BARA Members

ROBOT MANUFACTURERS

ABB LIMITED
The Robotics and Motion division provides products, solutions and related services that increase industrial productivity and energy efficiency. The division's motors, generators, drives, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), functional safety and robotics provide power, motion and control for a wide range of automation applications. Products from this division integrate seamlessly. ABB products are proven to reduce operating costs, improve product quality and consistency in various industries. With increases in hygiene, up-time, change-overs and total through-put with fewer accidents on the shop floor, ABB automation could really be the key for manufacturers to unlock new levels of competitiveness and productivity.
COMAU UK LTD
Comau, a member of the FCA Group, is a worldwide leader in delivering advanced industrial automation solutions that integrate products, technologies and services to help companies of all sizes increase plant efficiency while lowering operating costs and optimizing returns. Headquartered in Turin, Italy, Comau has over 40 years of factory-proven experience, and an international network of 34 locations, 15 manufacturing plants and 5 innovation centers that span 17 countries and employ more than 9,000 people. With a strong focus on innovation, Comau is committed to developing competency through the formation of individuals and groups as part of its open automation approach. Comau is driving the future of production automation by engineering lean and sustainable solutions and products. Its modular, flexible and highly-configurable products can be tailored to meet the needs of each individual customer. Through the continuous development of products and services, Comau is able to lead the automation industry in every phase of a project - from design, implementation and installation, to production start-up and maintenance services. Its comprehensive offering includes manufacturing and assembly solutions, powertrain machining, robotics and asset maintenance services for a wide range of industrial sectors.
FANUC UK LIMITED
FANUC UK provides industrial automation solutions - from the supply of over 100 robot models CNC controllers, drilling machines, EDM and injection moulding machines through to the complete integration of factory automation systems. Providing a single customer support portal for its three core businesses, FANUC UK comprises Robotics - industrial robots and systems; FA - CNC Controllers, motors and drives; Robomachines - EDM, Injection Moulding, drilling machines. Robotics - FANUC's Robotics business manufactures the widest range of robots in the world for applications from micro electronics assembly to the forging of precision aerofoils for jet engines - in industries as diverse as pharmaceutical and food processing - and with maximum payloads up to 2.3 tonne. Over 480,000 FANUC robots are operating worldwide with production currently geared to meet demands of 6,500 per month. FANUC Robots are truly 'out of the box' automation designed to be totally flexible and, with application specific options, straight-forward to integrate. Our new collaborative robot range sets FANUC apart from other robot suppliers as it is the only one to be TUV certified and has a heavy payload in the order of over 35kg greater than competitors. With no fencing required and vision included this robot opens up a whole new world of opportunities. CNC - FANUC's FA business manufactures CNC controls, drive systems and laser systems - with 65% market share in the global CNC control sector FANUC is the market leader. FANUC CNC is the controller of choice for the world's leading machine tool manufacturers - continuously developing functionality sees FANUC CNC control being used in a wide range of applications - combining powerful control and high precision with unparalleled reliability. FANUC Servo Drives and Motors are well proven - aimed at the machine builder they offer a vast range of high performance compact designs. The high availability and ease of maintenance together with world class energy efficient designs make them the motors of choice for thousands of OEMs around the World. Robomachine - FANUC's Robomachine business manufactures ROBODRILL vertical machining centres, ROBOCUT Wire EDM machines and ROBOSHOT electric injection moulding machines. Customer support - From initial sales enquiry with FANUC through the life of the product FANUC provides one single contact point to make sure support is always at hand with up to date advice, genuine warranted parts, and, whenever possible, obsolescence avoidance solutions that ensure lifetime delivery of maximum efficiency.
KAWASAKI ROBOTICS (UK) LIMITED
Kawasaki Robotics manufactures and supplies industrial robots that can be found working efficiently in all industry sectors. From the most delicate laboratory process to the heaviest palletising application Kawasaki offers a range of proven products that get the job done. The name Kawasaki is synonymous with high speed, reliability and quality and not just on the race track. Kawasaki Robotics, a member company of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Group, has been providing high performance industrial robots for manufacturing processes since 1969. New models have been added to the already extensive range and continue to offer best in class performance and capability, meeting customer demands for increased flexibility, intelligent control and high speed. Kawasaki's UK based Team has a wealth of knowledge on Picking, Placing and Palletising applications for the Food and Pharma sector. After sales support and training are both provided from Kawasaki's Warrington base where customers are also able to see system simulations and demonstrations to ensure the best solution is applied. Call now for further information Tel: +44-1925-713000.
KUKA ROBOTICS UK LTD
KUKA offer over 40 years of experience as an automated robotic system and solution integrator within the manufacturing industry. From concept to completion, KUKA will work with you to ensure that we support your business' growth and tailor our systems to the specific needs of your operation, delivering solutions that improve business efficiencies, increase productivity and deliver cost savings through best practice management. KUKA's solutions are custom built and fully integrated into your application via our dedicated team of engineers, from a single unit to large multiple robot turnkey solutions. With a proven track record of serving manufacturers across a number of vertical markets, from automotive to pharmaceutical, KUKA will always identify a solution with customer satisfaction at the forefront of its design, providing clients with the quickest route to production. KUKA's complete robot range has a synergy of control language and architecture. They are used by many well-known names in the UK manufacturing industry in diverse sectors, such as construction materials, electronics, food processing, healthcare, logistics and plastics. Typical applications include pick and place, order picking and assembly, packaging, palletising & depalletising, 3Dp, welding, mobile robotics and clean room applications.
NACHI EUROPE U.K. BRANCH
Nachi Europe U.K. is a branch of Nachi Europe GmbH Germany and we are a robot distributor and sales & support office for our parent company Nachi Fujikoshi- Japan, a leading robot supplier with over 100,000 robots installed worldwide. Nachi supply industrial articulated 4, 6 & 7 axis robots with payloads ranging from 1kg to 1000kg. We provide sales, support and training for our robots which can be used in a wide variety of applications.
OMRON ELECTRONICS UK LTD
Omron Electronics is one of the world's most experienced and innovative Industrial Automation Solution providers. We offer a number of technologies that have an impact on the Packaging sector - Multi-Axis Motion Control, Vision Inspection Systems, Robotics, Safety, Safety Services, Sensing, User Interfaces and compact, open control systems. These combine to provide the machine builder with real benefits in terms of flexible machine design, integrated vision and remote connectivity services. Furthermore, Omron offers this technology with the support of experienced application engineers who are able to match the requirements of both the machine builder and end user, within effective functional solutions.
STAUBLI (UK) LTD
Staubli: an international group serving all industrial sectors known worldwide for the quality of our design and innovation for more than a century, the Staubli Group has brought its renowned engineering expertise and technological ingenuity to the forefront of robotics.

