Medical Device Automation

Medical Industry Automation

SP Automation & Robotics has been designing and building custom automation equipment for the medical device automation assembly industry since the company was founded. We have built many automated medical device assembly systems over the years in accordance with GAMP regulations. We also understand the FDA validation requirements to which our medical device assembly automation equipment and pharmaceutical customers must comply.

Multiple-part inhaler assemblies have been assembled by SP Automation & Robotics for over 30 years. Usually located in clean rooms, these systems have included full assembly of device counters, fully functional and quality checking, assembly, labelling and printing at speeds between 40 and 200 parts per minute.

These automated machines have also incorporated air flow and functional checks along with high-accuracy Vision Inspection Systems, ensuring our bespoke automated solutions provide our customers with fully functionally tested devices.

Our solutions to the medical device industry are vast, including the complete assembly of needle-free injection devices, surgical instruments and catheters. If you are considering medical device automation, then get in touch to discuss your options. We work closely with our world-leading suppliers, such as Beckhoff Automation and Universal Robots, in order to develop the best solution unique to your process.

Automation in the Medical Industry

SP Automation & Robotics has an exhaustive history of designing and manufacturing top class, bespoke automated equipment for the medical device assembly industry. We have an extensive knowledge of this extremely regulated industry. We are dedicated to providing cutting-edge technologies that give our clients a confidential competitive edge. Our expertise in the medical industry has allowed us to build established long-lasting relationships with several highly respected blue-chip companies. Recognising that the medical industry is continuously growing and developing, SP Automation & Robotics have helped our clients stay at the top of their field with cutting-edge technology in both R&D and Production.

Each piece of our bespoke automated equipment is engineered to meet your long-term production goals, including quality and increased throughput. Each design is carefully considered, ensuring they are versatile, modular, adaptable to future needs, in accordance with the GAMP 5 guide and suitable for use within cleanrooms.


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Key features and equipment

  • Auto loading from moulding systems
  • Auto buffer feeding from bowl feed and hoppers
  • Full assembly including complex counters
  • Functional and assembly checking
  • Capping
  • High accuracy labelling using SP Automation & Robotics designed labelling system (+/-0.1mm)
  • Final packaging
  • Output – 40 to 200 ppm
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