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Cost to Automate

Posted By Paul Rhoades, Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Updated: Friday, July 27, 2018

Manufacturers need to fill jobs that are low wage, low skill-set labor, and forecast predictable productivity, decrease manufacturing costs and improve margins. The best way to get started with automation is to evaluate where there is high volume repeat production. We haven’t seen more automation in pallet manufacturing or pallet recycling due to the low value of finished goods versus the capital investment to automate. 

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