Industry 4.0: What it means for your business
Using robotics to increase efficiency in our business - NC Engineering (video)
NC Engineering is a manufacturer of industrial and agricultural equipment based in Hamiltonsbawn, Armagh. Since 1975, the company has been winning awards for product design and innovation through its policy of continuous research and development.
Using advanced digital technology, the company automated the control of their tools and introduced a robotic welding system into their manufacturing processes. These steps have increased business efficiency and competitiveness, in addition to attracting international customers.
In this case study, NC Engineering Director, Robert Nicholl explains the reasons behind their digital transformation. He describes the approach the company took to innovate and the lessons they've learnt along the way.
Robert's top tips:
- "Find the right solution - it is key."
- "Do your due diligence, assess the applications on the ground and see if they can be applied to your products."
- "Be patient."