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January 08, 2014 - Volume 08 Issue 01
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Image - Robot Robot "Colleagues" Improve Assembly Line Efficiency With Typical 3 to 8 Month ROI
For the Danish company Stantræk, automation means growth. The company that processes sheet metal and coils is now able to expand production without significant increases in payroll. From 2008-2013, revenue nearly doubled from $4M to $7M. Much of the added workload is now handled by Universal Robots.
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Image - A Business Owner's Guide to a Happy Year: Nine A Business Owner's Guide to a Happy Year: Nine "Resolutions" for Creating the Best Odds for Success in 2014
The confetti has fallen, the ball has dropped, and the champagne has been popped -- 2013 is officially over, and 2014 is underway. For management in manufacturing and other industries, that means doing a post-mortem on their businesses by looking back at what went right and what went wrong in the year gone by. Business owner and author Bill McBean offers his advice on what you can do, starting now, to create success for your company this year.
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  Industry News
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  Zero-Point Clamping System Now Available With Adapter Kit for Haas Rotary Indexers
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Image - Extensions for Super Blast Safety Air Guns Offer High Power for Hard to Reach Blowoff Extensions for Super Blast Safety Air Guns Offer High Power for Hard to Reach Blowoff
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  Flexible CNC Ideal for Medium-Sized and Complex Multi-Axis Systems
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Image - Multi-Master Flex Shaft Units Can Machine Any Size Part, Usually in One Cycle Multi-Master Flex Shaft Units Can Machine Any Size Part, Usually in One Cycle
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  High-Performance, High-Value 5-Axis Machining Center Produces Accurate Aircraft Parts in Single Setups
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  World's Smallest CAPTO Interface Produces Fastest Tool Changeover Times
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Image - New All-Purpose Laser Sensor Provides Consistent Detection Over Short and Long Distances New All-Purpose Laser Sensor Provides Consistent Detection Over Short and Long Distances
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  New Wire EDM Offers Precision Micro Machining On Carbide and Other Hard Materials
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  Newly Engineered Mini Collet Chucks Offer Increased Stability With Minimized Clearance Requirements
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  New and Highly Advanced Cutting Tools to be Unveiled at AeroDef 2014
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