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Automation and Robotics

An injection moulding and thermoforming business based in New Zealand has installed two new robots to streamline its production process more

29 Nov 2017 16:11 Machinery

Engel UK says the growing number of projects undertaken involving complex supply and automation has led it to hire a specialist in the field. more

20 Nov 2017 14:53 Industry News

Components specialist, ARRK, and Paintbox, a provider of paint solutions for the automotive industry have formed an alliance for parts production in the UK. more

20 Nov 2017 09:15 Industry News

Cheap labour, expensive imports and business uncertainty have combined to reduce spending on manufacturing equipment, a survey by EEF and Santander has found. more

23 Oct 2017 16:41 Industry News

Sepro Group has announced it has signed a new partnership agreement with Haitian for the supply of three- and five-axis robots with plastic injection moulding machines throughout Europe. more

18 Oct 2017 14:54 Machinery

Wittmann Battenfeld has credited sales of all-electric injection moulding machinery and automation equipment as two of the drivers behind an eight percent growth in revenue for the firm in 2017. more

17 Oct 2017 14:46 Machinery

Sepro UK will be showing its latest products and automation technology at Interplas, including the new CNC S5 Picker running on a moulding machine producing parts live on the stand, a 5X-25 5-axis CNC robot and recently launched Success 5. more

15 Sep 2017 15:00 Interplas 2017

Automation solutions team up to feature at Interplas in September. more

13 Jul 2017 11:18 Interplas 2017

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As robot builder FANUC UK opens its new, headquarters uniting all its British divisions, BP&R joined Managing Director Tom Bouchier to find out the future for FANUC… more

17 May 2017 14:19 Industry News

A German manufacturer of large, premium quality optical parts has invested in a hybrid injection moulding machine from Wittmann Battenfeld that it is providing “excellent performance” in terms of quality and repeatability. more

19 Apr 2017 16:49 Machinery

Following on from their successful US partnership, Sepro Group and Milacron have signed a new agreement for the sale of robots with injection moulding machines in Europe. more

6 Apr 2017 14:45 Machinery

An upgraded range of LRX robots by KraussMaffei is designed with reliability and energy efficiency ambitions. more

15 Mar 2017 14:02 Machinery

UK-based technical moulder, White Horse Plastics (WHP), has quadrupled its production capacity for an intricate over-moulded part following the implementation of a new automated production cell. more

22 Feb 2017 09:00 Machinery

Misconceptions about the cost, flexibility and complexity of robots are holding many UK SMEs back from realising their true potential, says a supplier of industrial robotics and automation equipment. more

21 Feb 2017 12:10 Events

A plastics manufacturing firm has invested more than £1m on fitting out a state-of-the-art new plant and offices in Washington, Tyne & Wear, following increasing demand. more

12 Dec 2016 09:45 Industry News

DB Automation says a technology event held to demonstrate its latest automation and feeding equipment for moulders has been an “outstanding success”. more

1 Nov 2016 14:45 Events

A Lancashire-based injection moulder has invested £400,000 in new machinery and robotic equipment following a growth in demand. more

1 Nov 2016 11:54 Machinery

Manufacturer of plastic pipes, Asset International, has installed a new KUKA robot system designed to relieve workers of strenuous milling tasks. more

13 Oct 2016 14:00 Machinery

A Wigan-based manufacturer of office furniture has invested £750,000 in reshoring its operations back to the UK, following an absence of over 20 years. more

4 Oct 2016 14:16 Machinery

Wittmann Battenfeld is making its latest control system the highlight of its exhibit at K 2016. more

12 Sep 2016 13:58 K 2016