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Aug05

Episode 97 – Universal Robots

On this episode, I had the chance to talk to Joe Campbell of Universal Robots. He is the Senior Manager, Strategic Marketing & Applications Development and we discussed the multiple partnerships that Universal Robots is involved in, their background, and the UR Academy. You may remember my previous conversation with Joe at ProMat last year. Key Takeaways Universal Robots was founded in Denmark and their focus has been to create a...

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Aug03

Episode 96 – Twinlode Automation at MODEX 2020

On this episode, I was joined by Richard Kooistra of Twinlode Automation at MODEX 2020. Richard is the VP of Automation at Twinlode and talked to me about Twinlode’s offerings as an integrator, their partnership with Koerber, and what’s happening in automation. Key Takeaways Twinlode Automation is an integrator in the material handling industry that helps put together the most complete and total storage solutions for your warehouse...

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Jul30

Episode 95 – Getting through the Pandemic with Vecna Robotics

In this episode, I was joined by CEO and Founder of Vecna Robotics, Daniel Theobald, as we reconnected post MODEX 2020 show (Episode 94) to discuss what has happened in the industry since the pandemic has hit and how Vecna Robotics is helping companies get through. Key Takeaways Vecna Robotics has embraced its philosophy of helping the community by reaching out even more to the community as it needs help during the pandemic. They have...

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Jul27

Episode 94 – Vecna Robotics at MODEX 2020

In this episode, I was joined by the Founder and CEO of Vecna Robotics, Daniel Theobald at MODEX 2020. I have talked to Vecna previously and visited their HQ on Episode 33 but this is the first time I got to speak with Daniel and it was a great discussion. We discussed Daniel’s very interesting background, Vecna’s beginnings, the need for flexibility, their Pivot.al orchestration engine and also his role at MassRobotics. Key Takeaways...

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Jul23

Episode 93 – Getting Thermal with Toshiba

In this episode I was joined by Theresa Lee who is a product manager at Toshiba. Theresa is involved in the thermal barcode printing side of the business and has contributed to The New Warehouse before through her blog post “Barcode Labels Keep Track of E-Commerce.” On the podcast below we go more in-depth about Toshiba’s thermal barcode printing options and discuss some of the latest innovations in the space. Key Takeaways One of the...

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Jul20

Episode 92 – Sales and Leadership Warriors

This episode is our third installment in our partnership with Material Handling Wholesaler Magazine. For this installment, I spoke with August’s cover story author Phillip Brand who is a sales and leadership trainer. His cover story is titled “Sales Professionals Take Responsibility” and focuses on how an individual can become a true leader by taking responsibility and ownership. We dive into this topic and discuss how it can apply...

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Jul16

Episode 91 – Signode stretches it out

In this episode, I was joined by Joe Albert who is the VP of Sales and Marketing at Signode. You may remember Signode from our ProMat series last year where we discussed their Octopus automated stretch wrapper. We discussed Joe’s guitar skills, Signode’s different businesses, their automated solutions, and how the market has been during the pandemic. Key Takeaways Signode provides packaging and solutions to help your end of line...

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