Industrial Robots and Manufacturing Jobs – A Catalyst for Loss or Growth?

 

When disruptive technologies are introduced to the marketplace, there is an initial uncertainty among the general population about these unfamiliar products, services, or new ways of conducting business.

The unknown is scary; change is often met with resistance, and people may ask themselves how such innovations will affect their livelihoods and lifestyles. By definition, disruptive technologies are innovations that create a new market and value network, ultimately displacing established market leaders, alliances, and the status quo. Historically, however, it’s been seen that as society becomes more educated, informed, and familiar with innovations such as e-mail, smartphones, and social networking, the acceptance and proven benefits begin to emerge as a result. (mehr …)

  Jimmy Long   Aug 05, 2016   Blog   0 Comment   Read More
OCTOPUZ at Automatica 2016

OCTOPUZ at Automatica

OCTOPUZ will be exhibiting at our debut European trade show: Automatica. Located in Munich, Germany, Automatica is the country’s leading trade show focusing on industrial automation and mechatronics. In 2014 the show attracted almost 35,000 visitors from over 100 different countries and was host to over 700 different exhibitors. With an expected increase in attendance […]

  Tracy Bithell   Mai 24, 2016   Blog, Image, OCTOPUZ Europe GmbH   0 Comment   Read More
Aotto now an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in China.

Aotto now an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in China

In-House Solutions is pleased to announce that Jinan Aotto Technologies Co. has signed on to become an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in China. Located in Jinan City, the capital of Shandong Province, Aotto focuses on industrial robotics system integration with an emphasis on the automotive industry. Aotto will now be able to bring OCTOPUZ […]

  Tracy Bithell   Mrz 31, 2016   Blog, Image, Partnership   0 Comment   Read More
OCTOPUZ at FABTECH Canada, booth 1500

Robot programming at FABTECH Canada

Working with Robots? Program them easily with OCTOPUZ Robot Software – see how at FABTECH Canada, booth 1500! FABTECH Canada 2016 March 22 – 24 Toronto Congress Centre Booth #1500 You’ll see our KUKA robot with a Lincoln Electric welding head at booth #1500 where it will be tracing a welding path and showing off touch-sensing functionality – […]

  Tracy Bithell   Mrz 15, 2016   Blog, Image, Tradeshow   0 Comment   Read More
JBM Hightlights OCTOPUZ at iRex2015

JBM highlights OCTOPUZ at iRex2015

The numbers don’t lie, and it’s easy to see that Robots are the future when you explore the facts. Between 2010 and 2014, the total supply of industrial robots increased by 40% per year on average. Numbers continue to rise record-breaking year after record-breaking year, with the double-digit trend forecasted to continue from 2015-2018*. This […]

  Tracy Bithell   Dez 22, 2015   Image, Partnership, Tradeshow   0 Comment   Read More

OCTOPUZ v1.5 Update Highlights

OCTOPUZ v1.5 brings with it exciting new core updates, including an OCTOPUZ eCatalog, full RTCP support and automatic rail settings. Welding with OCTOPUZ? Look for GUI enhancements and weaving simulation. This is a free update for anyone on OCTOPUZ maintenance. Core Updates: • OCTOPUZ eCatalog • Ability to Modify Languages of Addons • Rail Settings […]

  Tracy Bithell   Dez 08, 2015   Video   0 Comment   Read More

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DO YOU HAVE A NEW PROJECT:
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  Tracy Bithell   Dez 03, 2015   Blog, Funding   0 Comment   Read More

unicam – Milling an octopus using OCTOPUZ

unicam Software GmbH, our German OCTOPUZ partner, created this video which highlights: A KUKA KR 60 HA robot with KRC4 controller Tilt and turn positioner with an 8-square clamping table Spindle tool change Enjoy! Armed with OCTOPUZ To learn more about OCTOPUZ or to arrange a personalized demonstration, find an OCTOPUZ partner near you, email us, or call […]

  Tracy Bithell   Nov 25, 2015   Partnership, Video   0 Comment   Read More
Walinga Armed with OCTOPUZ to save money

Walinga saving time and money with OCTOPUZ

What happens when you combine a FANUC robot and OCTOPUZ offline programming software? For Guelph, Ont.-based Walinga Inc., it means productivity goes up and costs go down. Walinga specializes in the manufacture of engineered transportation equipment, including bulk feed bodies, dump and belt trailers, bag bulk and waste management units. Many of their tanks and […]

  Tracy Bithell   Nov 16, 2015   Case Study, Image   0 Comment   Read More
CAMX Complimentary pass from OCTOPUZ

Free Pass for CAMX 2015

Unsurpassed Innovation CAMX delivers access to the full spectrum of composites and advanced materials solutions in one location. From trends in manufacturing including all materials and processes, and new approaches to combine high-volume/low-cost materials with low-volume/high-performance manufacturing, CAMX offers a unique experience and unrivaled opportunities for attendees. OCTOPUZ on display at booth H59 OCTOPUZ provides […]

  Tracy Bithell   Okt 09, 2015   Image   0 Comment   Read More

Laser cutting is faster, more precise with OCTOPUZ

Faster programming and unparalleled precision are just two areas where OCTOPUZ is poised to transform laser cutting applications across the manufacturing industry. In-House Solutions recently put a KUKA KR 60 robot with KRC4 controller and an IPG LaserMech auto-focusing head to the test and the results were phenomenal. The video shows the KUKA robot, programmed […]

  Tracy Bithell   Okt 01, 2015   Case Study, Video   0 Comment   Read More
Getting a robot? Train your existing employees to program and run it!

Getting ready for your new 24/7 employee

Years ago, small to mid-size companies didn’t even entertain the idea of adding a robot to their manufacturing processes. Not only was the cost prohibitive but the learning curve was steep and the overall concept proved to be too intimidating for most. How times have changed! In today’s increasingly competitive market, more and more businesses […]

  Tracy Bithell   Sep 16, 2015   Image, News   0 Comment   Read More
Pitotech bringing OCTOPUZ software to Taiwan

Pitotech bringing OCTOPUZ software to Taiwan

In-House Solutions is pleased to announce that Pitotech Co., Ltd. has signed on as an official reseller of OCTOPUZ software in Taiwan. Based in Changhua City, Taiwan, Pitotech is a leading technology provider specializing in hardware, software, training and consulting. Their line of products includes CAE software, simulation methodologies and Quality Lifecycle Management (QLM), while […]

  Tracy Bithell   Sep 15, 2015   Image, News, Partnership   0 Comment   Read More
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