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Human-Robot Collaboration (HRC) and Safety

Techman Robot automating a packaging plant with gripper technology.

Industries That Use HRC A wide range of industries use human-robot collaboration. For example, pick-and-place is a commonly seen HRC manufacturing process. However, surprisingly, many industries use HRC. Industries that use collaboration include but are not limited to: Agriculture Automation Breweries Energy Manufacturing Medical Technology Transportation For example, robots find themselves in doctor’s offices. Often […]

Your Company’s Ultimate Guide to Tax Deductions and Incentives

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Where do you start when it comes to Tax Deductions and Incentives? We all have work budgets. Consider this your reminder to use those unspent budget dollars. Put these dollars towards energy efficient equipment that qualify for IRS Section 179 tax deductions and incentives. Not only that, but by replacing your compressed air system and/or […]

7 Steps to JHFoster Repair Process

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JHFoster can repair your Compressed Air, Automation, and Robotic systems in seven simple steps. As a result, we dedicate ourselves to providing you with fast, efficient, and reliable customer service. Don’t let your system cost you money with expensive downtime. Let us help you repair your system. Find out what our 7 Steps to the […]

Inspiration for the Future of Robotics

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JHFoster helps prepare the next generation for a future of innovation and robotics. John Henry Foster enjoys taking part in robotic events that inspire the next generation of robotic experts and STEM related careers. That’s why each year, JHFoster attends multiple events both supporting children with their projects and showcasing new automation and robotic technology. […]

How To Reduce Production Costs with Electrical Control Panels

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Electrical Panels Improve Efficiency Electrical control panels are one way to help you change from inefficient processes to more efficient ones. As a result, this saves money for your business. Industrial control panels continue to improve with easier processing, quality materials and accurate machining. Further, benefits of automating tasks include: • Increased productivity • Ensure […]

What Are The Types of Industrial Robots?

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Many people do not know what the different types of industrial robots are.  Customers looking to invest in robotic technologies are concerned about finding the right robot for their company. Never fear, we have created a list of six main types of industrial robots. In addition, we explain the different specialties of each robot. Types […]

Improve Workplace Safety with Electrical Control Panels

A JHFoster employee configures an electrical control panel.

Automating applications and workplace safety We know that serious workplace injuries happen far too often. In fact, in 2015, 4,836 workers were killed on the job*. In addition, there were also around three workplace incidents recorded per 100 employees in 2015. Electrical Control Panels are used to stop some of these incidents. They make production […]

How Do Electrical Panels Increase Production?

A JHFoster employee configures an electrical panel.

How Does Automating with Electrical Control Panels Benefit My Company? With all the automation tools currently available today, there is still a lot of time spent performing tasks manually. Furthermore, organizations miss opportunities to automate business processes that can save their employees’ time and boost productivity. John Henry Foster assists you in automating with electrical […]

How Robots Reshape the Manufacturing Industry

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Industrial robots are often used to perform duties that are dangerous or unsuitable for human workers. Therefore, they are necessary for situations that require high output and no errors. As a result, the industrial robot has become a fixture in factories. Even more, robots can offer many benefits to many types of robotic applications and […]

Can Robots Lower Labor Costs and Solve Labor Shortage For Your Company?

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Over the last 50 years the cost of labor in manufacturing has risen steadily. The willingness of many people to perform highly repetitive tasks on assembly lines has decreased. As a result, labor shortages have increased. Can robots lower labor costs and solve labor shortages? Where Can I Save Costs? With robotic automation products, you […]