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Can‌ ‌You‌ ‌Get‌ ‌a‌ ‌Tax‌ ‌Deduction‌ ‌from‌ ‌Section‌ ‌179?‌

Posted by iGAM on Sep 9, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Everyone loves a tax break. With the Section 179 Tax Deduction, manufacturers who use industrial automation in their factories can get a tax break on their equipment, used or new.

You can lower your operating costs by jumping on this opportunity for a tax deduction on your equipment. Learn more about Section 179 and how it can benefit your company below!

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, robotics, manufacturing automation, warranty, robots, manufacturing equipment, manufacturing industry, financing, automation, depreciation, taxes, tax break, industrial equipment, section 179

The Future of Automation: Involving Kids in Robotics

Posted by iGAM on Aug 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

In the age of technology, children are no strangers to screens and robots. Their education and home lives are surrounded by computers, smartphones, tablets, and other devices.

We all know the trope of a teenager trying to show their parent how to work their phone. Kids exposed to technology will inevitably be more comfortable using it and working with it in the future.

By paying attention to children’s interests in STEM and cultivating them, caretakers and educational figures can develop the robotics leaders of the future.

Learn more about how to get kids involved in robotics below!

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Topics: robotics, robots, manufacturing industry, robotics for kids, kids in STEM, STEM

Make Shopping Easy with iGAM’s Wanted Equipment Page!

Posted by iGAM on Aug 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Shopping for industrial equipment can be difficult. Skip the searching and quit wasting your time: iGAM can find the equipment you need with our Wanted Equipment List!

Plus, if you see equipment you want to sell on the list, let us know and we’ll offer a great price for it.

If iGAM’s extensive marketplace doesn’t have the specific equipment you need, let us know and we’ll list it to spare you the time and energy spent on finding it yourself.

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, robotics, manufacturing automation, robots, manufacturing equipment, manufacturing industry, sell, financing, automation, industrial equipment, NRTC Automation, wanted industrial equipment

iGAM’s New MRO Warranty Coverage Brings Peace of Mind to Used Equipment Purchases

Posted by iGAM on Jun 8, 2020 12:03:32 PM

Investing in automation is a significant financial decision for manufacturers. We want our customers to feel confident investing in used manufacturing equipment and robotics. That’s why we decided to partner with Manufacturing Repair & Overstock (MRO, Inc.) to provide a 20-month warranty coverage on our entire stock of used manufacturing equipment and robots. Continue reading to learn why purchasing used manufacturing equipment with an extended warranty is essential for manufacturers and why iGAM should be your source for all used equipment and robots.

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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, robotics, warranty, mro inc., ntrc automation

Affordable Automation: Robotics on Your Budget

Posted by iGAM on Dec 10, 2019 12:59:00 PM

It’s today’s Catch-22, set in a manufacturing shop…maybe your shop. Your customers are asking about automated processes, and you know that robots would make you more competitive. Of course, you want to bid on larger jobs and you need to run more efficiently. The real question is, how can you justify the investment now, rather than later?  

 

Technology Advancements Are Making Robots More Affordable

The same market forces that affect iPhone prices affect robots and equipment. When new technology is released, old(-er) technology gets more affordable. While humans are naturally excited by new technology, most engineers (and most customers), appreciate tried and true solutions.

The obvious way to invest affordably in automation now is to purchase used robots and robot parts. Many shops using pre-owned, reconditioned equipment find it offer benefits in addition to being affordable.

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Topics: recondition services, used manufacturing equipment, robotics training program, robotics, manufacturing automation

Robots in Manufacturing: Myths and Misconceptions

Posted by iGAM on Dec 3, 2019 2:15:02 PM
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Topics: used manufacturing equipment, robotics, manufacturing automation

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