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Webinar: How to Calculate the Total Impact & ROI of Automation

Access our recent webinar and learn how to calculate the total impact and ROI of your automation project. Watch now >>

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Webinar: Building a Successful Automation Roadmap in Food Processing and Packing

In this technology-agnostic webinar, we reveal the best "crawl, walk, run" playbook for successfully automating your production, stemming from Formic's hundreds of automation deployments, Danijel's personal lessons learned as VP of Operations, and tales (good and bad) from other U.S. manufacturers. Watch it now! >>

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Webinar: Unlocking the Potential of Automation and Robotics Panel Discussion

Learn how automation and robotics contribute to efficiency, flexibility, and operational agility during an economic downturn. Watch the webinar now >>

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Webinar: 2024 State of U.S. Manufacturing

Watch a recorded webinar from January 2024 where we shared data, challenges, and strategic insights compiled from U.S. manufacturers like you. Learn how these owners and operations managers of contract manufacturers, contract packaging companies, and vertically-integrated brands are planning their roadmap for success in 2024. Leverage this industry insider information to write the winning playbook to scale and grow your...

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Webinar: How to Overcome Labor and Cost Challenges with Robots-as-a-Service

As a business leader, you need a new way to overcome the production, labor, and financial challenges you face on a daily basis. With the cost of goods and labor continuing to increase, high quality throughput in your facility is now the number one focus to drive scale and growth. Historically, automation was only an option for global businesses with...

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The Engine Room Episode #4: Plastics Manufacturing Deep Dive with Kyle Kidwell and Jason Long

Episode #4 of The Engine Room is a deep dive into plastics manufacturing (not straws and bottle caps, but all the other critical products that we rely on). Our Co-Founder (Misa Ilkhechi) hosts Kyle Kidwell (Formic's Product Manager for Machine Tending) and Jason Long (National Sales Manager at Wittmann) in this very insightful episode.  Check it out:

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The Engine Room Episode #3: Robotic Welding Trends, Stories, and Insights with Will Healy and Ian Patrick

Episode #3 of the Engine Room is live! In this episode, Formic's Product Marketing Lead (Alex Koepsel) hosts Ian Patrick (Welding Product Manager at Formic) and Will Healy (Welding Segment Manager at UR) to dive into everything about welding. This agenda is packed with insightful discussion of the latest trends in welding, robotic welding, and specifically collaborative robots.  Check it...

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Contract Packaging Association: Myth Busting Common Misconceptions about Collaborative Systems

It seems like everywhere you go, collaborative robots ("cobots") are being promoted. While they are great for some applications and instances, they are not always the best solution. In this webinar, hosted by the Contract Packaging Association, Maxx Wright from Formic and Tripp Griffin from Pearson Packaging bust the biggest myths regarding collaborative systems. Maxx and Tripp have a combined...

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The Engine Room Episode #2: Reshoring and Equipment-as-a-Service with Zachary Kimball, CEO of Hardfin

Formic's Co-Founder (Misa Ilkhechi) and Head of Marketing (Malcolm Kerr) sit down with Zachary Kimball from Hardfin to discuss reshoring and equipment-as-a-service. This episode highlights the manufacturing resurgance that is happening and how EaaS / RaaS is a key enabler that is helping accelerate the trend. Check it out on our Formic YouTube channel.

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The Engine Room Episode #1: Everything You Want to Know About Palletizing with FANUC's Wes Garrett

We’re excited to welcome you to the first episode of our new interview series, “The Engine Room!” Formic Co-founder Misa Ilkhechi sat down to chat with Wesley Garrett from FANUC America to discuss the ins and outs of palletizing - answering some of the most common questions: What should you consider when making the leap to automation? How can you...

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Hire Robot Workers for your Packaging Process with Zero Capital Investment

“Robotics-as-a-Service” is a new service model that is lowering the barriers and risk of automation. As labor force challenges increase and robotic automation becomes more critical, this new delivery model allows factories to “hire” automation and pay as if it was manual labor, but at a lower wage rate and with zero turnover. For zero capital investment, you can automate...

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Buy American: Connecting Government Funding to the American Workforce

Time: 12:00 p.m. CT - 1:00 p.m. CT With the announcement of several Executive Orders, including the Buy American EO and the American Supply Chain EO, the U.S. government has renewed its interest in procuring American goods and services. As such, there are many opportunities for small businesses to secure government funding and participate in a historic rebuild of the...

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