An emerging class of robots

By Karen White Human-collaborative robots are an emerging class of robots starting to change how robots are utilized in manufacturing facilities. Collaborative robots are not necessarily new. Industrial robots have been able to collaborate with their environment for quite some time through sensors, switches, and guides. What is new is a class of robots with… Read more

Estimated 11,088 people reached through 2015 Statewide Tour of Manufacturing

During the fifth Dream It. Do It. Minnesota Statewide Tour of Manufacturing, 132 manufacturing businesses opened their doors to students, families, and the general public. Participants were able to see the inner workings of a factory, meet the people who work there, gain insight into the skills, education and training necessary for a career in… Read more

Over 200 students compete in Dream It. Do It. Southern MN Robotics Tournament

Austin, Minn. – This past weekend, over 200 students competed at the Dream It. Do It. Southern Minnesota VEX Robotics Tournament hosted by Riverland Community College and held at Austin High School. Thirty-six different teams from 16 different schools and organizations competed throughout the day. The action-packed day required middle and high school students to… Read more

Over 200 students attend Dream It. Do It. Northwest MN robotics tournament

Thief River Falls, Minn. – This past weekend, over 200 students competed at the Dream It. Do It. Northwest Minnesota VEX Robotics Tournament held at Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls. Thirty-nine different teams from 20 different schools and organizations competed throughout the day. The action-packed day required middle and high school… Read more

Over 250 students attend Dream It. Do It. Metro MN robotics tournament

Osseo, MN – This past weekend, over 250 students competed at the Dream It. Do It. Metro Minnesota VEX Robotics Tournament held at Osseo Senior High. Students competed with and against 48 teams throughout the day. Thirteen different teams were recognized for their work at the tournament. The action-packed day required middle and high school… Read more

Dream It. Do It. Minnesota receives $44,000 to support VEX Robotics

Bemidji, MN—Dream It. Do It. Minnesota is pleased to announce it has received $44,000 in sponsorships to support the Dream It. Do It. Minnesota VEX Robotics Tournaments for the 2015-2016 VEX Robotics season. Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association provided $10,000 to seed 10 new teams this year across the state. The Grainger Foundation, Park Industries, Ultra… Read more