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It's no coincidence that the used robot market thrives in states like Ohio as this industrial heartland is full of resources for old and new robots.  Robots have existed in factories and warehouses for decades, however today there is an even bigger transformation in factories today with "robot-driven automation" in the used and new market.

Top 10 Common Purchasing Mistakes Companies Make:RobotWorx recognizes these mistakes and makes sure that we give customers the best reconditioned robot systems on the market.  Many people can be fooled by a very low price tag.  Review the below reasons why you should be very careful on the type of robot you are purchasing & who you are purchasing that robot from.1. Buying a robot system without warranty.Make sure there is a warranty offered with the used system.

Some may think that purchasing a used robot means you sacrifice quality. RobotWorx has over 25 years of experience reconditioning robots and understands the proper processes required to accurately and completely restore new life and integrity to a pre-owned robot. Used robot systems offer the best value for your dollar.

Myth 1: Used robots are outdated, slow and less accurate than newer models.Industrial Robots have changed very little in the past 10 years. For the majority of industrial applications, the speed and accuracy of a used robot is very similar to a new model. When it comes to life span, there is little difference between new and old robots. A fully reconditioned robot has a life of 8-12 years, while a new robot typically lasts 10-15 years.Myth 2: Used robots are more difficult to program.

RobotWorx representatives believe robotic safety to be paramount for automation planning and success. Our experts do everything we can to stay current and up-to-date on all of the trending safety topics and issues. This year, two RobotWorx experts were sent to Pittsburgh, PA to attend the RIA National Robot Safety Conference.The NRSC offers guests valuable insight into robotic safety and industrial machine and robot standards.

On the first Friday in October of every year, companies and communities across the country come together to celebrate modern manufacturing during National MFG Day. This holiday was designed to inform and inspire the next generation of manufacturers; it provides an opportunity for manufacturers to open their doors and address common misconceptions.

Choosing the right robotic integrator is crucial to the success of your production line. RobotWorx experts are ready to offer you a seamless integration and ensure that it is done right the first time.  We have over 25 years of experience working with experts in the industry.

Automated production lines now include flexible manufacturing that provides the ability for robots to work on different types of products in the same workcell. Flexible production lines will enhance the set-up investment longevity, maximize the space, increase productivity, and enable increased manufacturing volume.

On August 4th, 2017, RobotWorx' doors burst open with pride for it was time to celebrate 25 years of grand success. The facility in Marion, Ohio opened to the public at 8 a.m. to begin the celebratory tour of the facility!   Over 125 people of all ages filled the facility with their smiles, passion for robotics, and wonderful curiosity.  The kids brought some of the widest smiles and best questions, anxious to see how automation worked.

Virtual Reality is quickly advancing in this technology driven world and is now making its way into automation with ABB leading the way.  ABB is the first company to offer VR for robot programming through its RobotStudio. This system makes the job of a robot engineer much easier.  It allows users to interact with the 3D models on RobotStudio by plugging in to virtual reality goggles and viewing the 3D models from every direction, much better than on a 2D computer screen.

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