Our Story

Robotics innovaton

Our purpose is make our clients more competitive by using robotics to increase their productivity, advance their capability and cut their costs.

We are an established, experienced team of 25 engineers providing bespoke robotics solutions to clients, large and small, from cleanrooms to foundries, in Ireland, the UK and Northern Europe. In addition, we also provide, both direct and through our partners, a range of ‘off-the-shelf’ robotics systems.

Robotics & Drives in Numbers


25+ passionate, accomplished

robotics engineers

25+ significant bespoke

solutions delivered each year


1st ABB Certified

‘Advanced Value Partner’

in the world


robots monitored in

260 locations


significant bespoke

solutions completed


World’s 1st automatic assembly &

welding of a hypertube

World’s 1st dynamic picking Cobot

solution incorporaring Pickmaster


Ranked #1 or #2 out

of 1,200 ABB UK AVP’s

since 2010



For many years we’ve worked with some of the world’s most progressive manufacturers.
Food & Beverage
Pharma & Cosmetics
Medical Device
Plastic Fabrication
Foundry & Metal Fabrication
They deliver exactly what we need.
RDS do a really good job of striking the right balance between innovation, speed of delivery and cost. They deliver exactly what we need.
Tom Kelly, Production Manager, Trend Technologies, Ireland



We use the best of Irish and International innovators as part of our supply chain. You achieve the best quality, price and integrated solution as a result.

Higher Education Collaborators


  • Leading Irish health & safety accreditors for many sectors.

  • Rely on every RDS engineer on your site being assured and accredited.

  • RDS are a founder member of the national strategic body for robotic innovation in Ireland.

  • Providing international clients with accreditation in Testing, Inspection, risk & Compliance.