Since 1982, we have built a highly regarded robotics business, and more significantly, transformed the way thousands of manufacturing operations perform. Staubli provide high performance in all areas of industry. Designed to work in the most hostile environments as well as cleanrooms.

Wherever speed, compactness, precision and reliability are demanded, Staubli has the right technology - regardless of industry sector or type of application. Life sciences: exceptionally clean, precise and accurate robots suitable for Grade A through Grade D environments, providing ideal solutions to the unique requirements of the life sciences sector.

Machine tending: Robots with specialised features such as enclosed arms, IP65 arm protection with IP67 wrist, compact footprints and multiple mounting options. High speed machining: The RX160 robot offers a flexible solution for handling various machining operations.

Food: Food processing robots designed to increase throughput and efficiency by minimising manual intervention, covering a wide range of food industry applications.

Plastics: D-axis robots designed specifically for the plastics industry, meeting a wide range of automation needs such as high speed demolding, two-shot molding and much more.

Painting: Operating in a range of industrial sectors, Staubli paint robots meet all needs for automated finishing, from traditional application to electrostatic processes.

Semiconductor / cleanroom: Automation solutions designed to perform precisely controlled applications with exceptional accuracy, high speed, and dramatically improved particle reduction.
TM ROBOTICS (EUROPE) LTD
TM Robotics (Europe) Ltd is responsible for the sales, marketing and support of Toshiba Machine's Industrial Robots throughout Europe. Toshiba Machine manufacture an extensive range of SCARA, Cartesian and 6 axis robots which can be used in assembly, pick and place, sealing, materials handling, palletising and packaging applications. Toshiba Machine has a history of continuous, in-house development of all robot hardware and software. Their versatile and established product range, which is combined with TM Robotics know-how, training and local applications support makes us the ideal partners for your robot projects and requirements.
YASKAWA UK LTD
YASKAWA's integrated DMCR product portfolio generates synergies between "Drives & Motion" and "Robotics" under a single brand name for the benefit of our customers. YASKAWA employs over 1500 staff in Europe offering a very broad portfolio and comprehensive local services via subsidiaries in 14 countries. YASKAWA Electric develops and produces all the key technologies and components for our own products, giving us unique system expertise and total product control. As a result, our products are renowned for their excellent reliability. YASKAWA UK Ltd Unit 2, Johnson Park, Wildmere Road Banbury, Oxon OX16 3JU, UK T: + 44 (0) 1295 272755 F: + 44 (0) 1295 267127 E: info.uk@yasakwa.eu.com www.yaskawa.eu.com

SUPPLIERS OF COMPONENT PARTS & SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS

ACROVISION LTD
Acrovision is an experienced integrator of industrial barcode reading and camera vision inspection systems and have expanded their automation solutions to include collaborative robots. Cobots are having quite the revolutionary effect on vision systems. Integrating cobots into vision applications is providing a safe and cost-effective solution in many instances, where the product handling is an issue or prohibitively expensive. The key advantage of using cobots is that as well as being very easy to program, they are also inherently safe to allow them to work with and alongside humans, (subject to risk assessment). No longer the need for expensive and unsightly safety guarding requirements. Acrovision are the sole UK distributor of the AUBO range of collaborative robot (cobot), from American/Chinese firm AUBO Robotics. The range includes 3Kg, 5Kg and 10Kg versions that are advanced, human friendly collaborative robots providing solutions for the small and medium manufacturing sectors. In addition, Acrovision promotes the MECA-500, which is an ultracompact six-axis industrial robot arm boasting a repeatability of 5 μm for ultra-precise robotic placement applications. In general, Acrovision will assist in the correct specification of robot and end-effector for any application, as well as providing the necessary Risk Assessment and safe and cost-effective integration into the customers environment.
AYLESBURY AUTOMATION LTD
Aylesbury Automation is internationally known for their superb Vibratory Parts Feeders and associated equipment for the orientation and handling of parts. With a highly skilled workforce - design, manufacture, assembly and test including electrical and software; a range of Special Purpose Machines, of the highest quality are made each year to customers requirements. Advanced robotic integration into both customers existing processes and within new machines with or without vision.
B & R INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION LTD
Companies specialising in packaging, plastics, printing and paper, textiles, automotive, food and beverage, semiconductor, wood, metals and mining, pharmaceutical, chemicals and building automation rely every day on B & R know-how. Our complete solutions help customers from all industries achieve a decisive competitive edge. Orientation towards applications in all areas of machine automation and process control technology builds the foundation that makes us a strong partner. We offer our customers a complete automation solution from one source: no unnecessary interfaces, maximum flexibility and the highest level of profitability.
BECKHOFF AUTOMATION LTD
At Beckhoff we naturally have an interest in making Intelligent Digital Technologies, as well as technology in the wider automation arena, as accessible and profitable as possible for industry. Our TwinCAT automation software suite helps do this by delivering a single platform for multiple automation applications, from Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Motion Control through to Robotics, Vision and Machine Learning

