Robotic Manufacturing Proves Value with Record Sales in 2022.

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A recent article posted by A3 (the Association for Advancing Automation) highlighted the 2022 record-breaking surge in robot sales in North America, demonstrating robotic manufacturing’s important role in the advancement of many industries. According to A3, “North American companies ordered 44,196 robots valued at $2.38 billion last year, representing increases of 11% and 18%, respectively, … Read More

U.S. leads the way with Innovation and Investment

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With our sights firmly set on the successes to come in 2023, this is a good time to ensure we have also learned from past years. Wes-Tech is committed to continued innovation in manufacturing automation applications, and so we were drawn to this recent post from Visual Capitalist which maps the most innovative economies in … Read More

The Future of Manufacturing

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Industrial companies make products that shape our daily lives, such as clothing, food, and products used in the construction of the buildings and roads we use every day. According to Kim Borden, a Partner in the Chicago office of management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, a wide variety of companies are leading innovation in manufacturing … Read More

The Next Wave of Innovation through Manufacturing Automation

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Manufacturers are increasingly benefiting from greater efficiency, reduced risk, and opportunity for innovation made available by the automation revolution. In addition, as we discussed in our recent post about the rising cost of labor, the current environment in the U.S. has made it even more challenging to hire and retain the number of workers needed … Read More

Flexible Tech-Trak® Conveyor Systems improve your ROI.

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At Wes-Tech, we understand that maintaining flexibility in your production capabilities can be the difference that leads to success. That’s why we engineer equipment that can flex along with your production needs. Our proprietary products have been designed and developed to seamlessly integrate into your manufacturing process to deliver a positive return on your invested … Read More

Reshoring: The Tsunami is coming!

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According to Investopedia, “Reshoring is the process of returning the production and manufacturing of goods back to the company’s original country. Reshoring is also known as onshoring, inshoring, or backshoring.” This is the opposite of the offshoring that many companies were doing over the past few decades to try to take advantage of a lower … Read More

Rising Cost of Labor

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The last few years have introduced a number of variables, including a low unemployment rate, high consumer demand, high inflation, a skills shortage, an aging workforce, and unusual forecasts stemming from the pandemic economy, that have led to the rising cost of labor. Even with steps being taken to help reduce the issues surrounding this … Read More