Nidec Leroy-Somer announces the launch of the LSAH 44.3, an alternator designed for cogeneration applications in district heating.

The LSAH 44.3 incorporates an optimized heat recovery system directly connected to the heating circuit, enabling it to reach leading electrical and thermal efficiency values. The LSAH 44.3 has been designed to be packaged into small natural gas generator sets built for combined production of heat and electricity. The main application of these gensets are […]

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag commits to Ireland’s 2020 polymer strategy

Underlining its commitment to supporting its burgeoning Irish customer base, injection moulding specialist Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has opened a service and support office in Limerick, Ireland. Senior Support Engineer Kris Thacker recently relocated to head up the new office, providing customers in Northern and Southern Ireland with on-the-ground preventative and reactive machine maintenance and troubleshooting […]

The future of thermoplastics

Thermoplastics are changing the composite market, with their promise of re-usability and sustainability. In fact, reports from Marketsandmarkets show that the thermoplastic composites market is projected to reach USD 36 billion by 2024. Here Kim Sjödahl, Senior Vice President, R&D and Technology of global composites manufacturer Exel Composites, shares insight on the rise of the […]

Aerospace specialist targets medical and defence sectors with latest acquisition

A £43million critical supplier to the aerospace sector has made its latest acquisition, as it looks to target new opportunities in the defence and medical sectors. Manchester-based Aero Services Global Group (AS.G), which manufactures and sub-assembles detail airframe structural equipment and aero engine components for more than 20 leading primes and tier 1s, has welcomed […]

Counterfeit bearings – know the risks

Counterfeit bearings are a global issue, with all markets susceptible to the risks of buying these low-quality products. As a leading manufacturer of premium-quality bearings, NSK is focused on eradicating this issue, one that puts safety at risk and ultimately leads to users experiencing reduced reliability and higher lifecycle costs. The relentless drive to remain […]

Switch Mode Power Supply by Mascot Produces Up To 120W Output

3820 power supply with medical certification provides excellent quality-to-price ratio Fredrikstad, Norway, 02 July 2020 – The latest addition to the class-leading Mascot Blueline series of power supplies is the switch mode 3820 external PSU. Designed to meet global power conversion requirements, the 3820 is medically certified in accordance with EN 60601-1 edition 3.1 (safety) […]

eMCOS® POSIX Commercial OS Supports Kalray’s Coolidge™ Intelligent Processor for Mixed-Criticality Systems[1]

High Performance, Low Power Consumption of Third-Generation MPPA® from Kalray now Available on Same Terms as Existing Multi-core Processors to Suit Applications such as Autonomous Driving, Edge Computing, Robotics and Medical Equipment Tokyo, Japan, July 2, 2020 – The eMCOS® POSIX high-performance, scalable real-time operating system (RTOS) from eSOL (Tokyo Stock Exchange First Market: 4420), […]

Innodisk’s Industry-leading Solutions Enable Next-generation Networking and Telecom

Innodisk’s pioneering solutions enable organizations to take full advantage of next-generation networking and telecommunications. Ultra-fast standards such as 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are ushering in a new era of networking and communications. These exciting new technologies promise higher speeds and lower latencies for both enterprise users and consumers, forming a cornerstone of the future of […]

Made Smarter reaches major milestone

104 SME manufacturers to reap benefits of digital technology Industry-led government-backed movement needed more than ever to help businesses maintain their competitive edge and come back smarter post Covid-19 – says Donna Edwards Made Smarter, the movement helping SMEs join the Industry 4.0 revolution, has reached a major milestone having now funded more than 100 […]


(2nd July 2020, Tel Aviv, Israel) Today, manufacturers are invited to engage with leading micro-additive manufacturing technology innovator Nanofabrica and assess the effectiveness of direct rapid soft tooling (DRST) made on the company’s Tera 250 AM machine. Nanofabrica has devoted significant time and resource over the last few years perfecting the manufacture of DRST, and […]

Agriculture 4.0

By Martin Leahy, maxon Sales Engineer for Ireland Smart farming, precision agriculture and Agriculture 4.0 involve the integration of advanced technologies into existing farming architecture to increase production efficiency and product quality, as well as reducing overall costs. Inclusion of Smart technologies into Irish agriculture is inevitable with increased pressure placed on farming practices to […]

Micro Molding and Micro Optics

Aaron Johnson, VP of Marketing and Customer Strategy, Accumold As is often the case when attempting to define anything in the area of precision, micro, and nano manufacturing, trying to set some sort of size parameters around what are considered “micro”-optics is difficult. In general terms, however, micro-optics are typically tiny lenses, beam-splitters, prisms, light-pipes, […]

MANifesto launched as SME manufacturers demand blueprint for long-term industrial strategy

A manufacturing collective has urged the Government to make its ‘restart, reposition and transform’ commitment to industry a reality and not just another marketing slogan. The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), which employs over 2000 people across nine sub-contract manufacturers and a specialist engineering design agency, has today launched its Post Covid-19 MANifesto to detail the […]


Further to detailed conversations with the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), the PPMA Board of Directors have announced the decision to postpone this year’s PPMA Show until 2021 (28-30 September).   Whilst this is hugely disappointing; the logistics and social distancing measures required for a show of our size were not feasible to maintain health and […]

Dafo Vehicle introducing Li-IonFire™ increasing the safety of electric and hybrid electric vehicle operations

As there is a global transition to renewable fuels, there is an increasing demand for electric or hybrid vehicles (EV and HEV). However, knowledge is limited about the new fire risks associated with vehicles having these new energy carriers. Consequences connected to risks of Li-ion batteries, in case of a malfunction, can be serious, for […]

De Dietrich Process Systems is ready to assist companies with the relocation and development of their API production in Europe

The French industrial group De Dietrich Process Systems, a world leader in the supply of equipment, complete systems and process solutions for the pharmaceutical, chemical and fine chemical industries, is putting its eight European sites in battle order to meet the demand for relocation and the increasing demand for producing active pharmaceutical ingredients in Europe.

FLIR Systems Announces Modified Thermal Cameras Specified for Elevated Skin Temperature Screening

The Line of FLIR EST Thermal Solutions Include Enhanced Screening Mode to Offer Fast, Safe, and Simplified Frontline Screening FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced modified thermal cameras for fast and safe non-contact elevated skin temperature* screening. The FLIR EST™ thermal screening solutions provide frontline screening at building entries and in high traffic areas […]

Balancing packaging safety, security and sustainability post COVID-19

Comment from Nigel Flowers, Managing Director, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK Around the world, health has taken priority over sustainability. As we begin to cautiously emerge from the pandemic, Nigel Flowers, Managing Director of Sumitomo (SHI) Demag examines how brands can move forward with their sustainable packaging initiatives and discusses the consumer behaviours and attitudes towards […]


Members of the UK Gasket & Sealing Association (UKGSA) are prioritising manufacturing and supply for the NHS and key industries during coronavirus. Kewell Converters are designing and manufacturing foam pads, liners and head bands for PPE. Their PPE face shield visors use Plastazote (closed cell) foam parts which are latex-free, non-toxic and hypoallergenic. Munsch & […]

Digilent Development Board Giveaway worth over $500 to celebrate OEMsecrets’ 10-Year Anniversary

To celebrate OEMsecrets’ 10 Year Anniversary this month, the price comparison search engine for electronic parts has partnered with Digilent to give away 2 x Digilent development boards worth over $500 each. Digilent is a leading manufacturer of FPGA development boards and microcontrollers serving students, universities and OEM’s worldwide with technology-based educational design tools.