This delivers multiple benefits, including eliminating the additional CPU that would normally be required for robot control in some applications, reducing engineering costs and improving performance and accuracy by reducing, or eliminating, the need for communication between multiple CPUs.
CIMLOGIC LTD
Our Vision is to deliver outstanding manufacturing solutions which enable our customers to continue to be world class performers. Established in 1997 and based in Saltaire - West Yorkshire Cimlogic has a long history of working with some of the world's biggest manufacturing and distribution companies. We deliver Complete Integrated Manufacturing Execution Systems and Automation Solutions for a wide variety of applications & customers - from plant control equipment to corporate Information Technology systems. Accreditations achieved include: UK Certified Implementation Partner for TrakSYS real-time OEE performance monitoring tool from Parsec Corporation, Vmware Professional Solution Provider, Safe Contractor approved, Microsoft Certified Partner, Windows Embedded Partner and many more. Cimlogic has expertise in the field of process control (PLC, HMI SCADA Progamming), industrial automation and MES, utilising the latest technologies and employing engineers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. Systems engineers, Software developers, IT & MES specialists, Electrical engineers all led by astute Project Management, provide quality solutions for specific applications. We have an impeccable reputation for customer retention, which is derived from the quality of our customer service, Turn-Key solutions and Support Services.
ETT-UK LTD
ETT offers a vast range of end-of-line packaging equipment: from reliable individual system modules to high-end complete turnkey systems and then onto palletising and automated distribution handling solutions. ETT designs and manufactures systems that meet both current and future requirements such as space-saving Monoblock packers, customer-specific robot systems, flexible product sorting units or state-of-the-art wraparound modules for promotionally effective shelf-ready packaging. Innovative drive and control technologies, typical German quality, reliability and experienced teams form the basis of ETT's success. Continual development, sustainable concepts and custom made solutions ensures that ETT will stay at the forefront of the packaging industry.
FESTO LTD
Festo - the innovation leader in industrial and process automation. With around 100 new products every year and as the holder of 2,800 patents world-wide, Festo creates the impetus for maximum productivity in factory and process automation. This is ensured by its 11,500 staff in 176 countries, dedicted to serving more than 300,00 customers worldwide. Festo has the right solution for every application - with pneumatic, servo pneumatic, electric drive, sensor, vision and PLC technologies backed up by a range of services and support. Festo Didactic delivers productivity by providing basic and vocational training in a range of technical and soft skills and providing bespoke consultancy services to businesses looking to gain a competitive advantage.
HEPCOMOTION
HepcoMotion was formed in 1969 and is one of the world's foremost innovators and manufacturers in the field of Linear Motion Technology. We offer a very broad product range which is constantly updated based on market need - our objective is to offer solutions to satisfy almost any linear motion requirement. Research and Development is very important to Hepco - we have a long-term commitment to re-invest a substantial percentage of turnover in the development of new products and product updates. Hepco has full ISO 9001 quality accreditation and operates globally from our UK Headquarters and main manufacturing facility. Today, a network of branch offices and highly-trained approved distributors cover most of the industrialised world. In addition to designing and manufacturing Linear Motion Systems, Hepco is in partnership with a number of high quality worldwide manufacturing companies. We act as an exclusive UK distributor, for a number of companies involved in Linear Motion and mechanical components complementary to the Hepco range. This means that we can satisfy a diverse range of customer requests. Our aim is to offer integrated packages of components, which automation designers can specify with complete confidence in their quality, reliability and longevity. Providing advanced automation solutions from specialised tooling to complete turnkey systems, HepcoAutomation delivers the complete solution from design to installation. HepcoAutomation offers a wide range of services including turn key machine builds, robot installations, machine vision integration, and upgrades and modifications to existing manufacturing plants to name but a few. HepcoAutomation is a division of HepcoMotion a world leader in the manufacture of linear motion products. Many of our solutions incorporate the highly regarded Hepco linear or circular motion products renowned for their exceptional service life. Our innovative solutions are focused on providing customers with a rapid return on their investment.
MULTIVAC UK
Multivac UK is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Multivac Sepp Haggenmüller GmbH & Co, one of the world's leading supplier of packaging machines including: Horizontal Thermoforming Machines, Traysealers, Vacuum Packing Machines, Labellers and Quality Assurance Equipment. Multivac UK is proud to be the exclusive UK agent for: Risco Food Processing Solutions, Laska Meat Processing and Schroter Smoking, Cooking, Roasting, Drying and Chilling equipment. Multivac offers a full sales and after-sales service, including: helpdesk, 33 field based service engineers, consultancy, training, spare parts supply, platten refurbishment & re-coating and workshop overhauls. Multivac Sepp Haggenmüller GmbH & Co has achieved ISO9001 for the manufacture of its machinery. Multivac UK has achieved ISO9002 for sales, administration and Technical support services.
PHOENIX CONTACT LTD
Phoenix Contact is one of the world leaders in developing and manufacturing connectivity solutions and automation components. Its principal product ranges include: printed circuit board connectors; modular terminal blocks; fieldbus components; surge voltage protection systems; industrial plug and socket connectors and interface units. In all of these areas, Phoenix Contact can offer technical expertise and cost effective solutions
PIAB LTD
Piab is an innovative designer and manufacturer of vacuum pumps, suction cups and vacuum conveyors for automation of production environments and such like. The NEW piFLOW® industrial, food and premium range of vacuum conveyors spans over 50 models and can transfer product volumes from 250g up to 10 tons per hour. Distances up to around 50 metres total vertical/horizontal using COAX® technology. The conveyors are manufactured from 304 or 316L stainless steel to GMP. The conveyors can be certified ATEX compliant, FDA, USDA in addition, Piab produce vacuum components for supply to manufacturers and users in the packaging, handling, automotive and process industries. Piab's range of multi-stage vacuum ejectors now includes the COAX® series - these provide unbeatable energy efficiency combined with low noise levels. The extended DURAFLEX® range of dual shore suction cups - the ones with the soft sealing lip - provide better grip and enable lower unit production costs for Piab's customers.
