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Overcome Automation Challenges to Create a Better Smart Factory

Overcome Automation Challenges to Create a Better Smart Factory Manufacturers must know what challenges they face and how to overcome them to make the most of these investments. Here are the most common automation challenges and how to address them. The challenges of mass customization in manufacturing Smart manufacturers have already been aware that mass… Continue reading Overcome Automation Challenges to Create a Better Smart Factory

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The rise of the machines: how robotics and automation are creating jobs in manufacturing

SME manufacturers adopting robotics and automation, with the support of Made Smarter, are creating hundreds of new and upskilled jobs. Since 2019 the North West Adoption Programme, a collaboration between UK government and industry designed to support the increased use of digital technologies, has supported 41 businesses with 45 technology projects focused on robotics and… Continue reading The rise of the machines: how robotics and automation are creating jobs in manufacturing

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Inside SP Logistics: Taking robotics to a new level

SB Logistics Corp. Ichikawa City, Chiba, Japan Square Footage: 600,000 square feet used for e-fulfillment on two floors. In total, the facility measures 2.4 million square feet. Products Handled: A variety of items, depending on the customer, including consumables, consumer electronics, toys and food items. SKUs: 50,000 SKUs and approximately 2,000,000 units Throughput: 5,000 pieces… Continue reading Inside SP Logistics: Taking robotics to a new level

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What is Intelligent Automation and How Does it Benefit My Business Now and into the Future?

Intelligent Automation is the convergence of ‘smart’ technologies with automated processes to elevate business process automation and helps businesses to automate their business processes and integrate with intelligent technologies.

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Planning Your Path to Intelligent Process Automation

The combination of digital process automation, robotic process automation, and artificial intelligence is what Bizagi, the sponsors of this whitepaper, calls “Intelligent Process Automation”.

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How Manufacturers Can Accelerate Digital Marketing Transformation With ABM

B2B buying habits have been evolving independent of the pandemic, and manufacturers must adopt strategies and technologies that also address the following ongoing trends. How Manufacturers Can Accelerate Digital Marketing Transformation With ABM Nick Heys, CEO | Jabmo Look at any manufacturing plant floor today, and you’ll likely see some form of automation, robotics, or… Continue reading How Manufacturers Can Accelerate Digital Marketing Transformation With ABM

A Coming of Age for the 'Digital Thread' in Smart Manufacturing

The concept of everyone in a choir singing from the same page of the hymnal has deep historic and cultural roots. But for those working in manufacturing, achieving this vision has been a struggle. People in product design, engineering, procurement, assembly, testing and servicing are each focused on the specific types of data related to… Continue reading A Coming of Age for the 'Digital Thread' in Smart Manufacturing

Autonomous Manufacturing System Company Path Robotics Raises $100M

Path Robotics, developer of the world’s first truly autonomous robotic manufacturing system, has announced it received $100 million in pre-emptive Series C financing led by Tiger Global. Existing investor Addition also participated in the round, along with Silicon Valley Bank. “Most robots merely repeat what they are told, with no ability to improve themselves. The… Continue reading Autonomous Manufacturing System Company Path Robotics Raises $100M

The Challenges of Smart Manufacturing

Big data is transforming a variety of sectors, ushering them into the era of Industry 4.0. However, having access to raw data and knowing what to do with it are at completely different ends of the digitalization spectrum. The Challenges of Smart Manufacturing Martin Thunman, CEO and Co-Founder | Crosser Technologies To help manufacturers understand,… Continue reading The Challenges of Smart Manufacturing

Zebra to buy Fetch Robotics as interest in warehouse automation grows

Dive Brief: Zebra Technologies intends to acquire the remaining 95% of Fetch Robotics that it does not already own, bolstering its portfolio of technology for warehouse digitization, the company announced yesterday. Zebra will pay $290 million for the robotics company. Zebra had already owned part of Fetch robotics and the two companies have already done… Continue reading Zebra to buy Fetch Robotics as interest in warehouse automation grows