Process Ready Ultrasonic Flowmeter


Designed to IP65 standards the Process Atrato ultrasonic flowmeter from Titan Enterprises is built for use in demanding process and control environments.

What’s new in Electronics? @WhatsNewInElec

What’s New in Electronics Live (WNIE LIVE), the UK Electronics Expo, previously National Electronics Week (NEW) has made some big changes to their 2018 event after receiving feedback from a post-event survey sent to all previous exhibitors.

HARTING receives quality award from Hitachi Rail

Hitachi Rail presents award in London for cabling for carriage transitions

Strict emission standards and increased international trade volumes will drive growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Automation & Process Control team

London – 17 August, 2017 – Growth in the global marine pumps market continues to pick up pace, driven by strict marine emission standards and a focus on energy-efficient, high-performance, advanced marine pumps that can operate in challenging conditions. Increased international trade volumes and booming maritime tourism are boosting demand for new ships and aiding revenue growth. Manufacturers must focus on competitive pricing, innovation and technology developments to sustain growth in a mature, highly consolidated ecosystem.

Thermal Imaging Improves Accuracy & Reliability of Biomedical Research

FLIR Systems has published an applications article that describes how a leading US university has been using a FLIR A655sc thermal imaging camera to study the effect of temperature on tissue autofluorescence.


Industrial services provider ERIKS UK & Ireland has formed a strategic partnership with steam specialist TLV to expand its asset management, condition monitoring and support services.

Bespoke Filtration Equipment Enables Pharma Manufacturer to Fulfil Critical Contract

Amazon Filters has supplied a major pharmaceutical manufacturer with bespoke filtration equipment enabling them to fulfil a contract to deliver critical drugs to a leading children’s hospital.

Bespoke Filtration Equipment Enables Pharma Manufacturer to Fulfil Critical Contract @AmazonFilters

Amazon Filters has supplied a major pharmaceutical manufacturer with bespoke filtration equipment enabling them to fulfil a contract to deliver critical drugs to a leading children’s hospital.

Exact Software’s Macola, JobBOSS and MAX businesses will be combined with ECi @ECiSolutions @ECi_Europe

Funds advised by Apax Partners to acquire ECi Software Solutions

What is AutoCoding? @autocodingsys

Over the last decade or so, the UK food and drink manufacturing sector has gradually become more aware of the term “AutoCoding”, and more aware of the costly problems this technology solves.

Contacts in No Time

Connection Clamps

Wires and cables routinely have to be connected to copper busbars when manufacturing control gear and switchgear systems.  The conventional approach is time-consuming and uses screw clamps or fixed conductor connection clamps.

Get More for Less – Product Design and Manufacturing Collection


Have you heard about the new Product Design and Manufacturing Collection? As of the 7th August 2017, Autodesk have adapted and extended the Product Design Collection, to provide new product entitlements to HSM Ultimate for Integrated CAM and Nastran In-CAD for Integrated Simulation.

Existing Product Design Collection customers will automatically be upgraded to the new Collection gaining access to FREE CAM and FREE Simulation software.

If you’re an existing HSM or Nastran In-CAD customer, at your next renewal date, you will be provided with the new Product Design & Manufacturing Collection (PDMC), providing you access to far more value at a lower subscription price.

New Light Curtain System Improves Flexibility and Industrial Safety

EMEA17051 GuardShieldsafetylightcurtain

Rockwell Automation introduces light curtains with patented transceiver technology

As production processes become increasingly automated and robots play a larger role on the production line, manufacturers are looking for more ways to maintain and reinforce a safe work environment.

Fokker presents Souriau Esterline Connections Technologies with the 2016 top connector supplier award at the Paris Air Show 2017 at Le Bourget.


Fokker presents Souriau Esterline Connections Technologies with the 2016 top connector supplier award at the Paris Air Show 2017 at Le Bourget.

CAR ASYST APP 2.5: with vehicle data of the new high-tech flagship Audi A8 available for service and repair shop


As the new Audi A8 is launched in Barcelona, the CAR ASYST APP for Audi service and repair shop is now also ready to support the official vehicle data of the new AUDI AG flagship. Furthermore, the current CAR ASYST Version 2.5 now provides the functions Read battery history data, Query fluid levels and Reset service intervals.

