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Institution of Mechanical Engineers appoints new president

Terry Spall CEng FIMechE has assumed office as the 135th President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Spall, who has been a member of the Institution since 1984, is a long-standing ... more

Creating a standard light source for improved temperature measurements on gas turbines

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), in collaboration with Sensor Coating Systems (SCS), have successfully developed a standard light source (SLS) for verification of a temperature ... more

Using artificial intelligence to detect COVID-19 in X-rays

Students at Cranfield University have designed computer models that can identify COVID-19 in X-rays. The models use computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) to analyse chest X-ray imagery. ... more

FLIR launches VP50-2 Non-Contact Voltage Detector for commercial, residential, and industrial electrical applications

The rugged, triple alarm FLIR VP50-2 features light, vibration, and sound feedback alarms to reliably detect voltage when testing electrical installations more

Prodrive and Cambridge University develop low-cost ventilator

British motorsport and advanced technology business, Prodrive, has worked with Cambridge University to develop a new low-cost ventilator for global use. The OVSI (Open Ventilator System Initiative) ... more

UK businesses adapting to face Brexit and COVID-19

Logistics firm One World Express commissioned an independent survey among over 900 decision-makers within UK businesses. It found that 43% have pivoted their product or service since the pandemic ... more

Development support for CC-Link IE TSN and CC-Link IE Safety

MESCO offers CC-Link IE TSN and CC-Link IE Safety development services for automation component manufacturers. Through modular concepts and the use of MESCO design packages, TSN-based, safety-related ... more

Crypta Labs to develop Quantum Random Number Generators for space SPRINT project

Crypta Labs, a specialist in Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG) technology, has signed up to the national SPRINT business support programme to develop its QRNGs for space applications. Crypta ... more

Roxtec provides pipe and cable sealing for Aughinish Alumina

Roxtec has supplied Europe’s largest alumina refinery with a range of pipe and cable sealing solutions. The company was chosen to provide Aughinish Alumina, one of the world’s most technologically ... more

Moog and Voith successfully established a strategic business alliance

Moog and Voith Group, have signed the contracts to form the joint venture HMS – Hybrid Motion Solutions GmbH based in Rutesheim. The joint venture provides for a strategic business alliance to expand ... more

Southco launches face shield production in battle against COVID-19

Southco Manufacturing, a global leader in engineered access solutions, based in Warndon, Worcester, has responded to the challenge presented by COVID-19. As the company’s global Centre of Excellence ... more

Rockwell Automation acquires ASEM

Rockwell Automation has completed the acquisition of ASEM, S.p.A., a leading provider of digital automation technologies based in Italy. ASEM provides a complete range of Industrial PCs (IPCs), ... more

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

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