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horanautomation

MANUFACTURING

AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS

HoranAutomation&Consulting

A:Drangan,Thurles,Tipperary,IrelandE32D86

W:www.horan.ie

E:sales@horan.ie

P:(052)9152208


AboutUs

HoranAutomation&ConsultingwasestablishedbyGery&KathleenHoranto

provide anAutomation Consulting and Projectmanagementservice with a

diference.

BasedonGery’s20yearshandsonexperienceindesigningandimplementing

roboticandautomationprojects,weprovideunrivaledtechnicalknowledgeof

automatedproductionandpackagingsystems.

IsAutomationRightForYourBusiness?

Our5keyquestionswhendesigninganautomatedsystem are:

1.Isitneeded?

2.Whatwilbethereturnoninvestment?

3.Whatisthemostcostefectivesolution

4.Hasthecustomersuitablestaftooperateandmaintaintheequipment

5.Wiltheinstalationinterferewithcurentproduction?

HoranAutomation&Consultingprovidesafuldesignandprojectmanagement

service.Wearenotafiliatedtoanyequipmentsuppliers,whichmeanweprovide

totalyindependentadvicetoourclients.

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OurProducts&Services

FeasibilityStudy

Beforestartinganyprojectlargeorsmala“feasibility

study”needstobecariedout,withHoranAutomation’s

wideexperienceinproductionautomationthiscanbeas

simpleasa“walkthrough”yourproductionfacilityora

morein-depthstudywhichwildetermineifitcanbedone,

abudgetcost,andarealistictimelinefortheproject.This

reportwilusualybepartofaC.E.R.(CapitalExpenditure

Request)tothefinancedepartment.

EquipmentSourcing

Forthemajorityofautomationprocessesthereisalready

available,standard machinery and equipment.Horan

Automation & Consulting have the knowledge and

expertisetofindthemostsuitableequipmentforthejobin

hand. Once a supplier is selected we enter into

discussionswith them to specifythemachineexactly,

focusingonthecomponentstobeusedsuchasthePLC

type,the electricalcomponents,and the pneumatic

system.

Training

WithHoranAutomationandConstulting’sknowledgebase

inIreland,wecanprovideinhousetrainingandsupportto

yourorganisation.

We posess over20 years experience in robotics and

automationandcanprovidetrainingforyourmaintenance

stafinthefolowingdisciplines:

Fanucrobotics

SMCPneumatics

Mitsubishi

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FanucRobots

Programming

Troubleshooting

SMCPneumatics

System Design&

Troubleshooting

AsiSetup

ProfibusSetup

EthernetSetup

Mitsubishi

PLCProgramming&

Troubleshooting

HMIProgramming &

Troubleshooting

ServoDrive

Programming &

Troubleshooting

TechnicalSupport

Recentresearchindicatesthatreliableandlocaltechnicalsupportisthemost

importantfactorengineers considerin choosing an automation supplier.

Becausewedesign,buildandintegrateourownautomation systems,we

posesstheskilsandknowledgetoensuretheyarerunningatanoptimallevel.

Inourexperiencemostnew instalationsneeda“beddingin”period. We

provide 12 months free on site,online and telephone supportto alow

operators to familiarise themselves with the operating system and

maintenancestaftofamiliarisethemselveswiththeequipment.Folowingthis

weprovideatechnicalsupportservice.

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TurnkeyAutomation

AtHoranAutomationandConsultingweareunique.Why?

Weputourcustomersfirst.Wetakealookattheirproblem

andwefindthebestpossiblesolutionforthem.Weconsider

time, budgets and quality. We therefore can source

pre-existingmachinesorbuildourown,whateverisbestfor

theclient.

Horan Automation and Consulting is one ofthe only

automationcompaniesinIrelandwhocancaryoutfulline

automationandweprideourselvesonoferinganaftersales

serviceincludingtrainingandmaintenancetoourclients.

EquipmentAvailable

Unscramblers

Conveyers

Filingmachines

Cappingmachines

Primarycartoningmachines

Secondarycartoningmachines

Robots

PickandPlacemachines

Bespokemachines

Paletisers

Wrappers

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Conveyers

Unscramblers

Paletisers

&Wrappers

TURNKEY

AUTOMATION

FilingMachines

Robotics

&BespokeAutomation

Primary&SecondaryCartoners

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BespokeAutomation

HoranAutomationandConsultingspecialiseinbespokeautomationsolutions

forthemanufacturing,medicaldevices,pharmaceuticalandfoodindustries.

Withover30years’experienceinautomation,theteam arewelequippedto

solveyourmanufacturingissues.

BESPOKEAUTOMATIONPROCESS

Whilemanysolutionscanbefoundusingpre-existingequipment,constant

changesinsalesdemandmeansthatoftenbespokesolutionsarenecessary.

HoranAutomationandconsulting’sengineerskeepuptodatewithchangesin

technologytodesignandbuildthemosteficientsolutionsfortheclient.

