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Developing and promoting the use of industrial robots and automation.

About BARA

BARA (British Automation and Robot Association) provides a voice for the Robot and Automation Industries when dealing with government, industry, financial and academic institutions.

The aim of the BARA is to promote the use of, and assist in the development of Industrial Robots and Automation in British industry. In 2009, BARA joined forces with Automate UK to become a special interest focus group and has gathered more influence, members and provides more support to the end-user community.

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Exploring Automation Across Manufacturing and Beyond
17/07/2024

Exploring Automation Across Manufacturing and Beyond

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Automate UK CTO Laurie Barnes helps to set new standards in the ISO Global directory. Members News
12/07/2024

Automate UK CTO Laurie Barnes helps to set new standards in the ISO Global directory.

Automate UK Chief Technical Officer (CTO) Laurie Barnes has not stopped since his appointment to the Automate UK executive. Becoming a committee member of TC 313 and its overarching committee MCE/3/3 Packaging Machines, and added to the CEN TC 146 equivalent within the ISO Global Directory.

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A golden year for Ceetak celebrating 50 years in business. Members News
10/07/2024

A golden year for Ceetak celebrating 50 years in business.

Ceetak Ltd is marking 50 years in business during 2024, and the Bedford offices kicked off in style.

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Achieving Pricing Equilibrium and Prioritising Aftercare in Industrial Machine OEM Services Industry news
08/07/2024

Achieving Pricing Equilibrium and Prioritising Aftercare in Industrial Machine OEM Services

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Understanding Robot Density and the Smart Industry Readiness Index Industry news
03/07/2024

Understanding Robot Density and the Smart Industry Readiness Index

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Welcome Ryan Griffths Members News
03/07/2024

Welcome Ryan Griffths

Simmatic Automation are thrilled to welcome Ryan Griffiths to the team as their new Apprentice Automation Engineer.

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26/06/2024

OTTO Digital Services for Systems

Busch Vacuum Solutions has expanded its range of OTTO Digital Services to include vacuum systems.

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Insights from the German Mittelstand and Strategies for UK SME Support Industry news
17/06/2024

Insights from the German Mittelstand and Strategies for UK SME Support

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