Headquartered in Londonderry and a part of the Bloc Group, FAST (Manufacturing facility Automation & Techniques Applied sciences) supplies superior manufacturing options to a variety of sectors together with electronics, life science, aerospace, chemical processing and many others.
One among a choose few corporations to be recognised at silver associate degree, the partnership will present the spine to a totally built-in service providing, leading to an enhanced degree of technical experience and specialist abilities.
FAST Applied sciences’ worldwide presence and vertical integration abilities mixed with KUKA’s intensive vary of cell, industrial, and collaborative robots will broaden the potential for an entire host of duties, from the transport of merchandise to heavy load lifting, manufacturing meeting and cleanroom operations.
Colin Spence, FAST Applied sciences director, mentioned: “This partnership will present our clients with a broad vary of superior robotic options and specialist recommendation for his or her automation tasks. With FAST Applied sciences’ superior manufacturing experience and vertically built-in engineering capabilities, coupled with help from technical specialists at KUKA Eire, we’ll collectively present all the required capabilities wanted for programs construct, programming, set up, coaching, and ongoing buyer help.”
This partnership brings additional superior manufacturing alternatives to the Londonderry area, with extra gross sales and repair places in mainland Europe and extra not too long ago in Connecticut, US.
Brian Cooney, managing director, KUKA Eire substantiated the partnership, defined: “We’re delighted to recognise the expertise, specialisms, and abilities inherent in FAST by awarding the corporate our Silver System associate standing. Their modern method to vertical integration completely enhances these of KUKA Eire and positions the corporate to broaden its capabilities throughout a full vary of duties. Now we have little question this may generate new enterprise alternatives for FAST within the years to return. KUKA Eire prides itself on the supply of superior manufacturing options, and business partnerships corresponding to this, are essential to our success.”
The partnership comes off the again of a extremely productive interval for FAST which joined forces with Magherafelt-based Bloc Group in October 2021.
Colin added: “It’s been a busy yr for FAST and we look ahead to working with KUKA Eire to carry this partnership to life in a significant approach. We’re assured it is going to assist us develop an excellent broader vary of automated options and capabilities, and joint success tales with present and future clients.”