Recent Posts by Jeff Christensen

Myth Busting: Greater Manufacturing Automation Doesn't Mean Fewer Jobs

Myth: A myth is an "idea or story that is believed by many but is not true." So why is it, then, that we're quick to assume that ideas without any factual basis are, in fact, true?

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VGV / AGV Safety Is, and Will Always Be, in the Driver's Seat

I think the marketing people here at Seegrid forget that I like to stand around in freezing temperatures while big angry people fire pucks at my face at 90 miles an hour. What do I know about staying safe?

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Automation in the Workplace: Best Practices for Safety

Workplace automation can transform your business by reducing errors, increasing efficiency, and cutting costs. In fact, while the cost of manual labor has dramatically increased in recent years, automation equipment, including robotics, conveyors, palletizers, etc., has seen a relative decrease in costs, or at very worst has held steady when the cost of everything else from land to energy to labor has increased.

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Improve Forklift Battery Best Practices in 9 Easy Steps

Prior to Seegrid, Weiss worked for Brooks Automation as the chief technology officer. Weiss came to Brooks after the strategic merger of Brooks with PRI Automation. At PRI, he served as chief technology officer and vice president of strategy/technology, overseeing growth from $20M to $450M in annual revenues between 1994 and 2002. Before these roles at PRI and Brooks, he was president and founder of ProgramMation Inc., as well as co-founder and chief engineer of United States Robots.

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