John Ford Automation Ltd


A few of the Customers supplied by John Ford Automation

Tata Steel Development of a machine to automatically repair rail defects on train tracks.
Lincoln Welding Automatic welding system.
Celanese Acetate Various projects aimed at filter toe production enhancements.
Calcarb Design, Build and Installation of an SLC 500 based SCADA and PLC system.
Ramsey Timber Special purpose machine to automatically produce parts use in the production of beds.
Boots PLC Existing machine upgrade to dramatically reduce compressed air consumption.
Reckitt and Benckiser Hopper layering system to improve the plant production capacity.
Paul Fabs Punch press automation.
VacEx Design of a vacuum excavator.
US Navy Design and build of a control system to operate a portable CNC machine.(CAD CAM).
Coors Brewery Design and Build of a SCADA system to integrate into a small micro brewery.
S & A Foods Ltd In place cleaning system to overcome a “slight” listeria problem.
Black & Decker USA Design and build of a machine that automatically attaches a protective cover to the teeth of circular saw blades. (Won a National Machinery Award for it).
Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Machine upgrade to automate the cutting angle of tyre ply material.
Johnson & Johnson Design and build of a machine to automatically polish the surface of medical implants.
Focal Foods Design and build of a machine to automatically orientate onions prior to introduction to a peeling machine. (using PLC controlled cameras).
Closures Ltd Design, Build and Integrate a high speed automatic visual inspection system.
British Sugar Design, Build and Integrate a control system to upgrade a bottle filling machine.
British Steel Design, Build and Integrate a system to automatically tension sheet steel whilst coiling onto a mandrel.
Black and Decker UK Project manage the relocation of a manufacturing site with process improvement wins ongoing.