Manufacturer goes robotic

A specialist in precision machined components has invested in its first ever robot to help it boost capacity and achieve lights-out automation.

Dorset-based Brimor Engineering, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has installed a new Halter LoadAssistant from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG) as part of plans to capitalise on a recent 20% increase in sales. It is an investment decision that is already reaping dividends, with the automated loading of up to 100 workpieces giving the firm the opportunity to free up staff to work on other machines and in different roles.
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