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The Difference Between Robotic Process Automation and Test Automation

By Ashley Belliveau Automation is top of mind for nearly every manufacturer these days. With pressure to cut costs, increase…

Applications for Pick and Place Robots

By Ashley Belliveau Picking and placing parts or assemblies is often a simple, repetitive, and monotonous task in most industrial…

How to Improve Lot Traceability in Manufacturing

By Ashley Belliveau We’ve all read headlines about product recalls in highly-regulated industries, such as automotive, food processing, medical, and…

Capabilities and Benefits of Robotic Inspection Technologies and Systems

By Ashley Belliveau Inspections are crucial to ensure quality products, yet the need for accurate and reliable inspections can often…

Assembly Robots 101: The What, Where, and How of Assembly Robots in Manufacturing

By Ashley Belliveau Steven Douglas Corp. (SDC) offers manufacturers a wide range of solutions for high-speed precision assembly automation. For…

Preventative Maintenance for Automated Machines

By Ashley Belliveau It’s crucial to conduct regular preventative maintenance on automated industrial machines. If properly maintained, automated machines and…

Electropolishing for Industrial Use

By Ashley Belliveau Electropolishing is an increasingly common method for smoothing, polishing, and deburring ferrous and nonferrous metals. Also referred…

Preventative Maintenance for Industrial Robots

It’s crucial to conduct regular preventative maintenance for industrial robots. When industrial robots are properly maintained, they can last for…

What’s the Difference Between Six-Axis, SCARA, and Cartesian Robots?

Robotic arms are on the rise, with many manufacturers seeking to automate tasks to increase speed and productivity and improve…

SDC Receives Excellence in Intelligent Robotics Award

Steven Douglas Corp. (SDC) was recognized for Excellence in Intelligent Robotics Award for 2019, at the FANUC Automated System Integrator…