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Product Spotlight: Fibromat AT.1000 T00 SD180 D0520H7 Heavy Load Positioning Turntable

Posted by iGAM on May 5, 2021 8:50:00 AM

Turn it up with a Fibromat turntable! And, for a limited time only, get it 50 percent off during iGAM's May Positioning Equipment sale.

Turntables offer safe and ergonomic work spaces for your employees, among other benefits.

Plus, purchase a turntable half off during the entire month of May!

Learn more about turntables and how to get one for your facility below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, automation, product spotlight, sale, industrial robots, may sale, positioning equipment, turntable

5 Ways Industrial Robots Increase Productivity

Posted by iGAM on May 3, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Are you ready to invest in your future?  

Industrial robots have a high ROI, increasing throughput and capacity by over 200 percent (just see what customers of our sister company, NRTC Automation, have to say here). 

We list the five ways industrial robots improve productivity in your facility below. Read more to find out how to benefit from these productivity hacks! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, automation, industrial robots, productivity

Deal of the Month: 50% Off Positioning Equipment

Posted by iGAM on May 1, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Need material handling support? We got your back this month with our positioning equipment sale. 

We know you love a deal, and that’s why we are offering 50 percent off all positioning equipment this May! 

Did you know that human error causes 80 percent of product defects? Positioning equipment can help with that! 

Learn more about the other benefits of using positioning equipment in your facility and where you can shop our sale below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, automation, sale, industrial robots, deal of the month, may sale, positioning equipment

How to Cut Costs in Manufacturing Without Cutting Quality

Posted by iGAM on Apr 26, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Manufacturers who are committed to customer satisfaction find ways to reduce costs without cutting product quality. 

Lowering manufacturing expenses is a key component to becoming more competitive in your industry. A more flexible budget allows you to focus your efforts on expansion, but at what cost? 

Maintaining quality is necessary to continuing growing without putting your company at risk of effacement. 

Learn more about common manufacturing costs and how to offset them below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, robotics, automation, industrial robots, manufacturing costs

5 Lean Manufacturing Methods

Posted by iGAM on Apr 12, 2021 9:15:00 AM

“There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you've been in the business.” —Oscar De La Hoya 

While manufacturing isn’t much like boxing, De La Hoya’s words apply to every pursuit. Every production line can be improved upon to increase efficiency. 

One way of doing this is through lean manufacturing. There are dozens of methods to choose from; selecting one and applying it rigorously could boost productivity in your facility. 

Learn more about lean manufacturing and the five methods we listed below. 

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Topics: manufacturing industry, women in manufacturing, women's history month, diversity

Product Spotlight: Omron F3SN-A0757P25-L/ F3SN-A0757P25-D Light Curtain Pairings

Posted by iGAM on Apr 7, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Safety around heavy machinery is a must. Light curtains offer an ingenious—and inexpensive—way to protect your employees. 

OSHA, the Occupational and Safety Health Administration, makes a big deal about workplace safety, and for good reason. Every year, thousands of workers sustain serious injuries, such as amputations, due to improper machine guarding. 

Light curtains are a simple solution to this problem. Learn more about how light curtains work and how to buy a light curtain at iGAM below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, safety, product spotlight, hoist

Deal of the Month: Get 20% Off Our Entire Electrical Components Category

Posted by iGAM on Apr 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM

This month, iGAM is offering an additional 20 percent off our Electrical Components category. 

It’s our passion to provide small and large manufacturing companies alike with opportunities to grow their company. That’s why, at iGAM, we offer a Deal of the Month so you can automate your facility with affordable equipment. 

Throughout April, our entire Electrical Components category is on sale. Shop hundreds of items, from PLCs to safety scanners, to improve your production processes today. 

Learn more about our Electrical Components sale and how you can enhance your facility below. 

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Topics: automation, sale, deal of the month, electrical components, april sale

What's Trending in Robotics in 2021?

Posted by iGAM on Mar 29, 2021 9:45:00 AM

After the pandemic, a surge in robotics innovations showed how humans can be resilient with the help of automation. 

More and more manufacturers have been adopting industrial automation in the past ten years. Even other industries, like medicine, have added robots to improve their processes. 

This year is one of the best years to start automating because of recent developments in robotics. Learn more about why you should automate your business in 2021 below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, robotics, automation, industrial robots

Product Spotlight: Harrington MR020L Hoist

Posted by iGAM on Mar 24, 2021 9:10:00 AM

Hoists offer a simple solution for lifting heavy, awkward equipment or objects. 

Humans and industrial robots have their limitations, especially when it comes to heavy lifting. 

Even the strongest industrial robot will struggle to lift a load with weight that is unevenly distributed. These cumbersome objects can cause your productivity to plummet. 

Thankfully, hoists can easily lift these types of objects without putting anyone’s safety at risk. Learn more about hoists and where to get one at iGAM below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, safety, product spotlight, hoist

Supporting Women in Manufacturing

Posted by iGAM on Mar 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM

iGAM is celebrating Women’s History Month this March by discussing the importance of women in the manufacturing industry. 

Women’s History Month provides us with an opportunity to shine a light on women’s triumphs throughout the centuries, as well as think of ways to support women’s equality today. 

In manufacturing, women make up less than one-third of the manufacturing workforce. How can we encourage women to start their careers in manufacturing? 

Learn iGAM’s tips on how to provide an environment that invites and supports women below. 

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Topics: manufacturing industry, women in manufacturing, women's history month, diversity

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