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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We showed our products with your parts at Pickit's first Demo Day

A giant KUKA, an ABB, a Universal Robot and lots and lots of Pickit vision systems: those were the main ingredients of Pickit's first Demo Day, which took place on April 23rd in our hometown Leuven. Our certified partners and their customers were...

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I know why you're confused about bin picking

Forgive me for the clickbait title, but I just had to get your attention. Some robotics related articles that appeared online recently really - how shall I put this gently - raised my eyebrows. They claimed 'robotic vision being solved', 'robots...

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Case Study: How Talen Tools solved labor shortage with Pickit

Recent studies show that 4.6 million manufacturing jobs will be created in the next decade in the US alone due to retirements and natural growth of the industry. However, many job-seekers aren’t interested in doing the repetitive and dull tasks...

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