Are you making the most of your manufacturing operations? Do you have jobs within your business that are hard to fill due to a shortage of skilled workers or positions involving simple tasks that if automated could shift workers to a more value-add position? If so, you could be missing out on a huge potential for increased efficiency and profits to your bottom line.
We can help you discover opportunities for improvement with a robotic evaluation. Our team has the technical experience to guide you through an over-the-phone conversation or a walk-through of your facility pointing out applications that could be automated. They have conducted hundreds of onsite visits at plants and facilities helping others look for ways to incorporate new automation processes that lead to dramatic increases in production capabilities.
5 Steps to Consider for a Successful Robotic Implementation
- Get company-wide support
- Obtain consensus on what criteria makes the project successful
- Have all parties agree on an acceptable tolerance for failure
- Determine a budget with proper evaluation of costs and sales potential
- Have the right information ready in order to make a proper recommendation and cost estimate including 3-D part models; 2-D part prints with tolerances, material specs and notes; work definition; machine and fixture descriptions, machine manuals, and models and drawings
How soon can you expect to see a return on your robotic investment? Find out with our ROI calculator.
Schedule an evaluation with our Certified Energy Manager today at 800.582.5162 or email us and find out how a robotic automation evaluation can assist you in discovering the untapped potential within your facility.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About JHFoster's Robotic Evaluation Services
- Determine the capability and condition of the current equipment used.
- Measure the current capabilities of the system and its relationship to the changes in demand that occur in the system.
- Evaluate the applications in the system.
- Analyze and provide solutions to correct applications that are not performing acceptably.
- Create an existing process flow diagram which depicts the general arrangement of the system and the supply power and demand volume in all operating conditions.
- Determine the total operating costs of the system.
- Develop a prioritized action plan with costs and estimated installation costs for the proposed modifications to/creation of to the system.
- Provide a complete audit report including existing and proposed process diagrams.