News and Industry Articles

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3 Ways Robots Can Streamline Welding Processes
The Welder, October 2021
Yaskawa Demos Collaborative and Autonomous Palletizing Robots (video)
Automation World, October 2021
Retrofitting with robots
FABShop Magazine Direct, October 2021
Robotic Machine Tending for Optimized Operations
Fabricating & Metalworking, October 2021
Minding and Safeguarding the Machine Shop
Fabricating & Metalworking, October 2021
Filling the gaps with robotic welding
The Welder, Sep/Oct 2021
How a university-industry collab led to an innovative syringe-filling system
Pharma Manufacturing, September 2021
Chevy Bolt Fires Has Battery Industry Scrambling to Ensure EV Safety
Forbes, September 2021
Fabricator on a Quick Robotic Welding Learning Curve
Metalforming, September 2021
Pack Expo Presents Innovative Solutions to a Live Audience
MachineDesign, September 2021
Automation solutions for the baking industry
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, September 2021
Advances in robotics and automation in the snack and bakery industries
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, September 2021
Ideal Integration
FABshop Direct, September 2021
Don’t Spec a Welding System Until You’ve Done This
Metalforming, August 2021
New Robot for Painting Applications Launched
Products Finishing, August 2021
Robot Accurately Places Bin Lids at 45/min
Packaging World, August 2021
Spotlight on product handling systems
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, August 2021
Kentucky Pallet Recycler Diversifies with Vecoplan Pellet Mill
Pallet Enterprise, August 2021
Robots fill gaps as processors struggle to find workers
Plastics Machinery & Manufacturing, August 2021
More Flexible Robots Allow for More Case-Packing Options
Packaging World, August 2021
Forward in 3D: Rise Above Challenges in 3D Metal Printing
Fabricating & Metalworking, August 2021
Pendant programming
Welding Productivity, July 2021
Unlocking robotics’ potential
Canadian Metalworking, July 2021
Right-sizing your robotic welding investment
Canadian Fabricating & Welding, July 2021
The “Smart Factory Five” For Robotic Automation
Fabricating & Metalworking, June/July 2021
The Answer is Automation
Welding Productivity, June 2021
ABI Research Sees Cobots Market at $600M in 2021
Outlook Series, June 2021
Smart Robots for Intelligent Production
Fabricating & Metalworking, May 2021
Cobots in the Classroom
University of Memphis Magazine, Spring 2021
Bridging the Palletizing Production Gap with Robotic Automation
Canadian Packaging, May 2021
Full Circle Robotic Return on Investment
Industrial Machinery Digest, May 2021
The office v. home: Local companies defining right now what work will look in 2021 -- and beyond
Dayton Daily News, May 2021
What’s So Appealing About SCARA Robots?
Packaging Strategies, May 2021
What’s So Appealing About SCARA Robots?
Flexible Packaging, May 2021
Big Ideas
Welding Productivity, April 2021
Optimizing Cobotic Welding
Fabricating & Metalworking, March 2021
Robotics Adoption Survey Finds Ups, Downs, and a Few Surprises
Automation World, March 2021
Road to Recovery
FabShop Direct, March 2021
Small Yields Big
FabShop Direct, March 2021
PLC Integrated Robots: The Case for a Singular Control Architecture
Automation Canada, February 2021
Collaborative Strides
Welding Productivity, February 2021
Maximizing Your Collaborative Welding Investment
Fabricating & Metalworking, February 2021
Achieve robust ROI through robotic transfer automation
FFJournal, February 2021
You're Hired: Recruiting Mobile Robots
Automation World, January 2021
Selecting Droids
Fabshop Direct, January 2021


The need for robotic offline programming in a COVID-19 world
Control Engineering, December 2020
Room for Robots
Fabshop Direct, November 2020
A Cobot for End-of-Line Packaging
Packaging World, November 2020
Smarter Automation with Weld Traceability
Fabricating & Metalworking, October 2020
Best in Class: a rundown of the most popular robotic welding processes
Welding Productivity, October 2020
How Robots Smooth the Way for Woodworking Automation
Furniture & Joinery Production, October 2020
On the Cutting Edge: Robotic Wooden Pallet Disassembly
Pallet Central, Sep/Oct 2020 [pg 16]
The Smarter Way to Weld Tube
Fabricating & Metalworking, September 2020
Ready, Set, Robot!
