Thick packets of work instuctions, job travelers, tooling lists and part drawings are a common sight in most shops. Everyone from the receptionist to the head engineer participates in printing this small forest’s worth of paper, while operators and quality control people struggle to make heads and tails of it all. Then along comes an engineering revision or customer change request and everyone runs around like chickens with their heads cut off, swapping paperwork and redlining drawings. There has to be a better way.
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Your best and most experienced people on the manufacturing floor make an art of their work, but are sometimes reluctant to change. Your least experienced and/or most timid people avoid asking anything twice, so they wade through documentation and search for answers.
Several years before Clearpath Robotics’ founders were named to Business Insider’s “People to Watch in 2015” list, Matthew Rendall, Ryan Gariepy and Bryan Webb were University of Waterloo mechatronics engineering students.
Clearpath Robotics, an innovative company that builds robots for the greater good, is enjoying the versatility of VKS, among other benefits. According to its successful experience with VKS, training can virtually be eliminated by assiduously documenting assembly instructions! Learn more here.
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