2 weeks Cobots: Reviving the post-pandemic industries Manilatimes |Biz
The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic exacerbated existing challenges and exposed new vulnerabilities for manufacturers around the world. The serious disruption to supply chains, sudden material shortages and steep swings in demand left manufacturers grappling with changes. Labor-intensive manufacturing has been hit adversely by Covid-19 measures of extended lockdowns and physical distancing. But such measures present an opportunity for labor-centric manufacturers to rethink their operations on ways to keep production going while adhering to regulatory measures without sacrificing cost efficiency, and to future-proof operations for more resilience. Collaborative robots also called cobots can be part of the rethinking process. ... more