The 16th annual LiftEx and the 3rd LEEA Awards will take place on 13–14 October 2020, at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre, UK. As flagship event for The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), LiftEx inspires, educates and unites the industry through educational and technical sessions, presentations on innovation, a packed exhibition floor and the must-attend LEEA […]
Eye-catching legend plates and LED lens rings help reduce factory downtime LONDON, UK, 5 December 2019 – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, has added a selection of illuminated emergency stop legends to its Harmony range of factory automation […]
Edwards Engineering has announced the successful completion of a £4.5 million project with Superglass Insulation Ltd to install a new furnace building at the Stirling based site, doubling its annual production capacity of glass wool.
Co-Creating the IIoT Ecosystem and Driving Business Growth by Digital Transformation Taipei, December 5, 2019 – Advantech (stock code: 2395), a global leader in IoT, today is holding a two-day Industrial-IoT World Partner Conference (IIoT WPC) at Advantech’s IoT Campus in Linkou. It is the first large-scale partner conference since the IoT Co-Creation Summit held in […]
Seamless Communication from the Field Level to the Cloud Pepperl+Fuchs has become the first company to offer IO-Link masters with an OPC UA interface and is therefore paving the way for end-to-end, transparent, and seamless communication from the lowest field level to the cloud
Chell Instruments have launched three new products, designed to meet the increasing requirements for ‘in-flight’ testing of aircraft gas turbine engines. Able to withstand extremely harsh environments and high altitudes, the new FlightDAQ-TL, Q-DAQ and FlightDAQ3, give class-leading performance for on-engine testing, with new features including DDS data protocol.
SICK has made its powerful Visionary T 3D snapshot camera programmable, so it can run user-specific image processing applications developed in its pioneering AppSpace software development ecosystem.
Seeq’s advanced analytics solution now available as SaaS application in the AWS Marketplace Seeq Corporation, the creator of advanced analytics applications for process manufacturing data, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Industrial Software Competency status. This designation recognizes that Seeq has demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success building solutions targeting one […]
High resistance and safe handling Businesses in the food industry who want to shorten set-up times and reduce production stoppages can do so by using connectors. As a result, HARTING have developed the Han® F+B series. The series is specially designed to provide strong resistance to detergents, function in a wide temperature range from -40 […]
Non-contact laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are being used to quickly and reliably recognise if all the beer bottles are present and the correct type in returned crates. Beer bottles that come directly from the filling line or the brewery to the customer normally take the same route back, as glass bottles are recyclable, they can […]
ESAB, a world leader in welding and cutting technologies, and their distributor partner for East Anglia, Elmdale Welding & Engineering Supplies Ltd, have been supporting Armultra Ltd, a specialist welding contractor and fabricator, for 30 years. Armultra is expanding rapidly and welding processes are critical to its success, so the company has nurtured a close […]
There are few industries that push the limits of engineering further than the manufacture of surgical power tools. Design engineers are constantly pushing the boundaries of ergonomics, precision, size and reliability in order to release the latest life-saving device onto the market. Fortunately, Portescap has launched a range of 15 new motors that are designed […]
Jolly ol’ Santa Claus has quite a job coming up this month. Assuming an estimate of 650 million Christian children worldwide, manufacturing one toy for each would mean his factory would need to spit out just over 20 toys a second, every second, all year round. A factory manager could sure learn some tips from […]
ECS’ in-house fabrication department has recently completed the manufacture of 49 steel duct cradles destined for the main reactor building at a UK nuclear power plant. Each of the duct cradles required fabrication to the highest standards, with ECS engineers delivering all of the structures within six months.
UK new car market falls -1.3% in November with 156,621 models registered. For second consecutive month, alternatively fuelled vehicles reach record market share of 10.2%. Market performance year-to-date down -2.7% with 2.2 million cars registered for UK roads.
