Local engineers recognised as rising stars by national engineering academy

United Kingdom – 24 June 2016: Two young engineers from Lockheed Martin have been presented with national rising stars awards by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). 

Appeal for more female engineers to have their work published @IETCommunities @NWED1919

On National Women in Engineering Day 2016, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is calling for more female engineers to capitalise on their knowledge and expertise by having their work published in its world-renowned publications and information services.

SICK Powers into Industry 4.0 with the All-seeing PowerProx® Sensor @SICK_UK

SICK has set a technology milestone in sensing capability for factory automation with the new PowerProx®, offering unprecedented versatility to detect any object on a high-speed production line with just one range of sensors.


Oxford-based Polar Technology Management Group is opening a new state-of-the-art research and development facility in Eynsham, which will create 160 specialist jobs over the next 5 years. The £12 million project has been supported with £5.1 million funding from HSBC and £1.99 million from the Regional Growth Fund.

Pioneer of Collaborative Robots Launches Universal Robots+

Odense, Denmark/Munich, Germany, June 21, 2016: Universal Robots, the Danish pioneer of human-robot collaboration, revolutionizes the automation industry with the launch of Universal Robots+ at AUTOMATICA in Munich. Today, the company presents:


Chris Baker, director of Rotech – designer and manufacturer of offline advanced carton feeding systems – reflects on packaging trends facing the industry, in particular the rise of the stand-up and how RF1 technology can aid traceability.

Last Call for UK Manufacturers! @TMMXAwards

TMMX Awards-028

UK manufacturers both large and small from all over the UK are being urged to enter The Manufacturer MX Awards (TMMX) by the deadline of June 30.

Engineering Utilities exclusively offers industry-leading Loewer metal finishing machines in the UK @E_utilities

Whether a company in the engineering industry uses laser, plasma, water jet or punching technology for its metal cutting solutions, all have an additional, frequent need for high-quality, consistent deburring and edge rounding.

The Best of British Winning Companies Announced at National Export Awards @TMMXAwards

GTR Conference 2016, St George's Hall, Liverpool, Wednesday 15th June 2016. Photography by David J Colbran - david@djcdesign.co.uk - 07810321634

The Winners have now been announced for the UK Export Excellence Awards featuring companies throughout the UK. The awards were announced and presented at a glittering gala dinner event at the St George’s Hall, Liverpool on Wednesday 15th June.

New study highlights gap between expectation and investment across Internet of Things technologies for UK manufacturers


SAP PRESS RELEASE — June 16th, 2016 – A new study commissioned by SAP has revealed a strikingly low level of investment in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies among UK manufacturers despite a strong appreciation of its potential.


  • Jobsite findings show higher percentages of younger women choosing engineering


  • Female engineers anticipate higher pay increases in next 12 months compared to male counterparts


15 June 2016 – The lack of female talent in engineering is still dramatic, however latest findings show that a younger generation of women are making positive steps to close the sector’s gender gap.  

Thermal Imaging Software Tutorials


FLIR Systems ResearchIR 4.2 thermal imaging software provides researchers and scientists with a state-of-the-art tool for viewing, acquiring, analyzing, and sharing thermal data.

Industry 4.0 Impact on Manufacturing

Manufacturers are adapting to digital native consumers by automating & leveraging Big Data analytics

HARTING’s unmanaged industrial Ethernet switches now DNV and Germanischer

Lloyd certified


HARTING has announced that its Ha-VIS eCon 2000 and 3000 16-port unmanaged Ethernet switches are now certified by DNV and GL (Germanischer Lloyd) as compliant with Det Norske Veritas’ rules for classification of Ships, High Speed & Light Craft and Det Norske Veritas’ Offshore standards. This means that the robust switches can be specified for installation on a wide range of sea-going craft.

National Women in Engineering Day: How do we close the gender gap?

The great debate over the significant lack of women in engineering is one that has remained in the spotlight.