Technology group RTS’s restructuring of its global operations, allied with new products and contracts in its core areas, helped the company post strong half-year results.
Manchester-based RTS said the disposal of its two
The company expressed particular satisfaction with its nuclear arm, which enjoyed 36 per cent growth in turnover, despite market uncertainty surrounding formation of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority in April.
An increase in its activities at Sellafield was complemented by further work at the
RTS chairman Chris Brown said: ‘The first half of 2005 has demonstrated that the disposal of the
Flexible Systems, the advanced robotics division of the business, has doubled its turnover since 2004 and secured its biggest order to date for the food sector, from Müller. It has continued work on a powder impression moulding process for plastics moulding company 3DM and on a robotic bomb disposal system for Remotec.
The company said its Life Science product development programme has reaped early rewards with the completion of the prototype Smartstore, a unit for storing samples, which was exhibited in September at the SBS conference in
. It has also started work on a blood fractionation system for the UK Biobank project, a government initiative to build up a health information databank.