Y-Blog

Posted: 02/10/2018 03:26:03 p. m. by Michael Castor
Topics: Packaging, Trade Shows

Come see how easy end-to-end packaging can be at the Yaskawa Motoman Pack Expo International booth (S-2373), October 14-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Whether your application requirements call for picking, packing, end-of-line palletizing, container unloading or warehouse management, Yaskawa’s complete line of high-performance robots and technologies can optimize every stage of your operations. Read More

Posted: 20/09/2018 09:11:28 p. m. by Sarah Mellish
Topics: 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing, Manufacturing, New Technologies

The adoption of motion control technology, robotics and power conversion are key drivers for today’s rapid growth of additive manufacturing. This non-traditional process of utilizing digital design data to create solid three-dimensional objects by fusing materials layer by layer from the bottom up (3D printing) is also contributing to the transformative results companies in diverse industries, such as aerospace, automotive, fashion, life sciences and consumer products are realizing today. Read More

Posted: 20/08/2018 09:28:12 p. m. by Sarah Mellish
Topics: Arc Welding, Assembly, Collaborative, Handling, Machine Tending, Machine Vision, Spot Welding, Trade Shows

As markets continue to shift and customer demands get more sophisticated, it is imperative for companies to stay competitive. Dedicated to enabling our customers to achieve noticeable improvements in flexibility, productivity and quality through the development of revolutionary technologies for robotic automation, Yaskawa Motoman will feature the latest advanced solutions at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), September 10-15 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

Posted: 30/07/2018 09:38:04 p. m. by Dean Elkins
Topics: Arc Welding, manufacturing, Material Removal, Painting, Palletizing, ROI, Spot Welding

When it comes to employing a workforce for your company, job satisfaction and workplace safety are key factors for hiring, retention, profitability and overall company success. However, when jobs are dirty, dull or dangerous, hiring new workers or maintaining employee satisfaction and safety can be difficult to say the least. Read More

Posted: 24/07/2018 05:33:08 a. m. by Chris Anderson
Topics: Arc Welding, Automotive, Manufacturing

Designed on the principles of lean manufacturing to reduce waste and improve workflow, robotic arc welding workcells can provide accuracy, reliability, versatility and speed for many industrial applications spanning diverse industries. While some manufacturers would argue the most efficient robotic workcell on the market is the one with the smallest footprint, there are other factors to consider. Which leads us to the question: what is the most efficient use of valuable floorspace? Read More