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How First-Mile Inefficiencies Cause Last-Mile Problems for Manufacturers

To say the world is experiencing supply chain challenges is a vast understatement. From shortages to delays, the world is struggling on all sides of the supply chain. Is there any way to create a positive impact? According to Sarah Scudder from Source Day in Texas, creating efficiencies at the start of the supply chain can help with problems that can occur at the end of it for manufacturers. She was the host of a recent chat for USA Manufacturing Hour on Twitter and shared some insights with participants.

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5 Tips for Implementing Cobots Into Your Manufacturing Operation

A type of robot growing in popularity in the industrial manufacturing industry is called a cobot, otherwise known as a collaborative robot. The reason for the growing popularity of cobots is their ability to work side by side with human operators to accomplish a task. With ever expanding technology, many fear it will make human workers obsolete. Robots are one of the top concerns. However, when it comes to cobots, they have one great difference from traditional industrial robots. Their design purpose is to work productively alongside humans. This will obviously have the benefit of human labor still required and an advanced form of technology assisting in the job process. Nobody wants to see human labor become obsolete. This is why more and more manufacturing operations are making use of cobots, as they integrate automation systems.

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Transform Pneumatics Systems for Conservation, Efficiency and Safety

In the past, the idea of, “air is for breathing, water is for drinking, oil is for your automobile” was one shared by many designers when specifying components, designing systems and building machinery. The result was big, inefficient machines that consumed great amounts of commodities.

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Optimizing with Automation

Companies today see the potential that exists with automation. When looking towards the optimization of a facility, it is imperative to plan and understand the needs of the operation. Depending on each given business, different automated applications will be best-suited for each respective operation.

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