A bath manufacturer has invested in new robotics technology to improve and automate its manufacturing processes after securing a £1.5m loan.
Carron Bathrooms, which operates from a 16,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Falkirk, has used a £1.5m funding package to install six new robotic lines that will enable the business to fully automate its production.
The investment will increase the firm’s efficiencies as the spraying, trimming and packing of its products will all now be completed automatically.
Carron Bathrooms manufactures and sells a wide range of baths and shower trays both to trade buyers and direct to consumers across the UK and Europe.
The investment in robotics will help the business to meet growing demand for its products.
The business has grown significantly in recent years and the firm, which has an annual turnover of more than £15m and now employs more than 126 people in Scotland.
James McMorrine, director at Carron Bathrooms said: “We’ve seen a steady increase in demand for our products as more people look to invest in major home and bath re-modelling projects. By automating our production, we’ve refined and upgraded our manufacturing to incorporate more modern techniques. This will not only improve our efficiencies, but it will also further refine the quality of our products, whilst helping to streamline the business for the future.”
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