Author Archives: Shauna Ward

Ward Automation are Finalists in Sligo Business Excellence Awards

The finalists of the Regional Skillnet Excellence Award were selected for their demonstration of commitment to upskilling their staff and investing in people as well as showing the importance of their team in relation to future growth plans. Ward Automation promotes a culture of learning throughout the company with a mentoring programme for graduates andContinue Reading

Ward Automation Summer Staff Outing 2018

Ward Automation had their annual end of summer staff day out last Friday. Previous years have seen us on activities like go-karting, blindfold driving and deep water fishing but this time we opted for Paintballing. We headed off to a remote jungle style location on the banks of the Shannon to Battlebridge. Staff split into teamsContinue Reading

Medical Technology Ireland Expo & Conference 2018

Ward Automation will exhibit at Medical Technology Ireland Expo & Conference, Wednesday 26th/ Thursday 27th September 2018 at Ballybrit Racecourse, Galway. See us at Stand number 30 in THE MILLENNIUM STAND. The two-day conference and exhibition will feature presentations by leading international Medical Device experts with thought-provoking guest speakers and on-stage interviews with key device executives. Located atContinue Reading

New State of the Art Factory for Sligo!

Planning permission has been approved for a new state of the art manufacturing facility to be built in Sligo. Established in 1995, Ward Automation is a leading manufacturer of world-class automation equipment providing to the medical device, pharmaceutical and high end manufacturing industries. Growing demands for the company’s ingenious automation solutions has secured the needContinue Reading

Finisklin Charity Cup

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much!” – The statement fits perfectly when describing the Finisklin fundraiser event ran by Lotus Works. The team organised the “Finisklin Charity Cup” which took place on Wednesday, June 20th in the Showgrounds Astro Facility. It was wonderful to see so many Finisklin businessesContinue Reading

Achema 2018

This week Ward Automation engineers are at Achema in Frankfurt, Germany. ACHEMA is the world forum for chemical engineering, process engineering and biotechnology. Every three years the world’s major fair for the process industry attracts around 4,000 exhibitors from over 50 different countries to present new products, processes and services to 170,000 professionals from all overContinue Reading

Ward Automation Soap Box Team Thrill at RNLI event!

Our engineers were delighted to take part in the charity soap box event ran by Bundoran Lifeboat Station over the weekend. The Ward Automation Soap Box Team came out victorious once again with the Mark 2! Congratulations to all at Bundoran Lifeboat Station for delivering a fantastic event, raising funds for the voluntary organisation thatContinue Reading

Medical Tubing Cut, Coil & Band

Our Galway-based team have recently developed and installed a fully automated machine to cut, coil and cohesive band medical tubing for a major customer.  The machine also assembles pinch clamps onto the tubing.  The machine has flexibility to manufacture three configurations of coil, with flexibility to add future coil configurations. The machine is fully automated, includingContinue Reading

Bottle Loading Cobot

At our Sligo facility, we have developed and built another collaborative robot cell for a customer who is committed to keeping at the forefront of new technology. The machine can process different bottle sizes, it separates the bottles on a conveyor, picks the bottles at 50ppm and loads them into empty trays which are circulated on separateContinue Reading