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Newton and Quick Release support Penlon to manufacture 11,683 ventilators in 12 weeks in response to COVID-19

Operational consultancy Newton Europe and product data management (PDM) specialists Quick Release – members of the Ventilator Challenge UK Consortium – share their story as the Penlon group ships its ... more

Low-cost PPE helmet removes the need to social distance

The British inventor and design engineer Alan Meeks (who has 40 patents to his name and designed the cordless kettle, the Star Wars’ Storm Trooper headgear, and Masuri cricket helmet) along with ... more

SMC to resume customer training courses in August

SMC UK has confirmed its plans to resume its popular training course, Introduction to Pneumatics and Electro Pneumatics. The global market leader is once again accepting bookings for its three-day, ... more

TR responds to unprecedented global sheet metal fastener demand

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic created a surge in global demand for medical equipment, with the subsequent knock-on effect of a huge demand for sheet metal fasteners, specifically for those ... more
Fasteners & adhesives

Corking the gender gap

For years stereotypes have existed within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) sectors. Perhaps this is the primary reason why the number of women in the industry is still at such a ... more

Engineers Without Borders UK announces winners of Engineering for People Design Challenge 2020

Engineers Without Borders UK, part of an international movement putting global responsibility at the heart of engineering, has announced the UK and Ireland winners of the Engineering for People ... more

RS Components creates Ventilator Solutions landing page to help support those building and supplying ventilators

RS Components (RS) is providing ongoing support for makers, manufacturers and engineers around the world eager to support the fight against COVID-19 through building and supplying ventilators... more

InoBat Auto secures 10M Euro investment to develop R&D centre and production line in Slovakia

InoBat Auto, a leading R&D and electric battery production company, has secured additional EUR 10m investment to fund the development of a first-of-its kind 100MWh R&D centre and production ... more

Over two million Brits report that a hobby in electronics has been key for their mental wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic

With millions of Brits confined to their homes and many suffering job losses or being placed on furlough, reports of mental health incidents have risen and the extended period of uncertainty has ... more

WMAHSN and WMCA work to help support PPE supply across the region

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) and the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) have joined forces to help support the region’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply ... more

TTI receives 2019 Molex Americas Distributor of the Year Award

Molex has announced that TTI is the recipient of the 2019 Americas Distributor Award. This award recognizes one outstanding regional channel partner each year for advancing Molex technology ... more

Made Smarter reaches major milestone with 104 SME manufacturers to reap benefits of digital technology

Made Smarter, the movement helping SMEs join the Industry 4.0 revolution, has reached a major milestone having now funded more than 100 businesses. The North West technology adoption pilot is ... more

Interroll receives major order from North American e-commerce platform

Interroll reports a large order received from a leading e-commerce platform in North America. The order includes the supply of vertical crossbelt sorter systems for 12 locations and amounts to a ... more

Rotronic supports global petition 40t60RH to help reduce respiratory infections

Using scientific findings as a basis, a global petition asks the World Health Organization (WHO) to prescribe a humidity level of 40-60 %RH to reduce respiratory infections. Rotronic supports this ... more

Swift lessons in lightweight design: the new bionic concept from Festo

What can nature teach us about lightweight structures, adaptive control and collaborative working? The “BionicSwift”, the latest bionic concept from Festo, demonstrates what is possible within ... more
Machine building, frameworks & safety

Essentra Components supports VentilatorChallengeUK and Penlon fighting Covid-19

Essentra Components, a global manufacturer and supplier of essential components, is delighted to announce its support of the VentilatorChallengeUK consortium in the race to produce 10,000 ventilators ... more

Why STEM education is critically important, now and always

Overflowing with opportunity and potential, STEM is in no way a restrictive field to be in; it is packed completely with innovation and creativity, so much so that they are its pillar. The US ... more

FDB Rocfast lock assembly and logistics ready to help rebuild the industrial enclosures industry

Like many companies, FDB Panel Fittings have kept working and supplying from stock with one eye to the future – and the need to restart and rebuild our industrial base. As front-line suppliers of ... more

EMKA – locks, handles, hinges, gaskets – “everything but the enclosure”

Quarter-Turns – simple latches through to keylocks requiring just a quarter-turn to operate

EMKA ex-stock quarter-turns are quick to fit and quick to operate latch locks which suit factory to ... more


The only room sensor enclosure you need

As part of their new product introduction process, CamdenBoss has taken into consideration future market demands and developed their range of Room Sensor Enclosures to offer designers and engineers ... more

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