Voices: Christopher James Palafox

Christopher James Palafox is the digital managing editor for Control Design and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. He has experience editing and writing for multiple industries, including construction, design, architecture, business and information technology. Email him at cpalafox@putman.net.

How collaborative robots can solve the labor-shortage problem

Plastic injection-molding company Tennplasco sees a return of investment in less than four months by deploying a smart robot

By Christopher James Palafox, digital managing editor
Jun 19, 2018

For a long time, automation was essentially deployed. The manufacturing process was designed around the automation. A robot was a custom implementation, which included sensors and PLCs. Bring it all together, code it and switch it on.

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