When to Automate?

Systems integrators like S&R Robot Systems help in determining how automation of packaging and palletizing will increase productivity and reduce operational expenses. As automation equipment becomes increasingly affordable, the amount of options in automating with robots increase. Asking the right questions are key in determining how robot automation can increase palletizing or case packing productivity. An article, written by Mike Aimone, published in September 2013 of Control Engineer outlines six steps for determining when to automate. A few of these steps listed in the article are:

1. Start with a pie-in-the-sky list.

2. Find the how (Call S&R Robot Systems)

3. Prove It (Justification)


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S&R Robot Systems is a system integrator for Kuka robotics and Motoman robotics, located in Plano Texas.

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