Rapid Development Services, Inc. has moved to a new location in order to expand our operations and service our clients better. The new plant has an increased 108,000 square feet of heavy industrial space and significantly upgraded electrical power. The building is located near the intersection of Lindbergh Blvd. and Page Ave. and is a well known St. Louis landmark.
Rapid Development Services, Inc. has introduced a Modular Robotic Screw-driving Cell for large appliance assembly, including dishwashers, washer, dryer, AC and Furnace applications. The system is capable of automatically feeding and driving hexagonal screws at a rate of 4 seconds per screw.
Rapid Development Services, Inc. has developed a new model of Automatic Pallet Dispenser, the PD-120. It is designed to handle different sized pallets and can dispense and restack them at a rate of 120 per hour.
Rapid Development Services, Inc. introduces a new service: Pharmaceutical Line System Integration, providing complete line assembly, testing, debugging, installation and support. [view]
Rapid Development Services, Inc. introduced new method for robotic case packing of plastic bottles. The same system can be adjusted to stage multiple bottles in various arrays, pick and place bottles from 2 oz to 1.5 liters. This system uses 6-axis robot that can provide additional guiding inside the formed case. System can place up to 48 bottles per cycle at up to 150 bottles per minute overall rate. This system can pack bottles with pumps as well as bottles with difficult to handle features.
Rapid Development Services, Inc. developed a new system for dispensing of the high viscosity creams for a single doze pharmaceutical applicators. This machine uses RDS, Inc. system with a positive displacement pump to control the amount of dispensed material to +/- 5mg accuracy. System also provides verification and weight control that can measure amount of material dispensed with accuracy of +/- 2mg.
For the fourth year in a row RDS, Inc. has been recognized as one of the 100 fastest growing technology firms in the St.Louis Metro Region by the St.Louis Business Journal
RDS has just been recognized by the RCGA as one of the fifty fastest growing companies in the St. Louis Region.
Rapid Development Services, Inc. received Notice of Allowance from US Patent Office on the patent, covering basic module for Robo-mation technology.
Robo-mation is a Rapid Development Services, Inc. registered trademark. This technology is for high speed flexible assembly and packaging. It is based on programmable position, acceleration and velocity devices with multiple parts handling capability. Robo-mation has been successfully applied for a standard FFS packaging machines loading and case packing.
Rapid Development Services, Inc. developed robotic line for breath strips manufacturing. This system handles edible film and provides cutting, stacking, cassette feeding, loading, assembly and labeling at the rate of up to 100 cassettes per minute. Separate Form Fill and seal machine packs cassetes into pouches at the rate of up to 300 cassettes per minute.