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Understanding the Three Types of Automation

May 28, 2020
Employees in from of a control panel

Automated systems are quickly becoming a staple in the manufacturing world. It is responsible for delivering a large portion of the consumer goods that we purchase regularly and it continues to leave an indelible mark on economies around the globe. To some, this technology is a disrupter to the established workforce, to others it is a necessary step forward to improved productivity, worker safety, and the efficient use of resources.

Servitization & Sensors: The Merits of Servitization as a Service

August 27, 2019
Sensor

The idea of servitization is nothing new. Many manufacturers have always offered extended warranties, future inspections and extensive service contracts.

Industrial Automation Gets Help From Social Media Image Recognition

May 23, 2017
small industrial robot

When we think of automation, we often think of the automotive manufacturing industry, where the use of robotic technology has remained the standard for decades. But there are a whole host of uses for automation, and one of them is the process of bin picking. Bin picking is the removal of unsorted parts from transport containers.