Plant & Works Engineering
Mechatronics offer expanded
Published:  13 January, 2021

RUBIX UK has announced it has acquired Matara – a specialist supplier of industrial automation products to UK industry - as part of the Group’s network development strategy.

Rubix UK says Matara’s focus on linear automation components provides it with a significantly expanded footprint in the mechatronics market.

Operating out of its purpose-built headquarters in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Matara was founded in 1995, and currently employs 27 staff including ten specialist workshop technicians and three field sales technicians. It reported sales in excess of £5m in the year ended 31 March 2020.

As well as providing linear motion, pneumatics, aluminium extrusion and actuator system products, Matara’s in-house machine shop provides expert precision customisation services.

These include cutting linear rails, building bespoke frames, machining ballscrews, assembling pneumatic cylinders and other ancillary solutions.

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