PILZ AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY
Pilz Automation Technology develops, manufactures and supplies process and automation control products for use wherever there is a requirement to ensure the safety of the plant, personnel or the environment. Included in the range are: safety relays; configurable safety controllers; programmable safety systems (safety PLCs) for use with or without the SafetyBUS p safe, open industrial fieldbus network; mechanically actuated and non-contact guard switches; safety light curtains; emergency stop switches; conventional and touchscreen operator interfaces; plus control and monitoring relays for non-safety applications. Recent developments have seen safety technology being integrated more closely with standard control, such as servo drives with safety functionality. In addition, Pilz provides safety-related services, such as training, engineering and consultancy. For over 20 years Pilz has taken a leading role in educating the market with regard to safety legislation. This has been through seminars on legislation, software packages that enable users to select the appropriate products in relation to the legislation, and publications.
QUIN SYSTEMS LIMITED
Quin Systems designs and manufactures intelligent end-of –line automated packing systems for the confectionary, dry foods, snack, ready meal, pharmaceutical and other industries. Servo driven robotic case erectors and case packers give manufacturers the packaging flexibility and efficiency they need to remain competitive. Our Casepacker and Versapack machines use unique, patented technology to offer market-leading performance combined with compact footprint and an outstanding return on investment. We are happy to work in partnership with our customers to provide bespoke systems, and can provide complete turnkey solutions.
RARUK AUTOMATION
R A Rodriguez (UK) Ltd offer a range of Automation and Robotic solutions. These can include the supply of components and control products through to Turnkey and Bespoke systems. Typical application areas include Pick & Place, Palletising and Assembly & Test machinery. Industries served include: Automotive, Electronics, Healthcare, Food, Scientific, Pharmaceutical and general industry.
RITTAL LIMITED
Rittal is one of the largest and most widely known manufacturers of enclosures and accessories for the electrical, electronic and IT industries throughout the world. The enclosure systems have complete integration compatibility with Rittal's Power Distribution components and Thermal Management Systems. Other areas of technical expertise are Motor Control Centres and Hygienic Design enclosures. There is an extensive range of design and calculation software to aid design.
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION LIMITED
Rockwell Automation is one of the world's leading suppliers of industrial automation products. We work with machine builders around the country - and globally - providing effective solutions to their manufacturing needs. Through our Allen- Bradley range we supply products including push buttons, controllers, drives, software and services such as training, technical support and asset management. Extend Your Performance Gains Through Integrated Architecture You can extend your product performance gains across your business with Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture - the only integrated control and information platform that runs discrete, motion, drives, process and safety control - assuring that different automation technologies work together. Solutions For Your Industry When you choose Rockwell Automation, you engage a team of experts who have helped streamline processes in a wide range of industries around the world - with a long history of expertise in project installations and complex problem-solving. For example: MACHINE BUILDING SOLUTIONS Value delivered to Machine Builders includes:- * Faster Time to Market - through modular and standardised machine designs, efficient code reuse, on machine solutions, scaleable control and information platforms and a world class distribution network * Lower Total Cost to Design, Develop and Deliver - through training, reduced project engineering, productivity toolkits, software libraries, global technical assistance, project management, customer support; and scaleable, modular, flexible and open automation control and information systems * Innovation, Throughput, and Performance - through investments in innovative technology, domain expertise, design efficiencies, and scaleable control and information platforms * Cooperative Business Partnerships - through vast industry knowledge and standards expertise, global technical resources, global end-user relationships, Partner Network, and global service and support in 80+ countries. As one of the world's leading automation innovators, Rockwell Automation has its finger on the pulse of robotics development, and is the ideal partner for delivering powerful and effective packaging solutions and effective packaging solutions. Benefits Include: * The implementation of robotics technology helps us improve machine flexibility and reduce changeover time. It also lowers long-term costs associated with training, configuration and maintenance. * By using integrated robot control, users can more easily support packaging lines by using one common hardware and software architecture. Shared development tools allow engineering resources to be reused. For example, a manufacturer can easily scale from one line to three. * An extensive Logix robotic application AOI library is available for a range of robot applications. The library includes support for common robotic functions such as pick-and-place path programming, ancillary axis control, conveyor tracking algorithms and vision system part location *NEW" MIDRANGE SOLUTIONS The Midrange Architecture System extends the Integrated Architecture portfolio to smaller applications. The system includes a series of scalable CompactLogix programmable automation controllers (PACs), servo drives, I/O, visualization and simplification tools. With high-performance features such as integrated motion, safety, EtherNet/IP connectivity and re-usable development tools, the Midrange Architecture System gives users the ability to standardize on one control platform for small to large-scale applications on a single network. SERVICES & SUPPORT Optimise Your Automation Assets to Meet Your Production and Business Goals Through Rockwell Automation Services & Support, you can define and implement a maintenance strategy with the right combination of predictive, preventive and reactive elements to achieve your goals. Our Services & Support portfolio is delivered through an integrated, global network of remanufacturing facilities, exchange hubs, onsite support dispatch centres, training classrooms, remote support centres, and online tools. Through this network, you can obtain the technical information and resources you need to optimise the performance and utilisation of your automation equipment - and improve your top and bottom line.
SCHUNK INTEC LTD
SCHUNK is a competence leader for gripping systems and clamping technology. More than 3,000 employees in 9 plants and 33 directly owned subsidiaries ensure an intensive market presence.

