Closing the Skills Gap in Automation
A Call for Action
Manufacturers are adopting more automation than ever before. For many, it’s no longer a question of whether to automate, only when and to what extent. With wages offshore rising, robot prices down and performance up, robot sales are at an all all-time high. Meanwhile, an aging workforce moves closer to retirement. Misconceptions of manufacturing as crude and demoralizing persist. Women and other minorities are still underrepresented. The skills gap is growing. Demand for automation talent outweighs supply. READ MORE
Robotic mixed-load palletizing
Intelligrated robotic solutions automate mixed-case requirement to meet retail and consumer demandsLearn More
Vacuum Area Gripping FXP/FMP
Modular design with individually adapted vacuum generationLearn More
The Ultimate Safety Barrier
Separate operators from hazards. Fast speeds, short cycles. Rugged design, high number of cycles.Learn More
Adjustable Bag Grippers
Grippers with stainless steel fingers for strength & a decker plate system for tight pallet packing.Learn More
Six-Axis Force/Torque Sensors
Our Sensors give robots a tactile sense of touch to automate difficult assembly and deburring tasks.Learn More
World's Fastest 6-Axis Robots
DENSO's new VS-Series 6-axis robots are the world's fastest in their class.Learn More
Robot–Scientist Collaboration (and Separation) in Lab Automation
Automation in the life sciences industry spans an array of applications, from medical device assembly and pharmaceutical high-throughput screening (HTS)
Closing the Skills Gap in Automation: A Call for Action
A panel of automation professionals has weighed in, sharing ways to bridge the skills gap, and recruit talent.
Calculating Your ROI for Robotic Automation: Cost vs. Cash Flow
Your customers want it faster, better, cheaper. Your competitors are closing in. And the stakes are getting higher.
One and Only Automation Showcase for Robotics, Vision and Motion Control
Automation is becoming a contact sport. No longer are the machines over there and the humans here.
Robotics 2015 and Beyond: Collaboration, Connectivity, Convergence
One of the most transformative periods in the robotics industry is upon us.
RIA’s Upcoming Fall Events Focused on Safety and Collaborative Robots
North America’s robotics trade group, Robotic Industries Association (RIA), will host two major events in Pittsburgh this coming October.
Omron Automation & Safety Welcomes Robert M. Black as President & COO
Omron Corporation’s Automation and Safety business in the Americas welcomed Robert M. Black to the position of President and COO.
KUKA Systems Commercializes New PULSE Line Technology
KUKA Systems North America LLC has announced the commercial launch of its new, ground-breaking PULSE carrier conveyance system.
Adept Technology Receives 1 Million Dollar Order for Lynx Mobile Robots
Adept Technology, Inc. has received an order totaling more than 1 million dollars for its Lynx AIVs.
Shanghai Yuanheng to Distribute OCTOPUZ in China
Shanghai Yuanheng Science & Technology Development Co., Ltd. has signed on as the official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in China.
- Free Webinar: Connecting Equipment - How to Connect Robots and PLC's to Equipment Within Your Plant
In this webinar we look at protocols, networks and explore this fascinating communication infrastructure of automation.
- Infographic: The Growth of Robotics in STEM Education
Today, the United States is faced with a growing number of jobs that require STEM education background and a limited number of candidates to fill these positions.
- Collaborative Robots White Paper: Free Download
The field of collaborative robots is currently the hottest area of interest within the robotics industry, and with good reason.
- In-House Safety Training
RIA's safety training can come to you! Click here for more information.
- Archived Webinars
View any of our archived webinars today. Subjects range from robot end effectors to robotic welding.
- A3 Why I Automate Video Series and Blog
View A3's video series on automation success stories, along with our blog with the latest on automation.