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Mitsubishi Electric develops elite ‘Innovation Partner’ status

As part of Mitsubishi Electric’s commitment to providing customers with the highest level of expertise and support, it has developed an elite ‘Innovation Partner’ status. The ‘Innovation Partner’ ... more

Quickest way to reduce road transport emissions is to improve the efficiency of the internal combustion engine, states new report

According to a report by the IMechE, even if the UK Government accelerates its plan to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, there will still be millions of fossil-fuelled vehicles on the road ... more

Agenda announced for PROFINET, PROFIBUS and IO-Link Seminar

Presented by PROFIBUS and PROFINET International at the National Motorcycle Museum on 28 April, this free event will address the key practical issues arising from the use of digital communications ... more

Bunting expands Redditch manufacturing plant

Following several years of sustained sales growth, Bunting (the designer and manufacturer of magnetic separators, metal detectors, magnets, magnetic assemblies and magnetising equipment) is expanding ... more

Schneider Electric names Podmores Systems as IIoT Starter Pack competition winner

Schneider Electric has announced Podmores Systems as the winner of its Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Secure Asset Connection Starter Pack competition... more

Textile-based composites could weave future of aerospace engineering

Advanced materials research at The University of Manchester has demonstrated a comprehensive picture of the evolution of damage in braided textile composites for the first time. This could lead the ... more

Rubix UK acquires Hydra Engineering Services

Rubix UK has completed the acquisition of specialist hydraulics services supplier, Hydra Engineering Services (Hydraflow Hydraulics), in line with the Group’s network development strategy... more


PCB Piezotronics manufactures the largest selection of sensors and sensor accessory products worldwide. Product lines include sensors for the measurement of acceleration, acoustics, force, load, ... more

Compact distance sensors provide millimetre precision

Precise distance measurement to the nearest millimetre is essential in many control and automation applications and the latest OGD precision laser distance sensors from ifm electronic provide ... more

Sulzer wins contract to supply innovative gas dehydration technology for ExxonMobil

Sulzer is supplying the first ever industrial scale cMIST system for natural gas dehydration with start-up scheduled for the second half of 2020. The unit will be installed at an onshore ExxonMobil ... more

Free basic versions of EPLAN packages now on offer

EPLAN is offering a free basic version of its EPLAN eVIEW and EPLAN eBUILD packages. The offer is open to all those interested in using these two leading EPLAN solutions for themselves. A series of ... more

Ford invests €42 million in Valencia plant to support its electrification strategy

Ford has announced a €42 million investment in its Valencia manufacturing plant, Spain, to support the company’s electrification strategy with a state-of-the-art battery assembly facility in addition ... more

Low EMI DC/DC regulator helps engineers meet ever-tightening OEM standards

Allegro MicroSystems’ ARG81800 is a robust, ultra-low Iq, low EMI DC/DC regulator ideal for keep-alive supply applications. The device sets a new standard, introducing features that help engineers ... more
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Building sustainability into a process

When you are selling a fuel that has claims of being more environmentally friendly than direct alternatives, burns cleaner and is made from genuinely sustainable material, then the processes you use ... more
Design & prototyping

Hire drives keep water flowing for Anglian Water customers

A pumping station is repaired within hours following a drive breakdown, avoiding 2,000 homes being left without water... more
Drives & motors

TactoTek and fischer automotive collaborate on a smart surface technology demonstrator

The new demonstrator will show examples of design innovation that fulfill market demands for integrating styling, electronic functions and manufacturability of smart surfaces at commercial scale... more

Symetri joins forces with Excitech to deliver leading edge technology and services to the construction and manufacturing sectors

Addnode Group, a provider of software and services for design and engineering activities and the owner of Symetri, has acquired Excitech, a leader in technology and services for the construction and ... more

Self-synchronising actuators help work-platform builder maintain footing in demanding industrial markets

When final assembly of larger-than-human-scale products requires a human touch, industrial equipment manufacturers deploy a variety of industrial work platform solutions to enable access to the ... more

High power density SMPS launched

RS Components (RS) has announced the availability of a new series of encapsulated switch-mode power supplies (SMPS), offering the smallest 3W AC/DC power solution available on the market, the company ... more
Electrical & electronics

The future of wind renewable energy is now

Magnomatics, a world leader in magnetic gear development, is pleased to be able to contribute to the ongoing growth of cleaner renewable energy through their Pseudo Direct Drive (PDD) generator ... more
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