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Prima strengthens engineering capabilities via comprehensive new apprenticeship scheme

In order to cultivate young technology-motivated talent, Cambridgeshire-based contract manufacturer Prima Electronic Services has established a multi-faceted apprentice program. Working in ... more

AMTE Power and Britishvolt sign MoU for UK’s landmark battery Giga Factory

AMTE Power and Britishvolt are pleased to announce plans to investigate collaborating to build the UK’s first full cycle battery cell GigaPlant, servicing the automotive and energy storage markets. ... more

FLIR launches C5 compact thermal camera with cloud connectivity

New addition to popular Cx-Series instantly uploads images to the cloud for building, manufacturing, and utility applications more

How more accurate power analysis boosted a solar race car’s range, speed and competitiveness

The Yokogawa WT5000 Precision Power Analyser is being used by Solar Team Twente, to maximise their chances of winning the ultimate challenge for solar powered race cars, the biennial Bridgestone ... more

Scottish Microelectronics Centre engineers vital parts for Covid-19 healthcare

The Scottish Microelectronics Centre (SMC), a research facility based within the School of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, is helping technology companies to manufacture critical parts ... more

How to choose the right floodlights

Outdoor lighting is important as it provides additional safety and security to properties you are in charge of more

RS Components and BARTH Elektronik unveil People Counter maker project to help social distancing efforts

RS Components (RS) has joined forces with miniature PLC manufacturer BARTH Elektronik to develop a simple maker project that aids social distancing in the effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19... more

Sensirion provides humidity and temperature sensors to Alps Alpine

Sensirion, the expert in environmental and flow sensing, has entered into a cooperation with Alps Alpine in the field of humidity and temperature sensing. Thanks to this cooperation, customers will ... more

Hanwha Sliding Heads are breathing life into Ventilator Challenge

With the sudden ramp-up of the ‘Ventilator Challenge UK’ project to battle the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Dugard Machine Tools has witnessed an unprecedented surge in enquiries and sales with ... more

Nexans completes repair of Malta-Sicily subsea interconnector

Nexans has completed the repair of a 95 km subsea high voltage (HV) cable linking Malta with Sicily, ensuring the continuity of power supply to the island nation of Malta. The Interconnector cable ... more

Comment: COVID-19 driving the adoption of flexible manufacturing

As draft government plans to ease anti-coronavirus restrictions in the workplace are revealed, Earl Yardley, director at Industrial Vision Systems, a supplier of machine vision systems to industries ... more

Traco Power launches new website

Traco Power, a leading company for high quality industrial and medical DC/DC and AC/DC power conversion products and customized power solutions has launched a new, improved website... more

SICK Launches Combined Electro-Mechanical PLe Safety Lock Solution

SICK has combined its proven MB1 mechanical safety bolt for enclosed hazard areas with its advanced TR110 non-contact safety lock to deliver a high-performance PLe (EN ISO 13849) safety solution more


Atacama-CT Plus adsorption dryers from Hi-line Industries, a leading UK supplier to the compressed air sector, now feature upgraded diaphragm valves... more

Professor calls for engineers to help solve NHS and healthcare issues amid pandemic

A new project has been launched to unite engineers from across the world to help solve challenges deriving from the Covid-19 pandemic. Professor Peter Ogrodnik, a biomedical engineer from Keele ... more

Plextek and Design Momentum announce strategic partnership to drive innovation in life science technology

The partnership brings together Plextek’s extensive expertise in electronic design and development at its ISO13485-certified labs with Design Momentum’s 25 years of experience in innovative life ... more

igus e-skin energy chain systems receive ISO Class 1 certification for cleanrooms

The e-skin energy chain system provides cleanroom equipment with data, power and media without unwanted particles contaminating the air, as proven by the Fraunhofer Institute IPA. All three e-skin ... more

Fingerprint test could deliver Covid-19 testing results on-site in ten minutes

UK firm Intelligent Fingerprinting – developer of a portable fingerprint-based drug screening system – believe that the highly sensitive fluorescence measurement capabilities of its lateral flow ... more

BPMA announces new online Pump Engineering forum

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) is delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new standalone Pump Engineering Forum. Aimed at Plant, Process and Maintenance Engineers, Consultants ... more

3T and EOS 3D print 100,000+ face shields for frontline UK healthcare staff

AM company, 3T-am is utilising EOS’ global partner ecosystem to 3D print face shield headbands for frontline health workers in the UK. 3T is now producing 20,000 headbands per week, and will exceed ... more

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