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iGAM is attending IMTS 2022

Posted by iGAM on Jul 28, 2022 4:03:41 PM


September is fast approaching, and with it, our excitement for The International Manufacturing Technology Show. For the first time ever, iGAM and our three sister companies will all be exhibiting together, and you can find us at one booth: 236129.  Do you have your tickets yet? Purchase them here to ensure you don’t miss a single exciting moment!  

The International Manufacturing Technology Show, or IMTS, is the largest trade show in the Western Hemisphere, as well as the longest. It’s held every two years in Chicago and is a mecca for players in the manufacturing industry, such as creators, builders, sellers, and more.

Read on to learn more about the iGAM booth at IMTS.  

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Topics: robotics, industrial robots, IMTS, tradeshow

iGAM Customer Testimonial: Sculpturist Company Neoset Designs

Posted by iGAM on Jun 10, 2022 9:36:23 AM

iGAM works with digital fabrication studio Neoset Designs to supply robots for complex robotic milling. 

When a customer purchases a robot from us, we don’t always know what it will be used for. A business could add it to an existing assembly line, or it could be the start of increasing productivity and streamlining for a newer company. However, when we heard about iGAM robots being used to produce art, we had to know more.  

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Topics: robotics, industrial robots, productivity, neoset designs,

Why You Should Consider Used Equipment in Your Work Cell

Posted by iGAM on Apr 27, 2022 3:44:00 PM

Purchasing industrial equipment and implementing automation is key to improving your production line and saving money.  

A work cell is set up to achieve certain manufacturing applications with optimized production. It consists of people, machines, and other equipment and tools required in your production line. Implementing these cells can lower the cost of production and increase productivity. and minimizing errors.  

Setting up your work cell starts with finding the right machines for the job. Then arrange them in a way that ensures the goods produced move seamlessly to the next stage, creating a logical progression of goods. There are several ways to set up your production line, including L-lines and U-lines. 

Work cells play a central role in making sure that your production line runs as efficiently as possible. When planning for the required machines, choosing used equipment will benefit your work cell and your budget more than brand new ones. 

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Topics: fanuc, work cell, industrial robots, abb robot, KUKA robot

3 Best Practices for Maintaining Industrial Robots

Posted by iGAM on Feb 1, 2022 11:02:30 AM

Deferring maintenance schedules for your industrial robots puts your production line at risk of increased maintenance costs and low productivity. Here are three maintenance practices every facility leader should know.

Industrial robots are among the greatest assets in a production line.

Just like any other asset, they require constant maintenance and repair services to function at 100 percent for as long as possible.

Knowing the best practices on how to maintain and handle any issue that might arise in regards to your industrial robot can save you both time and money.

Learn more about best practices for industrial robot maintenance below.

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Topics: industrial robots, preventative maintenance

Product Spotlight: Welding Technology Corp 6005 Weld Controller

Posted by iGAM on Jul 8, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Welding is a crucial part of production. Get a weld controller at a discounted price to improve output. 

Every industrial application is necessary in its own right. Material handling, painting, assembly, you name it – each application has a purpose on the production line. 

Out of all applications, however, welding might be the most important. 

Why is that? Learn more about welding and how to purchase a weld controller for your facility below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots, abb robot, industrial automation

Meet the Machines! 7 Industrial Automation Products You Need

Posted by iGAM on Jul 6, 2021 3:30:00 PM

Industrial automation is possible for any manufacturer, and these products will help them meet their goals. 

At iGAM, we believe that automation is the key to success in manufacturing in every industry. 

Our world is fast-paced, and customers expect manufacturers to keep up with the times. The only way to do that and meet the demand is through automation. 

Automation doesn’t have to be intimidating or difficult. With a bit of knowledge and guidance, anyone can automate their facilities, even on a budget. 

Learn more about the industrial automation products you need for your facility and how iGAM and NRTC Automation can help below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots, industrial automation

3 Manufacturing Automation Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by iGAM on Jun 28, 2021 10:20:00 AM

Industrial automation can be a complicated, yet worthwhile, venture. Let us help you make it simple. 

Starting on the path of automation is exciting. Visions of clean, efficient production lines worked by robots and humans in tandem will capture the heart of any modern-day technology enthusiast.

For some manufacturers, however, automation can be a source of anxiety. 

That’s when iGAM and NRTC Automation step in to help. Together, we make automation accessible for manufacturers of any size and industry. 

Learn more about the top three automation mistakes to avoid and how we can help you achieve your production goals below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots

How Can Manufacturing Help the Environment?

Posted by iGAM on Jun 21, 2021 10:45:00 AM

The manufacturing industry doesn’t have to be a curse among environmentalists. It can be a source of change in the mission for sustainability. 

Since the Industrial Revolution, the environment has suffered from increasing carbon dioxide emissions and other pollutants. 

Manufacturing plays a significant role in climate change. While doom-and-gloom may be reality, if we come together as an industry with the intention to reverse global warming, we can build a better future for generations to come. 

Learn more about manufacturing, climate change, and sustainability below. 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots, abb robot, industrial automation

4 Reasons to Invest in an ABB FlexPicker Pick and Place Robot Cell

Posted by iGAM on Jun 4, 2021 8:35:00 AM

Let a robot cell do the material handling for you, and watch your profits grow. 

In addition to our June Deal of the Month promotion, we also have a special feature to help you automate your pick and place processes! 

The ABB FlexPicker Robot Cell is an all-in-one automation system designed to increase material handling throughput and capacity. 

Automating can be intimidating, especially as a small- to mid-sized manufacturer, but iGAM makes it easy with our financing options and dependable iGAM Specialists. 

Learn more about the ABB FlexPicker and why you should invest in one for your facility below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, industrial robots, abb robot, industrial automation

Product Spotlight: M-900iA/350 FANUC Robot w/ R30iA Controller

Posted by iGAM on Jun 2, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Bolster production with FANUC robots without breaking the budget. 

Industrial robots will get you to the next level of manufacturing. Increase productivity, minimize downtime, and excel above the competition with industrial automation. 

FANUC is among the most popular robot manufacturers; companies of all industries and sizes have benefited from using a FANUC robot on their production lines. 

Have you considered buying an industrial robot? Learn why you should buy FANUC and how to get a deal below! 

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, product spotlight, fanuc, industrial robots, industrial automation

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