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Robots & Automation

Wittmann Battenfeld Works for Avalon Plastics

Glastonbury-based Avalon Plastics is increasingly using robotic solutions from Wittmann Battenfeld UK as part of its ongoing business expansion.

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Maximising Operational Efficiency And Productivity Levels Using Discrete Event Simulation

In this article, Tim Bednall of Wood Automated Systems UK, explains why running discrete event simulation (DES) on existing processes can identify and unlock additional and valuable production capacity.

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Realising the Benefits of Virtual Commissioning on Automation Projects

In this article, Tim Bednall of Wood Automated Systems UK explains how the virtual commissioning process can bring benefits when applied to smaller automated systems, and why in time it is likely to become the […]

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SP Technology Launches Rebrand & Secures Exclusive Cobot License & Distributorship

SP Technology has today (Thursday 20th February 2020) been announced as the first and only Scottish distribution partner of collaborative robots, from Universal Robots, also known as cobots, in a deal potentially worth £1million in […]

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Smoothing the Path to an Automated Future

What factors should be considered to ensure a smooth transition to a cost-effective and successful automation project? Tim Bednall from Wood Automation and Control provides his insight in this article.

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Wittmann: 35 Years Perfecting Injection Moulding Automation

2020 marks the 35th anniversary of Wittmann’s production of its first CNC robots. The company’s development of robots specifically for the needs of injection moulders has been the key to decades of success.

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Kawasaki Robotics Presents ‘Ask the Experts’ Facility at MACH 2020

MACH 2020 exhibitor Kawasaki Robotics is pioneering an innovative new opportunity for visitors with a ‘Not sure if you need a robot?’ confidential advice service on its stand for the duration of the event, with […]

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Bowl Feeder vs. a Vision-Guided Feed System

One of the key parts of any automated process is the feed system. But is a bowl feeder or a vision-guided feed system more suitable for your needs? Read this blog article from SP Technology […]

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A New Era of Collaborative Technology: FANUC’s First Lightweight Cobot

With a view to tackling global skills shortages and the need to increase production flexibility, FANUC has launched its first-ever lightweight collaborative robot, the CRX-10iA.

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2020 Must be Year of Automation for UK Manufacturing to Reclaim Lost Ground

UK manufacturers must tip the balance in favour of automation in 2020 to avoid falling behind international competition, according to FANUC UK’s Managing Director Tom Bouchier.

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