Grazing Day 2018

In the month of December here at Calvary Robotics we hold our annual Grazing Day. Grazing Day is when the employees bring in a dish to share with their fellow employees. Then to add to the already abundant food Calvary hosts a catered lunch, needless to say, everyone wakes away full. Here’s to another delicious Grazing Day in the books!

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

Grazing Day - 2018

 

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Epson Robots Demonstration & Overview

Epson Robots stopped by Calvary Robotics to give a presentation/demonstration on their current, new and upcoming products.

Epson Robots
Epson Robots Presentation

About Epson Robots

Epson® Robots first came to the North and South American market in 1984 as the Epson Factory Automation Group and began to share its expertise in high-precision small parts assembly with other manufacturers worldwide. Originally created to support internal automation needs, our robots are now busy at work in thousands of manufacturing facilities throughout the world.

For the past 32 years, Epson Robots has lead the industry in small parts assembly applications and has pioneered many industry firsts, including PC-based controls and compact SCARA robots. Our focus is building robots and automation products that support the manufacturing strategies put in place by the top manufacturers around the world.

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Calvary Robotics recently presented a Virtual Reality preview of upcoming technologies at the Rockwell Automation Fair.

Rockwell Automation Fair
Rockwell Automation Fair
Calvary Robotics Automation Fair
Calvary Robotics’ Rockwell Automation Fair booth
Rockwell Automation Fair Broadcast booth
Rockwell Automation Fair Broadcast booth
PTC Automation Fair booth
PTC Automation Fair booth
FANUC Automation Fair booth
FANUC Automation Fair booth
Automation Fair Social Media
Automation Fair Social Media

 

 

New Additions to Apprenticeship Program

The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County visited Calvary Robotics to welcome the newest additions to the Registered Apprenticeship Program Calvary is pleased to be partners with the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County. Their continued support with the program allows individuals to widen their skills and knowledge base. Calvary welcomes our newest additions to the Apprenticeship Program and looks forward to their continued success!

Apprenticeship Program
Newest Additions learning more about to Calvary Robotics’ Apprenticeship Program
Apprenticeship Program
Newest Additions to the Calvary Robotics’ Apprenticeship Program

For more about Calvary Robotics’ Apprenticeship Program or feel free to contact Karen Petrell (kpetrell@calvauto.com) for more.

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The Bark & Roar Show

Employees of Calvary Robotics’ showcased their cars, motorcycles, and dogs at the 2018 Bark & Roar Show.

Music: www.bensound.com

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igus visits Calvary Robotics

Calvary Robotics was visited by igus’s Traveling Trade Show. They showcased various motion plastic products.

 

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About igus

igus was founded in 1964 in a double garage in Cologne by Günter Blase. Currently, they have locations in 35 countries and partners in another 80 countries. All with approx. 2,950 employees. “The mission of igus® is to use its innovative polymer materials to develop products that provide creative solutions and exceed our customers’ expectations while delivering fast, accurate service.”

 

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J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge - 2018

The Calvary Robotics team had a great time participating in Rochester’s J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge.

The 2018 race was held on Tuesday, May 22 and was 3.5 miles long. The course is located in downtown Rochester, centered around Frontier Field. For more on the event

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Scouts visit Calvary Robotics

Learning about Engineering

Pack 463 from Plank South Elementary School visited Calvary Robotics. A mix of both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts came to learn about Engineering. In addition to learning about Engineering, there was a focus on levers and how they can affect everyday life. It is important to realize that this is part the Boy Scouts of America's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) initiative. In support of this initiative, the Nova Awards Program was developed.  In fact, throughout the program Scouts work with a mentor to explore different aspects of the STEM initiative. Notably, the Nova Awards Program starts with the basics and moves towards more complex. As a result, all this helps the Scouts learn, discover and prepare for the future. 

Scouts visiting Calvary
Scouts visiting Calvary

Boy Scouts of America

To emphasize, according to The Boy Scouts of America's website the organization "is one of the nation’s largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations, providing programs for young people that build character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

For more than 100 years, Boy Scouts of America has helped build future leaders by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun.

Scouting is a year-round program uniquely designed to meet the needs of youth and their families. The program offers fun and challenging activities that promote character development and physical fitness. Family involvement is an essential part of the program, and parents are encouraged to play an active role in making the most of the short time they have to impact the lives of their children. Scouting is designed to be experienced outdoors. Hiking, camping, mountain biking, skateboarding, BMX, mountain climbing, kayaking, whitewater rafting—these are just some of a Scout’s outdoor experiences."

 

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New Registered Apprenticeship Program

Calvary Robotics is thrilled to announce the approval by New York State of our Apprenticeship Program. Controls and Machine Building is the focus of this program. We are committed to offering training opportunities and hands-on experience to our team. Accordingly, they will be building upon their skill set and capabilities. Calvary is pleased to partner with Monroe Community College and the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County in order to achieve our goal! We truly appreciate their support in developing career pathways for these occupations. For this reason, we anticipate continued current and future hiring needs being fulfilled with qualified people. 

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The American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI)

The AAI of Western New York is an employer-driven United States Department of Labor (USDOL) workforce development grant for Advanced Manufacturers in Western New York.

It is important to realize the program provides a more stable workforce. As a result, it also helps to reduce turnover and raises productivity. In effect, the program can allow for career advancement. Other benefits include gaining nationally recognized credentials and mastering of in-demand skills. 

If you are interested in the apprenticeship program at Calvary Robotics please contact Karen Petrell  (kpetrell@calvauto.com)

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