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O-ring Assembly

O-ring Assembly

A leading global med-device company approached Ward Automation with a project to automate the assembly process for some of their products. One key part of this project was the assembly of a barrier coated O-ring onto a plastic component at a rate of 35ppm. However any over stretching of the o-ring during assembly would damageContinue Reading

Engineering Expo Sligo IT

Engineering Expo Sligo IT

Get ready for the biggest Engineering Expo the region has ever seen. The Engineering Expo is an interactive, information sharing event which is a new and exciting collaboration between IT Sligo and Industry. It is a chance for potential engineering students to gain knowledge of companies, interact with alumni and network with professional engineers. Participants at theContinue Reading

Manufacturing Event 2017

Manufacturing Event 2017

We had an exciting day at The National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition in Dublin. The collaborative robot we had with us allowed visitors to our stand grasp how we integrate the latest technologies in our designs. See our Project Engineer Kenny Ward interviewed at the event.  

Showcasing at Manufacturing Event 2017!

Showcasing at Manufacturing Event 2017!

We will be exhibiting at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 31st January 2017. We look forward to showcasing and speaking to you about some of our latest innovations! Come and talk to us at Stand 98, just down from the entrance towards the main stage.  

Ward Automation sponsors Sligo IT’s graduation award

Ward Automation sponsors Sligo IT’s graduation award

IT Sligo hosted its Conferring Ceremonies for the Institute’s graduating class of 2016 on November 3rd and 4th in the Institute’s Knocknarea Arena. Ward Automation were delighted to be a sponsor at the ceremony. John Ward, managing director at Ward Automation presented the Governing Body medal to Brendan Nestor who achieved the highest grade inContinue Reading

Ward Automation sponsor Robotics Camp

Ward Automation sponsor Robotics Camp

Ward Automation was delighted to be a sponsor at The Robotics camp for children in Sligo. Students had the chance to develop their own apps, control robots and create their own gaming experiences under the instruction of Brendan White at the Centre for lifelong learning, St. Angela’s College.

Ward Automation at Engineering Expo Sligo IT

Ward Automation at Engineering Expo Sligo IT

We are delighted to be involved in the Engineering Expo at Sligo IT. “It will appeal to anybody who is interested in designing and building products that make the world a better place – from cars to medical devices.” John Ward, managing director at Ward Automation is pictured with Nicholas Metry, third year Electronic Engineering SligoContinue Reading

Real Motion Racing Team

Real Motion Racing Team

Ward Automation are a proud sponsor of Real Motion Racing Team. The Co. Sligo team of four have to design, manufacture and race a miniature F1 car powered by compressed Co2 canisters and made of high density foam. We wish the lads best of luck in the Regional Finals in GMIT, Castlebar.