Coordinated Robotic, Motion, and VFD Control

Optimize OEE with a synchronized, motion-centric approach. “The traditional approach for optimizing OEE on a production line consists of using a PLCbased model from a single source automation supplier. This approach focuses heavily on […]

Mislabeled Products Destroy Profits.

A recent survey conducted by Packaging World magazine in conjunction with Datalogic and Digimarc® revealed that more than 80% of manufacturers each year experience increased costs and waste because of […]

Scope of Energy Saving in Pneumatics

Energy conservation is something we are hearing more and more of with each passing day. With rising energy costs and depleting energy resources, it has become imperative that all of […]

Candy Manufacturing in the USA

Stock up for trick-or-treaters with these American-made candies. The Alliance for American Manufacturing created a helpful list of unique American-made candies for your trick-or-treaters. Greater Los Angeles Candy Manufacturing According […]

ROI for Collaborative Robot Arms

Quick ROI Preserves Quality Jobs An investment in automation from Universal Robots has turned out to be a wise decision for many machine shops. Feeding a CNC lathe 10-12 hours […]

Will Automation Take Away All Our Jobs?

TED Talk: Economist David Autor shares a hopeful automation paradox. Here’s a paradox you don’t hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, […]

Deploying Industrial Networks

Legacy Equipment, Cloud Connection, and Cybersecurity for Industrial Ethernet and Fieldbus Networks: A network is described by ISA (International Society of Automation) as “simply three or more stations connected by […]