Forming & Fabricating, September 2020
The New Now
FabShop Direct, September 2020
Five Questions with ARM Member Roger Christian
Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing, September 2020
What Jobs Do Robots Create?
Robotics Business Review, August 2020
What Jobs Have Robots Created?
Robotics Tomorrow, August, 2020
As E-Commerce Booms, Robots Pick Up Human Slack
Wall Street Journal, August 2020
Flexible robotics: high-performance robots can offer flexibility for success in today’s volatile marketplace
Welding Productivity, August 2020
FedEx introduces robots to ‘most difficult’ job in sorting facility
Robotics and Automation News, August 2020
Standard vs Collaborative: Finding the Right Robot for Your Shop
Fabricating & Metalworking, August 2020
Get a Grip
FabShop Magazine Direct, July 2020
Uniting Welders and Robots
The Welder, July 2020
Retooling for a Post-Pandemic Reality
Fabricating & Metalworking, June/July, 2020 [pg 29]
In a New Light: The 411 on Robotic Laser Welding
MetalForming, June/July, 2020
Automated Palletizer Systems Optimize Manufacturing, Save Time
Beverage Industry, June 2020
RBR50 Innovation Award: HC20XP
Robotics Business Review, June 2020
Programming Made Easy
Robotics Online, June 2020
Common Ground
Welding Productivity, June 2020
Robots Need Lubes, Too
Lubes’n’Greases, June 2020
Easy Wins: Adapting to a New Manufacturing Reality
Fabricating & Metalworking, May 2020
Back to the Basics: When and How to Automate Your Packaging Line
Packaging Strategies, May 2020
An Introduction to Robotic Cutting, Deburring and Finishing (CDF)
Fabricating & Metalworking, May 2020
How Coronavirus Has Changed Work Forever
Dayton Daily News, May 2020
Yaskawa Motoman Awarded BBB Torch Award
Dayton Daily News, April 2020
The Details of Vision-Guided Robotics
Quality Magazine, April 2020
Small Robots Play a Big Role in Automation
Assembly, April 2020
Hey, Job Shops: Time to Automate
Manufacturing Engineering, April 2020
Keep the human element in mind when choosing robots
Smart Manufacturing, March/April 2020
Innovative indoor farm in Butler County lets robot do the work
WCPO Channel 9 News, March 2020
Robot Developments for Automotive Applications
Automotive Design & Production, February 2020
Inspection and Detection: Who’s Doing What?