With more than 11,000 standard components SCHUNK offers the world’s largest assortment of gripping systems and clamping technology from one source.
SCORPION VISION LTD
Scorpion Vision is a specialist machine vision automation company with a demonstrable track record in delivering high performance machine vision systems. The company is the UK representative of Tordivel AS of Norway. Founded in January 2006, the company has the remit to promote, advise and manage sales and support of Scorpion Compact Vision Systems based on Scorpion Vision Software(R), providing robust 2D and 3D vision solutions. In addition to this, the company is also the UK distributor for four major undustrial camera manufacturers. We supply and install complete vision systems based on Scorpion Vision Software(R) for manufacturing quality control. We work with approved industrial automation partners to provide a complete solution. Our portfolio includes robot vision systems, high speed code reading on beer cans, bakery production inspection, cakes pizzas, bread, biscuits, etc, non contact measurement, laser gauging, assembly verification and our industry leading 3D industrial vision product. View our online catalogue for industrial cameras, lenses, lights, cables and other equipment associated with machine vision, at www.scorpionvision.co.uk
SICK UK LTD
SICK has been operating in the UK for over 40 years and the global group are one of the world's leading suppliers of Industrial Sensors, Industrial Safety Systems, Auto Identifications Systems and Environmental Process Automation. SICK's wide range of highly developed products and comprehensive expertise can be found in use throughout industrial automation. SICK sensors, safety systems and bar code scanners optimise production and logistical processes and contribute towards improved product quality and throughput. At SICK we know that it's not just about providing the right technology, but also about offering a comprehensive, easily accessible package of service and support through our experienced Sales Engineers, Product Support staff and Service Engineers.
SMC PNEUMATICS (UK) LTD
SMC Corporation is a world leader and first choice supplier to many companies in the process and packaging industries, thanks to our reputation for product innovation, manufacturing quality and first class sales support. Our ionizers can help reduce production downtime caused by static damage to sensitive components. Our process valves can be configured for use with a wide range of fluids and manufactured from a choice of materials to suit your needs. Our hygienic actuator range is suitable for use in wet/washdown environments. Reduce your compressed air costs and eliminate leakages with our range of energy saving products and services. Backed up by manufacturing centres worldwide, a central European warehouse, a huge distribution network and the largest direct salesforce in the industry, SMC can help you achieve your goals in automation and fluid power control.
STOBER DRIVES LTD
STOBER is a manufacturer of Automation Drive Solutions for the OEM marketplace. Built upon years of tradition we have established our unique Modular Systems, for Servo (SMS), AC Asynchronous (MGS) and Drive Electronics (SDS/SD6/SI6/SC6) these product families offer an uncompromised platform in providing precision drive solutions. Planetary Gearboxes either Inline or Right Angled designs - for low backlash (from 1arc/min), high running accuracy and precision, high torque with low noise. Helical Geared units with selectable backlash options or in multi-ratio gearbox design combinations, torques upto 45,000Nm in compact designs. ATEX, Food and Beverage grade units. Coupled with our digital Servo and AC Motor ranges offering CANopen, EtherCAT, PROFIBUS, PROFINET and capacities upto 80 Amps with various high resolution feedback systems. This package of inbuilt drive intelligence and Motion Controllers allows the selection of a flexible and user friendly motion control platform.
TROAX UK LTD
Troax UK Ltd are a leading supplier of mesh machine guarding and full steel partitioning systems for automated processing, packaging and welding applications.Our full steel and steel / mesh panels are manufactured to rigorous safety standards and we hold current ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accreditation. Panels come in a range of standard heights and widths, with a variety of mesh apertures, most notably 20 x 100 which is the appropriate optimum size for guarding applications. We can also design bespoke guarding layouts to suit any application and all mesh panels can be modified on site using our unique cutting and finishing kits.
UPM CONVEYORS LTD
40 years experience of manufacturing product handling solutions resulting in the Queens Award to industry for innovation in 2007 has enabled UPM Conveyors Ltd the infrastructure to accept total responsibility for turn key projects operating world wide plus offering bespoke solutions for individual belt conveyor applications via a network of European Agents. All production functions are carried out in-house including all fabrication; programming and control build.

