Customer focus and new innovations to drive growth across the region LONDON, UK, 26 November 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has appointed Emma Botfield to the role of Regional Managing Director, UK and Ireland. Emma will report […]
Leading robotics and automation specialists, RMGroup, prides itself in offering its customers the best service and support provision throughout the UK. Consisting of a network of highly trained mechanical, electrical and control systems engineers, the Newtown-based manufacturer maintains that, even while adhering to current coronavirus restrictions, it can respond to any service or support requirement […]
HARTING Ltd, the German electrical and electronic connector technology company, will be under new management from January 2021. Current Managing Director, Peter Hannon, announced his retirement earlier this year and will step down in December. He will be succeeded by Simon Asbury, who will step up from his current role as Director of Sales and […]
A webinar co-presented by the leading provider of agile external supply chain solutions, Nulogy, together with the UKWA, will discuss how fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands and their contract manufacturing and co-packing providers can build greater resilience and responsiveness into the external supply chain.
Tebis offers a process-oriented, practical and easy to automate solution that adheres to the special requirements for gundrilling and deep hole applications. Join Tebis for this webinar where you will find out how simplistic gundrilling can be using Tebis CAD/CAM software.
Zoro, UK supplier of fasteners, tools, and equipment to businesses within the engineering sector, is celebrating its third year of continuous growth with a team twice the size and an increased product range to that it started with. Since 2017, Zoro has gone from strength to strength, with plans to increase staff by another quarter within […]
Yokogawa has launched a new range of high frequency, high voltage differential oscilloscope probes, combining proven features of its existing probes with new capabilities. The new range replaces six probes with three, offering a simpler choice for development engineers looking to test high performance systems. Recent trends for higher voltages in electric vehicles, railway inverters, […]
Cloud service for IO-Link-based Industry 4.0 applications STEGO CONNECT is the latest contribution to the Industry 4.0 technology. The new Software-as-a-Service provides user-friendly access to network and control sensors and actuators based on the IO-Link protocol. Data storage and software functionality are centrally organised in the STEGO CONNECT cloud. Freely configurable dashboards, alerts and workflows give […]
Charging technology for 37 new electric buses installed at West London depot Fully electric-enabled bus garage incorporates power infrastructure, maintenance and charging facilities Supplying 11 megawatt hours to 37 double-decker buses daily
Nine in 10 people (89%) trust engineers to tell them the truth, closely following nurses (93%) and doctors (91%) Engineers are the third most trusted profession from a list of 30 in Great Britain, according to the latest Veracity Index from Ipsos MORI published today.
RS own brand range includes digital multimeters, voltage/current calibrators, insulation testers, temperature calibrators, and voltage indicators LONDON, UK, 26 November 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, is now stocking an extensive range of RS PRO handheld test and […]
Innovators in fire technology, Geofire, have launched the Deaf Alert, a safety device for the deaf and hard of hearing. The Deaf Alert is a digital, vibrating pillow alarm that uses ‘listening’ technology to activate on the specific sound of a home smoke alarm.
(25th November 2020, Ankeny, IA, USA) Leading micro molding specialist Accumold is maintaining a high profile at a series of virtual events, working around the COVID-19 restrictions in place that are frustrating the ability for organisers to host physical exhibitions and conferences across the world. Accumold usually undertakes an extensive calendar of event attendance across […]
London, 25 November 2020 – Multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, Cundall, has expanded its sustainability offering with the appointment of Richard Twinn. Richard joins Cundall’s UK’s sustainability team, which has grown by over 50% in the last six months as demand for sustainability services has soared.
The photovoltaic system operates on a former demolition range of the French Army and saves 2,100 tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year. EnBW Solar GmbH has operated the 4.4-hectare solar farm in Kenzingen, Germany since 2016. The roughly 9,900 photovoltaic modules and the powerful Delta-M50A inverters provide 2.62 megawatts of peak power and enough […]
Parker introduces new low GWP refrigeration dryer series for effective removal of water vapour from compressed air Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, prioritises continuous innovation and attention to the environment. It is introducing two new refrigeration dryer series, PSE (Polestar Smart-E) and SPS (Starlette Plus-E), to bring its complete range […]
TESTA Analytical Solutions has published a technical report that evaluates an exciting new liquid flowmeter device designed to provide continuous real-time monitoring of the pump flow rate of any liquid chromatography system.
