Agricultural machinery welding cell
Welding time cut by 66%
No job losses
Shelbourne Reynolds has been designing & manufacturing farm machinery since 1972
The 110,000 square foot factory is on a 5 acre site is in rural Stanton near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England and currently employs 150 people.
Shelbourne Reynolds timed the welding tasks to establish a cut off point
Anything that took an hour or more to weld was to be allocated to a robot cell
"The decision on which tasks to automate with the robot was based on the amount of time they took compared to our existing process and the potential savings that could be achieved," explains Michae...