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
World's Fastest 6-Axis Robots
DENSO's new VS-Series 6-axis robots are the world's fastest in their class.Learn More
Robotic Tool Changer
ATI Robotic Tool Changer offers flexibility allowing the robot to change end-effectors automaticalyLearn More
Robotic variety pack solution
Intelligrated robotic solutions automate variety pack creation with speed, accuracyLearn More
Handheld E-Stop for Instant Safety
Prevent accidents with HRI’s Wireless E-Stop. Safe shutdown of any system with the push of a button.Learn More
Adjustable Bag Grippers
Grippers with stainless steel fingers for strength & a decker plate system for tight pallet packingLearn More
MotoFit Force Sensing Package
MotoFit™ is a six-axis force sensing package for high-speed precision assembly applications.Learn More
Robots, the Plastics Molder’s Best Friend
Plastics molders’ best friends come in all shapes and sizes. One thing they have in common – they’re all robots.
Intelligent Robots: A Feast for the Senses
Dumb robots – it’s a phrase we’ve heard too often. Well, no 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.
North American Robotics Market Sets New Records in First Half of 2015
A new record of robots were ordered in the North American market in the first half of 2015.
Rack-mount Industrial PCs in 2U and 4U
Configurable 19-inch rack-mount PCs fit the needs of many markets.
OMRON to Acquire a US-based Motion Control Company, Strengthening Technology Development and Sales Capabilities for Factory Automation Business
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Hypertherm Expands Robotic Capabilities with Purchase of Jabez Technologies, Creators of Robotmaster Software
Jabez Technologies is joining Hypertherm to make it easier for companies to utilize robots for manufacturing applications.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation Takes VFD Technology into 600-Volt Regions
A860 Series inverter delivers class-leading technology to new markets.
- Free Webinar: Robot Safety Standards - How to Interpret Them?
This webinar will describe advanced concepts in robotic safety. The latest RIA 15.06 standard will be reviewed and its enhancements described.
- 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.