SYSTEMS INTEGRATORS & CONSULTANTS

ACTIVE8 ROBOTS LIMITED
Active8 Robots is a leading automation consultant and system integrator, specialising in collaborative robots (cobots). Having already successfully deployed hundreds of projects, from single robot to highly complex multi-cobot solutions, Active8 Robots has the experience and skills needed to ensure a smooth journey to automation. Boasting its own range of End of Arm Tooling (EOAT), which has already been successfully implemented on many solutions, Active8 Robots also recognises that some solutions demand bespoke End of Arm Tooling, which can be quickly developed using in-house 3D printers. Active8 Robots can follow a project through from consultancy stage to integration, as well as offering staff training, and is the only integrator to benchmark test a full range of robotic and vision systems. Not being tied down to one robotics manufacturer means Active8 Robots have no bias towards any specific solution, and so customers have the confidence that their solution is the best one for them.
AGRIMECH
We can fully automate your production process, incorporating our machinery range as well as third party machinery suppliers. Using Comau Robots we work with Powerlink for a seamless integration. Palletising products onto pallets, into packing containers, picking and placing a wide range of products including sacks, trays and boxes. Our experienced team ensure that even the most complex systems are simple and easy to use and operate.
BRADMAN LAKE LIMITED
The Bradman Lake Group is synonymous with providing innovative packaging solutions to a global client base; a client base that demands a partner to go 'above and beyond' to help them excel in today's competitive markets. By integrating our three key brands - Autowrappers, Bradman Lake and Europack - we are a major supplier of packaging technology to the Bakery and Biscuit, Chocolate and Confectionery, Frozen Foods, Dry Foods, Consumer and Healthcare industry sectors. From distribution and feeding systems to flow wrapping, carton erection, loading and closing and end-of-line options of case packing and shrink wrapping, time after time many leading companies place their trust in Bradman Lake technology. At our three factories; in the UK, Beccles and Bristol and South Carolina in the USA, research and development teams strive to ensure Bradman Lake technology remains at the forefront of innovation. The group has one clear aim - to maximise clients' profitability by utilising the most cutting edge technology available. With decades of experience and many thousands of installations to our credit, whether the requirement is for a single machine or a totally integrated solution, Bradman Lake makes the ideal partner. Bradman Lake is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined global UK engineering group Langley Holdings plc. www.langleyholdings.com
BRILLOPAK LTD
Over the past 16 years Brillopak has built a strong reputation for design and manufacture of premium quality, small footprint robotic packing and palletising machines. Our clients are manufacturing organisations of all sizes seeking to increasing operational efficiency. We market individual machines and complete end of line solutions. With a typical return on investment of 12-36 months our solutions are affordable and simple to operate by unskilled staff. Brillopak is led by David Jahn and Peter Newman and all machines are built in the UK at our factory in East Peckham, Kent in the United Kingdom.
CAMA 3 LIMITED
Cama 3 Ltd is the UK subsidiary of Cama Group, an Italian private company, whose core business is the engineering and production of industry leading technology for secondary packaging systems and machinery. Its outstanding packaging knowledge combined with a unique machine range (Packaging Division) and robotic loading units (Robotic Division), highlights Cama Group's capability to offer completely integrated packaging lines from primary packages all the way through to final packaging ready for palletizing. Cama has been established since 1981 and has been manufacturing its own robotic systems for over 30 years. All packaging lines and equipment in the UK and Ireland are supported and serviced by our dedicated Cama UK team, based in South Marston, Swindon.
CKF SYSTEMS LTD
For almost 30 years, CKF Systems has been successfully supporting the manufacturing industry to stay competitive and improve long term sustainability. Increasing output, reducing operating costs and improving product quality and consistency are just some of the reasons why businesses turn to CKF for robotic and automation solutions to achieve growth, at home and through export. From robotic palletising systems to food processing automation, CKF established its reputation as a leading solutions provider in automation and robotic systems through its achievements within food manufacture and processing. Today, the company has successfully transferred its skills and know-how to many business sectors, delivering a host of benefits in a wide variety of applications to the automotive, food, drink cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, to name a few. At the forefront of robotic technologies, CKF offers independence, expertise and experience and is as comfortable working with start-up firms as it is with multi-nationals. Ongoing investment in the best available design, electrical and mechanical engineering talent maintains CKF's position at the forefront of robotic technologies. CKF has the capability to undertake turnkey solutions, or to provide assistance in any stage of a project, from conceptual design through to manufacture, installation and commissioning.
FAST TECHNOLOGIES
FAST Technologies is a leading custom automation, bespoke machinery and robotics system integrator. We have a complete toolkit to aid the automation of production lines, packaging lines and warehouse transportation.

Preferred Systems Integrator for Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR - AGV/AMR)

Vision partner for Seegrid - Vision Guided Vehicles

System partner for MES software - Aptean FactoryMES
GRIPPLE AUTOMATION LTD
Gripple Automation, a subsidiary of the award winning manufacturer, Gripple Ltd, offer the complete machine package, from concept design through to installation on site. High volume assembly automation Bespoke machinery design and build Reverse engineering Design for manufacture Integration with existing equipment
ICONSYS
iconsys is a leading automation solutions provider and systems integrator, using the latest automation technologies to deliver best-in-class solutions to help our customers streamline processes, increase productivity, reliability, safety and quality.

