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Magor Designs Partnership

Magor Designs Ltd awarded Systems Partner status with Europe’s largest robotics brand – KUKA UK

A Resolven based design and engineering company, Magor Designs Limited, recently welcomed a number of high profile visitors, to celebrate a significant milestone in their 50 year history. One of only eight companies in the UK, Magor has received the prestigious accolade of ‘KUKA Systems Partner’.

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Magor’s own skills, knowledge and expertise in tooling design and automation is now backed by the resources of one of the largest global players in the robotics market.

Ewan McConnell, managing director of Magor Designs comments, “Magor Designs has a strong reputation in tooling and special purpose machines but with this award of KUKA Systems Partner, we now have the potential, backing and skills to break into new and exciting markets with a much broader product offering and the opportunity to further enhance our reputation.

Our customer base of global & UK based brands will only benefit from this development, throughout the automotive, aerospace, defence, canning, packaging sectors and across South Wales in general.  We believe this partnership will result in a seven figure increase in Magor’s turnover within the next few years.”

Cllr. Anthony J Taylor of Neath Port Talbot Council comments, “Magor’s robotics lab represents an exciting development for the company adding another dimension to its problem solving capabilities for its customers. The company’s partnership arrangement with KUKA, a world leader in robotic systems, is an endorsement of the strength and innovativeness of the engineering sector in Neath Port Talbot and the skills of the people it employs. Magor’s commitment to providing apprenticeships will ensure that it has the engineers with the skills needed to maximise the opportunities that robotic systems offer to its customers to improve efficiency within the manufacturing environment”.

Jeff Nowill, managing director of KUKA UK comments, “We would like to take this opportunity to welcome Magor as a KUKA System Partner.  At KUKA we are extremely proud of the way we partner with energetic businesses, which allows them to break into exciting new markets and expand their product offering.  Magor and KUKA share many attributes, including the drive, passion and knowledge to develop innovative and cost effective solutions for our customer’s vast array of applications.”