Horan Automation & Consulting was established by Gerry & Kathleen Horan to provide an Automation Consulting and Project management service with a difference.Based on Gerry’s 20 years hands on experience in designing and implementing robotic and automation projects, we provide unrivalled technical knowledge of automated production and packaging systems.
Is Automation Right for Your Business?
Our 5 key questions when designing an automated system are:
If demand increases then automation allows you to easily meet production deadlines. Automated lines can run overnight and at weekends to achieve optimum production. Machines can also be programmed to increase production where necessary.
Automated systems eliminate human error increasing the rates of precision and accuracy. This also reduces waste and the need for quality and precision testing increasing efficiency.
Automation reduces the costs of wages and allows the business to recoup automation costs over a relatively short timescale. Automation also reduces breakage and waste. Costs due to staff absenteeism will also be reduced.
Automated systems are run by computer programs which instruct the machinery to carry out specific tasks. These programs can be easily edited and manipulated to increase or decrease production, fill a different sized bottle, make a larger packaging box etc. This potentially wider range of operational tasks allows for greater flexibility in production.
Automation reduces or eliminates repetitive strain injuries for staff which promotes a safer working environment and reduces absenteeism. Automated machines reduce the need for human involvement in the production line which also reduces factory accidents. These lines are normally maintained by a trained engineer so that health and safety best practice is adhered to.
Horan Automation and Consulting
Drangan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Republic of Ireland.
Tel: +353 (0)52 9152208
Fax: +353 (0)52 9152007