TC Facilities Management (TCFM) secure multi-service contract close to Milton Keynes

Steve Wengrow

TC Facilities Management (TCFM) is delighted to announce the award of a multi-service contract at a Fulfilment Centre close to Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire.  This site is at the heart of making sure that customers of this national retailer get what they need, when they need it.

The contract will see over 70 staff from TCFM deployed to provide Cleaning, Security and Catering. Over 2000 staff work on site, managing orders 24 hours a day.

AutoCoding Systems develops Version 2 of Loma TRACS


TRACS Version 2 supports Loma’s full range of inspection equipment, offers better functionality with CSV export facility and improved user experience

Following on from the success of Loma TRACS, AutoCoding Systems have continued to work with Loma Systems to develop Version 2 of the popular data reporting and analysis software.

Fulton heat transfer system helps to clean up at American Pan

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Leading heat transfer specialist, Fulton Limited, has supplied a skid-mounted horizontal boiler solution to American Pan UK, a leading supplier of industrial bakeware and pan maintenance services to Europe’s bakery market.

American Pan UK’s cleaning methods and coatings prolong baking pan life and restore optimal performance, with the company perfecting its process for cleaning and recoating baking pans over 40 years and serving some of the world’s largest and most demanding bakeries.

Southern Manufacturing marks 20th anniversary with move to new home

The Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show marks its 20th anniversary in 2018 with a move to a new permanent venue at Farnborough. The UK’s longest-running annual industrial technology show will be the first major exhibition to be held at the brand new £30m conference and exhibition centre at Farnborough International in Hampshire, home of the iconic airshow.


Advanced monitoring proves its capabilities

New monitoring technology developed by RED Engineering has been used for the first time to improve accuracy, speed and safety during the installation of jacket foundations for wind turbines at the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Ltd project in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

Partnership engineers next generation of industry talent @gatesheadcoll


An innovative engineering firm and a North East college have kick-started a dynamic partnership to develop the next generation of talented engineers.

Rittal Offers Users Free Cooling Equipment Survey

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Users of Rittal enclosure cooling technology are being offered free on-site inspection surveys to ensure that their production and process critical equipment is being adequately protected.


MWC 5544 Vision Diamond 400L

Walter Ewag UK, a member of the United Grinding Group, has announced that its innovative two-in-one Helitronic tool grinding and erosion concept has been extended to tools up to 420 mm long and with diameters of 3 mm to 315 mm.


The small footprint of the RF Auto allows it to easily moved between production lines

Rotech has developed its new off-line RF Auto sleeve and carton friction feeder in response to the coding and handling challenges of the latest ‘lift-the-flap’-style luxury pack sleeves. Without any human intervention, the system’s patented auto-gate feature automatically adjusts to accommodate the varying thickness of each flat pack.   

Budding Engineering student wins prestigious UK scholarship even before starting his course at Swansea University

Andrew Robinson receiving his IMechE scholarship

Following the helpful advice given to him at a University Open Day in July engineering student Andrew Robinson successfully secured a prestigious Institute of Mechanical Engineering (IMechE) scholarship. 

NORD wins Vanderlande Supplier Award


On 12 September, NORD DRIVESYSTEMS received the Vanderlande Supplier Award 2017. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS was awarded for their outstanding operational excellence and responsive supply chain, high innovative capability and the company’s strong competitiveness. As part of the events of the Vanderlande Supplier Day 2017, Jan-Christoph Block, Director of Regional Management at NORD, accepted the award presented to him by Vanderlande.



Gas detection instrumentation specialist’s ultra-modern plant is open and geared to meet ambitious global growth plans for advanced VOC monitors

Ion Science ( – leading manufacturer of high performance gas detection instrumentation and sensors for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications – has completed the move into its new state-of-the-art £4.5 million, 1500m² facility.

Fortress removes costly equipment risks with Remote Management Software

In fast paced, harsh or cramped food production and packing lines, where metal detectors are subject to rigorous washdowns and knocks from operatives, modern machine control panels are especially vulnerable to damage. While most are designed to withstand water ingress, Fortress Technology reports that these delicate screens can be a costly item to replace, with machine inoperability caused by a single panel failure significantly impacting line productivity.

Cleanroomshop Drilling into the Cleanroom Maintenance Market

Creator of the world’s first submersible drill, Nemo Power Tools, has partnered with Cleanroomshop to market its sealed Cleanroom Drill/Driver.

Metering Grease Lubrication Flow in a Wind Turbine

Used in hundreds of wind turbine installations, the Titan Enterprises OG2-700 flowmeter is a well-established monitoring device that provides valuable data helping to ensure safe and reliable operation.

New connector housings provide protection against immersion in water


HARTING has expanded its Han® M range of industrial connector housings with a new series of bulkhead hoods with significantly increased resistance to external influences including dust, dirt and liquids.

Connect 2 Cleanrooms Evolves Validations with Particles Plus Technology


Since Connect 2 Cleanrooms’ Installation & Validation team has started using Particles Plus particle counters to provide particle counts for cleanroom validations, Mark Jackson, Installation & Validation Manager, reports increased efficiency during validations.

“The handheld Particles Plus units are easy to use, intuitive and robust”, says Jackson.  “Our technicians are confident in programming them to perform the most efficient validation route”.

High Efficiency Filters Reduce Speciality Ink Manufacturing Costs


Amazon Filters has supplied a leading speciality ink manufacturer with SupaPleat II cartridge filters to ensure the high quality of the UV curing inks they supply through their own sales channels and to third parties selling inkjet printing systems.