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AMT’s Unique Training Program Featured in Robotics Tomorrow

AMT Automation Academy

Applied Manufacturing Technologies’ Jason Markesino, Engineering Group Leader of the Industrial Automation Group, was featured in Robotics Tomorrow last week, where he discusses AMT’s Automation Academy. This unique training program offers a curriculum tailored to train engineers to meet the needs of the growing industry and stay up-to-date on changes being made in automation and manufacturing.

With substantial growth since its implementation in 2012, Markesino also discusses Automation Academy’s hands-on atmosphere and the necessity of the topics passed on to the manufacturing industry’s future engineers. To learn more about AMT’s Automation Academy featured in Robotics Tomorrow, read the full article here.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of the automation community by implementing robotic solutions into your business, contact one of our engineering specialists.

AMT to Attend Manufacturing in America 2019

Applied Manufacturing Technologies will be showcasing our innovative solutions at Manufacturing in America 2019. This year’s Summit will be held at the Ford Field in Detroit where more than 3,200 experts will present the latest in industry technology.

Join us at table 311 on March 20th and 21st to share in our state-of-the-art solutions. We are excited to participate in this annual event with our fellow manufacturers, innovators, and engineers.

Interested in automation? Come visit us at booth number 311 during the 2019 Manufacturing in America Summit March 20-21 at Ford Field, Detroit, MI, or contact one of our engineering specialists.
 
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Robotics Tomorrow Features Kelly Chalmers in Collaborative Robot Discussion

AMT’s Senior Program Manager, Kelly Chalmers, was featured in a new Robotics Tomorrow article earlier this week entitled, “Benefits of Collaborative Robots.” Chalmers was asked about AMT’s history and mission, as well as the benefits, misconceptions, safety standards, and developments of collaborative robots.

She highlights AMT’s relationship with customers, addressing the obstacles some may have integrating robotic solutions. Chalmers also discusses the wide range of possibilities collaborative robotics offers.

Read the full article to learn more by visiting the Robotics Tomorrow website.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of the automation community by implementing robotic solutions into your business, contact one of our engineering specialists.

Mark Teed Quoted in Control Design December Issue

Applied Manufacturing Technologies’ own Controls Program Manager, Mark Teed, was quoted in the December issue of Control Design. The issue discussed the expanding use of robotics in various aspects of manufacturing. Teed’s insight was featured in the article “New strategies for old components”, which covered the often overlooked importance of incorporating traditional machines and mechanical components.

Access the full article by visiting the Control Design website.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of the automation community by implementing robotic solutions into your business, contact one of our engineering specialists.

AMT Hosts Oakland County’s Tech248

AMT is proud to promote and host Oakland County’s Tech248 on March 19th. The agenda includes presentations on applying collaborative robots and getting started on automation.

Tech248 promotes the technology industry by creating and cultivating a network of like-minded businesses and supporting cooperation across a range of brands. We are excited about the opportunity to grow the automation community by hosting one of Tech248’s events.

For more information about Tech248, visit Oakland County’s website.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of the automation community by implementing robotic solutions into your business, contact one of our engineering specialists.

AMT Showcases at Automate 2019

Applied Manufacturing Technologies will be showcasing our innovative solutions at this year’s Automate Show. Our diverse capability and the real-world manufacturing experience combine to provide you with automation aimed at improving costs, simplifying operations, and avoiding costly mistakes. We are excited to present our ideas and technologies to the over 400 exhibitors and 20,000 attendees.

For more information about Automate 2019 and to register, visit the website.

Interested in automation? Come visit us at booth number 7511 North Hall during Automate April 8-11 McCormick Place, Chicago IL, or contact one of our engineering specialists.

Craig Salvalaggio Elected to RIA Board of Directors

During the Robotic Industry Associate’s (RIA) search for members to join the Board of Directors, the distinguished organization selected Applied Manufacturing Technologies’ own Vice President of Operations, Craig Salvalaggio. Only the most knowledgeable and admirable individuals are nominated as candidates for this prestigious position and AMT is proud to support our team members in their endeavors to advance and guide the robotics industry.

For more information on the RIA election process, visit the Robotic Industries Association website.

If you have any questions about the robotics industry or are interested in how automation can use efficiency and safety to improve your operation, contact one of our engineering specialists.

Craig Salvalaggio to Speak at ATX West

Craig Salvalaggio will speak at the 2019 ATX West Chief Robotics Officer Summit in Anaheim, CA. On February 5th from 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM, Salvalaggio will give a talk entitled “Leading the Change: Digital Transformation & the Workforce of the Future,” which will cover the worldwide impact of automation on employees and best practices to positively influence these changes.

For the full description and the list of speakers and sessions, visit the ATX page.

If you’re interested in positively influencing the impact of automation in your business by implementing innovative solutions, contact one of our engineering specialists.

Control Engineering Features Craig Salvalaggio in Industrial Safety Discussion

Control Engineering referenced Applied Manufacturing’s Vice President of Sales and Engineering, Craig Salvalaggio, in an article earlier this month that explored the larger and more nuanced implications of industrial safety. When prompted about starting a robotics project, Salvalaggio explained the importance of taking a hard look at internal resources before opting to do the work in-house without the aid of an integrator.

For the full article, visit the Control Engineering website.

If you’re interested in more information about ensuring the safety of your team and the efficiency of your operation through robotic solutions, contact one of our engineering specialists.

RIA Features Rick Vanden Boom as Industry Expert in Cobot Article

On August 28th, 2018, the Robotics Industries Association released an article by Tanya M. Anandan about the emergence of fenceless automation on manufacturing floors. Rick Vanden Boom, Vice President of Systems here at AMT, discussed how individually analyzing each operating floor enables a unique collaborative solution to be developed based on the needs and goals of a business.

Vanden Boom also explained that collaborative technology has advanced the throughput capabilities and safety features of companies around the world. End-of-Arm and sensing programs allow FANUC robots to operate side-by-side with their human counterparts, improving the overall performance of a business.

To learn more, read the full article about fenceless robots on RIA’s website.

If you have any questions about automation or would like the AMT Solutions team to help you decide if automation is right for your business, feel free to get in touch with us.