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What’s your ROI on Reshoring?

What’s your ROI on Reshoring?

I do my best thinking when I have Microsoft Excel open.  I can come up with a justification for anything by putting together a spreadsheet that convinces me of a financial return.   Ten years ago, I was responsible for a ...
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Industry 4.0 Cocco

Should You Pay Your Robot Minimum Wage?

By Jon Cocco In one of my previous roles before becoming a business owner, I worked as a general manager at a global manufacturing company. I had the fortunate opportunity to lead a $500 million business unit operating eight global ...
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forgers automation

Why Automation Matters to Forgers (Today More Than Ever)

By Jon Cocco In September, I took a call from a new customer that was looking at setting up a new forging line in Texas. He wanted us to help with automating the feeding of billets into an induction heater ...
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Why Invest in Flexible Feeders for Your Facilities?

With Change Comes a Need for Flexibility It’s no secret that the world has changed a great deal over the past few months, and as a result, companies’ production environments are going to be changing, too. Virtually every business was ...
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part feeding systems

What to Look for in Part Feeding Systems

Why Parts Feeding Systems Matter In just about every industry, production environments are changing drastically. The operational technology (OT) of manufacturing companies use parts feeding systems to enhance their operation by increasing up-time and reducing overall labor costs  — enabling ...
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Why Forgers Should Invest in Automation

Why Forgers Should Invest in Automation

A recent company survey indicates that forgers are more concerned with the availability of qualified labor than its cost. Given that, the forging community should consider automation to minimize its labor requirements. Automated billet feeding is one area that can ...
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Feedall Reaching for its Full Potentential

Feedall Reaching for its Full Potentential

Last month, I had the absolute privilege of attending two graduation ceremonies.  I was totally inspired at these ceremonies . . . not just with the messages from the faculty, but by the speeches of the students.  The 14-year-old graduating ...
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1650TRC

NEW Product – 1650 TRC Conveyor

Feedall prides itself on solving complex customer feeding and material handing problems. This year, we introduced a new Heavy Duty Conveyor that can withstand the abuse of the toughest environments like we see in the forging industry. Click here to ...
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Finalists announced for Industrial Automation LEAP Awards

Finalists announced for Industrial Automation LEAP Awards

Eight finalists were announced on Friday November 2nd for the inaugural LEAP Awards’ Industrial Automation Category. The competition was scored by a panel of independent technical/engineering-oriented judges including Feedall's own Tom Manley.  Take a look at the types of new innovations ...
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U.S. manufactures (including Feedall) say tariffs are pushing prices higher

U.S. manufactures (including Feedall) say tariffs are pushing prices higher

"Manufacturers reported raising prices of finished goods out of necessity,"according to the Federal Reserve.  The reason given for the price hikes was higher costs for raw materials such as steel, "which they attributed to tariffs." ( Reuters report on October 24, ...
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