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Motion Control Engineering & Manufacturing Resources

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VIDEOS: Motion Control Engineering Solutions for Complex Hinge Design

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 4, 2022 9:30:00 AM


Today “motion control” implies automation, robotics, and electronics. But you’d be amazed at what you can achieve when you combine old-fashioned mechanical engineering with a creativity-minded manufacturer.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Design, Lid Support, Vectis, Durability, Safety, Food Industry, kitchen, hospitality, office equipment

The Ergonomic Furniture Your Office Needs for Happy, Healthy Workers

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 3, 2022 9:16:50 AM

What’s an uncomfortable employee like? 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Motion Control, office equipment

Labor Shortages: Why Office Ergonomics Has Never Been More Important

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM

4 Reasons Why Office Ergonomics is Important

  1. A healthier staff
  2. More productive workers
  3. Fewer workplace injuries/fewer workers’ compensation claims
  4. Boosted employee satisfaction and morale

 

The Great Resignation has forever changed the workplace. It doesn’t matter if you’re hiring for an office environment, a healthcare setting, or a manufacturing floor, many employers are facing labor shortages. In fact, more than 40 percent of the workforce is weighing employment options. 

Keeping employees happy and healthy may be more important than ever.

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Topics: Ergonomics, Safety, office equipment

The Ultimate Work From Home Ergonomics Checklist

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 15, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Keep this work from home ergonomics checklist in mind when transitioning into remote working: 

  • Workspace mobility
  • Work/home distinction
  • Good posture and comfort
  • Ergonomic opportunities

 

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Topics: Ergonomics, office equipment

5 Tips for Employee Health and Safety for Sitting at Work

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 24, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Is standing at work healthier than sitting? Yes, but even employees with a sit-stand desk don’t want to be on their feet all day. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Safety, office equipment

9 Ideas for Medical Ergonomics Improvements in Your Facility

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 23, 2022 10:15:00 AM

The benefits of integrating ergonomically designed furniture and equipment are well documented and include a wide range of health, safety, and comfort benefits. 

In medical environments, ergonomics are especially important because of the multitude of people they can impact -- and we’re not just talking about patients.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Applications, Ergonomics, Medical Equipment, Safety, office equipment

Read Up! The Benefits of Book Lift Mechanisms

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 19, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Books can be timeless -- until they’re in tatters. 

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Durability, Cost

Where to Purchase Ergonomics Office Furniture: How to Find a Supplier

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 18, 2022 3:00:00 PM


So you’ve read up on the benefits of ergonomic office products. You’ve heard rave reviews about the top ergonomic office chairs, ergonomic computer solutions (i.e. advanced keyboard mechanisms and adjustable monitor arms), and desktop components for training desks. 

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Cost, office equipment

7 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Sit-Stand Desk

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 15, 2022 10:05:38 AM

An eight-hour workday can make staying alert and fully focused a challenge for even the most invested employees. Standing desk ergonomics can go a long way toward improving focus over the course of the workday. It also puts you in a better mood, since your body releases endorphins while standing. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Aesthetics, office equipment

Hinge Design: What Is Motion Control?

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 14, 2022 3:43:00 PM

Motion and perceived quality are closely linked. When a lid, cover, or door moves smoothly with just the “right” amount of effort, users can tell it's a high quality product.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Design