Is the world of automation and autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) something to fear or celebrate? People worry about robots taking jobs, but according to this Manufacturing Happy Hour guest, robots are here to save the day.
Jeff Christensen, VP of Product at Seegrid, joins this episode of Manufacturing Happy Hour to talk about his work with AMR, automation, and problem-solving technology in the manufacturing space. He challenges the idea that automation and robots are something to be worried about and prefers to think of them as more complementary to human workers.
Jeff also explains how technological advancement raises the bar for society and why people shouldn’t be so averse to adopting new technology and AMR into their production lines.
3 Quick Things from this Episode
- When the industry needs to be faster, better, cheaper, that’s where robots and automation save the day.
- Humans and robots are complementary to each other. Humans are better at creative problem-solving, whereas robots are better at repetitive, math-based tasks.
- Technological advancement raises the bar for society by creating much-needed change and solving problems.