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  • High Tech NL | Robotics

A Strategic Planning Approach to Automation

  • Tom Anzur
  • Gain & Co

Many manufacturers target one automation project at a time and rely on decision criteria driven by which tasks are the biggest pain points in the manufacturing process. However, setting a strategy that looks at the totality of production and identifies all automation projects and strategically prioritizes them can help set in motion a sequence of projects that maximizes investment capital while recognizing process improvements faster. This approach not only helps fund automation in a sensible way but ensures that future projects can be paid for through the accrued savings of those which have come before.