Robotics and automation -
SIR was founded in 1984 by Luciano Passoni, an engineer who had the idea of combining the experience of three companies under the same shareholding structure – an electronics company, a mechanics company and an important technical design office – in a single business.
The result was an engineering company committed to robot automation R&D for the industrial sector.
It therefore specialised in the analysis of various situations and issues in companies from of the most diverse sectors, and works with them to obtain the best possible solutions in terms of flexibility, performance and investment.
SIR designs plants down to the smallest detail, shares its solutions with the client and assembles and installs the plants in its premises to allow the client to carry out a complete check on their performance.
In its 5,000 sqm plant, SIR – made up of 100 employees and more than 30 people working indirectly for it – develops and installs approximately 120 systems per year, customised in order to adapt to the specific needs of each client.
In over 35 years of activity, it developed more than 3,800 robotised systems in Italy and around the world, with clients spanning from small artisan businesses to the world’s major multinational corporations.
Design: the company’s design expertise is the result of over 40 years of engineering work for the metalworking and mechanical engineering industry and, in particular, for major European companies in the automotive sector, from foundries to machining and assembly.
It has a mechanical and electronic technical office with more than 40 members of staff for design alone, working with 2D and 3D CAD workstations and off-line analysis and programming systems, which allow it to successfully tackle and meet complex market demands in terms of flexible automation.
Machine tools sector: in this sector, it has significant experience in feeding any kind of machine tool and has all the hardware and software skills required to use them.
Assembly sector: it can develop and manufacture complete flexible robotic assembly lines.
Aluminium, cast iron and steel foundry sector: core handling, core assembly, mould assembly, deburring, cutting, removal of risers, gravity and low pressure casting, die casting, grinding and polishing. It has numerous applications in all foundry processes with key products in the sector.
Computer science: its research and development laboratory can analyse and develops state-of-the-art vision and supervision systems and systems for interfacing automation with the client company’s data processing and production control centres. Support and scheduled maintenance contracts and remote assistance complete the service.