Category: LEAN Manufacturing

Futura Automation is pleased for Mr. Don Nedved to join our Consulting Partner team from his office in Lenexa, Kansas in the Kansas City area.  Mr. Nedved will support clients in the central region of the USA which includes Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. Mr. Nedved’s passion is solving problems in the industrial automation arena, and […]

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  Click on the Link for Webinar Registration   Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT Link for Webinar recorded on June 23, 2020   Reprinted from Business Wire, September 10, 2019   OnRobot Takes Robot Compatibility to the Next Level with the OnRobot One-System Solution   New unified mechanical and electrical […]

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Recording of May 26 and 28, 2020  Webinar Here:   Summary:  Rudy Winter, Sales Director at Flexfactory, will answer questions on the applications and design considerations for flexible feeding for robotic assembly applications.  He will discuss how Flexfactory interfaces with a wide variety of robots including Fanuc, ABB, Universal, Kuka, Yaskawa, Denso, Omron/Adept, Epson and […]

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Futura Automation Industry 4.0

Summary: George Wilken – will answer questions on the state of the art in Shopfloor Digitization, how it benefits manufacturers and how it helps achieve the efficiency promised by implementation of Industry 4.0. Q&A Style Agenda: Introduction of Speakers and Backgrounds The Problem: Robotics and Automation initiatives must be matched by digitizing shopfloor practices to achieve […]

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Futura Automation is pleased to be partnered with Tend for robotics monitoring requirements.  We support Tend with both a fixed hardware solution as pictured, for 1-3 robots, or can offer a Virtual Machine solution installed on an Industrial PC.  There is a base level of applications and then two additional levels of progressively sophisticated solutions […]

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Futura Automation is pleased to preview its exhibit #4481 for ATX West / MD&M 2020 in Anaheim, CA on February 11-13.  Several of our manufacturing partners will exhibit with us.  We will be showcasing: Macron Dynamics offers a wide range of belt and screw drive linear actuators that can be customized into Cartesian robots of [...] Read more

December 20, 2019 – Scottsdale, Arizona Reprinted from June 21, 2016  issue of Robotics Business Review Original by Eugene DeMaitre;  Edits and Updates by Brian McMorris Following is an updated and edited reprint of an article in the June 21, 2016 issue of Robotics Business Review: ODENSE, Denmark — Industrial automation promises greater efficiency, but […]

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ  85255, NOVEMBER 4, 2019 –  Futura Automation LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Adam Hendey to its consulting partner team.  Mr. Hendey is a resident of Marion, Indiana. He has completed MET and EET course work at Purdue University and Ivy Tech Community College for Software Development.  Mr Hendey is […]

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by George Wilken Manufacturers around the world are always looking to improve operational efficiency and use data gathered from the shop floor to drive improvements. We can discuss lean concepts and the nuances that typically come up in discussions with my lean peers. I can hear “the pencil and an A3 size paper is all [...] Read more