Marshall Hornsby

Cobots: The New Industrial Robot Automation Trend

By Marshall Hornsby / April 18, 2022

Since George Devol’s first robot, Unimate, was implemented in GM during the 1950s, the use of industrial robot automation has skyrocketed into the 21st century. Industries, from automotive to food packaging, have adopted the trend of integrated robots to increase efficiency, quality and productivity in their work setting. Recent advances in ease of deployment and…

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Automation Quote

Standardized Automation Quote Process Fast-Tracks Success

By Marshall Hornsby / July 13, 2021

New projects can be exciting and stressful. Timelines, budgets and communication among internal and external parties are just some of the many factors that contribute to project success from the start. Understanding and implementing each of those aspects takes time, but the RFQ process should not. AMS has developed an automation quote process to make…

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Applications Testing Lab in Cincinnati

Testing 1, 2, 3: How Our Applications Testing Lab Works for You

By Marshall Hornsby / June 10, 2021

Choosing the right path for automation can sometimes present more problems than solutions. In every new project kickoff, manufacturers want to ensure they have the right solution with a trusted partner. The exploration stage in new projects is key, and AMS is equipped with a state-of-the-art applications testing lab to assist in finding the best…

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Case Study: Medical Device Assembly

Case Study: A Case for Automation in Medical Device Assembly

By Marshall Hornsby / May 6, 2021

Automation Fast-Tracks Assembly for Medical Device Manufacturer  Challenge A Cincinnati-based medical device manufacturer of minimally invasive wearable injectors was in a bind: The company’s senior manufacturing engineer needed a process for joining three small metal tube spikes to the plastic device. The joining technique had to be repeatable and efficient, and it required verification at…

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AMS Automation Process

Steps to Success: The 17-Step Automation Process

By Marshall Hornsby / April 13, 2021

In a recent interview, Chris Edwall, VP and General Manager, explains the origin of AMS’s 17-Step Automation Process that is used in every project and why it is a key differentiating factor for manufacturers. Check out Our Processes to read about each step individually as well as view a short animation of the 17-Step Process. It’s…

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