So is manufacturing growing in the United States? President Obama hopes so, especially in the high tech sector. But evidence of high tech manufacturing being a growing industry is still yet to be seen. At this point in time, it’s still cheaper to employ a human to do a task as opposed to investing in a robot. But what happens when it’s cheaper to buy that robot, or ship that job to a plant in China? The future looks bleak once manufacturing robotics become reasonable investments for smaller companies like Standard Motor Products.
While businesses have traditionally opted for outsourcing as a means to reduce costs, it has come with its own set of challenges. Time delays, improper communication between the two teams, and the inherent loss of efficiency that comes with delegating one part of a process to an external third party, outsourcing has not been the miracle solution. Robotic process automation, or “cybershoring”, does away with many of these issues. Making the product in house without the additional cost is a boon for businessesArticle Submission, which can now integrate their workflow tighter and do not require as much slack time in between phases either to allow for inefficiencies.
Some have suggested – Hillary Clinton, The DNC, President Obama, Bernie Sanders, that it ought to be raised to $15.00 per hour, ouch, this will close car washes, retail stores, small businesses, fast food restaurants and it will cause companies to automate and ditch their labor costs all together – you think I am blowing smoke – Nope! Let me give you an example of where this is happening right now.
Kuka Robot Group, having its head quarters at Augsburg is pioneering in the world in the supply of industrial robots. The company is pioneering in the development, manufacture and sale of industrial robots and had a chunk of market worldwide. It also produces the linear units of the industrial robots and controllers and software for it. The group is third largest produces in the world and is dominating the markets of Europe and Germany. It also spread its wings in the major world markets like America and Asia too.
ABB’s small IRB 120 multipurpose industrial robot weighs 25kg and can handle a payload of 3kg (4kg for vertical wrist) with a reach of 580mm. It is a cost-effective and reliable choice for generating high production outputs in return for low investment. A white finish Clean Room ISO 5 (Class 100) version, certified by IPA, is available.