Purdue Polytechnic to dedicate nation's largest smart manufacturing ecosystem for engineering technology

This interdisciplinary program synergizes science, engineering, information systems and computing, focusing on manufacturing's next evolutionary step called Industry 4.0. The new facility ecosystem also has wide-ranging applications, opening up potential curriculum expansion.

How the Talent Shortage Is Helping and Hindering the Field of Robotics

Modern robotics has existed for roughly a century, but innovation has risen sharply in the last decade. The rise has partly come out of necessity due to a talent shortage.

Tackling the lack of specialists with innovative robotics solutions

Boring, strenuous, and exhausting are things of the past. The work environment of tomorrow looks different: exciting, simple, and easy. Cobots, AGVs (Autonomous Guided Vehicles), and AMRs (Autonomous Mobile Robots) put variety into daily work routines.

Comau's Robotics And Advanced Technologies For The "E.Do Learning Center", The Educational Project Launched By Ferrari To Support New Generations Of Students In The Local Community

The e.DO Learning Center is an educational environment for students and teachers that uses the e.DO robot to explore STEM subjects, coding, robotics, and to spread a new working culture

Festo Didactic and SICK release new curriculum for Robot Safety Awareness

The new educational program will focus on robot safety awareness in addition to a rich data experience geared towards closing the skills gap in advanced manufacturing.

ABB survey reveals re-industrialization at risk from global "education gap" in automation

Yet only one in four education establishments use robots in teaching programs despite planned investment in robotics and automation by 70% of US and European businesses over the next three years due to supply chain shifts*

In Celebration of National Robotics Week, iRobot® Launches the Create® 3 Educational Robot

Now with ROS 2 and Python Support, Create 3 provides educators and advanced makers with a reliable, out of the box alternative to costly and labor-intensive robotics kits that require assembly and testing.

Improving the UK-Tech Industry with Complete Pathways

According to new research by PWC, it is estimated that by the mid-2030s, up to 30% of all jobs could be automatable. As a result of these transitions, the make-up of workforces and career routes into this industry will also evolve in the coming years.

Setting Yourself Up for Future Robotics Industry Success

Those interested in entering the robotics field must be prepared with an understanding of the direction of the industry and the skills to thrive within it. Here, we explore how you can set yourself up for future success within robotics as manufacturing automation grows.

FANUC America and the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) Agree to Co-market the Stackability of Their Certifications to Meet the Shortage of Skilled Industrial Robotics and Automation Operators

MSSC offers the added benefit of a nationwide delivery system of some 2900 MSSC-trained instructors and 1800 MSSC-qualified test sites, mostly at high schools and community colleges, and 72 technical field reps, in all 50 states.

Digital Transformation and the Smart Factory

The Smart Factory at Wichita (TSF@W) provides a risk-free environment for companies to explore the art of the possible and gain insight into the latest technologies through an immersive, hands-on experience.

Finding the Staff Needed: Connected Factories Driving Demand for Robotics Engineers

A recent Gartner survey showed 57% of manufacturing leaders feel their organization lacks skilled workers to support smart manufacturing digitization plans. Most agreed a long-term strategy is necessary to develop the connected factory worker.

MCRI Webcast Series - Robotics Roundtable

Motion Controls Robotics (MCRI) is hosting a monthly, summer webcast series in 2021. MCRI provides automation solutions for customers by designing and building turn-key end of line applications, fulfillment solutions, and general material handling automation.

The Need for Speed - Manufacturers Must Adapt Workers' Skills for Fast Covid-19 Recovery

Low demand scenarios necessitate a different strategy: tools that can produce more pieces per edge while providing process security. Here, the goal should be fewer production interruptions and the capability to run unmanned production.

GBC Technical Training Updates its Robotics Program

One of the most interesting features of this update to the Robotics program is the added module on autonomous robots. Autonomous robots are one of the fastest-growing sectors in the industry, with an increasing number of commercial and industrial applications.

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