Advanced Automation

Welcome to Advanced Automation, a podcast by Calvary Robotics, where you'll find industry leaders and experts sharing their thoughts on the world of automation.

Episodes

New Innovations: A Look Into Güdel and the World of FlowMotion

Güdel is the prime example of quality in European design, a Switzerland based company that’s had its fresh start in gear racks and pinions in the early 1950s. Flash-forward to today, they’ve expanded their platform into linear modules and robotics, offering a full range of single and multi-access platforms. Güdel has since differentiated from its […]

CalTV: Advancing Technologies & AMR – Impact to Industry, Manufacturing and Commercial Environments

Host of CalTV, Joe Gemma, welcomed renowned robotics engineer Melonee Wise, VP of Robotics Automation at Zebra Technologies. Wise is one of six winners of the coveted 2022 Engelberger Award Winner – the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in the robotics industry – and nicknamed the “Robot Ninja” for her impressive work in the field. […]

A Successful Project’s Lifecycle Through Project Management

  With increased technology and automation, innovation comes with new ideas which leads to new projects and initiatives being created. Who can handle the job? One of the most important roles in any organization: the project manager role. Project managers possess a variety of set skills and oftentimes wear many hats to oversee a specific […]

Exploring Careers in Engineering and Science with Dr. Doreen Edwards

On this episode of Advanced Automation by Calvary Robotics, Host Josh Gravelle talked with Dr. Doreen Edwards, the Dean of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering. Edwards holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University. She has served as the principal investigator on fundamental and applied research projects, […]

Challenges and Opportunities for the Future of Manufacturing Automation

  Each team member brings something unique to the table at Calvary Robotics. Their experience and expertise ensure that the company innovates and provides the best products for its users. On Advanced Automation, host Josh Gravelle spoke with Jamie Green, Director of Manufacturing, Calgary Robotics. Green has over 23 years of experience in manufacturing and […]

How to Overcome Skilled Labor Shortages in the United States

Demand for American manufactured goods is soaring, and March 2021 set a three-year high for U.S. manufacturing activity. Yet, there are currently 500,000 skilled labor positions unfilled. What’s the answer to closing the shortage gap? That’s the topic for CalTV, as host Tyler Kern spoke to return guest Joe Gemma, Global VP Sales and Marketing at Calvary […]

Robotics Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Robotics and automation were already on the uptick heading into 2020, but COVID-19 has spurred even more people to look into innovation. Education is a big part of the job for Jeff Burnstein, President of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), who said the pandemic has made businesses get curious about what robots might be […]