Packaging Technology Today, February 2020
Product handling systems evolve
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, February 2020
Upsizing with Jigless Welding
Fabricating & Metalworking, February 2020
Local inventors create prototype that can make painting roads safer, less expensive
Fox 8 News Cleveland, January 2020
Prepping for automation in the job shop
Canadian Metalworking, January 2020
How a growing trove of genetic data is informing medical breakthroughs [VIDEO]
PBS, January 2020
“Cold Turkey” Approach to Robotic Handling
Industrial Machinery Digest, January 2020


Using robots to achieve consistent year-round success
Plant Engineering, December 2019
Problem Solved: Robot safely, consistently trims rotomolded parts
Plastics Machinery Magazine, December 2019
Using robots to achieve consistent year-round success
Control Engineering, December 2019
Robots take the driver seat
Today’s Motor Vehicles, November/December 2019
How Robots Smooth Demand in a Fluctuating Market
Fabricating & Metalworking, November/December 2019
Flexibility: The Key to Packaging Productivity
Packaging Strategies, November 2019
Robotic Takeaways and Trends from FABTECH 2019
Robotics Business Review, November 2019
Collaborative or Traditional Robot? The Answer is – a “Hybrid”
Tooling & Production, November 2019
Robot Redo
FabShop Magazine Direct, November 2019
Software Enables Offline Set-Up of Robotic Palletizing Patterns
Manufacturing News, October 2019
Automaker robotic purchases surge
Today’s Motor Vehicles, October 2019
Weld Functions You Should Be Using
Fabricating & Metalworking, October 2019
Spot on
Welding Productivity, October 2019
Robotic Workcell Improves Weld Quality and Productivity
Manufacturing News, October 2019
“Batch-of-One” and “Ease-of-Use” – The Top Keywords at PackExpo
Design News, September 2019
Yaskawa Motoman Showcases Smart Pendant & New Cobot (Video)
Automation World, September 2019
Ohio State lab brings business, academics together to explore AI in manufacturing
Columbus Dispatch, September 2019
Ohio State gets world class artificial intelligence and robotics lab
ABC 6 News, September 2019
New Ohio State lab taps artificial intelligence to improve manufacturing
OSU News, September 2019
How to program a welding robot like a pro
The Welder, Sept/Oct 2019
Robots for Handling Heavy Loads
Assembly, September 2019
Added Value: The Importance of Aftermarket Care
Fabricating & Metalworking, September 2019
Up For the Challenge: The Realities of Running a Family-Owned Business
Welding Journal, September 2019
Avoiding Packaging Downtime
Food Engineering, September 2019
What Does “Collaborative” in Packaging Really Mean?
Packaging Strategies, August 2019
Universal View
Welding Productivity, August 2019
Robotics makes inroads to snack and bakery packaging operations
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, August 2019
Training Today’s Workforce to Fill the Skills Gap
Automation World, August 2019
New Cobot Can Be Handled by Novices
Plastics Machinery Magazine, August 2019
Finding Balance: Machine Tending Tips
Fabricating & Metalworking, August 2019
Mini Innovation
Welding Productivity, July 2019
Built to Compete
FabShop Magazine Direct, July 2019
Mini Innovation
Welding Productivity, June 2019
How to Maintain and/or Upgrade a Robot
Moldmaking Technology, June 2019
What Does “Collaborative” Really Mean?
Fabricating & Metalworking, June/July 2019
Best Practices
Shop Metalworking Technology, June 2019
Robotic Welding Workcell Sets New Pace at Freedman Seating
Metalforming, June 2019
ROS-Industrial for Real-World Solutions
Robotics Online, May 2019
On the edge of the robopocalypse
Canadian Packaging, May 2019
Rise of the Cobots! The Latest Tech from the Automate Conference (video)
It's Time for Robots at Automate2019 (video)
Quality Magazine, April 2019
Metrics that matter
FabShop Magazine Direct, May 2019
The Jig is Up: Flexible Part Positioning
Fabricating & Metalworking, May 2019
Smart Robot Teach Pendant Designed to be More Intuitive, April 2019
Robotic welding system helps chassis supplier exceed OEM requirements for safety-critical welds
The Fabricator, April 2019
Robotic Picking and Sorting Solutions
Workplace Material Handling & Safety, March 2019
Analysis: 5 Key Robotics Trends from ProMat and Automate 2019
Robotics Business Review, April 2019
Automation Becomes Viable
Packaging World, April 2019
Robotic Automation Good for Business
Canadian Packaging, March 2019
Easy Robotic Automation for a Stronger Workforce and Better ROI
Fabricating & Metalworking, March 2019
Robotic High-Mix Pallet Assembly for Productivity Gains
Canadian Packaging, February 2019
Free E-Book: The Landscape of Industrial Manufacturing and Warehouse Robots
Design News, February 2019
Here's how local companies use artificial intelligence right now
Dayton Daily News, February 2019
Ready to work with a smart robot? Some Dayton workers already are.
