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Cost of Manual Labour vs. Automation Infographic

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Manual Labour vs. Automation One of the many benefits of automation is reducing manual labour costs. But due to the fear of the high initial cost, the investment in automation have been put on hold in many cases. We illustrate a case study by comparing an automated solution to a traditional solution to production, and the potential for payback or the Return on Investment (ROI). Continue Reading

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RNA Newsletter January Issue 2018

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RNA Newsletter January Issue 2018: Our January issue announces the promotion of Mr Nick Hudson to the position of operations manager and welcome four new members to RNA. The issue carries a case study of RNA recently developed project a Robotic Packaging System. The expansion plans of RNA Headquarters and RNA UK are also included in the issue. And a new linear feeder SLC500-400 is introduced. Continue Reading

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RNA UK onward and upward

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In the UK, RNA are following suit with a move to a completely new location. After establishing the business in 1986, RNA has expanded 3 times on its existing site, but now needs additional space to cater for the continuing growth of the business. Continue Reading

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New Linear Feeder for multi-track and pharma applications

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RNA linear feeders are used to handle irregular supplies of component parts from upstream equipment, creating a buffer store and smooth flow for further processes. The new RNA linear feeder series SLC500-400 is the latest addition to the compact range and is particularly suitable for the secure transfer of elongated vials in the pharmaceutical industry. Continue Reading

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RNA Head Quarters steps up expansion

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The parent company of RNA UK, Rhein-Nadel Automation has pushed the button on a major factory extension.

Due to recent expansion of the business in Germany, Rhein-Nadel Automation are building additional factory and office space at the Head Office in Aachen. Continue Reading

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Nick Hudson Promoted to Operations Manager

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RNA are pleased to announce that the promotion of Nick Hudson from Project Manager to Operations Manager. Nick has over 15 years of experience in the automation and engineering field, and has been with RNA since 2016. Over the past two years, Nick has taken on the lead management role for most of the largest projects.
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RNA continues engineering expansion

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With the start of 2018 we have had the pleasure of welcoming new members to RNA due to continued expansion of our well-established business. Continue Reading

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Robotic Packaging System Packs Filler Caps

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RNA developed an automated robotic packaging system for packaging 2 different types of filler caps. The system utilises a machine mounted Nachi MZ07L robot with a bespoke gripper system to suit the filler cap and the corrugated interleafs. Continue Reading

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Robotic Parts Feeding System Handles Swiss Watches’ Most Delicate Parts

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Asyril’s 3-axis vibration feeder can handle parts smaller than 0.1 mm and up to 10 mm in size.

For years, specially trained employees at Swiss watch part supplier Affolter SA underwent the tedious task of manually handling a large variety of highly precise parts designed to operate some of the world’s best watches. The work was monotonous but necessary. Continue Reading

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RNA at Motek 2017: Show Review

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The recent Motek show in Stuarttgart proved to be very successful for the RNA Group. Together with our partner Asyril SA, Rhein-Nadel Automation GmbH presented the ROBO-FLEX P flexible feeding and assembly cell, demonstrating how a continuous, fixed-tact assembly system can be realized without the need for a buffer using two Asycube platforms in parallel. Continue Reading

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