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Making an IMPACT

Did you ever think that taking a walk or going for a run on a beautiful summer day could do so much good? Besides getting a little exercise and enjoying the sunshine, it can lead to big things. In September,...

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Right-Sizing Your Robotic Welding Cell

Each year, I visit hundreds of plants to work with engineers, and they all have one common goal: to increase their throughput. I’ve found that this need is driven by the right reasons, such as dealing with a labor shortage...

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Want to Get a Robotics Job? Here’s How.

We frequently receive requests from educational organizations wanting to partner with Yaskawa Motoman. One of the most requested needs and discussions is how to inspire students to take interest in a robotics/STEM career path. “Where are the robotics jobs?” “What...

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Robots: Packaged for Packaging

There was a time when companies only deployed robots into hot, heavy and hazardous applications. As the robotics industry matured, robots were deployed into a greater number of industries and application niches. According to statistics provided by the Robotics Industry...

Strengthening workforce development through robotics curriculum and lab equipment

Strengthening Education and Workforce Development

I’d like to share my thoughts on Yaskawa Motoman’s vision and commitment to STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Mathematics) curriculum and workforce development. Recently, Yaskawa Motoman was privileged to participate at the National Council for Advanced Manufacturing Policy conference in...