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Iveco Reduces Worker Injuries with Wearable Exoskeletons
Vehicle manufacturer Iveco has been successfully outfitting assembly workers with Comau’s Mate exoskeleton since 2018.
May 25th, 2022
PACK EXPO International 2022 Preview
May 14th, 2022
ABB’s 3 Robotics Predictions for 2022
With activity in the robotics space showing no sign of slowing, ABB’s Mark Segura weighs in on the developments you can expect to see this year.
Apr 14th, 2022
Expanding the Talent Pipeline with Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeships
A partnership between Festo-Didactic and two Ohio high schools underscores a growing interest in teaching automation technology skills at the primary and secondary levels.
Apr 13th, 2022
The Value of Generative Leadership
As working conditions, culture, and technology change, so must our approach to leadership.
Apr 4th, 2022
Managing the Psychology of Change in Upgrades
When it comes to upgrades, it’s not about technology; it’s change itself that you need to manage.
Mar 21st, 2022
The Value of Training
Differing standards imparted by universities, mentors, and previous companies can cause clashes as projects grow in complexity. Luckily, effective technical training offers an opportunity to mend the divide.
Mar 14th, 2022
5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Industrial Wearable Devices
Smart wearables that monitor employee postures and movements can reduce workplace injuries and improve a company's bottom line, but understanding how to get the most out of the data they provide is key.
Feb 10th, 2022
Supply Chain Management
The Automation, Supply Chain, Reshoring Connection
Supply chain disruptions over the past two years put a spotlight on the need to reshore critical manufacturing operations and the role automation will play in making this happen.
Feb 10th, 2022
Improving Human-Machine Interaction with Spatial Computing
The Digital Twin Consortium and AREA are working together to accelerate use cases for spatial computing—technologies that integrate digital twins and augmented reality to facilitate more dynamic interactions between workers and machines.
Jan 26th, 2022
Educational Partnerships Expand Across Industry
Universal Robots, Bosch, Danfoss, and Festo have all launched new partnerships and collaborations with academic institutions in the interest of bridging the automation skills gap.
Jan 19th, 2022
What Happens When The Agile Culture Becomes a Trend?
While the Agile framework has much to offer, if not correctly implemented it could result in lost value.
Jan 17th, 2022
Ushering in the Next Generation of Engineers
Belden partners with Glenbrook South High School, donating equipment, time, and expertise to provide real world manufacturing experience to budding STEM students.
Dec 7th, 2021
Rockwell Automation and Cisco partner on New Manufacturing Training Program
With skilled labor shortages on the horizon for many manufacturers, Rockwell Automation and Cisco are collaborating with the University of Wisconsin to nurture a more automation-savvy workforce.
Nov 18th, 2021
Improving Human-Robot Collaboration for Material Handling Tasks
A new partnership between Fetch Robotics and Lucas Systems aims to help combine human and robot labor more efficiently.
Nov 10th, 2021
Frito-Lay Improves Workplace Ergonomics with Wearable Technology
The use of Kinetic’s Reflex wearable devices at Frito-Lay facilities reduced recordable injuries by 19% and cut work time lost by 67%.
Oct 28th, 2021
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Launches Metrix Connect Platform
Metrix Connect will host online and live events to help accelerate collaboration among industrial engineers and drive digital innovation in industry.
Oct 15th, 2021
Georgia-Pacific Leverages its Digital Transformation to Bridge the Skills Gap
Through a partnership with Rockwell Automation, Georgia-Pacific is using remote access to transform itself from an organization of scattered siloes to become a more digitally-savvy company.
Oct 7th, 2021
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