Events and seminars

Workshop examines

collaborative robots

IMC and the PA CareerLink announce “Implementing Collaborative Robots in Industry” in Danville Oct. 30 and State College Nov. 14.

The workshop will offer a chance to meet the world’s No. 1 collaborative robot. Around the world, thousands of UR robots work collaboratively right alongside humans — with no safety guards and no problems.

The agenda includes an introduction to universal robots, robot programming introduction, end effector solutions, stands and protective covering and the benefits of collaborative robots.

There will be a light breakfast provided, compliments of Intek Systems Inc.

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Workshop aims to

improve sustainability

On Nov. 16, PennTAP will present “How to Move Your Company Toward Sustainability” via webinar starting at noon.

In order to move toward more sustainable practices, industrial managers need to understand what cultural, environmental, and economic challenges exist and how to respond to them.

The seminar will review the link between sustainability and energy efficiency projects, and highlight the process to develop a carbon footprint, set a reduction goal, and implement projects to reduce your carbon footprint.

The workshop will also discuss methods to publicize the sustainability improvements at your facility.

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Electric utility firm

promotes diversity

PPL Electric Utilities is hosting a meet-and-greet event for the leaders of diversity-owned businesses who are interested in becoming PPL suppliers.

The free event will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at PPL Conference Center at Walbert, 1639 Church Road, Allentown.

It is open to women, minorities, veterans, the disabled, members of the LGBT community, as well as disadvantaged and HUBZone businesses, according to a news release.

“Several dozen people attended this event last year and we are hoping to see even more at this year’s event,” said David Amico, PPL’s supply chain director, according to the news release.