Digi-Key Electronics today launched “Revolutionizing Automation,” a new video series exploring cutting-edge automation and control technologies.
Sponsored by Omron and Siemens, the four-part video series highlights how Digi-Key processes more than 5.3 million orders a year with an efficient and effective supply chain enabled by the world's leading suppliers that are revolutionizing automation and control, including sensors, motors and controllers, robotics, connectors, power, RFID, and more.
Digi-Key launched a four-part video series called "Revolutionizing Automation" with Omron and Siemens.
“Automation and control components are not just something Digi-Key offers in its broad portfolio of products, but also something we use every day to ensure orders are fulfilled quickly, safely and efficiently,” said Eric Wendt. , director of automation for Digi-Key. “Automation and control is a rapidly growing market that is essential to ensuring global supply chains continue to run smoothly through the ups and downs, so we are excited to share more about Digi-Key's use of this technology. in this video series.
The first video in the series, "Fully Integrated Automation," is currently live on the Digi-Key website. The episode features conversations with Siemens leaders about the building blocks of the TIA (Total Integrated Automation) portal that are now available to Digi-Key customers.
The next episode, “Robotics and Machinery,” provides a look at how Digi-Key is using new robotics technology from Omron and others to automate tasks throughout the Digi-Key warehouse. The video will premiere in early April.
At the end of April, the third episode titled "Inventory Sorting and Management" focuses on the Siemens products that are empowering the management of the new center of Digi-Key, an automation solutions center that deals with one of the catalogs largest in the industry.
The fourth and final video in the series is called "Worker Safety and Efficiency" and will be released in May. It will highlight the many ways Omron automation solutions streamline routine tasks to keep workers safe.
“The topic of automation has a long and storied past that has paved the way to improve productivity, increase flexibility and reduce liability within the factory,” said Mark Binder, Omron's channel director. “As innovation continues to drive manufacturers to automate more processes, it is essential to have the right partner to provide integrated, intelligent and interactive solutions. As the leader in automation technology, with solutions that span the entire production process, Omron remains committed to empowering system integrators and machine builders to respond to changing demands while ensuring operational excellence. ”.
“The future of the industry is already here,” said Kurt Covine, director of partner sales at Siemens Digital Industries. “The digitization of production follows automation. Digitization promises important competitive advantages for companies, such as increased flexibility, minimal downtime, and higher quality. Our resources are finite and we must all do more with less. Partnering with Digi-Key gives our customers access to the latest automation solutions from Siemens to meet this challenge and deliver on the promise of digitization."
To view the video series and learn how Digi-Key is revolutionizing the future of automation and control, visit the Digi-Key website.