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The Vectis Cobot Welding Tool is a ready-to-weld UR+ Application Kit that is plug-and-play with cobots from Universal Robots.

Universal Robots Expands Welding Applications and More

September 14, 2021
Targeting small and medium sized shops, the supplier of collaborative robots is expanding welding, cutting, and machine tending by continuing to work with an expanding network of qualified partners.
Bruce Morey
By Bruce Morey Senior Technical Editor, SME Media
Johan Gout

Weaving the EV's Future With the Digital Thread

September 13, 2021
EV manufacturers must overcome a unique set of challenges to meet future customer expectations. Among them is the challenge to create innovative designs that meet safety requirements, performance criteria and keep costs down in the face of growing competition and a widening skills gap.
Johan Gout
By Johan Gout COO, Capture 3D Inc.
Misha Cetrone

How Cloud Computing Is Reshaping EVs

September 10, 2021
Karma Automotive, a luxury electric automaker, provides a case study of how cloud computing can reshape EVs.
Misha Cetrone
By Misha Cetrone Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Megaport
Mika Laitinen

What Can Be Automated Next in Your FMS?

August 27, 2021
How flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) can be extended to do more.
Mika Laitinen
By Mika Laitinen Solution Sales Director, Fastems Group
The main menu of ERP software from Global Shop Solutions, which can eliminate dual data entry, according to the developer.

ERP Software Offers Structure to Manufacturers

August 27, 2021
New ERP solutions refute the software’s "complex and unwieldy" reputation.
Ilene Wolff
By Ilene Wolff Contributing Editor, SME Media
In June, Fusion RoboJob-USA installed high-tech CNC automation solutions in its job shop. The robots do not work by themselves: machinists are needed to program the CNC machines as well as the robots.

We Owe the Next Generation of Machinists an Investment in CNC Automation

August 26, 2021
The manufacturing industry is a beautiful industry to work in. We owe it to the next generation to improve working conditions through CNC automation and to further improve the attractiveness of our industry for young people considering manufacturing as a career.
Craig Zoberis
By Craig Zoberis Fusion | RoboJob-USA, SME Member Since 2021
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