13Sep

THE MANY IMPRESSIVE CAPABILITIES OF AUTONOMOUS GUIDED VEHICLES

AGVs, otherwise known as autonomous guided vehicles, are industrial robots that can move across a particular environment like a factory floor – all without the need of a human operator or driver. Instead, their movement is dictated by a combination of onboard software and sensors that are constantly streaming real-time information to the AGV’s guidance...
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01Sep

BENEFITS AND EXAMPLES OF INDUSTRY 4.0

Also commonly referred to as the “Fourth Industrial Revolution,” the concept behind Industry 4.0 is ultimately a straightforward one. It refers to the ongoing digital transformation in the worlds of manufacturing and production that utilize concepts like the Internet of Things, among others, to generate more value up and down the supply chain than ever...
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25Aug

RMV SHOWCASED AT AFWERX AIRFIELD MAINTENANCE & REPAIR SHOW

Founder and CEO Todd Hendricks Sr and President Todd Hendricks Jr from Pioneer Industrial Systems in collaboration with necoTECH of Delaware, Ohio have been invited to showcase the Robotic Maintenance Vehicle (RMV) Crack Sealing Module at the AFWERX Airfield Maintenance & Repair Show in Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, August 26.  According to their website “AFWERX is expanding technology, talent, and...
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09Aug

HOW ROBOTICS ARE CREATING INNOVATION IN TERMS OF PLASTICS AUTOMATION

Even as recently as a decade ago, the idea that robots would one day be hard at work on factory floors still seemed like something out of a far-off future. Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) machine learning, artificial intelligence and other interconnected disciplines, however, that future is very much here – much to...
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28Jul

HIGH POINT AND CONICITY STRIPE MARKING – PASSENGER AND LIGHT TRUCK TIRES

Finished tires that meet OEM uniformity requirements must be specifically marked for delivery with conicity stripes and highpoint locations. Tire manufacturers who supply tires to the OEM market face rigorous tire performance criteria.  First, they must design a tire that meets the performance requirements set by the vehicle.  This is a balance of rolling resistance,...
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19Jul

AGV (AUTONOMOUS GUIDED VEHICLES) AND THEIR APPLICATIONS

Also commonly referred to as AGVs for short, autonomous guided vehicles are computer-controlled, wheel-based load carriers that are commonly found in warehouses and similar types of industrial environments. As the name suggests, they’re able to function without the need for an onboard operator. This type of configuration brings with it a wide range of different...
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12Jul

EDUCATION – TRENDS OF STUDENTS ENTERING THE ROBOTICS INDUSTRY

According to one recent study, the industrial robotics market was valued at an enormous $24.35 billion as of 2020. While that number is certainly impressive, it’s even more so when you consider that it’s anticipated to climb to $52.85 billion by as soon as 2026. This can be attributed to a wide range of different factors,...
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