Cobot ROI – Part 1

Chances are if you’re in the market for a collaborative robot, you have to get endorsements from others in the company which starts with doing your homework. Aside from the benefits of automation, you will want to know what the …

Cobot ROI – Part 2

Now that you know how to go about calculating ROI on a potential cobot purchase, we wanted to next cover some additional ROI benefits you may not have thought of yet. With the introduction of a collaborative robot, you are …

Starting 2020 with Collaborative Robots: Webinar Recap

Joe Campbell, Senior Manager, Strategic Marketing & Applications Development for Universal Robots, did a webinar yesterday in conjunction with Assembly Magazine on Starting 2020 with Collaborative Robots. 1. He began with talking about the serious labor shortage within the manufacturing …

Cobots and the Human Workforce: Can They Coexist?

As the topics of Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Machine Learning and Robots/Cobots gain more and more attention, so does the concern about how these technologies will affect the human workforce. While speculation is wide and deep about potential negative impacts, there …

Cobots and the Changing “Face” of American Manufacturing

Robots have been an important part of manufacturing on a global basis for nearly 50 years. Perhaps most widely recognized for their place in automobile production, robots have been used to improve efficiency, quality and safety. Historically, traditional production robotics …