Successful manufacturing companies are combatting the skilled labor shortage by investing in automation and software to complement their existing workforce, meet production requirements, and attract new talent.
Where there is e-commerce, there is inevitably logistics management. After all, what could be more efficient than a network-connected fleet of AGVs to travel around huge warehouses and find the required product in record time?
The combination of new applications for robotics for automotive, military and healthcare applications and lower cost sensor technology is causing significant growth in the sensors for robotics market, according to BCC Researchs recent report on the topic.
Over the next five years automation will impact sectors of the economy that have been insulated from change by social norms or regulatory barriers to entry. This will occur because technological solutions are readily available but not yet deployed.
For entry level manufacturing positions, higher education is not normally required. Instead, a personal and commercial drivers license, and special certifications such as an Occupational Safety & Health Administration Certification, Food Safety Program education, and HAZM
TE Connectivity's Dynamic D1000 Slim Wire-to-Wire Connectors are suitable for spaces in small industrial equipment and small machinery applications. The D1000 connectors are 80% smaller than the D1200 series with low interference risk and a streamlined design. Keying and a locking function provide reliability and reduce unexpected unmating and lever breakage in narrow spaces. Ideal use cases are robotic arms and other industrial applications.