Robots and Technology Clean Up Manufacturing

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The robotic arms move as if in a choreographed dance, checking recently cut aluminum parts for imperfections before being finished in a computer numerical control machine, then packed for shipping. Robots operate in several caged cells on the floor of Pennex Extruded Products in Leetonia. An operator loads a long piece of extruded aluminum into the machine that cuts the parts for the robots to inspect. In the past, repetitious tasks around mechanical equipment could re

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