pick-path-and-place and rapid deployment is required.