19 episodes

On Air With SICK USA includes discussions on manufacturing and warehousing industry trends, product innovations, and some exemplary uses of sensor technology in today’s market. As one of the world’s leading providers of sensor intelligence technology, SICK has created this podcast as a way to provide our customers information on topics that are important to them. In this first season of our podcast, we’re providing some valuable information on the use of autonomous mobile robots or AMRs in the manufacturing and material handling industries. On Air with SICK USA is a podcast created by SICK USA. Get more information about SICK USA at www.sick.com or send us an email at info@sick.com.

On Air With SICK USA SICK, Inc.

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

On Air With SICK USA includes discussions on manufacturing and warehousing industry trends, product innovations, and some exemplary uses of sensor technology in today’s market. As one of the world’s leading providers of sensor intelligence technology, SICK has created this podcast as a way to provide our customers information on topics that are important to them. In this first season of our podcast, we’re providing some valuable information on the use of autonomous mobile robots or AMRs in the manufacturing and material handling industries. On Air with SICK USA is a podcast created by SICK USA. Get more information about SICK USA at www.sick.com or send us an email at info@sick.com.

    S2 E10: What impact do the B11 Standards have on the tire industry? Featuring Kenji Furukawa.

    S2 E10: What impact do the B11 Standards have on the tire industry? Featuring Kenji Furukawa.

    Today we're joined by Kenji Furukawa, the Senior Technology Specialist for Safety Design at Bridgestone Americas. Kenji and Rolf discussed how the B11 Standards apply in the real world, especially in the tire industry. We hope you learn more about the importance of safety standards in industrial automation!

    As always, if you have any questions, send us an email at info@sick.com! 

    • 31 min
    S2 E9: What are the B11 Standards? Featuring Dave Felinski.

    S2 E9: What are the B11 Standards? Featuring Dave Felinski.

    Today Rolf is joined by Dave Felinski. Dave is the President at B11 Standards, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop American National Voluntary Consensus Standards. The two discussed the updated B11.19 standard and the B11.0 standard and their impacts on industrial machine safety. 

    As always, need information on things discussed in the podcast? Contact us at info@sick.com!

    • 49 min
    S2 E8: Common misunderstandings about cobot safety. Featuring Paul Santi from FANUC America.

    S2 E8: Common misunderstandings about cobot safety. Featuring Paul Santi from FANUC America.

    On today's episode, our guest is Paul Santi, General Manager of the Automation Systems Group at FANUC America. We discussed fenceless applications and robotic safety. Rolf and Paul also touched on some common misunderstandings about collaborative robot safety. 

    If you're interested in learning more about anything we discuss on the podcast? Send us an email at info@sick.com!

    • 45 min
    S2 E7: How can safety and smart manufacturing work together? Featuring Ted Rozier

    S2 E7: How can safety and smart manufacturing work together? Featuring Ted Rozier

    Today Rolf is joined by Ted Rozier. Ted is the Director of Automation at Festo Didactic North America. He is an Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing champion. We discussed how safety can actually help advance smart manufacturing and industry 4.0. 

    If you ever want more information on anything we talk about in this podcast, send us an email at info@sick.com. 

    • 31 min
    S2 E6: Industrial robots and safety standards. Featuring Roberta Nelson Shea

    S2 E6: Industrial robots and safety standards. Featuring Roberta Nelson Shea

    Our guest today is Roberta Nelson Shea. Roberta is the Global Technical Compliance Officer at Universal Robots and also the Director of Robot and Automation Safety Group. She is a world-renowned robotic safety expert who has been involved in the development of various safety standards. Rolf and Roberta discussed industrial robots and how safety standards impact different industries. 

    As always, if you have any questions, please send them to us at info@sick.com! 

    • 35 min
    S2 E5: What's the impact of industrial robots and RIA in industry? Featuring Safety Experts from FedEx and Procter & Gamble

    S2 E5: What's the impact of industrial robots and RIA in industry? Featuring Safety Experts from FedEx and Procter & Gamble

    In this episode, Rolf is joined by two safety experts in industry for a panel discussion about the RIA standards. Our first panelist is Aaron Prather, Senior Technical Advisor in research and development at FedEx. Our second panelist is Mark Lewandowski, the Director of Robotics Innovation at Procter & Gamble. 

    Both of our guests are advocates for robotics and automation. The trio discussed how industrial robots, both fixed and mobile, have impacted various industries within the logistics and consumer goods market. 

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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9 Ratings

megbabe09 ,

This Podcast is SICK!

Interesting and informative! If you are looking to expand your industrial automation knowledge this is a great podcast to add to your queue. Rolf, the host, has been in the manufacture industry for year - I love when he shares about the history of the industry. It’s really cool to learn how far we’ve come!

Podcast user 2 ,

Great podcast

Very insightful and educational! Love the host.

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