Manufacturing Trends: Automation

This video, which first appeared in the Advanced Manufacturing Center (AMC) during the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), was designed to help you discover ways that automation can move your manufacturing forward.

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Automation is a multiplier. Allowing robots to execute repetitive tasks expands the amount of production and the number of simultaneous operations that a human can oversee. Rather than being a replacement for employees, automation is leverage that increases the value of an individual employee by freeing this person to focus attention on the work that requires human knowledge or human judgment. 

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