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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.

New Light Curtain System Improves Flexibility and Industrial Safety

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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.

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.


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.

Street CraneXpress picks up prestigious gold award

Sheffield based Street CraneXpress has been presented with a prestigious gold prize at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awards.


CSF MAN hygienic series progressive cavity self-priming pumps are extremely versatile and ideally suited to transferring low viscosity products like soups or sauces, high viscosity products such as jams, creams, pastes and pie fillings or delicate ingredients such as fruits and vegetables, with a gentle pumping action which does not damage these sensitive ingredients. The positive displacement pumping action from the rotor and stator arrangement delivers a consistent flow, without the need for pulsation dampeners or non-return valves.

Wickless Pulsating Heatpipe Systems


REXUS Pulsating Heatpipe System developed by Aavid Thermalloy’s Italian Design Center in conjunction with the European Space Agency has been launched from the Esrange Space Center in Kiruna, North Sweden. It’s one of two prototypes manufactured for the INWIP Project (Innovative Wickless Heat Pipe Systems) in order to study the behaviour of a Pulsating Heatpipe System in micro-gravity conditions.

Multi-million pound boost for West of England’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing sectors is unveiled

A major investment in state-of-the-art industry facilities for the booming aerospace and advanced manufacturing sectors has been unveiled at City of Bristol College.


Always on the look out for new technology to enhance their high standards of quality and service, Tridan Engineering are delighted to announce the arrival of another new 5-Axis CNC machine. As a manufacturer of highly complex components across a variety of specialised industries the new machine will see production time reduced and precision maximised – as well as being a welcome addition to their recent ‘Tr1dan: 1 small improvement, 1 big difference’ campaign.