The Hidden Costs of NOT Automating

In every economic cycle, businesses are always faced with the same questions: what are our next critical investments? When will we see demand rise? How are we going to get the best possible workforce in place while still making a profit? Are there any strategic threats to our business as a whole? The fact is, […]

What’s the Reality of Robot Vision?

Robot vision or vision-guided robot systems are a novel means by which many manufacturers avoid the jigging and positioning constraints that come with standard industrial robots. These constraints exist because a robot must typically follow a bounded or precise program in order to conduct a repeatable process with a reliable output. You can think of […]

What’s Holding Industrial Robot Integration Back?

The integration of industrial robots is a highly specialized, highly creative and cunning process, while the people who practice it are often a credit to the very idea of human ingenuity and resourcefulness itself. In many ways, robotics integrators represent a corps of highly specialized, highly capable solution architects who help manufacturers rocket their productivity […]

What is Industrial Automation?

Industrial automation is the use of data-driven control systems, whether computers, process controllers or robots, to operate industrial processes or machinery in a way that reduces the need for human action.  Industrial automation has its roots in a variety of applications, but one function in particular was the development of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machines […]

What the Hell is a Self-Programming Robot?

When we think of how to combine AI, autonomous functioning and robotics, Hollywood and smooth-tongued screenwriters have us convinced that the future will land somewhere between “The Terminator” and “Her”. While flights of fancy are necessary to keep life interesting, the fact of the matter is that robots that can work autonomously will simply be […]

Is My Factory Ready For a Robot?

Maybe it’s the last missed shift, the last missed order, or a looming retirement from one of your stalwart employees – being ready for a robot is something that tends to linger in the background, but then happens all at once. Robots have their benefits, but deciding whether it’s the right time to start using […]

We just raised $6.5 million to expand our offering

We are pleased to announce that we have recently closed a seed round of $6.5 million CAD to expand our technology platform from painting and spray operations to machining, welding and other value-added processes. The funding was led by Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Export Development Canada, along with additional contributions from Real Ventures and […]

What’s the Future of High-Mix Manufacturing?

High-mix manufacturing has been looking for direction for years. However, the demands of a factory floor can often make finding that kind of direction difficult on a day-to-day basis. Highly varied orders, huge swings in production needs, key relationships that must be maintained to retain loyal customers – high-mix, low-volume manufacturing is a team effort […]

(White Paper) Deglobalization: What Industrial Manufacturers...

Today’s world offers us more uncertainty than we’ve seen in generations. For industrial manufacturers who have diversified their supply chains, globalized their workforce and internationalized their search for margin, global uncertainty poses more risk than it does to almost any other industry. It’s not just a changing economic landscape that has caused this. The spread […]

Omnirobotic will be presenting OmniPainter in FABTECH 2018 a...

Come and visit us at FABTECH 2018 at Atlanta from November 6 to 8, booth #B4855. FABTECH is North America’s largest collaboration of technology, equipment and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing industries. We are ready to present OmniPainter and meet potential customers who wants to automate their painting process and hire […]