iconsys has an outstanding track record of successfully completed projects within the Automated Materials Handling Industry. We are specialists in the design, manufacture and commissioning of integrated solutions incorporating multiple variable speed drives, servos, robotics, autonomous mobile robots (AMR), PLCs and SCADA with a vast experience of integration to higher business systems.
JAMES MAE GROUP
James Mae Group is a UK based business operating in the construction, automation, refrigeration and recycling sectors. Our Automation division specialises in the design, development and manufacturing of custom automation & robotics for a wide variety of industry sectors. Our inhouse services offer the highest standards of design, manufacturing capability and technical skills. Whatever your product or pack handling requirement, we can provide an innovative cost effective automation solution. We are able to offer standard designs or a bespoke package to exacting requirements. We have over 40 years’ experience in design and delivery of automation & robotic systems and a large installed base of equipment in many Blue chip businesses. We can call on the experience gained in these applications in development of new solutions to meet the latest automation challenges. Our skilled and professional design team provides a complete design and engineering service, including; Concept and design calculations Mechanical design & detailed drawings Electrical / controls design Risk assessment and CE Marking Project Management We use the latest Solidworks 3D computer aided design technology which delivers better design visualisation, reduced lead times and improved drawing quality and documentation, to ensure a “right first time” mentality to every project.
KENSAL HANDLING SYSTEMS LTD
Kensal Handling systems design, manufacture, install and commission a very wide range of stainless steel conveyor systems for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. We can supply complete turnkey integrated solutions or simple stand alone conveyors. The depth of experience of our team means we can develop state of the art solutions for your production requirements.
LAN HANDLING TECHNOLOGIES BV
With over 20 years robotic palletising, pick & place and case packing experience, Abar Automation are experts in providing total end of line automation solutions for the fresh produce, meat, ready meals and non food industries. The company specializes in the handling, filling and palletising of outercase packaging such as returnable supermarket crates, RTP's, buckets or cardboard boxes. A range of ancillary items have been developed to provide a complete automation solution including crate de-nesters/de-stackers, conveyors, elevators and bale arm folders. We offer a complete turnkey service, from design and manufacture, project management through to implementation and ongoing support from our UK and Continental service teams.
MAREL
Marel is a single-source provider for food processors the world over. We are the global leader in integrated systems for the fish and poultry industry segments, and a major provider in the meat industry. From harvesting raw materials to packaging the final product - from standardized stand-alone units to all-inclusive integrated turnkey systems - our products are designed to meet our customers' every need.
OAL (OLYMPUS AUTOMATION LTD)
OAL is a leader in process and automation systems, providing world class turnkey solutions to the food and beverage industry. Home of Steam Infusion, revolutionary heating and mixing & APRIL the robotic chef.
PACE MECHANICAL HANDLING LTD
Manufacturers of Automatic sack bagging and weighing equipment. Robot systems integration and design and manufacture of palletizing and pick and place systems.
PML - PROMALYON
PROMALYON is specialised in end of line automation systems such as palletising robots and case packing robots. Our bespoke solutions are suitable to every products and all industries (food&drinks, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, packaging, ...) Our mission is to increase your productiveness thanks to efficient and easy to use robotic solutions.
PWR PACK LTD
PWR Pack Limited supplies a range of specialised equipment to the food industry. We specialise in pick and place robotic systems manufactured by our own company in Holland. We build our own robots, write all necessary software and deliver complete turnkey solutions. We are the sole agents in UK and Ireland for bedo Verpackungstechnik GmbH who manufacture a range of secondary packaging equipment. We supply piston and volumetric fillers from LEONHARDT Germany, reliable, high speed tray denesters from CARSOE, located in Denmark.
REECO AUTOMATION LTD
Reeco Automation specialises in creating bespoke collaborative robot solutions from concept to final design. With applications including Screw fixing, Bolt fixing, Pick and Place, Riveting, Dispensing and Gluing, Polishing, Electronics assembly and Packaging, Cobots are suitable for most operations. The solutions we create unlock automation benefits to companies of all sizes through the integration of Cobots with existing equipment and processes, ensuring the design process begins at the source. Our expanding team of engineers and programmers have a wealth of experience in the robotics industry and the technical ability to seamlessly integrate applications into operations.
RM GROUP UK LTD
RMGroup supply and manufacture a wide range of manual & automated packaging systems. Including ABB Palletising and Flexpicker Systems, Mobile packaging lines, Bulk filling and Material Handling systems, as well as supplying high speed Form Fill and Seal packaging lines and Horizontal Baling Machinery. Our ever expanding team of engineers take pride in our after sales service and support. Other services include Hire of Bagging Machinery, Contract Packaging, and CDM Removal projects.
RNA AUTOMATION LTD
RNA are specialists in the supply of speical purpose machinery, providing industry with nearly 2000 systems annually. Alongside our world renowned range of feeders and conveyors, we can offer a unique range of standard and customised automation solutions. We have in house R&D capability combined with the strength of our standard core products. RNA are specified suppliers to most leading pharmaceutical, medical device and automotive manufacturers. Advanced robot and vision systems provide future proof automation and maximum flexibility.Tray nesting/denesting equipment is capable of handling parts gently and with high autonomy. Our range also includes high quality rotary index tables and precision link conveyors. All our equipment is characterised by RNA's reputation for reliability and exceptional returns on investment. * Collaborative Robot * Vision Guided Robots * Sachet & Pouch handling * Tablet Inspection * Vision Inspection * Special purpose handling systems
RU ROBOTS
RU Robots is a small, high technology company specialising in the development of advanced robotics, remote handling systems and advanced user interface assessment and design. RU Robots also carries out feasibility studies and technical audits relating to the use of advanced robots in novel applications.
