Assembly Machines & Automation Solutions
We are renowned for our ability to build bespoke assembly machines and automation solutions for the medical device, pharmaceutical, and high-end manufacturing industries. With our extensive in-house expertise, we offer automation solutions from initial design concept stage through to final commissioning and validation.
Typical projects in this area include:
- Component assembly
- Tube coiling and assembly
- Label print and application
- Catheter assembly
- Testing and inspection equipment
Key technologies include:
- Ultrasonic & laser cutting
- Welding – RF, ultrasonic, induction etc
- Adhesive dispensing
- O-ring assembly
- UV curing
- Impulse & solid-state heat sealing
- Printing – inkjet, hot foil, thermal, laser, pad printing etc
Needle Assembly and Testing MachineWard automation are experts in the assembly and testing of medical devices. Watch this video of a Needle Assembly & Testing machine built by our… Read full case study
New Technology Meets Old on Medical Device Assembly MachineThe first machine built by Ward Automation Sligo 23 years ago was a mechanical cam machine. We have leveraged our years of experience of cam… Read full case study
Delta robots pick and place162 parts per minute This machine can process 162 parts per minute with a placement accuracy of +/-0.05mm. Delta robots are known for high accuracy at a… Read full case study
Medical Tubing Cut, Coil & BandOur 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… Read full case study
Qualification & Validation
All equipment is rigorously tested in-house, our procedures and documents are based on GAMP 5. With dedicated quality departments on both our sites, we can support our customers through their entire qualification and validation process, from placement of order through to the start of production.
Comprehensive technical documentation is supplied with our equipment which provides the client with the necessary information for operating, troubleshooting and maintenance of the equipment.