Automation—Your Key to Production Line Efficiency Improvements

Warehouse automation technology—what is it, why do I need it, and how should I introduce it to my facility? The vast majority of production lines move at a slow pace, and that won’t change just by hiring more people. Labor density isn’t the issue; it’s the quality of production. You need the right people overseeing […]

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How to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injury With Pallet Stackers

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)—what are they, how do you address them, and what can you do to stop them?  In a previous blog, we discussed the dangers associated with typical warehousing jobs. Today, we expand on that discussion by examining the effects of Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI). An RSI is a potentially debilitating condition resulting […]

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OSHA Guidelines for Workplace Safety

Are you concerned about health and safety on the job? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) protects you when things go wrong. The biggest priority in the industrial and manufacturing industries is workplace safety. An employee’s health and well-being should never be compromised on the job, but that’s hard to accomplish when working in […]

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Create a Virus-Resistant Facility With Packaging Automation

Improve Warehouse Efficiency and Employee Safety by Prioritizing Pallet Automation in Your Pandemic Preparedness Plan How did your facility respond when coronavirus took full effect? Everything happened so fast. Once people started getting sick, the economy immediately plummeted. Fortunately, many companies have managed to stay afloat, which has kept the supply chain alive. Right now, […]

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The Role of Automation in Small Business

Five ways workplace automation helps spike production line efficiency and improvements on the ground level. Automation isn’t necessarily groundbreaking, but even though the technology has been around for several years, it’s growing more prevalent across the manufacturing industry. Many manufacturers are bringing high-level machinery indoors to help expedite different parts of the production process—and it’s […]

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How to Decrease the Cost of Production With Automation

If you own or manage a business, labor costs are likely taking up the most room on your balance sheet. In theory, the quickest way to resolve this issue would be to cut labor altogether, but labor costs are an essential—and mostly unavoidable—reality for almost every business, regardless of size. Without people to do the […]

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How to Build Resiliency Out of a Labor Shortage

Four cost-effective ways to combat the effects of labor shortage It’s easy for employees to get burned out when they’re accustomed to the monotony of tough labor. Working in a manufacturing facility can be a vicious cycle. If you don’t have the right equipment or safety procedures in place, expect a quick turnover.  ROI understands […]

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Dangers Associated With the Worst Warehouse Jobs

Proper compact palletizing—your solution to the revolving door of injuries and warehouse overhead costs  Factory workers bear the brunt of workplace-related dangers. It’s easy to injure yourself on the job when you don’t have a safe protocol in place. In the long run, this lack of preparation can lead to expensive overhead rates, legal issues, […]

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Workforce and Automation—A Perfect Marriage

Ever wonder what the labor market would look like if palletizer machines didn’t exist? Expect more injuries, higher turnover, and time-consuming employee management. That’s where automation technology can help. Whether it’s a robotic palletizer, pallet handling equipment, or other end-of-line solutions, industrial automation can significantly improve your productivity and profitability.   It’s time to kick manual […]

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How Automation Improves Product Quality

Does automation improve quality? More than you know. In this blog, we’ll dissect warehouse automation and show you the key benefits of an automated production process. We’ll also provide a complete outline of the correlation between automation software, quality assurance, and product testing. 5 Ways Automation Improves Quality in Testing Today, many warehouse operations automate […]

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