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    Buying automation with confidence(30/07/2021)

    There is mounting pressure on manufacturers to increase throughput, run times, and provide safer working conditions – as a result, the adoption of industrial robots is increasing. During a recent roundtable, hosted by Paige West, Editor of Connectivity at the IML Group, a panel of BARA representatives and industry experts discussed developing the business case for automation and choosing the appropriate suppliers and applications.

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    Automation – Buy with Confidence(02/07/2021)

    With mounting pressure on manufacturers to increase throughput, run times, and safer working conditions, the adoption of industrial robots is increasing. A panel of BARA representatives and industry experts discussed the appropriate application for what task, and how to create a business case to automate.

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    Demand for automation grants outstrips best estimates(08/06/2012)

    The British Automation and Robot Association (BARA) has reported that after the completion of the first year of the government funded Automating Manufacturing programme, 156 applications were received from UK manufacturers to March 31 exceeding the best estimations by more than 50 percent. British manufacturers are urged to apply before the government money runs out.

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    UK Robot sales soared 68% last year(08/02/2012)

    The latest robot sales statistics compiled by the British Robot and Automation Association (BARA), reveal that sales have increased by a dramatic 68% over the last year. Almost all of the major robotics suppliers to British Manufacturing have reported this trend which is welcome news from the industry. The most dramatic growth has come from the automotive or automotive components sectors with growth of 235% and 176% respectively.

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    Free independent expert advice for those considering automation(16/11/2011)

    Successful implementation of automated or robotic systems can drive productivity, reduce waste, improve precision and ultimately increase the competitiveness of companies. A government funded programme - Automating Manufacturing - provides the opportunity for UK manufacturers to benefit from independent, impartial expertise to assist in the implementation of appropriate automation systems.

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    Whither automation? F&S interviews BARA's Mike Wilson(16/08/2011)

    Recession has has its inevitable impact on automation sales in the short term, but what does the future hold for this strategically important sector? Archana Chauhan, program manager for industrial automation and process control at Frost & Sullivan, has conducted an interview with Mike Wilson, CEO of the British Automation and Robotics Association. In the interview, Mr Wilson discusses the future of automation in Britain and abroad, the investment opportunities and challenges.

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    UK robot sales soar(03/02/2011)

    BARA, the British Automation and Robot Association, reports that 2010 UK robot sales rose 65% on 2009 figures, reversing the declining trend in robot sales, which the UK has seen year on year since 2005. A recent end-of-year robot sales comparison survey carried out by BARA, which is made up of 40 robotics and automation companies and includes all major UK robot suppliers, shows that the increase in robot sales was much higher than industry pundits initially predicted.

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