Universal Robots' Joe Campbell Presents at The Assembly Show

    Posted by Craig Zoberis

    Oct 28, 2019 9:45:00 AM

    Joe Campbell of Universal Robots did a talk on Resolving the Labor Crisis in Manufacturing at The Assembly Show, on October 23rd in Rosemont, Illinois. Here we recap some of the key points discussed.

    Did you know that 10,000 baby boomers reach retirement age every day? The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, predicts 2.4 million open jobs between 2018-2028. It would seem like manufacturing is the way to go if you want a job fast out of high school or college. However, the industry is quickly discovering they can't fill these jobs.

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    Topics: Universal Robots, Cobotics, Fusion OEM, cobots in action, fusion cobotics, #systemsintegrator, #cobotinstallation, manufacturing, hiringforindustry, millennials, skillsgap, hiringmillennials, benefitsofautomation, future of manufacturing, Joe Campbell, Assembly Show

    Cobot Installation: Systems Integrator vs. Do It Yourself

    Posted by Craig Zoberis

    Oct 7, 2019 9:54:00 AM

    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 only about 30 percent of companies are capturing value from Industry 4.0 solutions at scale today. Companies tend to envision technology development going forward instead of identifying the areas of largest impact and tracking those back to Industry 4.0 value drivers.”

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    Topics: Cobots, automation, #systemsintegrator, #cobotinstallation

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