Articles by: Erin Zimdars Gagnon


Myths of Robotic Automation

Myth #1 – Robots Will Take Away Jobs Do robots take away jobs?- Robots are purpose-built for handling heavy lifting, repetitive, or mundane tasks that are either unsafe for an operator or are unfulfilling for someone to do. That said, most automation will still require human interaction to make function, meaning that the operator now gets to perform a more challenging and fulfilling role within production while also allowing greater flexibility to the business as […]

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What Is The Cost Of Not Automating?

We’re certain you’ve been here before, “should we automate”? Whether it’s the first time you’re evaluating a project or maybe you’ve kept it on the wish list for a few years, that answer should be a resounding YES! The only question is, what is it costing me for not automating? Let’s break that down. Does This Apply To You? We have labor issues, so we’ve contracted a staffing agency to fill our vacant positions. They’re […]

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Robotic Simulations- Solving the What If’s of Your Project

What is a Robotic Simulation? A robotics simulation uses software applications that mimic a robot’s and other equipment’s behavior, but it does not require a physical robot for its operation. Using simulators can accelerate the development process, lower the cost of creating a prototype and help evaluate new features before implementation in hardware Contact Exact Why Use Robotic Simulation? Who Benefits from Robotic Simulation? Simulations are a great way to check the intended functionality of […]

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Guide to Robotic Automation For Your Business

Business Guide Robotic automation can come with many benefits, but if your business is still being prepared for the transition, let Exact guide you through this process. Here are a few considerations:  Process Space Budget Timeline Staffing Process Understanding your current process and its pain points can help determine if automation is the best step for your business. Automation can do a lot of amazing things, but what it can’t do is make an already […]

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Fundraiser for Fisher House and Meet the Exact Veterans on Staff

Fundraiser for Fisher House Exact wants to thank all veterans for their service. We know you all served to ensure our great nation’s safety, security, and freedom. To thank all who answered the call to serve, we are holding a fundraiser for the Milwaukee Fisher House. What is the Fisher House? The Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veteran families can stay free of charge while a loved one is in the […]

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Keep Your Robotic Automation System Running At Peak Performance

Keep Your Robotic Automation System Running At Peak Performance Robot maintenance is essential to prolonging the life of your robotic automation system. Here are some tips to help keep your robot running efficiently and at peak performance!  1) Follow The Manufacturer’s Guidelines: Following the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule for your robotic equipment is essential. Following these guidelines will help you avoid costly downtime, reduce the need for repairs, and prevent serious problems. 2) Inspect Your […]

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Robot Palletizing – What is it, and can it benefit my business?

What is Robot Palletizing? Robot palletizing is a fully automated solution that allows you to maximize production, improve quality, and reduce operating costs. Our robots are designed for high-capacity, high-speed operation, and they can be integrated into production lines of various configurations and adapted to multiple pallet sizes and shapes. What Can a Robot Palletizing System Complete? A robotic palletizing system can sort products, palletize, depalletize, integrate with ERP/WMS systems, and so much more. These […]

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Are You Looking for a Factory Recertified Robot or a Used Robot?

With supply chain constraints, a factory recertified or used robot may be the route you take for your business. Here are the differences and considerations between the two. Recertified FANUC Robot: Like a certified pre-owned car, a recertified FANUC robot comes with a 1-year factory warranty. FANUC guarantees that this recertified FANUC robot will act like a new robot. The robots go through an extensive check-through process before being sold. This robot will be like […]

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Bob And Brian Open Event Recap

Exact Automation at the Bob and Brian Open 2022 Exact joined 102.9 The Hog during the Bob and Brian Open on Friday, July 22, 2022. The team spent the day at the Brute & Highland Courses of Grand Geneva. Some of the group hit the links, while others spent the day showing off the fun side of robotics and networking with the other sponsors and golfers.  Exact had booths at both courses and displayed robots […]

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Future Of A Production Line

Future Of A Production Line Collaborative blog with Exact Automation and DIY Robotics discussing the future of automated production lines.  Part 1 – Is automation a good investment and the right choice for your industry? How long will it take and what will your business gain? Will robotic automation help with future growth? All these answers and more are discussed below.  Part 2 coming out soon!  Is This A Good Investment/Cost-Effective? Yes, wherever you have […]

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