Roboticist Chronicles

Understanding Marketing’s Critical Role In The Automation Age

It doesn’t matter how innovative your product is if your potential customers don’t know about it or understand why they should buy it. Johnny Tyler, Marketing and Design Specialist at Arc Specialties, has seen many companies adopt an unambitious marketing strategy – or, worse, not even draw out a strategy at all - rather than invest resources in something Read more

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Engineering & Construction
Understanding Marketing’s Critical Role In The Automation Age
It doesn’t matter how innovative your product is if your potential customers don’t know about it or understand why they should buy it. Johnny Tyler, Marketing and Design Specialist at Arc Read more
Engineering & Construction
The Roboticist Chronicles: Robots Aren’t Stealing Your Jobs, They’re Creating Them
As technology advances at an exponential rate, a common fearful sentiment among Americans is that robots are stealing human jobs. But, this long standing rumor couldn’t be farther from the Read more
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Why Collaboration is King at Fabtech 2019 with Dan Allford
  It takes multiple companies to make robot automation come to life in metal forming, fabricating, welding or finishing. At Fabtech 2019, Dan Allford  of Arc Specialties provided a Read more
Engineering & Construction
The Roboticist Chronicles: Talking Tariffs, Subsidies, and Free Market Capitalism
Tariffs and subsidies are a hot topic at the moment, with global trade affecting the market each day. But who exactly are tariffs hurting and helping? Dan Allford, president and founder of Read more
Engineering & Construction
The Roboticist Chronicles: Lockheed’s “Skunk Works” Business Philosophy in Practice
Every business approaches how they work in a unique way. Each has a philosophy and culture, and each unique approach has its wins; some successful than others. But why? On this episode of The Read more
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From a Small Garage to Big Success: The Story of Arc Specialties
From its inception in 1983 to now, ARC Specialties has become a case study in the growth of an American entrepreneurial endeavor. Company President Dan Allford took the business out of a Read more

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Schools Face Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Accelerate Learning
April 12, 2021
Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power Read more
Propelling: Mistakes Made by Drone Early Adopters – And How to Avoid Them
April 12, 2021
Drones are here to stay, with UAVs and other solutions making surveying, imaging and a variety of other tasks much simpler. This can bring a wide range of benefits to your organization – provided you can avoid Read more
Nokia Today: Lunar LTE Isn’t Sci-Fi – It’s Happening Now
April 12, 2021
“Lunar LTE” may sound like a phrase ripped from a bad sci-fi movie, but it’s no fiction – Nokia is making lunar connectivity unlike anything we’ve seen before a reality. Project “Tipping Point” is actively Read more
All Roboticist Chronicles
Understanding Marketing’s Critical Role In The Automation Age
October 21, 2020
It doesn’t matter how innovative your product is if your potential customers don’t know about it or understand why they should buy it. Johnny Tyler, Marketing and Design Specialist at Arc Specialties, has seen many companies adopt an unambitious marketing strategy – or, worse, not even draw out a strategy at all - rather than invest resources in something Read more
The Roboticist Chronicles: Robots Aren’t Stealing Your Jobs, They’re Creating Them
February 19, 2020
As technology advances at an exponential rate, a common fearful sentiment among Americans is that robots are stealing human jobs. But, this long standing rumor couldn’t be farther from the truth. Robots actually create jobs, save humans from harm, and open up opportunities for new industry growth. The Roboticist Chronicles unpacks how robots are helping Read more
Why Collaboration is King at Fabtech 2019 with Dan Allford
November 12, 2019
  It takes multiple companies to make robot automation come to life in metal forming, fabricating, welding or finishing. At Fabtech 2019, Dan Allford  of Arc Specialties provided a picture of why collaboration and cooperation between companies in different segments of the industry is so important. "People that come to this show typically come with a Read more
The Roboticist Chronicles: Talking Tariffs, Subsidies, and Free Market Capitalism
October 22, 2019
Tariffs and subsidies are a hot topic at the moment, with global trade affecting the market each day. But who exactly are tariffs hurting and helping? Dan Allford, president and founder of ARC Specialties, delivers his perspective on this episode of The Roboticist Chronicles. Allford, a proponent of a global free market, described how his boyhood job of Read more
The Roboticist Chronicles: Lockheed’s “Skunk Works” Business Philosophy in Practice
September 10, 2019
Every business approaches how they work in a unique way. Each has a philosophy and culture, and each unique approach has its wins; some successful than others. But why? On this episode of The Roboticist Chronicles, we spoke business philosophy with Dan Allford, president of ARC Specialties. ARC Specialties has sound technology, but they still need a Read more
From a Small Garage to Big Success: The Story of Arc Specialties
August 12, 2019
From its inception in 1983 to now, ARC Specialties has become a case study in the growth of an American entrepreneurial endeavor. Company President Dan Allford took the business out of a garage and has since turned the automated manufacturing systems provider into an international enterprise. On the first episode of The Roboticist Chronicles, host Tyler Kern Read more
Should We Tax Robots on the Factory Floor?
June 5, 2019
  Have you heard of the concept of robot taxation? It’s an idea that pushes for more taxes on companies that use robots over human labor, and supporters have a fierce advocate in their corner: Bill Gates. But does it make sense in the modern world, one in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution and driven by data and automation? Dan Allford, President Read more
Tech, Teamwork & Trade: Collaboration in Intelligent Manufacturing with Dan Allford of ARC Specialties
August 24, 2018
As integrated solutions like automation, robotics, and process development become more and more integrated in the manufacturing industry, we decided to sit down with Dan Allford, President of ARC Specialties, to get some insight on his industry and break down just why “manufacturing became cool again.” "One thing that I see that proves my point is all the high Read more