The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM) Institute selected four more training programs to receive ARM endorsement.
CNC Guide from FANUC is free and includes five-axis simulation, training tools
FANUC America has added five-axis workforce training tools to its simulation and CNC Guide offerings, the latter of which is free through September 2020.
Wandelbots raises Series B funding, readies TracePen robot teaching device for release
Wandelbots, which has developed the TracePen tool for manual training of robot motions, has raised $30 million for its global expansion.
College Paves Way for Firms to Go Robotic
The Institute of Technology Sligo (Ireland) has completed a ground breaking manufacturing support project which promises to have major benefits for manufacturers in the region. IT Sligo was the lead partner in the ‘Robotics and Integrated Manufacturing for the 21st Century’ (RIM 21) project. RIM 21 liaised with local manufacturing industry, identifying technology gaps which […]
Tips on Gaining Buy-In for Lean implementation
Bosch Rexroth has compiled tips for “Gaining Buy-In for Lean” to help organizations gain the personal buy-in and employee understanding that’s essential to successful long-term lean implementation. Developed with lean manufacturing expert Jamie Flinchbaugh, “Gaining Buy-In for Lean” reviews ways to use informal communications to help build support for lean transformation in an organization. Tips […]
Use of Interns Rise in Automation, Controls, and Instrumentation Fields
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) conducted a recent survey that reported that one of biggest challenges facing manufacturers is the dwindling supply of skilled workers, cited by approximately 40 percent of those polled. The finding was corroborated by a Manpower Inc. survey on the 10 most difficult jobs to fill. The poll […]