REGENSBURG, Germany—BMW’s assembly plant here has become the first automotive factory in the world to use an end-to-end digitalized and automated process for inspection, processing and marking of painted vehicle surfaces in standard production.
At the end of 2020, the Renault assembly plant in Flins, France, embarked on a new path to focus on the circular economy. The automaker set a goal of buying less, extracting value from existing products, and creating a new industrial model centered on sustainability.
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On Demand Robots are less expensive and easier to use than ever. The technology is well within the reach of even small and midsized manufacturers. Tune into this exclusive panel discussion featuring executives from four of the nation’s top suppliers of robotic technology: ATI Industrial Automation, Epson Robots, FANUC America and Universal Robots.
On Demand Screwdriving is a crucial step in product assembly. It can make the difference in the quality of your product. Join Mike DeGrace, UR+ Ecosystem Manager, as he discusses how the UR+ Ecosystem can help expand productivity in your manufacturing facility – without multiplying the complexity of your processes.
On Demand Automation technologies have progressed to the point where the majority of manufacturing businesses have multiple processes that are ready for robotic automation. But with so many business challenges driving automation, and so many different components, tools, and robot models contributing to automated systems, how can businesses prioritize what processes to automate first?
On Demand Packaging professionals are increasingly turning to palletizing automation to sustain productivity during labor shortages. Collaborative palletizing systems feature small footprints and fast implementation, which help to remove bottlenecks and mitigate ergonomic issues for workers – but where should businesses look to get started?
On Demand Collaborative robots, or cobots, are the fastest-growing segment of the factory automation world. In this webinar, application experts at market leader Universal Robots have assembled a set of guidelines and checklists to help companies large and small identify promising applications, and get started with collaborative robots.
On Demand: Join Ernst Neumayr, Channel Development Manager from Universal Robots, and Jeremy Crockett, Business Manager for Automation from Atlas Copco, and discover how cobots can build your business and increase productivity in your manufacturing facility – without multiplying the complexity of your processes!
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