About SP Automation & Robotics

Operating at the cutting edge of design, SP Automation & Robotics are an end to end solution provider of cost-effective special purpose machinery. We are dedicated to the design and manufacture of bespoke automated systems that meet the demands of modern production, manufacturing, engineering and process environments.


From our purpose built facility, SP Automation & Robotics has been designing, building and installing production and process automated solutions since 1984. Our systems are located mainly in the United Kingdom, spread over England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. In addition, we have machines installed across Europe and within the USA, all of which are supported by our team of highly skilled and dynamic engineers.


Building long lasting relationships with clients by working together to fully understand their process & production methods in order to build a bespoke machine unique to each client. Reducing risk in the beginning and at each stage to ensure projects are built to last and delivered on time. Roy Henderson.


Our in-house team includes project design engineers, software & control design engineers, project managers, electrical & automation engineers who work together to provide a first class, proactive and transparent service to our clients. We have provided automated systems to a wide range of industries, including food & drink, plastics, munitions, medical device manufacturing, pharmaceutical and cleanroom automation, automotive, electronics, packaging and construction.


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Just as diverse is the size of the projects we have completed, ranging from stand-alone fixtures to multi-million pound fully automated solutions. Either way, we work with our customers to ensure they get the most cost-effective system tailored to them.


Providing a transparent solution, through extensive communication to meet the demand of modern production. Serving as partners to provide manufacturers with a lasting competitive advantage in their industry. Lee Nixon


Over the years, our automated solutions have included high-speed assembly, semi-automated processes, vision inspection machines, testing systems, robotic palletisers, materials handling, welding, packaging, automatic labelling machines, and pad printing systems. Our ability to adapt to each of our customer’s needs makes us one of a few automated machine builders that can provide true bespoke automated systems. Adopting new technologies and Industry 4.0 methodologies ensures our solutions are designed for today’s manufacturing whilst considering our client’s requirements for the future, allowing them to have a competitive advantage.


Industries we currently work with (but not limited to):


Additional services include:

  • Fully turnkey automated solutions
  • Integrated vision provider
  • Robotic handling
  • Palletising systems
  • Robotic welding systems
  • UR robot provider
  • PLC and robotics programming
  • Automation consultations
  • Build to print (from existing designs)
  • Electrical panel design and Build
  • Mechanical design – Solid Works and Inventor
  • Manufacturing (CNC and 3D Printing)
  • Machine guarding
  • Safety consultation
  • Collaborative robot provider
  • CE marking


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