Adopting New Technology: A story of Starting Small and Iterating on What has Already Been Done

Adopting New Technology: A story of Starting Small and Iterating on What has Already Been Done

What’s going on here? We have an image of a middle-class guy in the early 1950’s pushing his flying car into a mid-century ranch bungalow. At the time this was published Popular Mechanics was the go-to magazine for futurists thinking about how technology would change society. Why would…

Coffee with Cobots

On October 8 at 8:30am you’re invited to join OMEP and Oregon RAIN for their co-hosted forum on Collaborative Robots (Cobots). Learn how Cobots are flipping the script for local manufacturers – get a hands-on demonstration – watch (and program) 2 Cobots to perform some common tasks. No sales pitch,…

The Facts and Figures Behind Robotics

Robotics — the technology that deals with robot development, operation, and applications — promises the greatest manufacturing productivity increase since the industrial revolution more than two centuries ago. For any manufacturing business or organization concerned with repetitive, programmable tasks — including sophisticated ones–now is the time to integrate robotics into…

Machine Guarding Training

Georgia Tech’s OSHA Consultation and Training Program is providing FREE training on machine guarding hazards encountered by manufacturing workers. This full-day course will highlight machine guarding hazards and solutions, plus lockout/tagout(LOTO) hazards found in manufacturing facilities. COURSE TOPICS: Machine Guarding Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Case Studies Abrasive Wheel Machinery Robotics Class will be held at The Food Innovation…

2018 Trends in Advanced Manufacturing

In the past couple of years, discussion on the future of manufacturing has birthed the concepts of Industry 4.0 and SMART Manufacturing.  What do these concepts mean and how do they affect any changes to your business? Industry 4.0 and SMART Manufacturing are concepts, meant to capture the idea that…