Coffee With The Cobots

In conjunction with TMA Illinois, we wanted to invite you to our educational event, Thursday, April 23, 2020. If these apply to you, this event was made for you! Machine Shop Owner Need a CNC Milling solution Want to opt-out …

Fresh Start of Illinois’ Advanced Manufacturing Panel

Fresh Start of Illinois’ Advanced Manufacturing Panel Where: White Deer Golf Club When: Thursday, March 5th, 2020 5:00–6:30 PM Appetizers and Networking 6:30-7:15 PM Panel Discussion with Q&A 7:15-7:45 PM Presentation: Terry Iverson 7:45-8:30 PM Cocktail Hour/Networking ​ Cost: $20 …

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 …

What to Consider Before Purchasing a Cobot

Cobots, or collaborative robots, can be a big investment for a machine shop to make. So, here are some tips for things to consider before you take that leap. Which Applications? First, consider what applications you would like a cobot …

Amper Technologies Achieves Forbes 30 Under 30 Listing

Amper Technologies has made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list! Quite impressive and we understand why, being one of their customers. Amper Technologies provides end-to-end machine monitoring software for your factory floor. Their non-invasive sensors give you real time data …

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 …