Dayton Daily News, February 2019
Deliberate Downtime
FABSHOP Magazine Direct, February 2019
Making Robots "Tick" for Your Operations
Fabricating & Metalworking, February 2019
System Integration in the automotive industry
Control Engineering, January 2019
Why a Pre-Engineered Cell Could Be the Better Buy: Industrial Robot Costs, January 2019
Well Handled Operations: An Easy Path to Profitability
Fabricating & Metalworking, January 2019
Simple Steps to VGR Implementation
Quality Magazine, January 2019


The Smart Solution to End-of-Line Palletizing
Canadian Packaging, December 2018
Preparing for the "Holiday" Shutdown: Tips for Successful Robot Maintenance and Upgrades
Manufacturing.Net, December 2018
Time and Money: How Much Do Industrial Robots Cost?, December 2018
Pack Expo International Breaks Attendance Records
Beverage Industry, December 2018
Robotic Innovations Ignite OEM Opportunities
OEM, Winter 2018
Buying a Robot
FabShop Magazine Direct, December 2018
Welding Sensors
Today's Motor Vehicles, November/December 2018
Robotic Simulation to Bridge the Skills Gap
Fabricating & Metalworking, November/December 2018
Robots Become More Collaborative, Intuitive and Capable
Automation World, November 2018
Get a Grip: End-of-Arm Tooling Considerations for Your Cobot
Manufacturing AUTOMATION, November 2018
Robots Reach Farther
Plastics Machinery Magazine, November 2018
Robotic Welding
Shop Metalworking Technology, November 2018
PMMI: Increased Investment in Automation Benefits Consumer Packaged Goods Companies
Manufacturing.Net,October 2018
An "Easy Button" for Robot Programming
Packaging World,October 2018
Common Sense
Welding Productivity,October 2018
Building a Robotic Workcell Champion
Fabricating & Metalworking,October 2018
Talking Pack Expo with Yaskawa Motoman
Robotics Tomorrow,September 2018
Cobot Arms, Grippers Offer Manufacturers Value at IMTS
Robotics Business Review,September 2018
At IMTS, Vendors Aim to Make Robot Control Easier
Robotics Business Review,September 2018
The Best Thing at IMTS 2018? You Probably Already Have It
Industry Week,September 2018
Championing Robotics
FabShop Magazine Direct,September 2018
Maximizing Welding Productivity Per Square Foot with Yaskawa America Inc.
FFJournal, September 2018
Down to the Wire
Fabricating & Metalworking, September 2018
IMTS Day 3 - Robotics and Interconnected Machining, September 2018
Yaskawa Robotics Division at IMTS 2018
Design World, September 2018
Cobots and Other Robotic Arms
Automotive Design & Production, September 2018
How to Choose the Right Positioner for Your Robotic Welding Application
Fabricating & Metalworking,September 2018
Rising Through the Ranks: Entry-Level Jobs Paved the Way for Substantial Promotions
IEEE USA InSight, August 2018
Marion ground zero for Ohio's advanced robotics program
Marion Star, August 2018
Local robotics company, training center form manufacturing workforce partnership
Dayton Business Journal, August 2018
RAMTEC, Yaskawa Motoman partnership to put Ohio at the forefront of manufacturing industry
The Morrow County Sentinel, August 2018
Miami Valley business partnership aims to put Ohio at forefront of manufacturing industry
WRGT FOX 45 News, August 2018
New Ohio training program for advanced robotics to launch in 2019 school year
ABC 6 News, August 2018
Companies collaborating to build new types of robotics
WDTN NBC 2 News, August 2018
Miami Valley business partnership aims to put Ohio at forefront of manufacturing industry
WKEF ABC 22 News, August 2018
Simplified Programming of New Pallet Configurations
Packaging World, August 2018
Robotics Improve Snack and Bakery Packaging Operations
Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, August 2018
Servo-Controlled Robotic Spot Guns More Compact than Fluid Powered, August 2018
Robots, Reshoring and Redeployment
Industrial Machinery Digest, August 2018
Can-do Attitude
Welding Productivity, August 2018
Self-Integrating a Robotic Welding System
Fabricating & Metalworking, August 2018