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Stop fake bearings… Counterfeit NSK merchandise continues to be found in China

Further to the seizure of 23,000 counterfeit NSK packages and labels in Hebei Province, China, a follow-up raid has led to the discovery of yet more fake NSK merchandise. Located at a different ... more

WCM and IIOT: Achieving world class standards

Whilst ‘zero waste’ and ‘zero loss’ are aspirational targets for manufacturers large and small, some leading UK manufacturers are now reporting achieving these impressive standards using World Class ... more

ABB wins national award for diverse training course portfolio

Award recognises contribution training has made to tackling crucial issues such as energy reduction and leakage prevention.

ABB has won 'Contribution to Skills and Training' at the annual Motion ... more

R. A. Rodriguez and RARUK Automation’s re-location is a ‘long-term investment in the future of both companies’

The dynamic growth of sister companies, R. A. Rodriguez ( and RARUK Automation (, has resulted in both relocating to a substantial new facility in ... more

Analog Devices wins UK electronics industry automotive product of the year award

Analog Devices, the manufacturer of semiconductor-based technology solutions and systems won the award for its LT8708 series bidirectional synchronous buck-boost DC/DC controllers. According to the ... more

Nexteer Automotive opens 27th plant in Kenitra, Morocco

Nexteer Automotive hosted a ceremony with customers, employees and government officials – including Moroccan Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy, Mr. Moulay Elalamy – to ... more

William Hughes acquires JK Metrology

Spring, wire form and assembly specialist, William Hughes, has expanded its range of specialist services for the manufacturing industry with the acquisition of JK Metrology & Quality Services of ... more

Businesses across Scotland to benefit from new Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

An £8.9 million centre to help companies benefit from lightweight manufacturing technology has been officially opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The centre, operated by the University of ... more

Pioneering student team from the Netherlands wins Airbus Fly Your Ideas 2019 global competition

Aerospace and academic experts from Airbus and the International Space University (Strasbourg) have selected Team 'Zero' Heroes from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, as winner of the ... more

A perfect connection: Revolutionary technology meets robust engineering

In early 2015 an East German StartUp, AIM3D set out to revolutionise the 3D printing world by creating a 3D printing machine that would offer the potential to eventually become a standard tool on ... more

Yokogawa’s WT5000 Precision Power Analyzer wins 'Power Product of the Year' accolade at Electronics Industry awards

Yokogawa’s WT5000 Precision Power Analyzer has won the prestigious “Power Product of the Year” trophy at the second annual Electronics Industry awards.

The award was presented on the 21st June at a ... more

Robotics could cost 20m lost jobs by 2030

Following the publication of a study which shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs, please find comments below from Earl Yardley, Director at ... more

Chemigraphic receives £7million investment boost

Chemigraphic, the provider of Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) to the medical technology, defence and power systems sectors, has received a £7million investment from NVM Private Equity (NVM), ... more

Mouser wins e-Commerce distributor of the year award

Mouser Electronics has been presented with the 2018 e-Commerce Distributor of the Year Award for EMEA by Vishay Intertechnology, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors ... more

Rittal forms global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens for Edge and IoT initiatives

Rittal has announced that it has formed a new global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens to develop intelligent edge data centre solutions for smart industries, smart cities, smart retail, ... more

Analog Devices and First Sensor Developing LIDAR Offerings to Accelerate the Future of Autonomous Driving

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has announced a collaboration with First Sensor AG to develop products aimed at speeding the launch of autonomous sensing technology serving unmanned automotive, aerial and ... more

Fifth of adults think robotics should be part of the school curriculum, according to poll

Robotics education should be made part of the school curriculum, according to a fifth of UK adults polled to mark the official start of UK Robotics Week (20th – 27th June 2019)... more

WEG partners with Embraer to boost development of ultra-efficient electric propulsion systems for aircraft

WEG is teaming up with aircraft OEM Embraer to advance the aerospace industry toward the next generation of propulsion systems. The new technology cooperation agreement seeks to accelerate knowledge ... more

RS Components announces new global franchise agreement with Yageo for passive components

RS Components (RS) has announced a new global franchise agreement with Yageo, a world leader in passive components which was founded in 1977. A key product type now immediately available from RS is ... more

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