3 Ways to Reduce Costly Workplace Injuries

As far as unexpected costs go, workplace injuries can be devastating. Rising insurance costs, loss of employees, damaged products, unplanned shutdowns, and more can dramatically impact your business’ bottom line. More importantly, you owe it to your workers to take steps to keep them safe and healthy. Whether you’re a small assembly plant or an…

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3 Industrial Hygiene and Workplace Safety Tips for the New Year

In the manufacturing industry, there can be a high risk of injury, making workplace safety and industrial hygiene essential to the safe, profitable operation of your lines. Whether you’re a small manufacturer of parts or components, a massive assembly line, or anything in between, you likely already know how important it is to protect your…

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Robots, Cobots, Nobots, and the Solutions You Need

At TDA Buddy, we love robots. The gracefulness and dexterity they exhibit is amazing and we love watching them. However, there are a lot of situations where robots aren’t appropriate, either due to work area limitations, economics, maintenance and programming, part size or weight, or imprecise part positioning. In these cases, you need to find…

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The Little Buddy Is a Manipulator System Engineered for Versatility

When it comes to versatility, TDA Buddy is always looking to improve our manipulator system offerings. With over thirty years of experience and a team of capable, highly skilled individuals committed to manufacturing the industry’s best lift systems, we pride ourselves on meeting – and exceeding – our customers’ expectations. We know that optimization is…

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How the Little Buddy Helps You Solve Lifting Problems

At TDA Buddy, we absolutely love robots and cobots: their gracefulness and dexterity makes them a joy to watch. But, there are a lot of situations where robots aren’t the correct solution, such as when your space limitations prevent them from operating, the cost is too high for your operation, or the maintenance and programming…

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3 Benefits of Adding a Pneumatic 3D Manipulator to Your Line

As a business owner, you know that it’s essential to take every step possible to preserve your line’s productivity. Whether you’re streamlining your vendor managed inventory, reworking your floorspace, or exploring a pneumatic 3D manipulator, it pays to be thorough. It pays to explore all of your options. To that end, we’re confident you’ve already…

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Why Choose a Pneumatic Manipulator Over a Robotic Solution?

When you need a versatile, long-term solution to your operation’s material handling needs, there’s no substitute for a good pneumatic manipulator. Engineered with flexibility in mind, they can adapt to the evolving needs of your operation and, in most cases, be repurposed to perform a wide range of tasks. Unlike robots, they don’t require programmed…

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3 Reasons to Implement a Pneumatic Manipulator Into Your Line

As a business owner, you’re always looking for ways to streamline your operation. Whether you’re investigating space-saving measures, pneumatic manipulators, or any number of other solutions, you know that there are a lot of options. And, if you’ve landed here, you’ve likely determined that an industrial manipulator or lift could benefit your company. But, what…

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Leverage the Power of Adaptable, Flexible Hydraulic Manipulators

One of the greatest benefits of using hydraulic manipulators is their versatility. When compared to robots – and other fully-automated systems – their ability to adapt to changing circumstances is unmatched. While robots are great at what they do, they are typically designed to do one thing and one thing only. Manipulators, on the other…

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Reduce Workplace Injuries and Maintain Efficiency with a Hydraulic Manipulator

If you’re running a factory, manufacturing facility, or other industrial operation, you know that unanticipated expenses can be devastating. A workplace injury doesn’t just affect your immediate bottom line, it affects employee morale, productivity, and ongoing insurance costs. They can slow your production rates, causing delayed shipments and – worst of all – frustrated customers.…

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