Y-Blog

Posted: 5/23/2019 7:46:53 PM by Sarah Mellish
Topics: Collaborative, Handling, Manufacturing, Packaging, Trade Shows

With the increase in product individualization, shorter product life cycles, diverse market demands, and supply chain and distribution concerns, production inefficiencies abound. And, despite the manufacturing sector’s ability to deliver a solid performance in 2018, job openings continue to grow at double-digit rates. Read More

Posted: 5/20/2019 12:48:01 PM by Josh Leath
Topics: Manufacturing, Spot Welding

Resistance welding—specifically “spot welding”—has been a popular metal joining solution for automotive and other manufacturers for many years. While simple in nature, this method provides particular applications with big advantages. Read More

Posted: 5/6/2019 2:25:42 PM by Bernardo Mendez
Topics: Collaborative, Manufacturing, New Technologies, Programming

Manufacturing is at a turning point, and the current pace of technological change is prompting companies to be more agile and efficient while lowering costs and increasing productivity. To withstand competitive pressures and end-customer demands, businesses of all sizes in diverse industries are investing in Industry 4.0 technologies to enhance operations and foster growth. Read More

Posted: 2/25/2019 8:55:41 PM by Roger Christian
Topics: Assembly, Custom EOAT, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

Robot systems are most profitable for facilities that produce a high mix of pallet types at a high volume, or over multiple shifts. Systems can assemble about one pallet per minute (480 per shift). Fixed machinery still makes the most sense when producing high volumes of the same pallet type and size. The biggest ROI benefits come from the robotic system's ability to produce a variety of pallet types with minimal down time due to changeover. Read More

Posted: 11/19/2018 5:47:48 PM by Chris Williams
Topics: Maintenance, Manufacturing, Tips and Tools

In the past, the words, “temporary factory shutdown” may have induced panic throughout an organization, but in today’s manufacturing landscape, this phrase is being heard more frequently. In fact, a “holiday shutdown” or “factory fortnight” – a scheduled break where company leaders close a production facility for a limited amount of time for activities like robot upgrades, preventive maintenance and process improvement – has become an annual event at many factories throughout the Americas Read More
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