New potential with a separate labeler

Why VH Vertical Packaging is developing its own solutions and why servo drives with 48 volts from KOLLMORGEN are the perfect match

Climate control in the food industry @rittal_ltd

Climate control of enclosures using water cooling is highly efficient, especially if there is already a central cold water supply available in the production plant. The new Hygienic Design air/water heat exchangers from Rittal are ideally suited to the food industry, where hygiene standards are exceptionally stringent.

3M-sponsored submarine wins awards hat-trick in global contest

A human-powered submarine built by students at the University of Warwick and sponsored by 3M scooped three awards in a global contest.

LiftEx aims even higher for 2017 @liftex2017

Visitor and delegate registration is now open for the most important event in the lifting industry calendar. LiftEx 2017, the UK’s only exhibition and conference dedicated to overhead lifting and work-at-height, takes place at Telford International Centre on November 29-30th, and will once again provide attendees with a unique insight into the latest developments across both these vital sectors.

Booming car industry signals prime opportunity for young people

Britain’s next generation of automotive talent has just four weeks left to enter the Autocar Courland Next Generation Award and jump start a career in the UK’s booming automotive industry.

3D printing: TRUMPF presents highly productive multi-laser system

At the 22nd TCT Show in Birmingham, laser and laser system manufacturer TRUMPF will present its TruPrint 1000 3D printer with multi-laser option. What’s special about the system, which is designed to process metal powder, is its multi-laser principle: the highly productive TruPrint 1000 features two, 200-Watt fiber lasers that work in tandem to create components of the required shape by layering metal powder. The hallmarks of the system are the great flexibility it offers for satisfying specific customer demands and increased productivity.


CNC millling showing factory scale

Proto Labs, the rapid prototyping and on-demand digital manufacturing service provider, based in Telford, Shropshire, announces the acquisition of 26 new CNC machines from supplier, HAAS Automation, in the UK.

This expansion is reflective of the level of innovation in industry and strength in UK manufacturing. As one of the world’s fastest digital manufacturing sources, Proto Labs is in a key position to support manufacturing growth through the production of prototypes and low-volume production runs for businesses, designers and engineers across Europe.

2017 Product Line Card now available from the JPR Electronics’ Website

High quality, cost effective electronic components from over 60 suppliers

JPR Electronics  has made its 2017 Line Card available for customers to download from their website. With nearly 70 manufacturers of cables, connectors, semiconductors, sensors, keyboards, switches, relays, wound components, power supplies, enclosures, cases, motors, fans and tools JPR can supply any quantity from a single item, to productions quantities, fulfil the requirements of a complete bill of materials or provide a just-in-time kitting service to OEMs

BPMA Training Receives CPD Accreditation


The independent pump training courses, which the BPMA have been successfully running since the mid 1990’s, have helped equip many hundreds of individuals with the knowledge and skills required to assist pump companies to stay one step ahead of the competition. 

Family Repair Business Backs Industry Awards

Fletcher Moorland is a third-generation family business as old as the AEMT itself, and we are proud to sponsor its inaugural awards programme; recognising and rewarding the best our industry has to offer.


ARBURG machines

Rapid prototyping and on-demand manufacturer Proto Labs reports its largest European infrastructure investment since the UK business was established in 2005.  The business has financed a spend of around €4 million on new manufacturing technology and facility renovations; primarily in Telford, UK and also its other locations across Europe. The investment is in response to current and projected customer demand for Proto Labs’ advanced manufacturing services from across Europe.

During June and July 2017, Proto Labs, digital manufacturing service providers in 3D printing, CNC machining and injection moulding, confirmed their large-scale purchase of Haas CNC machines and ARBURG injection moulding machines.


MWC 5479 - Compact Line

Included among the Walter and Ewag innovations for tool machining will be developments in Ewag tool insert grinding and Walter tool measuring, Walter Ewag UK reports – and both set new standards in insert production and the measurement of complex tools.

SICK’s OD1000 Goes the Extra Distance for Precision

The SICK OD1000 displacement sensor sets new standards in high-precision distance measurement with its extremely long 1 metre scanning range and a resolution down to 450µm. Developed by SICK to achieve high consistency and linearity in measurement results on many different surfaces and colours, even at high production speeds, the OD1000 goes the extra distance for performance and value.

Advantech in Top 47 Worldwide for Innovation in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)


Advantech, a global leader of Industrial IoT products and services is delighted to be ranked in Top 20 Worldwide for Innovation in the Industrial Internet of Things at the IoT ONE Index: Top 100 IIoT Companies – Geographical Distribution.