Source: Randon Companies announcement
CAXIAS DO SUL, Brazil – Looking to improve the innovation of manufacturing processes, Randon Companies is creating a new unit to support and develop industrial automation. The Randon Tech Solutions (RTS) Industry will focus on providing solutions, special machines and smart manufacturing.
Operations of the new unit are expected to begin in the first quarter of 2021. The company’s agreement was authorized by the Board of Directors of Randon Companies this October, with an initial investment of about R$ 20 million.
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Among the line of goals for the RTS Industry are the manufacture and marketing of robotic cells, machines, devices and industrial tooling. The new unit will also be a facility for technical engineering services, assistance in industrial automation, and used for commercialization of parts and components for this segment.
According to the Director of Operational Excellence of Randon Companies, Bernardo Soares, this initiative was built to expand synergy between all units of the group in the expansion of processes and intelligent systems of productivity.
“RTS will mature internal culture and is an important differential, which gave us sufficient capacity and agility for the development of this new operation. With this association, it will be possible to accelerate our plans for the integration of special machines and automation to processes, enhancing results”, he explained.
RTS Industry will have a plant located near the headquarters of Randon Companies, in Caxias do Sul (RS), for the inclusion of equipment and the execution of production and automation cells.
One of the first measures in this sense was the recent acquisition of machinery and equipment that allows accelerating innovation actions in industrial processes. The company acquired 254 Kuka/ABB robots, as well as equipment for complete truck assembly and suspension line and a 3D precision measurement system.
“We add even more efficiency, safety and quality to all of our initiatives. Added to a culture of constant innovation in processes and the qualification of the technical, operational and engineering staff, RTS Industry will accelerate the growth of our company with sustainability”, stressed the Executive Vice President and COO of Randon Companies, Sergio L. Carvalho.