NSK TL series spherical roller bearings are active across the world in a host of papermaking machinery applications. Set against conventional spherical roller bearings with standard heat treatment, this advanced product is proving increasingly popular due to a number of distinct benefits that include enhanced inner ring strength, longer service life and dimensional stability at […]
Continuous manufacturing offers the pharmaceutical industry the best of both worlds: higher quality products, made more cost-effectively. But, a new approach brings new challenges. Here, Giuseppe Menin, Pharmaceutical Industry Manager at industrial software provider, COPA-DATA, introduces the benefits and challenges of continuous manufacturing and explains how pharmaceutical businesses can apply it successfully.
~ WEG and Lontra hit high efficiency levels with an innovative compressor combined with a specially designed motor ~ Ten per cent of all industrial electricity in Europe goes into powering compressors. With the declaration of a climate emergency at the forefront of concerns, this figure must reduce. Here, Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East […]
New MD7 system from Leuze makes automation easier: IO-Link master, hubs and sensors enable high-performance systems to be implemented in the smart factory
(25th October, Nantwich, United Kingdom) Plastics Live (incorporating Industry 4.0 in Plastics, Sustainable Plastics Live, and the 3D printing event AMPLAS) will be held July 5-6 2022 in Coventry, U.K. Since launch last month, the event has garnered huge cross industry support, a sign that the plastics industry has been starved of a forward-looking exhibition […]
With the deadline for the new Stage V emissions legislation approaching at the end of the year, genset original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are preparing themselves by sourcing compliant engines and technology. To help Industrial Power Generation (IPG) build its first Stage V generator set, DiPerk Power Solutions provided the company with a new Perkins® Stage […]
The manufacturing industry is an important piece of the global economy. It provides products and services that keep people alive and well. With such a significant impact on society, it is important to stay informed about top IT trends in the manufacturing industry.
~ Considerations for choosing the right conveyor belt type and material in food processing applications ~ The complexities of dealing with food safety and hygiene make choosing the right conveyor belt for food processing applications a crucial task. Here Anna Marcol, marketing communications manager at conveyor and power transmission belt specialist Habasit, explores the findings […]
Automation is extensively used throughout automotive assembly operations to transfer components between multiple production lines. In this application, the workpiece is lifted from its original carrier and placed onto a new one where sensors on the roller conveyor check its position. Contrinex’s uniquely robust 700 Series inductive sensors reliably ensure safety during the lift and […]
(25th October 2021, Ness Ziona, Israel) Fabrica Group (formerly Nanofabrica) is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its market-leading micro AM technology — the Fabrica 2.0 — at the upcoming Formnext event in Frankfurt, Germany 16-19th November Hall 12.1, booth C131. In addition, Fabrica Group will be giving a talk at the on-site […]
It was time for celebration for FPT Industrial at the EIMA International trade fair in Bologna (Italy). The jury awarded the Sustainable 2022 “Tractor of the Year®” prize to the New Holland T6.180 Methane Power tractor, powered by the FPT Industrial N67 NG engine.
Clearmark Solutions has partnered with the enterprising Vocation Brewery to install its first ICE Vulcan print and apply labelling system at the Halifax factory, guaranteeing to meet GS1 criteria, saving on cost, waste and increasing turnover through quicker print runs to label boxes of beer for shipment to the top five UK multiples.
One of the world’s largest producers of trucks, Tokyo-based Isuzu Motors Limited, is also a leader in manufacturing diesel engines for trucks and buses. Isuzu’s facility in Fujisawa, Japan is one of the company’s main production points for building its SUVs, mid-sized trucks, and a pickup truck line that serves a joint venture with General […]
Medical & Surgical LEMO and REDEL are the two connector brands of the LEMO group that are used in medical world. REDEL is in general the brand for the medical plastic connectors while LEMO is the brand for the metal connectors (with emc shielding). The plastic material used in our designs are FDA approved grade […]
INSPHERE is an innovative technology company focusing on developing and implementing metrology and data capture systems into high-value manufacturing processes. Working across multiple industries, including Energy, Automotive and Aerospace, the company creates solutions that enable measurement data to be used to drive and improve manufacturing processes, enabling a step-change in process flexibility, efficiency, and productivity.
DELLNER BUBENZER Group is delighted to announce the acquisition of the business of Hydratech Industries, the Danish global supplier of high-end hydraulic systems, cylinders and accumulators for wind, offshore-, marine- and industry applications. With manufacturing facilities located in Denmark, Czech Republic, India, USA and China and Service & Repair divisions the DELLNER BUBENZER Group welcomes […]
Having been forced to withdraw from staging its annual awards dinner and presentation ceremony last year, due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the AEMT is looking forward to its return on the evening of Thursday 18th November 2021.
One of the UK’s leading strategic manufacturing outsourcing specialists has increased its green credentials after investing more than £150,000 into a new energy solution.
