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Vision-Guided Robotics in Automated Machines

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by SDC No Comments

By Steve Belliveau Automation technology has dramatically advanced over the past few decades. According to the Robotic Industries Association, “Robots have become faster, more accurate and more capable of automating a wider range of tasks. Vision technology has become cheaper, faster and more intelligent over the years too.” When combined, it should come as no […]

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3 Types of Part Feeding Systems

Posted on: February 14th, 2020 by SDC No Comments

By Eric Anderson The manufacturing of a product may involve a variety of components that need a way to be fed into an assembly machine or system. Due to the uniqueness of each part (e.g., shape, weight, geometry, etc.), it’s important to select the best feeding system for each component. In addition to the part […]

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3 Reasons to Partner with a Specialized Automation Company for a Custom Machine

Posted on: January 22nd, 2020 by SDC No Comments

By Greg Merrill, Sales Manager From reduced costs to greater productivity, there are many reasons why companies are increasingly investing in automated factory equipment for their manufacturing plants. Rather than relying on internal teams, many manufacturers have found that it’s more beneficial to partner with a factory automation company like Steven Douglas Corp. (SDC) to […]

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