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Manufacturing and Retail


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Mar 26th 2020 - Oct 13th 2020

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Solent Automation specialises in developing, deploying and supporting automation robots to perform and tackle common manual labour-intensive tasks in factories. To solve the 'pick-and-place' challenges in an industrial setup, these robots are created with proven reliable components coupled with proprietary software to solve 'pick-and-place' challenges in an industrial environment. Two of the company's noteworthy products are 'SOLPAL 8' and 'SOLPACK 1XP, both are equipped with an all-in-one gripping tool, and can handle 16 boxes per minute and 60 packs per minute, respectively. Backed by a team of experts from manufacturing and robotics, Solent Automation provides on-site installation, training, and remote support for its products. There is also a rent-to-buy option through a 3rd party finance company. With the investment, the company aims at providing more robotic equipment most needed in factories focused on labour-intensive work functions.

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The team includes skilled professionals with expertise in their functional areas, which will help in streamlining the overall operations of the company. The CEO of the company has leadership skills and technical knowledge of the automation industry, while the CTO is a skilled electrical engineer and microcontroller programming specialist, a core skill required for the basis of their automation technology.


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