Robotics increases productivity, quality, cost savings

Boyer, Chuck
July 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2006, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p86
Trade Publication
The article recognizes the advantages of robotics in welding efficiency and quality control in heavy-equipment manufacturing. The robot carriers and welding technology offered a solution to productivity and profitability challenges. Despite an increase in the shortage of skilled welders, manufacturers managed to maintain competitiveness. Manufacturers decided to explore welding possibilities through automation. These robot carriers include robot tracks, columns and booms.


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