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How Machine Shops Can Leverage Cobots in the COVID-19 Age

September 15, 2020

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In just three short months, COVID-19 drove global manufacturing to a temporary halt. Now, as manufacturers have restarted operations, leaders struggle to create the “new normal.” Industry experts cite automation and technology as two key factors in helping companies succeed. Leading the automation pack are collaborative robots or “cobots” – robots that are safe, easy to program and cost-effective.

Primary Topics:

  • Learn the ongoing labor issues after COVID-19
  • See real-world machine shop examples of how cobots are helping deliver social distancing for employees
  • Learn how cobots can help with incremental automation for reshoring

Presenter:
Joe Campbell
Head of US Marketing, Universal Robots
Joe Campbell is a 40-year veteran of the robotics industry. After executive assignments in sales, marketing, customer service and operations, Joe is now head of Americas marketing and applications development for Universal Robots. He regularly speaks to industry groups, associations, conferences and state and local governments on the benefits of robotic automation.