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FEASIBILITYSTUDY

Beforestartinganyprojectlargeorsmala“feasibilitystudy”needstobe

caried out, with Horan Automation’s wide experience in production

automationthiscanbeassimpleasa“walkthrough”yourproductionfacility

oramorein-depthstudywhichwildetermineifitcanbedone,abudgetcost,

andarealistictimelinefortheproject.Thisreportwilusualybepartofa

C.E.R. (Capital Expenditure Request) to the finance department.

DESIGN

AtHoranAutomationourdesignteam arehighlyskiledandexperienced.You

wilseeacomputersimulationofhow ourautomationsolutionswilwork

beforeagreeingonaproject. AlourdesignisdoneusingSolidWorks3D

design software,and robotsimulation is also available using RoboGuide

software.Dependingonthecomplexityoftheequipmentthedesignprocess

mayincludethemanufactureandtestingofaprototypebeforethefinaldesign

iscomplete.

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PROJECTPROPOSAL

Oncefeasibilitytestingandbasicdesignarecompletetheengineeringand

designteam atHoranAutomationcanpresentadetailedproposaltotheclient.

Thisincludesacomputersimulationoftheproposedautomationsolutionand

adescriptionofhow itwilwork.Theteam takeintoaccountissuessuchas

space,noise,andsafetyalongwithyourbudgetandtimeframe.Changesto

theproposed projectcan bemadeatthisstageand thesolution can be

modified to ensure the customer is fuly satisfied.

COMISSIONING

Oncetheprojectdetailsarefulyagreedupon,theprojectiscommissioned.At

thisstageHoranAutomationbeginstheprocessofdesigningandbuildingthe

automationsolution. Thebespokedesignsarecompletedindetailandthe

equipmentmaterialsareordered. Theautomationdesignandengineering

team work closely within a given time frame and budget.

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DETAILEDDESIGN

Onceaprojectiscommissioned,itisessentialthatthedesigniscariedoutto

the bestspecification so thatourdesigners and engineers can adopta

synergisticapproachtoachievethebestsolutionsforourclients.Ourdesign

engineersanalysethemechanical,electricalandpneumaticaspectsofthe

projectaswelasthesoftwarerequirementsto alow them to compilea

comprehensivedesignplan.Ourdesignengineersthenoverseethebespoke

creation oftheclient’sautomated equipmentto ensuretheprocessruns

smoothly.

CONSTRUCTION

AttheconstructionstageHoranAutomationandConsulting’sengineerstake

thedetaileddrawingsandusethem tocreatethephysicalautomatedmachine.

Withover30years’experienceinautomation,ourteam hasthenecessary

knowledge and skils to build bespoke solutions to mostmanufacturing

problems.Ifnecessarytheengineeringteam canbuildaprototypetoensure

thebestautomatedresultisachieved.

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TESTING

Testingiscrucialyimportanttobothensurethemachineryisoperatingtothe

bestspecificationandtoensurethatbestpracticeCEmarkingwilbeachieved.

FactoryacceptancetestsarecariedoutatHoranAutomationandConsulting’s

premises and the site acceptance tests are caried outatthe clients’

manufacturingfacilities.Ourengineersvaluequalityandprecisionsotimeis

takenatthisstagetoensuretheequipmentisefective.

INTEGRATION

HoranAutomationandConsultingpossessesover30years’experienceinthe

development,integration and projectmanagementofautomated control

systems.Oncethebespokeequipmentisbuilt,testedanddeliveredtothe

customer’smanufacturingsite,thesoftwaremustbeinstaledandintegrated

with the client’s existing manufacturing process. Ourcontrolsystems

experienceencompassesvision systems,PLC’s,motion control,robotics,

HMI’sandSCADAcontrolsystemssoftware.Atthisstageitisapparenttothe

clientthatourbespokeautomationsolutionhasworkedandtheclientcan

begintore-commencemanufacturingwiththeirnew andimprovedsystem.

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TRAINING

HoranAutomationandConsultingspendtimeonsitewiththemanufacturing

management, manufacturing staf and operators to ensure they are

comfortableoperatingthenew machineryandsoftware.Theengineeringand

softwareteam areavailableforatimeafterthenew machineryisintroducedto

answeranyqueriesstafmayhave.

MAINTENANCE

Weunderstandthatbecauseourexpertengineershavedesigned,builtand

instaledyourautomationsystems,sometimesourexpertisemaybeneeded

oncetheprojecthasbeencompleted.HoranAutomationandConsultingofer

anaftersalesmaintenanceservicetoresolveanyissuesthatmaycropupsuch

asminoradjustmentstothevisionsystemssoftwareorstafre-training.

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GERRYHORAN

M.D.

E:gery@horan.ie

P:0529152208

KATHLEENHORAN

FinancialControler

E:kathleen@horan.ie

P:0529152208

CONORMULLALLY

ProjectManager

E:conor@horan.ie

P:0529152413

EMMALACY

MarketingManager

E:emma@horan.ie

P:0529152414

ContactusforyourFREEnoobligationconsultation

HoranAutomationandConsulting:Stepintothefuture

HoranAutomation&Consulting

A:Drangan,Thurles,Tipperary,IrelandE32D86

W:www.horan.ie

E:sales@horan.ie

P:(052)9152208

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