App Based Controls for Industrial Robotics, a game changer

SAM D. MATHEWS | August 22, 2017

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Industrial robots are increasingly permeating the shop floor across industries, from automotive to pharmaceutical to packaging. Robots today see a wide range of applications such as pick n’ place, machine tending, dispensing, etc. even though unresolved barriers exist for large scale adoption of flexible automation solutions. User Experience has remained a significant barrier despite technology progressing by leaps and bounds.

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AMG, Inc., is a full-service engineering firm that proudly serves manufacturing facility project execution and general plant engineering support in the agricultural commodities, food/beverage and biotechnology industries. Founded in 1980 by Alberto Mendez Sr., AMG, Inc. has headquarters in Dayton, Ohio with regional offices in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Tennessee.

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Everything you need to know about BIM Level of Development

Article | March 26, 2020

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Three years on from the UK's National Infrastructure Assessment - how should we evolve strategic infrastructure planning?

Article | July 12, 2021

Major infrastructure interventions come with significant uncertainty – this is something explored before before. Provision of high quality infrastructure is a challenge faced by every government around the world, and there are many uncertainties around the planning and funding of these schemes that have to be weighed up and balanced. The Enabling Better Infrastructure (EBI) programme encapsulated best practice principles from around the world. We have dipped into this best practice toolkit to underpin our review of the UK’s strategic infrastructure planning system led by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), the results of which we have published today.

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Five automated processes for more efficiency in precast project delivery

Article | May 26, 2021

Construction projects are currently facing numerous challenges: increasing time pressure, changes at short notice, cost efficiency, rising complexity, higher demands on architectural design and a larger number of participants characterize precast design today.

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Local construction continues with safety protocols in place

Article | April 7, 2020

The city’s leadership hosted a Community Chat with Mayor Eric Niemann tonight through videoconferencing. Besides the mayor, City Manager Chris Workman was also on hand to answer any questions. At a point in the meeting when Niemann and Workman were taking questions, I threw out a couple of questions, including the status of local developments in town. For example, Millpond Crossing construction workers have continued to build houses - and that’s allowed under the governor’s order - but I wondered if any precautions were in place.

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AMG, Inc.

AMG, Inc., is a full-service engineering firm that proudly serves manufacturing facility project execution and general plant engineering support in the agricultural commodities, food/beverage and biotechnology industries. Founded in 1980 by Alberto Mendez Sr., AMG, Inc. has headquarters in Dayton, Ohio with regional offices in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and Tennessee.

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