From simple metal parts fabrication to complex designs, Melbourne based Jodek Pty Ltd produces a wide range of components across varied industries including Transport, Mining, Defence, Aviation, Medical, White Goods, and specialising in Construction.
The large capacity of the Agile Flex 35D drawers coupled with the integrated, in-process CMM gauging maintaining the quality affords a major US based orthopaedic joint producer confident, extensive unmanned run times. The CNC machine is now able to be run, without operators, 24 hours a day.
As the key player, Australian-owned tooling developers, Sutton Tools, requires no introduction. Since their inception in 1917 they have proven to be great pioneers, adopting and developing new technologies to improve the efficiency of cutting tools and their manufacture, including the latest coating technologies. As part of this ongoing development, Sutton Tools has invested heavily in the use of robotics.
With the state of the current global economy, the manufacturing industry has faced some of the toughest challenges in recent memory. With global machinery sales down significantly, declining exports, rising unemployment, coupled with increasing globalisation and cheap foreign imports, the Australian manufacturer can be excused for thinking the whole world is against him.
There are many reasons why manufacturers and businesses choose to automate processes and production. here at John hart Automation & Robotics, we have identified five of the top reasons why you should automate today.