Stand-alone enclosures offer greater simplicity

VX SE: New free-standing system enclosure from Rittal Baying enclosures are frequently employed for free-standing use cases – but are not always the best approach. The advantages of stand-alone products such as the Rittal VX SE have often been overlooked. This represents a best-of-both-worlds solution midway between Rittal AX compact enclosures and the VX25 baying […]

Minimise plant and machine downtime

Schaeffler’s new Condition Monitoring (CM) solution, OPTIME, offers a unique set of benefits over alternative CM systems. In simple terms, users can Plug > Play > Predict. The installation is straightforward and does not require any specialist expertise. The machine diagnostics are displayed instantly, showing the maintenance engineers where they are needed.

Versaflex Flat Top Chain Conveyor System

The new versatile and flexible flat top chain conveyor system Versaflex is a conveyor system that grows with your requirements. It features the modular design we have come to expect with the complete mk range. The standardised modules and components make it simple and cost effective to integrate the system into any production process, as […]

Digital approvals and audits – Safety and efficiency go hand in hand

An on-site inspection is part of the daily business of industrial manufacturers and plant operators alike. Safety-relevant components in particular, such as rupture discs or safety valves, must be tested by the manufacturer – this is often done by notified bodies like the TÜV. Many operators additionally conduct on-site tests at the manufacturer’s premises to […]

Farmers’ Rice Cooperative turn to AutoCoding Systems to improve their coding and labelling processes

Exclusive manufacturer of California rice products, Farmers’ Rice Cooperative (FRC), produce on average 750,000 packs of rice per month in 26 different variations, 51 different packaging options and 43 different size options.  It’s not surprising, therefore, that the potential to make mistakes with regard to date coding, labelling and packaging is high.

TR announces two new appointments to its Plastics and Rubber team

International fastener specialist TR Fastenings announces two new senior UK appointments; Kevin Rogers moves into the new position of Director of Plastics and Rubber – Sourcing and Category Management, and Andrew Fletcher is named as the Director of Plastics and Rubber – Commercial and Technical. Kevin and Andrew will both play key strategic roles in […]