Category: Cobots

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.

Rick Vanden Boom Featured on Talking Industrial Automation Podcast

Applied Manufacturing Technologies was featured on the Talking Industrial Automation podcast on August 1st, 2018. Talking Industrial Automation spoke to Rick Vanden Boom, our Automated Systems Group Vice President, who has over 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing automation industry. Vanden Boom discussed several topics including the importance of finding the right fit for students training to be automation engineers, the new safety features for collaborative robotics, the IIoT, and designing robotic automation solutions. They also covered how automation is simplifying the manufacturing process and reducing the required floor space for operation.

Listen to the full podcast on the Talking Industrial Automation 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, you can get in touch with us here.