You're listening to the Automation Solution Podcast where we provide innovative, value added, smart technology solutions that automate and optimize manufacturing processes for customers seeking excellence. Regardless of your role we will share valuable solutions for you to apply within your area of responsibility.
About Us RōBEX was formed in 2015 as a clean sheet organization with seasoned automation industry leaders, robotic integration specialists, experienced technicians and engineering professionals with outstanding mechanical, electrical and civil/structural skills.
Use the IPE model (Identify - Prioritize - Execute) to identify areas of improvement within your manufacturing facility. Craig Francisco has led over 18 kaizen events in the last decade helping companies understand the 7 forms of waste that exist in every business.
Correction, Over production, movement of material, motion, waiting, inventory, and process.
Listen to the episode to gain insight on a simple but effective way to increase cash flow and improve your bottom line!
Interested in learning more about collaborative robots? This episode covers all things collaborative and will serve as a guide for you to make the right decision as you venture into the collaborative space. Enjoy the episode and get ready to take notes!
Greg Buell is a senior engineer in the General Industry & Automotive Segment at FANUC America Corporation, and the product manager for collaborative robots and operation. He came to FANUC with a BSEE degree from Tri-State(Trine) University and has made a career of working with robots and automation for over 24 years. His career includes countless hours working hand in hand with customers on engineering, implementation, and successful startup of numerous robots and automated systems which prepared him for his most challenging task yet, introducing human safe collaborative robots to the industry for FANUC. Greg’s work in development and testing helped to bring the first heavy payload industrial collaborative robot to market. For PackExpo2019, Greg developed a collaborative robot system that was used to pack food items into draw string bags as part of the Blessings In a Backpack program at the show. The system successfully packed 1536 backpacks which were distributed to children who needed meals on weekends. Another 1500 backpacks were recently packed at the FANUC America North Campus grand opening ceremony.
Contact Greg directly to learn more about Fanuc's collaborative robot solutions. Gregory.Buell@fanucamerica.com Visit https://www.fanucamerica.com/news-resources/fanuc-america-events to find out where you can meet the team and see collaborative applications in process!
Have you ever struggled to implement new ideas, solutions, or major strategic shifts within your business? Of course you have! As leaders, we all have struggled at times to effectively implement change. Change is hard and typically not welcome by your employees. Rick Houcek, the CEO of Soar With Eagles, Enterprises, will guide you through through the murky waters of being a successful change leader. This episode is a MUST for anyone looking to continually improve their organization.
Rick is an author of 22 books, he's coached 1000s of CEO's and led leadership events for 1000s of companies. He's conducted over 750 key note speeches and has received global accolades from Vistage International as one of their premier speakers!
Learn more about Rick at http://soarwitheagles.com/
Contact Rick at email@example.com
Listen to Jorge Izquierdo , VP of Market Development for PMMI, talk about packaging and processing automation and the transformation he’s seen over the last 20+ years! Jorge is a leader in the industry and will provide you tremendous value!
Jorge Izquierdo oversees PMMI’s market development, research and programs for strengthening the competitiveness of North American suppliers of packaging and processing technologies. He is also responsible for industry engagement initiatives for continuous improvement of processing and packaging operations. https://www.pmmi.org/
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry. We work to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. The PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Healthcare Packaging EXPO, PACK EXPO East, EXPO PACK México, EXPO PACK Guadalajara and ProFood Tech. PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and OEM. PMMI Business Drivers assist members in pursuing operational excellence through workforce development initiatives, deliver actionable business intelligence on economic, market and industry trends to support members' growth strategies, and actively connect the supply chain throughout the year. Learn more at pmmi.org and packexpo.com and pmmimediagroup.com.
Matt Charles and Craig Francisco discuss the future of autonomous mobile robots in the manufacturing sector.
Report estimates global warehouse automation market will more than double from $13 billion in 2018 to $27 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 11.7% between 2019 and 2025. https://www.mmh.com/article/agvs_amrs_and_picking_robots_to_lead_the_automated_warehouse_market_worth_2
Our autonomous robots are a new generation of advanced mobile robots which give you a rapid return on investment, often with a payback period of less than a year.
These unique, collaborative robots are now used by manufacturers in a wide range of industries and healthcare sectors to automate their in-house transportation.
As a first mover in the field, we have enjoyed a rapid, worldwide adoption of our unique and innovative robots.
Mobile Industrial Robots is an international and ambitious company, having dedicated employees who are passionate about making a difference and creating success and innovation within the world of robotics.
We are represented worldwide with branch offices and through an extensive distributor network which are dedicated and delighted to receive your inquiry and support you.
Matt Charles can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Listen to Dr. Robert Atkinson and his views on US Manufacturing and the role automation will play in our country's future success.
Links mentioned in the interview:
https://www.itif.org/ https://www.nist.gov/mep https://www.universal-robots.com/ https://www.fanucamerica.com/ https://robex.us/
Dr. Robert D. Atkinson is one of the country’s foremost thinkers on innovation economics. He has conducted ground-breaking research on technology and innovation and authored three books, including Big is Beautiful: Debunking the Mythology of Small Business (MIT Press, 2018).As founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), recognized as the world’s top think tank for science and technology policy, Atkinson leads a prolific team of policy analysts and fellows that is successfully shaping the debate and setting the agenda on a host of critical issues at the intersection of technological innovation and public policy.