Is automation the answer to help with Covid-19

How Automation Can Help During... and after COVID-19 If you’re in the food manufacturing industry, you likely know that this industry faces significant labour shortage struggles. In fact, according to a study by Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, approximately 2.4 million manufacturing jobs will be left unfilled between 2018 and 2028. This statistic is shocking [...]

By |2020-09-02T17:19:18+00:00August 6th, 2020|Apex Motion Control Post Updates|0 Comments

OMRON and Apex Motion Control host mobile robotics webinar

Register now WHAT’S NEW FOR THE FOOD INDUSTRY Moving products with Mobile Robots & Palletizing. WHEN: Tuesday August 25th @ 10:00 a.m PST Join us for an indepth look at what’s available to help food manufacturer's overcome new challenges of physical distancing and labor shortages. We'll discuss how these technologies can help Food Manufacturer's overcome [...]

By |2020-08-05T19:09:20+00:00August 5th, 2020|Apex Motion Control Post Updates|0 Comments

Robotic Integrators – Why Do You Need One

Imagine, after doing some research online, you’ve finally decided to invest in a cobot. But before you get too excited, you discover that there’s another decision you still need to make: should you get help from a robotic integrator? This can be difficult to think about. After all, robotic integrators can appear costly compared to [...]

By |2020-09-02T17:29:41+00:00July 30th, 2020|Apex Motion Control Post Updates|0 Comments

Mixed Reality – The Future of Remote Support for Food Manufacturers

Food manufacturers know all too well that downtime can often have an effect on your bottom line — a decrease in throughput combined with production staff waiting around costs money. In this typical scenario we will use a cobot (collaborative robot) for the purpose of this example. You’re in full production racking a large order [...]

By |2020-09-02T17:28:41+00:00July 15th, 2020|Apex Motion Control Post Updates|0 Comments

What makes a cobot safe?

Collaborative robots are becoming increasingly popular in the food industry. After all, they’re cost-effective, efficient, and safe to work around people! Speaking of safety, what makes a cobot safe? Here’s a quick guide on some of the safety features of cobots. Why do cobots need special safety features? One key quality of a collaborative robot [...]

By |2020-09-02T17:24:45+00:00June 12th, 2020|Apex Motion Control Post Updates|0 Comments

David Smart of Greenhalgh’s talks about his production challenges and the success robotics has provided him

Greenhalgh’s is a long-established family Craft Bakery which was founded in 1957 and they currently employ approximately 950 staff and is one of the largest employers in the Bolton area. They have a chain of 61 retail shops, along with a wholesale and fleet sector, supplying high quality bakery products to convenience stores, high street retail [...]

By |2020-05-26T23:04:58+00:00April 29th, 2020|Apex Motion Control Post Updates|0 Comments
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