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RNA apprentice reaches two finals!

RNA apprentice reaches two finals!

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Davina Kaur has been nominated as a finalist in both the ‘Semta Skills Awards 2020’ and the ‘GTA National Apprentice Award’.

We are extremely proud to announce that our Apprentice Engineer Davina Kaur, has been named a finalist at the Semta Skills Awards 2020 in the category ‘SME Apprentice of the Year’. Continue Reading

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New RNA Standard: Batch Feeding for Screws

New RNA Standard: Batch Feeding for Screws

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A standardised feeding system for the furniture industry that stands out due to low costs and a reduced delivery time: that’s the new “screw automat” we’re launching as an RNA standard.

RNA has developed a standardised sorting and feeding system for screws for the furniture industry that stands out as a cost effective solution which shortens the delivery time to the customer. Continue Reading

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Robotics in Injection Moulding

Robotics in Injection Moulding

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In today’s plastics industry industrial robots have been used across all areas of plastic production, including injection moulding related processes. From loading components into the injection moulding machine to finishing and assembling injection moulded parts, the use of robotics provides plastics manufacturers with a competitive advantage with marked increases in productivity and high quality. Continue Reading

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RNA Invests in the Future with Apprenticeship

RNA Invests in the Future with Apprenticeship

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RNA have launched a new apprenticeship programme, providing young people with the opportunity to learn key skills in the engineering and manufacturing industry. Continue Reading

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Feeding system with 3D printed bowl

Feeding system with 3D printed bowl

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3D printing and additive manufacturing are a subject on everyone’s lips. And as the largest manufacturer and supplier of vibratory bowl feeding equipment in Europe, RNA have been breaking new ground in this innovative technology for more than five years. Cost savings, rapid production, flexible material selection and, of course, 100% repeatable production are the main advantages of adopting this technology. Continue Reading

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Local MP Visits RNA

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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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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Educational visit of students of WMG, University of Warwick

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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RNA appoint new Engineering Manager

RNA appoint new Engineering Manager

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RNA has appointed Phil Baker as Engineering Manager to head up the Manufacturing Team.

Phil brings with him wide-ranging experience in design, engineering and project management and will be responsible for overseeing projects from initial planning right through to fulfilment. A keen advocate of innovation and the introduction of emerging technology, Phil intends to apply these new initiatives at RNA. Continue Reading

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Poka Yoke in Manufacturing

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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