Studies reveal that more than 40% of workers across various industries spend at least a quarter of their workweek on manual, repetitive tasks. In the manufacturing sector, such mundane activities usually include collecting data and manually entering data. Many people view these tasks as an inefficient use of an employee’s time, given the remarkable automation software available in today’s market.
Automation isn’t the only way to minimize repetitive and manual tasks. Many manufacturing organizations are utilizing cutting-edge robotic technology. These programmed robots or robot-controlled machines use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve an outfit’s assembly, material handling, and processing capabilities. When set to work in a predictable environment, robots can handle physically demanding or monotonous jobs that can negatively affect employees, either through injury or morale. The result is a significant increase in productivity and a reduction in labor costs.
For more information on the impact of repetitive tasks in manufacturing and how to counter them with technology, please see the accompanying resource.
Repetitive Tasks in Manufacturing from Acieta, a provider of robotic manufacturing for automobiles