Ensuring cobot safety
Fast-growing computer company Bak USA of Buffalo is integrating today’s newest technology alongside its production workforce: collaborative robots (cobots) to handle the arduous job of inserting tiny screws into devices. p>
“We feel we can be at the forefront of this technology and this way of manufacturing,” said Matt Malloy, Bak USA’s director of advanced manufacturing. “But we also want to ensure proactive safety measures are in place.”
Despite a bevy of precautions already engineered into the cobots, Bak USA leaders refuse to gamble in protecting their workforce. Malloy reached out to TCIE to assess the safety of its cobots – which now total three – and instill a more robust recognition of safe practices among employees.
Read how TCIE is helping Bak USA create an extra layer of safety.