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How To Ensure CapEx Plans Will Yield The Best ROI

Ensuring your CapEx plans will yield the best return on investment is key to any successful business.  However, the first step is not necessarily one that would usually spring to mind! What Are The Core KPIs Of Your Company? Identifying … Continue reading

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Plug and Play Entry Point Screening and Sanitiser Station

    The Sense & Sanitise Station is a plug and play entry point screening and sanitiser dispensing system that has been developed in response to the current crisis. It is a two hand sanitiser unit with a calibrated infra … Continue reading

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Automated Palletising

Automated palletising is a machine or system that stacks products onto pallets. Palletisers may be either robotic or mechanical, and goods will usually be picked and placed as individual products or as a complete layer. There are many advantages and … Continue reading

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Downloadable Safety Distance Calculator

Hazards must come to a safe state prior to an operator reaching the hazard. For safety distance calculations, ISO 13855 defines the distance as follows: S = K x T + C: To help you calculate safety distances we have … Continue reading

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Quick Wins To Reduce Your Overheads And Improve Profits

In January we all tend to review the previous year to see how we can improve this year, so these Quick Wins on how to reduce your production overheads should come in useful! The first category outlines ways to directly … Continue reading

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How To Define The Value Of Intangible Benefits

Calculating ROI is needed to validate any project but often this is not as easy as it appears on the surface. Often companies start and stop by thinking in terms of ‘how much paid staff time will this project save … Continue reading

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Granta Automation – What Do We Do?

This informative video will give you a brief overview of what we do at Granta Automation and how we manage our processes to ensure the success of your automation project.  

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How To Specify an Automated Pallet Stacking System

Every day in the UK there are millions of pallets being stacked with a wide variety of products. Estimates suggest that as much as 50-60% of this process is undertaken by hand. This is yet another reflection of how far … Continue reading

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Vigilance Decrement and How It Affects Your Business

Quality control in a manufacturing environment is one of the most vital areas of the production process and its value can never be underestimated. Manually inspecting products is still a popular choice for many companies today and while it has … Continue reading

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Granta Support Contract Scheme

Our support contract schemes have been designed to work for you – they’re as bespoke as our automation solutions!  Whether you need 24/7 support or just an annual maintenance visit, each contract can be tailored to suit your exact requirements. … Continue reading

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