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Karen Smock is a freelance marketing and technical writer who specializes in manufacturing, manufacturing technology, and clear writing. She lives in a house where robots outnumber people.

Build an In-House Robotics Team Part II – Assign Roles and Responsibilities

The success of a robotics implementation in manufacturing depends on many human-controlled factors. Does the robot support the company’s business objectives? Was the right robot selected for the job? Was the robotic cell designed to provide value? Was the robotic cell implemented and programmed correctly? Does the robotic cell meet quality levels and safety standards?  Is the robotic cell being operated and maintained correctly?

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Jun 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM
   
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Build an In-House Robotics Team Part II – Assign Roles and Responsibilities

The success of a robotics implementation in manufacturing depends on many human-controlled factors. Does the robot support...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Jun 27, 2018 7:00:00 AM
Build an In-House Robotics Team Part I – Identify Skills Required

When starting an initial robotic cell implementation in a manufacturing environment, the project scope and expertise...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Jun 14, 2018 7:00:00 AM
How Collaborative Robots Affect Waste in Your Manufacturing Process

In lean robotics, as in lean manufacturing, minimizing waste helps you move toward perfection. The book Lean Robotics: A...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on May 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM
Manual to Robotic Cell Conversion Checklist

Once you have a robotic cell concept, comparing the robotic cell to the manual cell will help you evaluate whether or not...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Mar 6, 2018 7:00:00 AM
Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Feb 12, 2018 7:00:00 AM
How Do Collaborative Robots Affect the Supply Chain?

Opportunities to take advantage of collaborative robots exist throughout the supply chain, including manufacturing and...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Jan 30, 2018 7:00:00 AM
3 Ways to Keep Your Robotic Cell Project Simple

With a first robotic cell deployment, positive response to the project should be a primary objective along with bottom line...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Jan 22, 2018 7:00:00 AM
Manual Task Mapping Do’s and Don’ts for Robotic Cell Deployment

In the lean robotics methodology for deploying robotic cells presented in the book Lean Robotics – A Guide to Making Robots...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Dec 20, 2017 7:00:00 AM
6 Steps to Win Internal Support for Your Robotics Project

People fear change, especially change involving robotics. As soon as you start considering the implementation of a robotic...

Karen Smock
By Karen Smock
on Dec 6, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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