Robots & Automation

KUKA UK is an ‘Excellent Employer’​

Engineering Apprenticeships: Employer Kitemark, has been championed by Next Gen Makers and Make UK. KUKA UK has achieved the Gold ‘Excellent Employer’ Level; one of the first engineering & manufacturing companies in the UK to […]

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Wittmann Battenfeld UK to Present Automation Solutions at Plastics Live

Wittmann Battenfeld UK  will present its robotic and automation solutions as part of its presence at the upcoming Plastics Live 2022 exhibition next month in Coventry, July 5-6.

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Star Automation’s IML Takes Crates from Anonymity into the Limelight

Every day thousands of plastic crates used for the packaging, transport and stocking of fruit and vegetables are being moulded all over the world. Most of these crates go unnoticed by us in street markets, […]

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New FANUC Payload Cobot – Faster, More Flexibility

The latest iteration of the world’s strongest collaborative robot (cobot) – the FANUC CR-35iB – has received a makeover to shorten installation times and improve portability, while the unit’s overall mass is significantly (62%) lighter.

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Beck Automation Expands into the Medical Market

The Swiss technology company Beck Automation develops innovative automation solutions that can be integrated into the production processes of plastics processing industries. The company, which is in its third generation of family management, has now […]

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CyTec Presents Robots to UK & Irish Markets

CyTec Systems UK, a leading supplier of hydraulic cylinders for the mould and die industry, has announced that it will now offer robots to customers in the UK and Ireland, drawing on experience from CyTec […]

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FANUC Expands Line of CRX Collaborative Robots

FANUC Corporation has introduced the new CRX-5iA, CRX-20iA/L and CRX-25iA collaborative robots, the latest additions to its popular CRX series that includes the CRX-10iA and CRX-10iA/L collaborative robots.

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KraussMaffei Introduces ‘Synchronous Motion’ Function

KraussMaffei Automation has introduced the new ‘synchronous motion’ function designed to optimise your injection moulding process. Instead of waiting for a signal that the mould is fully open, using synchronous motion means the robot starts […]

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Wittmann Launches New Sonic 108 Robot

Wittmann launched its new SONIC 108 robot at the end of last year, which is suitable for injection moulding machines with clamping forces ranging from 150 to 500-tonnes and makes picking and placing at speed […]

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KUKA and AMTCE Help to Bridge Skills Gap in Ireland

Working with KUKA Robotics Ireland, the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre of Excellence (AMTCE) will provide opportunities for companies and employees to upskill in automation technologies relevant to the industry using state-of-the-art equipment and processes.

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