Automation Is Not Just Robots

Challenges: Technology, Watch

Whenever we talk about automation in manufacturing, everybody always imagines robots picking, placing, and rapidly moving parts inside a safety cage. But, automation isn't just about robots!


Automation is really about making your shop more efficient, without adding the reoccurring expense of more employees. It's about making it so your machines can be more productive, so your staff get do human stuff... rather than monotonous tasks.

At Okuma's Thinc Design Group Event, we got to see a lot of automation... both the robot kind and the software kind!


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