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Machinery Makers Invest in Automation

Industry 4.0 technology and robotics enable manufacturers to improve output, quality and safety.—Austin Weber

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All About Blind Riveting

The benefits of blind riveting go way beyond the ability to install a fastener from only one side of a part or structure.—Jim Camillo

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Handheld Dispensing Do’s and Don’ts

For optimal manual dispensing, it’s important to match the settings and the equipment to the application.—Austin Weber

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New Tech for Machine Vision

A host of new products offer higher resolutions, faster speeds and more user-friendly programming.—John Sprovieri


With the pandemic easing, assemblers are optimistic about growth. According to our 26th annual Capital Equipment Spending Survey, 43 percent of respondents will spend more on assembly technology next year than they did this year, while only 16 percent expect to spend less. Overall, we are forecasting a 20 percent increase in capital spending in 2021. Photo courtesy Skoda Auto

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To address the post-pandemic labor shortage, machinery manufacturers are increasingly investing in automation and Industry 4.0 technology. Photo courtesy CNH Industrial

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January 2022

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