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How 30 Fanuc robots and Pickit systems optimise internal transportation at GKN

GKN is a global tier one automotive supplier dedicated to delivering mass production solutions for mobility. More than 50% of the 81 million new cars sold in 2018 contained GKN automotive technology. Normally they are the one to deliver solutions...

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Discover the ins & outs of 3D vision for robots in our podcast!

Learn about the 3D technology Pickit has introduced to the market place - how it helps with singulation, what the ROI looks like, and what applications Pickit's cameras are best suited for. Listen to the interview with our in-house bin picking...

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Bin picking, the holy grail? We teach you how to do it!

Five Universal Robots, five Pickit M-HD cameras, five Robotiq grippers and fifteen attendees... The perfect cocktail for an exciting day in the Universal Robots Munich office. You had never worked with a robot before? No problem, we had you bin...

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Case Study: Meet Elmer, the smart robot that picks 500 parts every hour with Pickit's help

Adam Wiltsie, plant manager at Vanamatic company, had 30 people cycle through a CNC operation in a year. It got increasingly hard to keep people in these positions, as labor shortage is high and people prefer doing value added tasks rather than...

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Case Study: How Pickit allows an operator to do two jobs at once

“Michigan’s unemployment rate is 4% right now, it’s at a 10 year low, which is great for the economy - but trying to find employees to fill the positions we have - not many people want to work in manufacturing anymore, that’s a big issue.”

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Case Study: How to use 3D vision for dull, dirty and dangerous tasks.

Manufacturing is often characterised by 3D tasks: they’re dull, dirty and dangerous. Many workers in manufacturing still spend their days performing repetitive actions in a noisy, messy and hazardous environment. This can affect employee welfare...

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Direct support and 100 how to articles: how Pickit supports your automation journey

Automation is a process that’s very worth your while, but it can be tricky and even a bit intimidating when you’re just starting out. We get that. That’s why one of our core missions from day one has been to support you before, during and after...

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Case Study: How a tier one automotive supplier manages two production lines with one operator

 

“Today’s automation revolves around keeping head count down and keeping cost low in production environments.”

That’s what Jerry Reamer, the director of the Product Engineering department at KYB Americas, replied when we asked him about the...

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5G paves the way for more automation for everyone

Move over, 4G. 5G is all the rage now! Nowadays, this next generation wireless system is one of the most talked about technological evolutions. The general public immediately relates it to faster internet on their smartphone, but there is also a...

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