RS Components appoints Emma Botfield as new Regional Managing Director for UK and Ireland

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 […]

RMGroup offers best-in-class service and support to customers throughout the UK

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 […]

Zoro celebrate 50% increase in product range and almost double workforce after three years of continuous growth

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 […]

New oscilloscope probes offer expanded capabilities for high frequency, high voltage applications and low current analysis

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, […]

Connect with STEGO’s new IIoT Platform

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 […]

RS Components is stocking an extensive range of RS PRO handheld T&M instruments

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 […]


(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 […]

EnBW Chooses Powerful, Resilient Delta Inverters for 2.62 MWp Solar Farm in Kenzingen

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 […]

Innovation and care for the environment:

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 […]


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.

Powell Electronics now Europe’s largest Positronic stockist

$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 […]

From science fiction to reality

~ 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 […]

Siemens Virtual Commissioning tools via Connected Curriculum comes to Middlesex University’s Mechatronics students’ rescue in completing their onsite project remotely

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 […]


(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 […]

With 95mm of range and up to 2m separation, this new compact laser micrometer offers much greater measurement flexibility

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.


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.

RS Components adds intelligent, thermal imaging Access Control System to its RS PRO range

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 […]

Climate change tops chemical engineers’ agenda with Iaunch of IChemE’s position statement

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 secures Innovate UK funding to expand 1mm slitting capability for new markets

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 […]