SCHUBERT UK LTD
Schubert UK is a subsidiary of Gerhard Schubert GmbH and provides comprehensive sales, customer services and technical support across the UK and Republic of Ireland. Schubert specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of end of line robotic packaging machinery for use in the food, confectionery, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. With over 40 years' experience in robotic packaging machinery, Schubert has developed a range of machines designed to save space, improve access and reduce changeover times while remaining engineer and operator friendly. Launched in 2002 by Gerhard Schubert GmbH, the TLM series has now become well established as a market leader. TLM machines are designed with the production environment in mind. They provide fast, efficient, reliable performance and ease of use, with a minimal footprint. By utilising modular design techniques and streamlining the manufacturing process, these 'tailor-made' robotic applications fulfil all production and efficiency requirements.
SCM HANDLING LTD
SCM has supplied turnkey handling systems worldwide to blue chip clients in many diverse industries. We are a KUKA Robotics System Partner and have designed and manufactured proven systems for food and drink, aerospace, print and converting and other industry sectors. We support all our past present and future applications/installatios with a full and comprehensive spares and sevice network. SCM Expertise *Over 50 years of combined materials handling and automation expertise *SCM in house design using 3D CAD - INVENTOR 2013 *SCM controls and software in house electrical design *SCM proven gripper design *SCM in house equipment assembly *SCM equipment set up and test facility *SCM trained global installation and commissioning team SCM - Market sectors *Food & Beverage * Metals & Canning *Glass *Converting * Palletising cells *System integration
SEWTEC AUTOMATION LTD
Sewtec Automation is a specialist project engineering company, designing and manufacturing bespoke machinery and automation solutions for FMCG industries. Sewtec supply to a wide range of industries including but not limited to food process and packaging, medical and pharmaceutical, personal products and tobacco. Our activities encompass project procurement, research and development, Mechanical and electrical design, project management, test rigs and technical evaluation, machine software development, customer business systems integration to factory automation, on site software support, installation, CE Marking and machine safety.
SYNTEGON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
Syntegon Technology is a leading global process and packaging technology provider. Formerly the packaging division of the Bosch Group, the company, headquartered in Waiblingen (Germany), has been offering complete solutions for the pharmaceutical and food industries for over 50 years. More than 6,100 employees at 30 locations in more than 15 countries generated a total revenue of 1.3 billion euros in 2019. The portfolio of intelligent and sustainable technologies includes stand-alone machines, as well as complete systems and services. Fields of application in the pharmaceutical industry are the production, processing, filling, inspection and packaging of liquid and solid pharmaceuticals (e.g. syringes and capsules). In the food industry, the portfolio includes process technology for confectionery as well as packaging solutions for dry foods (e.g. bars, bakery products and coffee), frozen foods and dairy products. These solutions are complemented by a comprehensive after-sales service portfolio. A global service and sales network provides customers with local points of contact.
TEKPAK AUTOMATION LTD
Tekpak is an award winning manufacturer of robotic packaging lines. We specialise in robotic pick and place and product collation systems for confectionery, biscuits/crackers, infant nutrition and medical diagnostics. Tekpak won the PPMA Award for Most Innovative Automation Solution 2012 and 2013. Contact: UK 0800 633 5553,
WEBSTER GRIFFIN LTD
Welcome to the home of bag filling, palletising and pallet stretch hooding:- Webster Griffin manufacture bag filling machinery and robot palletising systems. We work with preferred partners to provide turn-key packing installations. We serve the food, fertilizer, chemicals, waste processing, aggregate, cement, mineral and plastics industries world-wide. Our range comprises of high speed Form Fill Seal bagging machines for 500g packs to 50kg bags, Big Bag filling systems, sack packing lines, palletisers for bags and boxes, as well as automatic pallet stretch wrappers. We design, engineer, manufacture, test, install and start-up turnkey packing systems. Over the past 35 years we have embraced many challenging problems - giving us the experience to ensure that your products will be "packed with know-how".
WESTERN MECHANICAL HANDLING UK LTD
Western Mechanical Handling UK Ltd is a family owned company offering automation solutions to food and pharmaceutical companies around the world. Established in 1976 WMH has over 40-years' experience in the automation of production lines for the food and pharmaceutical industries.
WESTROCK AUTOMATED PACKAGING SYSTEMS
Linkx Systems design and manufacture packaging machinery for Transit / Shelf ready packaging applications for global companies and fully integrated single order dispatch systems for warehouse picking and packing. Our knowledge of product handling and use of leading edge technology in our designs allow us to develop bespoke machinery whilst maintaining proven standard machine concepts. We see all our customers as partners and work with them to maximise efficiency, productivity and profits by providing not only high quality machinery but consultancy and top class Service support also. Our experience covers all end of line and transit packaging applications from Frozen Foods, Dry Foods, Home care and Pharmaceuticals to Warehouse picking and packing. OEM integration and turnkey solutions can also be provided.
WOOD - AUTOMATED SYSTEMS UK
The Automated Technology Group is a leading global supplier of control and power solutions for industrial automation. Now part of Wood Group Mustang's Automation and Control business unit, the company delivers complex projects with a proven blend of creativity, confidence and control. Encompassing the control systems know-how of Autotech and the power control and distribution expertise of Igranic, the group designs, delivers and supports solutions that drive the production lines, supply chains and service delivery of many leading companies. Clients include BAA, BAE Systems, Bentley, British Sugar, Coca-Cola, Hanson Cement, Jaguar Land Rover, Kraft, Scottish Power, Tata Steel and Thames Water. Headquartered in Silsoe, Bedfordshire, The Automated Technology Group also operates sites in Bedford, Birmingham and Stafford. Investment in engineering skills and the development of young people is a high priority for the business, which has established its own apprenticeship programme, The Automated Technology Group Academy.