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The training and development challenges facing the manufacturing industry

Despite all the hype, automation is not eliminating all of the jobs in manufacturing. Instead, it is altering the job they do and demanding higher levels of skill and expertise of those who remain on ... more

European industries lead new Graphene Flagship projects to shape EU’s environmental future

The Graphene Flagship has announced the launch of eleven new “Spearhead Projects”, each developed to take graphene-enabled prototypes to commercial applications. The success of the first Spearhead ... more

EtherNet/IP Specification enhanced

ODVA has published enhancements to The EtherNet/IP Specification, which outline how to integrate devices built to the IO-Link Communication Standard into CIP architectures. The addition of this ... more

Smiths Interconnect opens new Qualification and Test laboratory

The new laboratory at its site in Dundee, Scotland, offers a one-stop shop for critical qualification and testing of Smiths Interconnect’s products in Europe. The structure is equipped with in-house ... more

Recruitment for engineering roles slows down

As the UK gears up for its fourth general election since 2010, increased economic uncertainty has led to a significant drop in job advertisements across the engineering sector. In fact, according to ... more

Chemigraphic appoints new chairman and FD to support its global expansion

Chemigraphic, the provider of Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to the fast-growth medical technology, defence and power systems sectors, today announces the arrival of a new Chairman of the ... more

igus robotic arm helps start the celebrations on The Gadget Show

During day to day business at igus UK, it is not unusual to get the odd phone call from customers and potential customers who have a novel idea on a new machine or concept. One Friday morning, a few ... more

North Devon power supply manufacturer recognised at Tech South West Awards

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) is pleased to announce that TDK-Lambda UK has been named Tech Company of the Year at the prestigious Tech South West Awards 2019, held in the Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel ... more

HRH The Prince of Wales honours GPS inventors at Buckingham Palace

Four US engineers have been awarded the 2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace for their work creating the first truly global, satellite-based ... more

Customising CombiTac connectors just got easier with a new online configurator

CombiTac connectors can house a very wide variety of contact types in a single casing. Choosing which contacts to use and where to place them has become much easier with Stäubli’s upgraded ... more

Why Kanban revolutionised the manufacturing industry

The modern manufacturing industry is one that has been alive and well here in the United States, and around the world since the late 18th century. It got its start in Britain after the Industrial ... more

Rimac chooses Analog Devices to enable precision battery management in high performance electric vehicles

Analog Devices (ADI) has announced that Rimac Automobili is planning to incorporate ADI’s precision battery management system (BMS) integrated circuits (ICs) into Rimac’s BMS. ADI’s technology ... more

Arrow Electronics appointed as reseller for MindSphere portfolio in EMEA

Arrow Electronics has been appointed as the first reseller for the MindSphere Program for industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and solution and technology providers in the Europe, Middle East and ... more

UK’s largest celebration of STEM, The Big Bang Fair, announces new series of regional events

Schools and families will have the chance to be inspired by scientists and engineers on their doorstep with a new series of regional events announced by the organisers of The Big Bang Fair... more

Renishaw’s Sir David McMurtry awarded James Watt Gold Medal

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has awarded the James Watt International Gold Medal for 2019 to Sir David McMurtry, the co-founder and executive chairman of global engineering ... more

igus opens new automated assembly line for its readycable range

The new assembly line at the igus facility in Northampton represents another significant investment for company. It uses fully-automated machines and lean manufacturing methods to streamline the ... more

Atlas Copco celebrates 100 years in the UK

Atlas Copco of Hemel Hempstead has marked its century of operations in the UK with a look forward at how industrial technology might evolve over the next 100 years. The company was established in ... more

Southco counterbalance system scores a win for accessibility at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Established in 1992, Manufacturing By Design (MBD) is a leading British manufacturer of hand-crafted bespoke furniture, cabinetry and architectural joinery. As a traditional cabinet-making company, ... more

Smiths Interconnect acquires Reflex Photonics

Smiths Interconnect has completed the acquisition of Reflex Photonics, Inc. (Reflex). Founded in 2002 in Montreal, Canada, Reflex is a recognized global leader in rugged high-reliability optical ... more

Molex receives Cisco 2019 Excellence in Technology Enablement award

Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, today announced it was the recipient of the Cisco 2019 Excellence in Technology Enablement Award. Cisco unveiled the award winners at its ... more

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