October 2019 - IFP Motion Solutions Inc.

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October 30, 2019

In 2018, the Advanced Manufacturing Sector Board members had over 1,100 middle and high school students participate in the Advancing the Future Manufacturing Tours. With another tour scheduled for October 14-18, a successful tour with large numbers of participants is once again likely.

Technological advances and robotics in the manufacturing industry have transformed how we work, and this creates a demand for more skilled workers. Today’s manufacturers offer high skilled positions with lots of future potential.

On October 15th, IFP/EHA lead separate tours of our facilities for Mount Vernon and Linn-Mar school district students interested in career possibilities in the Motion Control Industry. Director of Engineering, Brian Tritle led both tours. Twenty manufacturers throughout the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor are leading similar tours during this week long event. The public was also welcome to tour the manufacturers that operate and provide many jobs in their cities..


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October 16, 2019

Consider next generation collaborative robots for automating all areas of manufacturing. For example

Loading, Unloading and Part Removal
Machine Tending and Batch Production
Gluing, Painting and Welding
Polishing, Cutting, Deburring and Grinding
Packaging and Palletizing
QC Measuring, Testing, and Inspection

INTRODUCING OB7
OB7 was designed to deliver unmatched automation productivity, accuracy, and Safety. And you can to do it all simply without complicated software programing and coding.

OB7 LEARNS WITH NO PROGRAMMING
If you can do the job, you can show OB7 how to do the job. Learning without programming means that anyone can teach OB7 to do hundreds of complex automation jobs simply and quickly.

NEXT GENERATION COLLABORATIVE & SAFE
OB7 is the next generation of collaborative robots, with new functionality and system design to reduce costs and safely open new productivity horizons. OB7 is fully compliant with ISO 10218-1, work safety guidelines, and requirements. When equipped with safety sensors, OB7 can safely work at high speeds when people aren’t present and then slow to safe speeds when people are nearby.