Gripple Automation : Made in Sheffield
Last year the firm poured all its experience and quite a lot of cash into a spin-off company making hi-tech machines that take the manual work out of manufacturing. Gripple Automation builds systems with robot arms and pistons that nimbly assemble, test and wrap products at lightning speed – with no tea breaks, no off days and at the exactly the same rate at 5pm as at 9am. The machines also ‘talk’ to each other, can be operated remotely and log vast amounts of data which is analysed to find improvements. The firm, which started out serving the mother company, now has a queue of external customers. But bosses insist the machines should never cost jobs.
Gripple Automation hits 'The Manufacturer' headlines
Following in the successful footsteps of Gripple Ltd., Gripple Automation Ltd. are on the start of their own new exciting journey. With the unique upbringing of being a manufacturer themselves, Gripple Automation bring an enlightened approach to machine design and build, totally embracing the customers needs and more. Read the full article here.