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Local MP Visits RNA

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Jack Dromey MP recently visited RNA Automation at their new factory in Castle Bromwich, to meet staff and see the latest high-tech machinery from the growing engineering business. Continue Reading

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Leading Commercial bathroom and Sanitaryware manufacturer installs Robot Automated Punching System

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Automation and robotics have revolutionised production at Armitage Shanks, a leading UK manufacturer of bathroom fixtures and plumbing supplies. Looking to improve productivity and solve an employee health and safety challenge, Armitage Shanks deployed an automated tank punching system. Continue Reading

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New Production Site Opens in Remchingen

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In order to be able to serve our customers even more quickly and within easy reach, RNA opened a new external workshop in Remchingen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, on 1st June 2019. Continue Reading

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Charity fun day to honour the memory of David Newman

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RNA Automation Ltd held an event to raise money for the Trussell Trust in memory of David Newman. David, a long-standing team member, sadly passed away after a short illness at the beginning of October last year. Continue Reading

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Infographic Chinese Automotive Industry

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China is the world’s largest automotive market, both in terms of demand and supply. The market is dominated by a range of joint ventures between domestic and global manufacturers, and both domestic and global carmakers have been investing in the country in view of the long-term positive trends in the Chinese automotive industry.

The infographic shows a family tree of passenger car manufacturers in China 2019, including Chinese domestic manufacturers and brands and global manufacturers with joint ventures. Continue Reading

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Collaborative Robot precision handles Terminals

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RNA have been engaged to automate processes of handling and presenting terminals into injection moulding machine. A collaborative robot of UR3 was selected for the project, as it handles small parts with great precision and can be used without fence. Continue Reading

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Educational visit of students of WMG, University of Warwick

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On Friday 12th April we opened our doors to postgraduate students from the EngBM, PPM & SAE courses of University of Warwick to give them an exclusive behind the scenes look into what goes on in our busy factory. Continue Reading

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Poka Yoke in Manufacturing

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Humans make mistakes, and these mistakes can cause defective products.

Poka Yoke, also known as mistake-proofing, is a technique for avoiding simple human errors at work. The idea was originally developed in the 1960s by Shigeo Shingo who was one of the IE engineers at Toyota.

Poka Yoke’s are mechanisms used to eliminate errors by effectively making it impossible to make mistakes in a given process. And they can be used everywhere. Continue Reading

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Automated Sorting and Separation for Busbars

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The world’s leading manufacturer in furniture cable management systems A&H Meyer approached RNA to design and develop a flexible automation system to sort, separate and feed busbars. The project required a complete solution that can handle 12 different lengths of flat and crimped busbars, and with a need to ensure that the retooling changeover time between all 12 variants is minimised.

RNA designed and developed a sorting and separating system complete with two linear feeders from our SLL 804 range. Continue Reading

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Continued Growth at RNA

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It has been an exciting time at RNA recently and after the move to a new factory last year, there have been a number of new additions to the group to meet increasing demand. In Engineering we welcome four new members to the team; Sanjay Mann joins as a Senior Design Engineer, Johnathan Leigh as a Trainee Designer, Andy Field comes in as Machine Shop Supervisor along with Steven Lee who joins as a Machinist. Continue Reading

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