Category: Automation

Manufacturing Automation: Integrating the Future

From looms to robots, humanity is in constant pursuit of ways to enhance lives with machines. Though the term “automation” was coined in the automotive manufacturing industry back in the 1940’s, it has become applicable to nearly every sector of the global business economy. Its definition is too-often misconstrued as the replacement of human workers…

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Survey Finds Rapid Global Adoption of Robotic Process Automation

Deloitte, a private UK company made up of a collection of international firms, has released the results of their 2017 Global Robotics Survey, for which they surveyed 400 professionals representing a panorama of industries across the globe. The aim of this third annual call for responses was to gather information about the growing trend of…

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What is the Difference Between VFD and Servo Drives?

Servo systems are now well-known for their use in CNC machining, robotics, and factory automation. The servo technology is further expanded with the manufacturing of servo drives, used for powering electric servomechanisms. Despite being an excellent option for industry use, we also have these VFDs (Variable-Frequency Drives) which tend to be used a lot as…

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