Automation

Automation

R&E Automated offers complete automation solutions, including the following:

  • Project Management—consulting, planning and execution
  • Equipment Design—concept, simulation, mechanical and electrical
  • Controls Systems Design—hardware, software and safety
  • Fabrication—machining, assembly and panel build
  • Programming—PLC, Motion, Robot OLPs and operator interface
  • Factory Start Up—software, HMIs, cycle time and operational improvement
  • Supplemental Staffing—supporting all disciplines of automation

Controls Engineering

Controls Engineering

R&E provides diverse hardware and software designs for Body and Assembly, Material Handling, Pharmaceutical, and other applications using legacy and new technology. We have designed systems integrating multiple robot platforms, data tracking, machine diagnostics, motion control, pneumatics, and plant networking. We are experienced in the following:

  • Hardware Design—AutoCAD, E-AutoCAD and E-Plan
  • Human Machine Interface—Allen Bradley, Siemens, Omron and others
  • Networks—Ethernet, DeviceNet, ControlNet, Profibus, Profinet and RIO/DH+/RS-232
  • Software Design—Allen Bradley, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron, Telemecanique, GE Fanuc and Modicon

End of Line

End of the Line

R&E Automated is your go-to-team for End of the Line Testing, Rapid Prototyping, Custom Panel Building, Custom Cable Fabrication and Design, and Solutions including R&D. Our team covers all aspects of the solution including mechanical, electrical and software, so you can have a one-stop shop for all of your needs, including the following:

  • 3D Printing
  • Connectors
  • Fixtures
  • Wiring Harnesses
  • Electrical/Mechanical Assemblies
  • Control Panel Design and Build
  • Automation Design and Build
  • Custom Solutions

Inspection Technologies

Inspection Technologies

R&E offers a variety of inspection technologies to meet client needs, including the following:

CMM Inspection

  • Poli Globo Dual Arm
  • PCDMIS Software
  • 8m x 3m x 3m capacity
  • Part/Assembly/Full BIW Sampling
  • Fixture/Die sampling
  • • Offline Programming
Faro Arm Inspection
  • Faro Edge and Scan Arm ES
  • 3.7 Meter Measurement Range
  • Touch Probe, Laser Scanner
  • Small Part Inspection
Blue Light Scanner
  • Hexagon WLS400M
  • Full Surface Fixture/Die/Part sampling with Color Map Reports
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Small to Large Part Inspection
  • Onsite Services
Laser Tracker Services
  • Faro Vantage
  • Faro Ion
  • Spatial Analyzer Software
  • Machine Leveling
  • Tool Certification
  • Onsite Laser Tracker Services

Process and Design

Process and Design

R&E Automated can support a complete process from the smallest S/A to the largest, full body shop solutions. We have experience in all areas of design throughout a body shop as well as non-automotive applications, and support all levels of system layout from small additions and modifications to existing systems to full, complete system level layouts including all BOM and installation drawings.

  • Process—Complete system process, manpower reductions, system optimization and up speed process analysis
  • Design—Catia, Fides, NX, Autocad 2 and 3D, Solidworks and Inventor
  • System Layout—AutoCAD and FactoryCAD

Simulation and Virtual Commissioning

Simulation and Virtual Commissioning

R&E’s Simulation Group starts from process and reach studies, through cycle time validation and optimization. Simulations are complete through full OLPs, ready to upload. We provide a seamless transfer of virtual automation to real-world plants.

  • Simulation—Process Simulate, RobCAD, Virtual Commissioning, Throughput Analysis and Cycle Times.
  • Virtual Commissioning—Standardize simulations, reduce time to commission on site, test and debug in a virtual environment, better PLC programs and HMI code, optimize performance, validate automation, training for operators and quicker time to production.

Training

Training

R&E’s training department provides high-quality courses, helping our clients have a greater understanding of the technology that moves their companies forward. Course offerings include:

  • PLC Programming (Siemens and Rockwell)
  • Laser Welding (RLSK) and Brazing
  • Robot Programming (most major brands)
  • Ultrasonic (NDT) and RSWA Inspection Training
  • Automation Mentorship Program (AMP)
  • Class delivery in our lab or your facility
  • Technical writers on staff
  • Self-paced internal employee training
  • Customized course development

R&E Automated

Global Reach

R&E Automated is an internationally recognized leader in the automation, engineering and prototype build industries servicing over 500 customers worldwide. Our team offers the most comprehensive services to the automation community with efficiency and precision.

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