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Are cobots the future of manufacturing production?

Collaborative robots that work alongside humans are poised to push manufacturers to reshore production and drive more small businesses into cloud-based operations.

Robots play important role during COVID-19 crisis

Slowing the spread of COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of robotic systems, according to a recent report by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3).

Working like ants: Attabotics uses ant colony model to automate logistics

MA sits down for a Q&A with Scott Gravelle, the founder of Attabotics, a made-in-Canada robotic warehouse system.

The new warehouse worker: OTTO Motors sees growth of mobile robots

A patio door manufacturer realizes cost savings and safety improvements with automated material movement.
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PODCAST: How self-programming robots enable high-mix manufacturing

Custom manufacturing has become increasingly popular as consumers demand the opportunity to make products “their own.” MA talks to a co-founder of Quebec’s Omnirobotic. » Read full article

Low-risk robots: Behind the RaaS model

Robots as a service: why more companies are taking the plunge, what’s available in Canada and what’s ahead. » Read full article

Eyeing up robot cameras: which dimension works for your application?

When it’s time to add robot vision, consider the camera’s capabilities. » Read full article

Automation, squared: Quebec robotics company delivers a welding win

Quebec’s AGT Robotics enhances automated welding, cuts component costs in half with PC control. » Read full article

Q&A: Chris Claringbold & Joe Campbell, Universal Robots

The robotics industry experts discuss cobot adoption in Canada and how these human-facing robots can help to close the skills gap. » Read full article

Panel Building: Made Smarter

Date: Jan. 25
Location: Online
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25th Annual ARC Industry Forum

Date: Feb. 8-11
Location: Online
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Automate Forward

Date: Mar. 22-26
Location: Online
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