The development of miniature laser distance sensors which provide exceptional measurement performance are a vital component in today’s more compact machines and systems, helping manufacturers to meet the ever-present demands for optimum efficiency. The new miniaturised OM20 and OM30 laser sensors available from sensing and instrumentation specialist BAUMER are a good example being perfectly suited […]

Closer to home

~ Shortening stressed supply chains to keep industry moving ~ With unpredictable national lockdowns, shifting guidelines and shuttered factories across the world, many businesses are looking to secure, simplify and shorten their supply chains. Here, Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA at industrial parts supplier EU Automation at industrial parts supplier EU Automation, investigates where UK […]

ViewSonic’s New ViewBoard Cast Button Enables Real-Time Wireless Content Sharing with Just One-Click

Creating a Highly Effective Meeting Space Without the Setup or Connection Hassles – ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, introduces the ViewBoard Cast Button, a brand new accessory of ViewSonic’s wireless presentation display (WPD) solution, to offer a more intuitive way to share content immediately with just “one-click”. It eliminates setup and wireless connection […]

NSK and Volkswagen cooperation delivers first success in steering innovation

In June 2019, NSK Ltd. and Volkswagen AG commenced a formal cooperation between the companies’ respective steering divisions with the ambition of further advancing innovation in steering systems. The success of this joint development initiative has led to the appointment of NSK as the production partner for a high-power, single-pinion electric power steering (EPS) system […]


The TME offer now includes 70000 series food-grade brass pneumatic fittings. They are certified according to the NSF 169 standard, i.e. they have been approved for operation in food industry automation. Their primary applications include various types of dispensers, coffee machines and similar equipment that dispenses beverages and liquid food, they can be also applied in the dairy […]

Top floor to shopfloor

Most software systems are designed to perform, and excel at, specific business functions, often with the ability to share information or data-based reports with additional departments within an organisation. An accounting package would be a great example of this. However, CGTech’s VERICUT CNC simulation and optimisation software is truly enterprise inclusive.

APPLICATION NOTE: Phoenix America’s robust, high resolution magnetic rotary encoder technology now available from Variohm EuroSensor

Following its recent acquisition by the Variohm Group, Phoenix America’s unique range of magnetic encoders and sensor components are now fully available from sensor and measurement specialist Variohm EuroSensor. With UK- and German-based sales teams and distribution partners throughout Europe and in many global industrial countries, Variohm EuroSensor will provide complete technical sales and application […]

Royal Academy of Engineering reports impact on sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa ahead of World Engineering Day  

The Royal Academy of Engineering, an engineering charity focused on harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy, is showcasing its impact on enhancing collaboration, education, and diversity in engineering in sub-Saharan Africa, delivered through its Africa grants programmes ahead of the second UNESCO World Engineering Day for Sustainable […]


TME offers a premium series from the well-known German manufacturer Goobay. It is called Goobay Plus, and it aims to meet the expectations of not only consumers and professionals, but also the so-called “prosumers”, i.e. users expecting home multimedia systems of the highest quality. Goobay Plus cables feature metal housing and gold-plated connectors with minimized resistance and corrosion-resistant contacts. […]