Variohm EuroSensor’s new EPT31LE series pressure sensor features extremely fast power-up and response times and a low power consumption that perfectly suits mobile equipment pressure monitoring used in combination with battery and/or solar powered wireless transmitting systems. Aimed at remote pressure monitoring tasks on agricultural machinery, heavy construction equipment and similar demanding applications, the sensor’s […]
FPT Industrial, IVECO, and NIKOLA held a joint event for the European press and industry stakeholders in Turin to present the scope of their partnership and its aggressive goal of achieving zero emissions The joint venture unveiled the NIKOLA TRE – just three months after the announcement of the partnership FPT Industrial and IVECO and […]
Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced it will be present at the Smart Building Expo 2019 in Fiera Milano, along with its Austria-based subsidiary LOYTEC. Delta will demonstrate its building automation solutions and its smart charging infrastructure solutions, including LOYTEC’s L-DALI lighting control system, a platform that facilitates eco-friendly […]
~ Simulating the factory can help fix mistakes and improve production ~ Originally developed as technologies for gaming and entertainment, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are rapidly gaining traction in the manufacturing industry. Here Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, explains how VR and AR can be used in […]
The University of Derby has revealed a refreshed package of SME support to ‘strength the capability of businesses in Chesterfield and the surrounding region, with access to research and expertise that can help foster innovation.’
Strategic collaboration between ABT and Schaeffler will begin with the electrification of light commercial vehicles from Volkswagen ABT to contribute its implementation expertise and flexibility in vehicle retrofitting – Schaeffler to contribute its expertise in technology and manufacturing as well as its financial strength High level of worldwide market potential for the electrification of intraurban […]
Bohl Crane has been an R&M Materials Handling Master Distributor for over 20 years, and in that time, they have used R&M’s crane components to partner with thousands of companies to provide custom solutions for overhead lifting challenges and projects.
Multi-level terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact increase wiring density under limited space conditions.
With its new single-sided Tiger.tec Silver indexable inserts with HU5 geometry specially developed for the heavy roughing of stainless steels and high-temperature alloys in the ISO M and S groups, tooling expert Walter GB says that because the inserts have a larger contact surface to the tool holder and therefore increased stability (than double-sided inserts), […]
Milestone reflects growing importance of chartership in £156bn profession Youngest Chartered Project Professional achieves chartered status aged 26 London, 4 December 2019 – Association for Project Management (APM), the chartered body for the project profession, has added the 1000th Chartered Project Professional (ChPP) to its register.
A new edition of a widely-respected white paper which analyses the benefits of peristaltic pump technology in the mining industry has been published by the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group. The publication of the 2019 edition of the white paper coincides with an update to the mining section of the company’s website – which provides a […]
Fifteen new disruptive projects and startups from Belgium, China, France, India, South Africa and the U.S. join the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab accelerator program New incubator and fab lab partners including Centech in Canada and OuiCrea in China will empower early stage projects from the outset Since 2015, the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab has evaluated nearly 500 projects and […]
~ New REO infographic maps the electronic evolution from 1989-2019 ~ For its 30th anniversary, power quality expert REO UK has produced a new infographic reflecting key changes in the electronic and electrical engineering sectors over the last 30 years. The infographic, which is now available on the REO website, charts significant developments in a […]
~ A resistor’s role in laying cables ~ While we may associate data with being up in the clouds, it’s very much in the ocean too. Beneath our seas lie thousands of cables, tasked with carrying the world’s internet traffic. These cables form a vital communications network — and the world would seem like a […]
FPT Industrial, IVECO and NIKOLA unveiled the prototype of their first battery electric vehicle (BEV) for European markets, the NIKOLA Tre – just three months after the announcement of the partnership The battery electric NIKOLA Tre will be launched at the IAA 2020 commercial vehicle exhibition in Hannover, Germany, with the first units reaching customers […]
The introduction of NSK linear guides with K1 lubrication units has helped a cereal manufacturer overcome contamination issues on its bagging machines, a move that is saving the company almost €65,000 a year.
Remember the computer triode? Unless you’re an early-tech enthusiast, it’s unlikely. Used as switches in the first electronic computers, these vacuum tubes consumed a great deal of power. They were unreliable and upon the invention of silicon chips, were quickly replaced. A new material has the potential to shift entire industries. Here, Kari Hjelt, Head […]
FLIR Systems and Providence Photonics, LLC announced today that FLIR has made a strategic investment in Providence Photonics, developers of advanced software used to quantify invisible gas emissions using FLIR Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras.