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04 May 2020

Mitsubishi Electric has announced the release of its next-generation, multi-purpose inverter, the FR-E800 Series.

Designed to save energy and minimize cost, the FR-E800 brings together advances in quality, performance, and predictive maintenance capabilities in one inverter. Here are a few of the most important features: Built-in PLC function. FR-E800 users can set various operation patterns: inverter movements at signal inputs, signal outputs at particular inverter statuses, and monitor outputs, […]

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01 May 2020

How Manufacturers that Adopt Automation Now Could Thrive in a Post-COVID-19 World

Introduction: As recently as a few years ago it seemed that labor savings was the driving factor in leading manufacturers to investigate automation.  Return on investment was largely calculated by the number of people that the automation would replace.  And if that ROI was less than a few years, automation projects were often greenlit.  More […]

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09 Dec 2019

How Far Will My Wireless Network Go?

The question I get asked the most regarding Wireless Networking is: “How far will it go?” The answer? It depends.   There are many variables that affect how far wireless will actually go. If an “expert” quickly gives you a fixed number — such as 1500 feet — run away.   SIGNAL QUALITY IS EVERYTHING […]

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09 Dec 2019

Precise Automation: Cobots for Programmers

In the powdered metal industry, machine vision is being used for defect detection. Defects can include anything from missing teeth on a gear, to detecting debris on an item after it is manufactured. A large amount of powdered metal products are supplied to the automotive industry, which has very stringent quality requirements. This high level […]

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16 Jul 2019

Mobile Autonomous Robots: The Top Benefits of Having Them in Your Workplace

Venture capitalists have invested $313 million in autonomous mobile robots for use in production and labor processes in the past several years.  American manufacturing is evolving, and autonomous robots have arrived on the assembly line. But is this really a good thing? Is this something we should be moving toward? The short answer is yes.  Here are […]

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12 Jul 2019

The Top Automation Trends in Manufacturing

Manufacturing businesses are replacing human resource with robots. Robots are more efficient production processes. It’s estimated that the robotics market will have grown by 175% in the next ten years. Ten years from now, most manufacturing companies will have many industrial robots. This will cause an increase in demand for robotics engineers. Robotic technicians must have […]

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12 Jul 2019

What is Collaborative Robotics?: Everything You Need to Know

Collaboration is the ability to work together safely and towards a similar goal or objective. For many years now, man has been afraid to work with robots because of their unsafe nature, untethered capabilities, and inability to understand humans. Well, not anymore. Introducing Cobots, a collaborative robot that’s been designed to work safely, effectively and […]

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11 Jul 2019

The Labor Problem: How Automation is Helping to Solve Labor Issues

You’ve probably heard in the news and from others that automation is going to hurt the labor market. What you may not have heard is all of the ways that it can help. A study done by Manpower indicates that employers are expecting to increase their staff by 87% because of automation. Many of these roles will […]

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21 May 2019

YOU’RE INVITED: AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY DEMO DAY

Join us for an exciting event featuring the latest collaborative robots from Doosan Robotics and other technologies. Collaborative Robots or COBOTs can help you automate quickly, easily, and cost-effectively, with resources that bridge the gap with minimal effort. You gain all the advantages of automation so you can reinvest in growing your business. Existing employees can be moved to […]

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11 Apr 2019
RG Group become a Doosan Distributor York PA

RG Group announces distribution and integration partnership with Doosan Robotics

York, PA – Rich Freeh, President and CEO of RG Group, headquartered in York, PA, announced the agreement with a global leader in collaborative robotics, Doosan Robotics, to be the first to integrate their collaborative robot lines in the United States, specifically throughout the Mid-Atlantic states. Doosan Robotics offers COBOTs that can be useful in different […]

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