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How to Choose – Options for Part Presentation in Robotic Assembly

How to Choose – Options for Part Presentation in Robotic Assembly

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The cost to present parts to a robot for machine loading and assembly has often been underestimated. Part-presentation within a flexible automation system will usually depend upon a number of factors such as the manufacturing process, product design and the material handling system as a whole. Continue Reading

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A welcome to our new members

A welcome to our new members

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Matt Lloyd joins RNA as Project Manager where he is responsible for the coordination of all technical activities on assigned projects, as well as the communication flow to the customer. He is working closely with the RNA team to strengthen relationships with customers and with our key suppliers.
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RNA Newsletter April Issue 2018

RNA Newsletter April Issue 2018

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RNA Newsletter January Issue 2018

Case Study: Robotic Feeding System Handles Swiss Watches’ Parts
Asyril Technical Training
We’re moving in May 2018
RNA take up 10K challenge for Birmingham Children’s Hospital
New Generation of Control Units: RNA Smart Control
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Global Robot Market By 2020 | Trends

Global Robot Market By 2020 | Trends

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Source: IFR World Robotics 2017
In 2017, global industrial robot sales are estimated to increase by 18% to about 346,800 units. From 2018 to 2020, global industrial robot sales are estimated to increase by at least 15% on average per year. Between 2017 and 2020 it is estimated that more than 1.7 million new industrial robots will be installed in factories around the world. Continue Reading

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Cost of Manual Labour vs. Automation Infographic

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

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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Nick Hudson Promoted to Operations Manager

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

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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RNA Newsletter April Issue 2017

RNA Newsletter April Issue 2017

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RNA Newsletter April Issue 2017: Our April issue includes a case study of  RNA recently develped project a Six Axis Robot Clipping & Welding System. The issue carries an article ‘What are Collaborative Robots and How Are They Used?‘ introducing one of the most exciting realm of industrial robotics: collaborative robots. Also Kirsty Van Rensburg, one of RNA’s most experienced design engineers, shares her experience about the joys of engineering in ‘Breaking down stereotypes in a man’s world‘.  At last, we welcome our new staff on board!

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Meet New People

Meet New People

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We would like to extend a warm welcome to Jack Kirby, who has joined our design office as a Design Engineer. Jack brings with him industry experience and has quickly fitted in to life of RNA.

We also welcome our two new toolroom technicians James Healy and Alexander Guy. James and Alex join to expend our automation capacity and support the growth in our manufacturing activities.

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