FABTECH Chicago 2019 Recap

Fusion was at the Universal Robots booth at FABTECH last week at McCormick Place in Chicago. We showcased a pre-configured machine tending solution with a UR16e and Schunk Grippers. We spoke about how utilizing the FC-Series equipment for efficient, reliable, …

Getting Millennials in the Door

In this industry we have all been hearing about how the baby boomer generation is retiring and there aren’t enough people to replace those jobs, mainly the millennials who are few and far between in pursing this field. By 2025, …

Cobot Installation: Systems Integrator vs. Do It Yourself

According to a McKinsey & Company article, “Industry 4.0 could have an estimated value-creation potential for manufacturers and suppliers of $3.7 trillion in 2025, and hopes are high that it could bring the next industrial revolution to discrete manufacturing. Yet …

Robot User Conference (RUC) 2019 Recap

I attended the RUC 2019 show in Quebec last week and what an amazing show it was! I had the privilege of speaking on a panel where we discussed Cobot Stories From Factories. We dove into starting small and not over …

Cobots Working “Hand” in Hand with Humans

With the growing need for manufacturing jobs to be filled, the cobotic industry is growing exponentially to fill the gap, as well as empowering employees to do more cerebral vs. monotonous tasks. The goal is to replace the least desirable …