How Labor Shortages Will Affect Manufacturing Automation

Source: Pexels By Alexei Cora Businesses around the world are sounding the alarm as the workforce struggles to meet industry demands. In America, the broken domestic supply chain is caused in large part by the shortage of labor. It’s only getting worse: the Labor Department reports that there are 5.5 million more job openings than there are […]

Integrated Vision with Omron TM Collaborative Robots

A Simplified Vision Solution Creating robotic vision solutions can be challenging, both from a hardware configuration and software development perspective. As the only collaborative robot on the market with a built-in camera and light, the Omron TM Collaborative Robot simplifies this process. These integrated vision tools allow users to dive directly into building projects without […]

Ohio Transmission Corporation Acquires AAP Automation

Acquisition of leading provider of machine automation and control solutions furthers OTC’s expansion into Mountain West. COLUMBUS, Ohio — December 16, 2021 — Ohio Transmission Corporation (OTC), an industrial equipment service provider and distributor headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, today announced the acquisition of AAP Automation, a leading provider of Machine Automation and Control Solutions throughout the […]

With Piab’s area gripper, the handling of furniture parts is child’s play

At the machine builder GO GmbH in Hemmoor, they were looking for an “all-in-one” gripper solution that can be used to stack both loose and packaged furniture parts on and off pallets, as well as the pallets themselves. The solution was found in Piab’s Kenos® area gripper KVG 700. As a young, powerful company, GO GmbH […]

3 Things You Didn’t Know About AAP Automation

You may already know AAP Automation is a full service distributor offering complete machine automation and control solutions for robotic, pneumatic, and electro-mechanical applications. But here are 3 things you may not know about AAP:  1 – You can quote, buy, and pay for your products online.  Your business is growing more challenging and complex. […]

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