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The argument for adopting cobots for palletizing applications is compelling. In the United States alone, overexertion and repetitive motion account for 24% and 8% of workplace injuries. Manual palletizing is not just unergonomic though. It is costly. And it limits palletizing throughput and quality.
As you research automation options, it’s hard to ignore the cobot buzz. Since collaborative robots entered the scene a decade ago, they’ve made automation accessible and affordable for many organizations for whom traditional robotics were out of reach. Collaborative robots were designed to be lightweight and easy to use.
High quality translates as a decisive advantage over competitors in the global market. The lack of skilled employees is a major roadblock for many companies. Organizations are forced to manufacture under increasing pressure. In this environment, companies offering the best quality at the lowest price can count on success.
Whether you’re a manufacturer, a Tier 1 supplier, or a vehicle OEM in a largely automated plant, collaborative robots—or cobots—can help you increase productivity, improve product quality, reduce costs and boost profit margins so you can compete more effectively. Cobots can also help with today’s labor issues making...
Your Questions Answered on Collaborative Robots in Electronics Manufacturing. For decades, the automotive industry was by far the leading user of robotics, but not anymore. In 2016, robot sales to the electronics industry jumped more than 40%, putting it on par with the automotive industry—and it still continues to grow.
According to IDC, there is a growing preference to invest in manufacturing automation compared to investment in innovation processes as it offers more tangible benefits and a clear return-on-investment (ROI). Particularly in countries where wages are increasing, companies will be looking for fast productivity gains that...