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Memorial Day Beer Robot Roundup

Did you know that Memorial Day is one of the highest beer consumption days of the year, coming in at number three for beer sales? The great American beer-drinking holidays are the 4th of July, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, Christmas/New Year’s Eve, Thanksgiving, Easter, and  Superbowl Sunday, in that order. Gotta admit, we’re… Read more »

What Should You Know Before You Call Us?

  Often, we get calls from managers who are on the verge of panic because they’ve already tried dozens of things before they’ve called us. Easy solution: call us first.The number is (479) 422-0390, and if you have a problem right now, you can call us right now. We’re going to need some information from… Read more »

Pneumatic vs. Electric

We specialize in electric servos, drives, and controls from Indramat, now Rexroth-Bosch. So why are we even mentioning pneumatics? Because we’ve recently seen discussions of how packaging plants are switching from pneumatics to the smoother electric servos. Is electric better than pneumatic? Electric can be more energy-saving, since compressors usually produce pressure that is not… Read more »

Indramat Lives On

We specialize in support and service forIndramat servo motors, drives, and controls. Since Indramat is now a part of Rexroth Bosch, we might think that the demand for service and support would be lessening, but once again today we saw a want ad for a drive and controls engineer specifying Indramat skilz. Why does Indramat… Read more »

Want to Double Your Throughput?

Improving throughput is almost always a goal in plants in every industry, since increased throughput leads to lower costs and increased profits — and who doesn’t like that? Often, managers assume that a significant increase in throughput is only possible with a significant upgrade in machinery — or maybe in staff. Calculating the ROI gets… Read more »

How We Repair Indramat Rexroth Equipment

Rexroth does not sell parts to third party repairers, meaning that unless you’re getting your part factory repaired, you’ll be getting Indramat parts of dubious origin. We’ll let you imagine how third party repair shops get their parts for repairs. That’s why we provide factory repair services—we believe the best people to repair and replace… Read more »

Industrial Security

Industrial security is top of mind these days. As the Industrial Internet of Things connects more machinery, there are more opportunities for insecurity — or are there? There are two different kinds of security issues. One is the malicious hacker, the industrial spy, the saboteur. Realistically, it’s hard to stop someone with skills who is… Read more »

Indramat Personality Modules

Imagine that you could be bold and articulate for that meeting you have coming up, then shift to suave and charming for a date, and then shift easily to chill and fun for a trip to the lake with friends. When you imagine this, you have to additionally imagine that you make this change easily,… Read more »

The Indramat-Powered Home-Made Goat-Milking Machine

  Indramat servo motors are used for many things in many places, but this story — heard in a chat room so who knows if it’s true — is one of our favorites. There was a goat farmer in Namibia, with a farm some 50km outside of Windhoek. He raised Boer goats for meat, and… Read more »

Do You Need a Rexroth Hero?

Producing your quality product and getting it out the door into the hands of customers is your ultimate goal. If you can’t meet demand, you’re not ready for the big time in mass market retailers. If your Rexroth servo motors or drives fail, that failure will leave you with slower production, missed shipments, and an… Read more »