~ The Sempre Group introduces the Micro-Vu VF7 to its metrology offering ~ Industrial metrology specialist, The Sempre Group, has introduced the new Micro-Vu VF7 to UK and Irish manufacturers. The two-dimensional, high precision measurement machine uses InSpec Metrology Software®, advanced LED lighting and a tailored design to provide clear measurement data and tolerances. The […]
Where the boundaries between the real and digital worlds are blurred, there exists a space for new ideas and hybrid concepts: Bolstered by this motif, the automation specialists at Pepperl+Fuchs are now combining their exhibit at the SPS trade show in Nuremberg (November 23 – 25, 2021; Hall 7A, Stand 330) with the company’s free […]
The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Cymru is a £20m state-of-the-art research centre in North Wales. The team behind AMRC Cymru is a powerful partnership between the Welsh Government, local authorities, growth and enterprise agencies and a world-leading R&D centre in advanced manufacturing. Its goal is to help the region’s manufacturing community […]
Alphasense, the UK-based manufacturer of gas detection sensors, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in October 2021.
~ Robotics & Automation exhibition will feature new battery technologies for robotics and internet-of-things ~ At this year’s Robotics & Automation Exhibition, battery manufacturer Accutronics will be showcasing its latest battery packs for robots in military, medical and industrial applications, as well as cells for internet-of-things (IoT) devices. During the two-day event, taking place at […]
~ Recab UK adds the newly launched MIRO router to its product line ~ Embedded computing and connectivity specialist, Recab UK, is now offering the newly released MIRO router from INSYS icom. The router is highly compact and brings the class-leading features of the existing range to a new, affordable price point.
~ Global cricket ball manufacturer uses automation with a vision system for efficiency and upskilling ~ Under the laws of cricket, it is illegal for players to rub any substance other than saliva and sweat onto the ball, let alone scuffing it with their fingernails. Similarly, strict rules apply to the manufacturing of cricket balls. […]
The UK’s first App dedicated to the identification of chain continues to be a popular tool for engineers five years after it was first launched.
A prestigious innovation award has been presented to patent and trade mark attorneys at Forresters for the work they have done supporting businesses during the pandemic.
~ New backpressure steam turbine among largest in sector ~ WEG, the global electronic machines supplier, will supply the largest backpressure steam turbine and the largest four-pole generator in the Brazilian sugar-energy industry for Cerradão power plant. This is considered the world’s largest backpressure turbine in the sugar-energy sector.
SICK has reimagined the industrial light stack as a versatile and customisable Smart Light Tower that can be easily set up with a wide range of parameters to communicate the real-time operational and maintenance status of machinery.
The phrase “a stitch in time saves nine” means sorting out a problem immediately to prevent more serious issues occurring down the line. Monitoring diesel fuel in a generator set or any power solution is a prime example of this — if contaminants, like bacteria in the engine, go undetected, it can severely impair engine […]
Unterschleißheim (Germany), October 21, 2021. Moxa Europe GmbH and Crosser, a pioneer in edge analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announce their cooperation. Together, Crosser’s edge analytics platform and Moxa’s reliable network, connectivity and edge computing solutions will help manufacturing companies to connect their devices to offer better collaboration between systems, processes, and […]
New CEO Holger Ruban: “Let’s continue to drive forward the success story”. It is a balance sheet to be proud of: Only 18 months after the takeover by AURELIUS, Distrelec Group is about to have the most successful financial year in the company’s history. For the current year, the retailer of electronic and technical components […]
From 10 to 12 November 2021, the FMB trade fair once again brings together machine manufacturers and their suppliers. NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will be on site as an exhibitor in Bad Salzuflen (North Rhine-Westphalia) presenting the innovative DuoDrive geared motor, the energy-efficient IE5+ synchronous motor, the new decentralised NORDAC ON frequency inverter as well as the […]
~ Contributing to the improvement of Mercedes-Benz’s electric mobility project ~ Leading automation manufacturer, WEG has recently supplied ultra-fast charging stations and related products for the energy distribution infrastructure of the new Mercedes-Benz bus manufacturing plant. The plant is based in São Bernardo do Campo, state of São Paulo in Brazil.
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IONA is a network of sensors and software that can simultaneously capture alignment data from industrial robots and other points of interest, be that the work piece, fixture or cell datums. Using IONA, engineers can monitor the performance of automated systems and ensure they are performing consistently in accordance with the simulated or programmed intent. […]
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The ongoing pandemic has increased the demand for critical cleaning of oxygen components and services to treat patients with the Covid-19 symptoms. The need for respirators and installation of new and extended oxygen systems in hospitals, clinics and care homes with the provision of ancillary pressure reduction and delivery systems has led to a massive […]
The LEEA Awards 2021 finalists have been announced, following the judges working through a hugely impressive trove of outstanding entries. The winners will be announced during the ‘party of the year’ at the prestigious Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London on the evening of 5 November 2021.