Flexible ultrasonic technology for prototypes and production The benefits that ultrasonic technology brings to a broad spectrum of joining and cutting applications, is leading many manufacturers to transition from other methods to the ultrasonic process.
Starrag Group company SIP is currently assembling a series of ultra high-precision jig boring machines destined for installation by multiple customers active in the aerospace industry. The five machines – comprising a four-axis horizontal model and the remainder three-/five-axis vertical designs – are scheduled for installation and commissioning during the second half of 2021.
$2.5M investment following European New Business franchise deal November 2020: Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, is to become Europe’s largest stocking distributor of Positronic connectors following a franchise deal signed by the two companies. Powell will hold $2.5M of inventory at its new European […]
~ Five examples of automation that was once science fiction, but isn’t any more ~ Science-fiction has a long history of inspiring technology that we now use on a daily basis. The creators of Star Trek first envisioned sliding doors and cell phones back in the 1960s, while video calling was already being referenced in […]
More than six in 10 people in the UK have some requirement for glasses, meaning the range of lens combinations required to suit all of their needs is almost infinite. Significant effort goes into the cutting, polishing and treatment of every lens. Given the importance of ensuring the correct prescription, and the proximity of the […]
Technology centre b39 opened. IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH has expanded its headquarters in Obersulm-Willsbach – after a construction period of about one and a half years, the technology centre b39 could be moved into. “Despite Covid 19, the work went almost without a hitch,” says managing director Jan Hartmann. “We are very pleased that […]
Siemens technology helped postgraduate MSc Mechatronic Systems Engineering students to complete a vital academic project after Covid-19 closed the campus and stopped them accessing any physical equipment in their labs. A challenge common to many in industry because of the pandemic, the students’ only option was to design, develop, and test a solution in the […]
All-electric injection moulding machines have many virtues – greater precision, higher power density and lower carbon emissions. Yet there’s a preconception that these systems are more expensive to repair.
(Oxford, U.K. 24th November 2020) Alloyed (formerly OxMet Technologies) brings together the advanced technology brands Alloys-By-Design (ABD), Betatype, and Alloyed Digital Manufacture (ADM) and provides a compelling offering for optimising advanced digital metal manufacturing applications. Today the company is delighted to announce the acquisition of an Electro-Thermal Mechanical Testing (ETMT) machine, and so becomes one […]
Postnova Analytics reports that researchers from the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, USA) have used a novel combination of Asymmetrical Flow Field-Flow Fractionation and Centrifugal Field-Flow Fractionation to measure cancer biomarker enrichment in exosomes.
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoCONTROL 2520 series of optical laser micrometers with the optoCONTROL 2520-95, which provides double the measuring range (95mm) of the existing optoCONTROL 2520-46. The increased range allows for measurements on larger diameter parts without the need to use or combine additional sensors.
Developed specifically to be versatile, easy to use and fast to implement, the new moneo IIoT platform from ifm electronic provides a convenient and cost-effective solution to the challenge of converting the huge amount of data generated by modern plant and machines into useful information that can be used to reduce downtime, optimise efficiency and […]
Highly automated analysis devices have become commonplace in many scientific and biotech applications, for example being used as the essential basis for extensive test capacities for the Corona virus. As a result of the development of these parallel and faster processes, automation has significantly increased the number of tests, saving manpower whilst ensuring process reliability.
Combination of temperature measurement and AI facial recognition in a single device offers effective and efficient safety and security options for businesses, schools and hospitals LONDON, UK, 24 November 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has expanded its […]
Aiming to take a lead role in tackling climate change, the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has published its position statement with the commitment to work with all stakeholders, from governments to communities around the world, to deliver a fair, safe and sustainable future. Developed through consultation with members, the Institution’s position is founded on […]
Bindatex, the UK’s leading provider of specialist process and cutting services is pleased to announce it has been awarded an Innovate UK grant of almost £100,000 from the Sustainable Innovation Fund. The purpose of the grant is to support a critical six-month R&D project to further develop and upscale their highly innovative 1mm wide slitting […]