Employee Profile: Chris Scott

Employee Profile: Chris Scott

Name: Chris Scott         Position: South Central Regional Sales Manager Years with the company: 1 Year 1) What was your childhood like? My Dad was in the Navy, so I spent my younger years moving around the country until we settled in Florida. I lived a pretty normal...
Industry Focus – Industrial Robots

Industry Focus – Industrial Robots

From George Devol’s Unimation patent in 1961 all the way to the groundbreaking innovations in smart robotics we see from Fanuc and Boston Dynamics today, Industrial Robots have steadily taken a larger role in manufacturing, assembly, and inspection applications across...
Employee Profile: Chris Baker

Employee Profile: Chris Baker

Name: Chris Baker         Position: General Manager – North American Sales Years with the company: 7 Years 1) What was your childhood like? Extremely blessed. Dad was coaching my baseball team, and I could look over to see...
Industry Focus: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)s

Industry Focus: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)s

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)s are aerial vehicles operated by radio remote control and programmed control devices. UAVs can primarily be divided into four categories: fixed-wing UAVs, rotary-wing UAVs, umbrella-wing UAVs, and unmanned airships. The concept of a UAV...
Employee Profile: Ron Hicks

Employee Profile: Ron Hicks

Name: Ron Hicks Position: Vice President, Sales and Service Years with the company: 11 1) What was your childhood like? I lived in the country, so my friends and I traveled all over on our bikes exploring. We left in the morning and didn’t come home until dinner. We...
Dr. Lau/NIST

Dr. Lau/NIST

39 years ago, a visionary young engineer, newly bestowed with his doctorate, began working at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), which would later become known as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  By the fall of that year, Dr. Kam...
5 Axis Machine Tool Volumetric Error Compensation

5 Axis Machine Tool Volumetric Error Compensation

Since the first machine tools were made more than 200 years ago to make manufacturing faster, more accurate, and more standardized, machine tools have needed calibration to verify their performance is as desired. These calibrations have evolved over the centuries from...