New research from shows that only 6% of Generation Z (16-23 year- olds) are considering a career in manufacturing. Almost half (47%) state this is because the career path does not appeal to them, or they do not believe they have the skills required (35%) for the role
Grainger & Worrall Machining has once again shown its commitment to meeting and exceeding the stringent standards of the global automotive sector, with a substantial six-figure investment in state-of-the-art component washing technology.
Salisbury Group – the provider of building energy and facilities management solutions – received a prestigious award at the Energy Awards last night. The company was announced as the winner of the Lighting Energy Impact Award for its landmark energy transformation at Cardiff Airport.
CHANDLER, Ariz., December 2018 — Even as touchscreen displays in the car grow larger, drivers expect screens to operate with the same touch experience as mobile phones. However, screens in automobiles need to meet stringent head impact and vibration tests, and consequently have thicker cover lenses that potentially impact the touch interface performance. As screens […]
E2S Warning Signals has announced that its STExCP8 manual call points are SIL2 compliant to IEC 61508, allowing system integrators greater confidence when designing systems requiring an enhanced safety integrity level. The robust devices are part of the comprehensive STEx family of explosion/flameproof audible and visual signalling devices and feature highest grade 316L stainless steel enclosures. […]
An Ayrshire-based engineering firm under new ownership plans to double its size within five years, thanks to a six-figure funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland. Ayrshire Precision Engineering, a manufacturer of components for the oil and gas industry, has been bought out by its managing director of four years, Chris Hepburn.
Leading specialist tooling solutions supplier, Cogsdill-Nuneaton Ltd, has recently invested in a new high-performance Doosan vertical machining centre from Mills CNC. The machine, a DNM 6700, was installed at the company’s 27,000 square foot facility in May 2018 where it is being used, primarily at this moment in time, to machine precision components for Cogsdill’s […]
HARTING has introduced a number of innovative connector solutions and products targeted at the rail industry and focusing on the three key benefits of weight reduction, easy handling and increasing data throughput.
FPT Industrial is launching its Tier 4 Final power generation engines for the North American market at the Power-Gen International exhibition, in Orlando (FL), United States (December 4th to 6th, Orange County Convention Center, booth #3287). The Brand offers a state-of-the-art range of engines for quick and reliable energy delivery anywhere – construction […]
Composite materials made from agricultural waste could be used to produce sustainable, lightweight and low-cost applications in the automotive and marine industries.
East Aurora, NY, USA, December 6, 2018 – Moog (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) – a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services – was exhibiting its enlarged portfolio of smart motion control solutions for use across industrial applications at the 2018 SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg Germany. At this year’s […]
Until we open our eyes to its realities for ourselves, we have little idea of the challenges of homelessness. We have two choices. We can simply walk on by. Or we can get serious about ending a devastating social problem.
Tray sealing specialist Proseal’s outstanding record of innovation has been recognised with a Food Processing Award 2018 in the category of Continuous Improvement. Announced at the recent Appetite for Engineering event, the award reflects Proseal’s commitment to investment in research and development, which drives its continual introduction of new machines and technologies. As well as […]
The goal of minimising downtime has been a priority for the manufacturing industry, really all industries, for some time now. However, recent technology shifts and the emergence of a booming IoT (Internet of Things) has moved downtime prevention from a goal to a business-critical need.
The Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre (MFCIC) – a £4.1m facility dedicated to developing new sources of green, emission free energy and making it available to as many people as possible – has officially opened at Manchester Metropolitan University. The MFCIC will be at the forefront of hydrogen and fuel cell technology, which creates sustainable […]
On-board integrated Arduino compatible co-processor Specialist distributor JPR Electronics can now supply the LattePanda Windows 10™ single board computer from stock. The remarkable LattePanda SBC includes everything a regular PC has and can do anything that a regular PC does. It is compatible with almost every device and gadget imaginable: printers, joysticks, cameras and more. […]
Two dynamic new partnerships join Europe’s largest innovation network. They will bring Europe’s innovators together to create a better and more sustainable future for citizens. Budapest – 06 December 2018 – The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced the winning teams that will set up Innovation Communities: EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban […]
Motor-driven drum emptying pumps are recognised as a safe, clean and efficient method of transferring liquids from small drums, buckets and IBC’s and Finish Thompson EF Series of drum pumps are acknowledged as one of the most competitively priced and high quality motor driven pumps in their class. A new ATEX option has now been […]
Q What fresh produce packaging trends do you foresee for 2019? A Consumer convenience There will be a surge in fresh produce convenience packs in 2019. For example, rather than buying a pack of salad leaves, a bottle of dressing, and a pack of croutons – a lot of which will get wasted – customers […]
Copenhagen, Denmark. CORTIME, a pioneer in making powerful design exploration available to a broader audience, is proud to announce that the CORTIME software will be exhibited at SolidWorks World 2019 in Dallas TX from Feb 10-13, 2019. CORTIME provides SolidWorks Design Exploration for both analysts and designers in booth 228.
Tamworth-based bespoke work-holding systems solutions supplier and precision machining specialist – Brown & Holmes Ltd – has recently invested in a new large-capacity Doosan 3-axis vertical machining centre from Mills CNC.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has partnered with ITN Productions to launch ‘Year of Engineering,’ a pioneering news and current affairs-style programme celebrating the UK’s outstanding engineering heritage and inspiring the next generation of engineers.
Cooper Brown Enterprises Ltd., the parent company of leading manufacturers BG Engineering, NiTEC Ltd. and Pentag Gears, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Fabio Cosenza as Business Development Manager.
Mills CNC, at The Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show 2019 5th – 7th February 2019 Mills CNC, the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in […]