Unit C
Castle Bromwich Business Park
Tameside Drive
West Midlands
B35 7AG
0121 749 2566

RNA are specialists in the supply of special purpose machinery, providing industry with nearly 2000 systems annually.

Alongside our world renowned range of bowl 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.

The RNA robotic system can offer low cost, high mechanical reliability, excellent versatility and short cycle times with a wide variety of components. With the RNA system it is possible to automate small or large batches and achieve good profitability even with annual volumes as low as a thousand components.

RNA automated vision inspection systems are designed for a broad spectrum of components. Quality control checks, OCR and batch sorting applications are a few examples. Advanced robot and vision systems provide future proof automation and maximum flexibility.

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.

* Assembly Machines
* Vibratory Feeding Systems
* Collaborative Robot Systems
* Robotic Systems
* Vision Inspection Systems
* Special purpose machinery

Management Personnel

  • Managing Director: Stuart Brettell
  • Sales Director: Dave Hanslow
  • Engineering Manager: Phil Baker

Products Supplied

Vibratory Bowl Feeders:
RNA bowls feed and orientate your products carefully, guaranteeing a consistent and accurate flow of components into your production machinery.
Vibratory Bowl Feeders (UK):
Orientation and feeding of component parts in single or multiple outlets. RNA bowl tops and drive units have been designed to work in harmony alongside each other and handle components from all areas of industry. The widest possible range of shapes and sizes made of many kinds of material can be catered for.
Centrifugal Feeders:
Designed to run effortlessly at output rates of 20–3000 parts/min, with a smooth and gentle operation which virtually eliminates product damage.
Linear Feeders (UK):
Linear feeders from RNA enable a linear sorting (linear sorting track). They can also be used for the orientation of components and provide higher outputs with a multi-track design.
Centrifugal Feeders (UK):
Designed to run effortlessly at output rates of 20 – 3000 parts per minute, with a smooth and gentle operation which virtually eliminates product damage.
RNA’s VariFeed™ is a high-speed, automated feeding system for handling Wrapped Chocolate Bars, Cereal Bars, and Fruit Bars. Up to 400 products per minute.
3-Axis Vibration Feeders:
RNA and Asyril cooperate in the development and sales of Flexible Part Feeding Systems and Vibration Platforms. FlexCube flexible vibrator feeders offer high performance part feeding, pre-orientation and optimal surface distribution of bulk parts and components.
RNA’s VariPic™ flexible feeding system is a compact and proven package for handling complex and varied products, pre-configured for fast integration.
Special Purpose Machinery:
Bespoke special purpose machinery for the manufacturing industry which include feeding & handling, testing, control systems and automated assembly machines.
Loading Elevators (UK):
For bulk handling of component parts.
Rotary Indexing Machines:
RNA design and develop rotary indexing table that is tailored to the customer’s specific applications; reliable, high quality, high precision and repeatability.
Bespoke Assembly Machines (UK):
Automated Assembly Machines, Manufacturing Systems.
Rotary Indexing Tables:
RNA design and develop rotary indexing table that is tailored to the customer’s specific applications. Rotary tables, Indexers, Rotary Table Assembly Systems, etc.
Robotic Systems:
Our robotic system solutions automate your production lines where small batch runs and sensitive, difficult components have been impossible to automate in the past.
Vision Inspection Systems:
Reliable, accurate high speed solutions from a single source supplier. RNA automated vision inspection systems are turnkey solutions for total confidence of supply.
Special purpose Machines (UK):
Design, develop and build innovative, bespoke special purpose machinery for the manufacturing industry which include feeding and handling, testing workstations, control systems and automated assembly machines.
Robotic Systems (UK):
Integrated Robot and vision system, Robotic Systems Integration, Robot Clipping Systems, FlexType R.
Automated Assembly Machines:
Bespoke Assembly Solutions – From simple, standalone poka yoke mechanical devices to fully automated assembly line.
Collaborative Robots:
Collaborative robot integration, full bespoke manufacturing solution.
Vision Inspection Systems (UK):
Turnkey vision solutions for a broad spectrum of components; Presence/Absence detection; Defect detection; Vision test & measurement; vision guided robot; Part verification; OCR/OCV; Sorting; Barcode reading and traceability.
Overseas Reps

Overseas representation

Rhein-Nadel Automation GmbH:
Aachen, Germany. 0049 241 5109159.
Vibrant SA:
Barcelona, Spain. 0034933777300.
HSH Automation AG:
Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland. 0041 629561000.
RNA Italia:
Via Caccialepori 36 I-20148 Milano, Italy 0039 02 36728755
United Components A/S:
Middelfart, Denmark 0045 64 40 09 70
UK Reps

Companies represented in the UK

Rhein-Nadel Automation GmbH:
Vibratory feeders, vision systems, linear feeders, elevators, parts handling units, stepping feeders.
Doosan Robots:
RNA are integrators of Doosan Robots, supplying and supporting the Doosan range of Collaborative Robots (Cobots).
Italplant S.r.l:
Rotary Index tables and precision link conveyors.
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