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Automate UK, formerly the PPMA Group of Associations, is the leading trade association for automation suppliers and end users of technology across processing, packaging, robotics and machine vision. We’re committed to supporting your growth and ensuring automation is at the heart of manufacturing.

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Budget: Industry Briefing Analysis Webinars
21/02/2024

Budget: Industry Briefing Analysis

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Peter Williamson takes his seat as the new chair of Make UK  Affiliate Partner Board
Industry news 21/02/2024

Peter Williamson takes his seat as the new chair of Make UK Affiliate Partner Board

Automate UK CEO, Peter Williamson has been appointed as the new chair of the Make UK affiliate partner board He will also represent the affiliate partner programme on Make UK’s national membership board

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UNIVERSAL ROBOTS BRING THEIR MASTERCLASS TO A CITY NEAR YOU!
21/02/2024

UNIVERSAL ROBOTS BRING THEIR MASTERCLASS TO A CITY NEAR YOU!

This year we will be showing the latest in cobot welding technology” if you want to find out how you can use flexible low cost robots to fill the skills gap in your fabrication business then register to attend.

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Global Robot Installations Smash Records Again in 2023 – Unveiling Implications for the Present and Future
Industry news 21/02/2024

Global Robot Installations Smash Records Again in 2023 – Unveiling Implications for the Present and Future

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A new organisation is launched to champion the uptake of automation across UK manufacturing E-bulletins
16/02/2024

A new organisation is launched to champion the uptake of automation across UK manufacturing

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Improvements to log-packing line mean that lessons can be applied to systems installed on other sites
E-bulletins 16/02/2024

Improvements to log-packing line mean that lessons can be applied to systems installed on other sites

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Print-and-apply system meets logistics needs of reliability, connectivity and faster print speeds E-bulletins
16/02/2024

Print-and-apply system meets logistics needs of reliability, connectivity and faster print speeds

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German show will see latest options for PET bottle sterilisation, barrier, blow moulding and filling
E-bulletins 16/02/2024

German show will see latest options for PET bottle sterilisation, barrier, blow moulding and filling

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Co-operation on robotics and management software for instruments facilitates flexible lab automation E-bulletins
16/02/2024

Co-operation on robotics and management software for instruments facilitates flexible lab automation

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Oiling drum demonstrates strengths of centerlining to compensate for low operator numbers - or skills
E-bulletins 16/02/2024

Oiling drum demonstrates strengths of centerlining to compensate for low operator numbers - or skills

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