Islands of Automation

Cort, Adam
March 2009
Assembly;Mar2009, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p36
The article discusses the benefits of stand-alone automated workstations in assembly lines. It is said that such workstations offer improved quality, increased throughput and reduced risk of repetitive stress injuries. Examples of companies that implemented or developed a line of robots for automated assembly system include EFD Inc., Dispense Works Inc. and I&J Fisnar Inc. Amara Ohrmann Ltd. is known for its automated O-ring insertion machines.


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