When Birmingham Stopper looked for the most efficient method to weld a range of earth moving equipment support assembly brackets, electronic technology manufacturer Yaskawa came in to deliver their Motoman robot system.
Award winning robotics and automation supplier, Astech Projects, reaches its eighteenth anniversary on 18 July 2013.
New ways of empowering factory employees to cut energy use have been successfully trialled by a consortium of UK universities and businesses.
Slowly but surely, the automation of manufacturing processes in the UK is growing. One-time conveyor systems manufacturer turned automation champion, CKF Systems, is part of that story. Will Stirling reports.
With the pound weakening, wage increases in China and the Coalition keen to promote British manufacturing as a way to reduce the UK’s huge trade deficit, reshoring is the term of the moment.