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Robots & Automation

SP Technology to Host Automation Expo

SP Technology is hosting a two-day Automation & Robotics Expo on the 15th and 16th May at their purpose-built facility in Dundee.

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Automated Technology Group: Make Automation Talent Work for You

In this informative article, Tim Bednall, sales & marketing manager for Wood Automation & Control’s Systems Division, highlights the depth of expertise and talent that UK manufacturers can draw upon to ease the path to […]

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RNA Automation’s Vision-Guided Robot Handles Disposable Plastic Spoons

A specialist supplier of plastic injection moulded components for the food industry approached RNA to automate a production line for disposable plastic spoons. Some of the industry’s largest food and snack manufacturers use this type […]

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SynthoTec Install New Kawasaki Robot

A leading UK precision plastic moulder has installed a new Kawasaki robot to aid production – and, unusually, has chosen to install and commission the unit itself, rather than follow the traditional path of having […]

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FANUC UK Expands its M-20iD and ARC Mate 120iD Series

FANUC UK has expanded its extensive range of industrial robots by introducing two new models: the M-20iD/25 handling robot, and the ARC Mate 120iD welding version. Controlled by the R-30iB Plus Controller, both new robots […]

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UK Government Warned About Lack of Automation in Manufacturing

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has heard evidence from a number of UK leading manufacturing experts, including the Managing Director of FANUC UK, Tom Bouchier, about the dangers of falling behind other European […]

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HotSeat – Ian Hensman, Sales Manager at Kawasaki Robotics (UK)

Kawasaki Robotics is a leading manufacturer of industrial robots, with over 2,600 robots installed in the UK. Sales Manager Ian Hensman has been at Kawasaki for over 12 years, with a demonstrated history of working […]

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PlastikCity On Tour – The Automated Technology Group

Welcome to the first ever edition of PlastikCity on Tour! There are now over 200 active partners represented on the PlastikCity site. Our ambition has always been to have suppliers that cover EVERY product or […]

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Cobot Technology – Delivering Synergy to Manufacturing

You will have no doubt encountered Assistive Robots, Autonomous Robots or Collaborative Robots (Cobots), on visits to automation trade shows.  You may have even seen through various news outlets how many industries are synergising humans […]

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Renmar Sign Agreement to Represent Topstar Robots in the UK

In late 2018, Kevin Horne, the MD of Renmar Plastics Machinery and Peter Tobin, the MD of AJ Robotics held talks with Topstar Robotics at their impressive Guangdong Province facility. An agreement to supply the […]

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