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How ‘Bout a (Robotic) Revolution: A Look Back at Our Progress

Filed in Industrial Robots, Industrial World by on June 11, 2015 0 Comments

Looking back, there have been astronomical amounts of progress in artificial intelligence, cloud computing, networks with associated apps, social networks, sensors, smart phones and tablets, large data gathering, storing, retrieving, and analyzing capabilities. The world is undergoing a silent revolution where most people’s activities depend on human-to-machine interaction… So how significant is all this?   […]

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Calling All Units: Let’s Raise Some Robotic Geniuses

Calling All Units: Let’s Raise Some Robotic Geniuses

    The question of whether or not to automate no longer exists. The question now is: when to automate? …or rather: in what way to automate? The Robotic Industries Association recently posted an article calling on everyone to do their part in helping close the industrial skills gap.   Manufacturing companies are reshoring, robot […]

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Women, Manufacturing, and Many Misconceptions

Filed in Industrial Robots, Industrial World by on May 4, 2015 0 Comments

In the United States, women make up nearly half of the workforce at 46.6 percent. In the manufacturing industry, however, they only make up 24.8 percent. Why is it that women make up less than a quarter of workers in such a thriving industry? The answer is this: loads and loads of misconceptions.   With […]

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Collaborative robots are all the rage in 2015…Here’s why

Have you heard about the diverse group of technologies revealed at Automate 2015? As a result of innovation and advanced technological developments, the robotics industry seems to grow continuously!   The biggest hit this year – not just at Automate, but everywhere- is the “collaborative robot.” A collaborative robot is an industrial robot which works […]

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Return on Investment Probably Won’t Return Right Away…and That’s Quite Okay!

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Return on Investment Probably Won’t Return Right Away…and That’s Quite Okay!

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Worried About Job Loss Because of Robots? Think Bigger

Worried About Job Loss Because of Robots? Think Bigger

As robots increasingly master certain skills of humans, economists and workers are beginning to worry. These fears are a result of misinterpretation. They fear job loss, yes; that will happen. Factory jobs, among others, will become obsolete. However, technological advances will actually be the reason for job abundance. It may not appear so on the […]

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Tips and Tricks for a Perfect Robotic Experience

Filed in Applications, Industrial Robots, Industrial World by on February 27, 2015 0 Comments

Choosing a robot for your production line, cell, or machine can be difficult. Integrating it, and learning how to use it, certainly doesn’t get any easier. KC Robotics is here to provide some clarity:   Determine your robot’s final performance goals: What type of manufacturing is it? Which applications are required on your production line? […]

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Robots Don’t Hit

Filed in Industrial Robots, Industrial World by on February 18, 2015 0 Comments

Is the future upon us? Has the time finally arrived in which humans and robots can coexist closely in a factory setting?   Usually, industrial robots in factories require a safety cage surrounding them when working. This barrier protects the humans working closely with robots, and sometimes even protects the robots themselves. Robots are incredibly […]

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Here’s to 2015 Being as Robotically Plentiful as Last Year!

Filed in In the News, Industrial Robots, Industrial World by on February 12, 2015 0 Comments

For North America, 2014 was the most successful year in robotics history. The Robotics Industry Association (RIA) says the industry has achieved multiple new records.   Last year in North America, more robots were sold than ever before. Companies ordered $1.6 billion in 2014, which represented a 28% unit increase and a 19% dollar increase. […]

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Name one thing these 3 objects have in common: Robots, Printers, and Spiders.

Filed in In the News, Industrial Robots by on February 6, 2015 0 Comments

      3-Dimensional printing just got taken one step further. With a goal of blurring the line between design and fabrication, a team of designers recently tapped into their “spidey-senses.” Last year, Tongji University’s College of Architecture and Urban Planning held a summer workshop themed “Digital Future.” There, a student design team in Shanghai […]

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