Monthly Archives: January 2021

Collaborative Robot Safety — Omron Whitepaper

Posted January 8, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Aluminum Extrusion, Blog

We can help guard and protect people in your robot cells with our modular fencing product, Safe-Tslot-Guard.

Collaborative robots like to work around people. And that's why manufacturing decision makers are increasingly using them in the workplace. They use collision detection technology and other features that limit their power and force capabilities to levels suitable for contact with humans.

Still, collaborative robots and other types of robots need safety assessments to assure the robot cells and work areas are safe for people. This downloadable whitepaper from OMRON outlines the importance of safety measures to use with collaborative robots.

We can help guard and protect people in your robot cells with our modular fencing product, Safe-Tslot-Guard.

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The US Army Rolls Along in January at Innovative-IDM HQ

Posted January 4, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: IIDM Behind the Scenes

Army vet Causey (r) and Arriaga unfurl the colors of the U.S. Army for flagpole #3 at Innovative-IDM HQ today.

A new month means a changing of the guard on flagpole #3 at our Lewisville, Texas, HQ.

Army veteran Danny Causey (right) from our IT department was the honorary flag raiser and assisted our director of flag services, Carlos Arriaga. Several Army veterans in our HQ office were unable to attend the ceremony, including field service techs Percy Foster and Dennys Aguilar (who were out helping customers). For February, we are anxiously awaiting the unfurling of the banner of the United State Coast Guard. Oh, and the official Army song? The Army Goes Rolling Along.

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