What’s the Best Automatic Shoe Cover Dispenser or Remover Machine?


There's one crucial thing you need to consider before purchasing an automatic shoe cover remover or automatic shoe cover dispenser.

Ergonomics For All


The word ergonomics is used a lot when talking about industrial and office furniture. We all understand what ergonomics are, even if we don't know the exact definition. Merriam-Webster defines ergonomics as: Simple Definition of ergonomics : a science that deals with designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely :... Continue Reading →

10 Reasons to Convert to a Height Adjustable Workstation


Today's workplace is changing. Sitting at a desk all day is no longer acceptable for a workforce wanting more flexibility, increased comfort, and improved health. Sitting all day has proven to be unproductive, uncomfortable, and unhealthy. According to research: Sitting is associated with an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, and death. Sitting strikes approximately... Continue Reading →

Product Spotlight: BioFit Intensive Plus Chair


Well-fitting and properly adjusted seating is essential for working productively and safely. A good chair provides support to the user's back, legs, buttocks, and arms while reducing the chance of contact stress or postures that lead to discomfort, pain, and eventually damage. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to office or industrial seating, every... Continue Reading →

Sitting Down is Killing You; Here’s How Standing Workstations Can Help!


Millions of people around the world spend a majority of their day sitting. Whether we sit in our cars heading out to the office to sit at our desks, or spend the day sitting in home offices, we are spending an ever increasing amount of time being sedentary. Even in our free time we sit with... Continue Reading →

How Ergonomics Can Minimize Repetitive Strain Injuries


Repetitive Strain Injuries are Hurting Our Employees, and Our Businesses Repetitive strain injuries is a very real risk to not only employees, but business in general. Costs associated with these types of injuries can cost businesses an estimated $15 to $20 billion dollars a year in the United States according to the federal Occupational Safety... Continue Reading →

Wearwell Matting & Flooring Selection Guide


Watch Out! Wearwell is pleased to introduce a new way of thinking about the selection process for ergonomic matting and flooring. WATCH is intended to be an easy to remember and comprehensive set of criteria to help customers specify the right products. Anti-fatigue and safety matting is essential to the development of an ergonomically correct... Continue Reading →

Cramer Ever Chair


Introducing  EVER The new standard for strength, versatility, and sustainable design. How do you redefine a category? By solving a problem that everyone accepted as a given. Intensive use chairs are thrown out early in their life-cycle because the upholstery fails. Ever's patented Renewal™ system extends the promise to the durability as well. Strong. Smart. Sharp. It's never just... Continue Reading →

BioFit and Seating Ergonomics


Ergonomics is a topic we've covered numerous times on the Production Automation blog, but it is a topic that is relevant in so many industries. Whether you work on a production floor in a factory or in an office, or even at home, ergonomics play a large role in our health and well-being. Before we... Continue Reading →

Ergomat 101 – A Summary of Ergomat Anti-Fatigue Matting


A quick, comprehensive run through of Ergomat matting in a few minutes, time saved for you and money saved in the long run! We want to take a couple of minutes of your time and give a brief summary of the Ergomat matting line. You may have considered matting in the past, or may need... Continue Reading →

The Science of Standing


The Circulatory System An expanding body of research exists which addresses standing work positions and the potential damage. The general conclusion of this research is that floor mats are an important element in injury prevention efforts. Blood flows from the heart through the arteries to the extremities. When you walk, it is pumped back through... Continue Reading →

Dynamic Ergonomics – The Wearwell Study


Anti-fatigue mats are an integral part of many Ergonomic and Safety Programs. Standing workers love them, but production managers need to be able to justify the financial investment. Although perception studies have proven workers feel much better when they use anti-fatigue mats, Wearwell wanted to go a step further and prove that anti-fatigue matting actually... Continue Reading →

The Science and Solutions of Ergonomics


Ergonomics is the blending of human biology, psychology, engineering and design. The aim of ergonomics is to develop and apply techniques to optimize performance while protecting the health, safety, and well-being of individuals. The application and science of ergonomics is not a new one, ergonomics principles have been implemented since the 5thcentury BCE, an example... Continue Reading →

Ergonomic Solutions Inc.


Introducing the newest product line at Production Automation, Ergonomic Solutions Inc. ESI Ergonomic Solutions has been providing superior ergonomic accessories at affordable prices since 1988. ESI's focus is on improving efficiency by adding comfort, flexibility, and mobility to the computer workstation, catering to office, health care, and educational environments. ESI realizes the importance of evolving... Continue Reading →

Ergonomics for the Standing Worker


By Lisa O'Dell, VP of Marketing at Wearwell The word "ergonomics" is defined as "the natural laws of work". Optimal performance, which many of us define as productivity, is the ultimate goal of ergonomic design. It's therefore reasonable to expect that the implementation of ergonomic concepts offers tremendous value to any company, and can be... Continue Reading →

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