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SICK’s publication makes guest appearance on TV comedy panel show

SICK UK’s in-house magazine SICKInsight, featured on a recent edition of the TV show, Have I Got News for You! SICKInsight featured as guest publication in the missing words round in which panellists ... more

Record year for drive recycling scheme

ABB's drive recycling scheme achieved a record total for 2012, with 31 tonnes of drives being recycled during the year. Over 96% by weight of these drives were recycled, with much of the copper, ... more

Dassault Systèmes to provide a complete design optimisation solution following acquisition of FE-DESIGN

Dassault Systèmes has announced the acquisition of FE-DESIGN Group, based in Karlsruhe, Germany. The acquisition expands Dassault Systèmes’ SIMULIA applications to provide a complete design ... more

Easy Raspberry Pi expansion with new USB hub

Cyntech Components has announced that first production samples of its Pi-themed USB hub design have completed formal evaluation and approval by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The company will have ... more

Body Pressure Measurement System used in crash test on BBC1 programme Bang Goes the Theory

During an episode of Bang Goes the Theory, Tekscan’s Body Pressure Measurement System, BPMS, was used in a low speed crash test to determine if rear-facing seats in an automobile are safer than those ... more

Exhibition to showcase micro, precision, mems and nano technologies

Micro Nano Mems 2013 – the definitive showcase for micro, precision, mems and nano manufacturing technologies – will take place on the 25th and 26th September 2013 at the NEC, Birmingham. Now in its ... more

Acquisition broadens Southco's access hardware solutions range

Southco has acquired Unikey Industrial Components, headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil. The acquisition will broaden Southco's range of engineered access hardware solutions and extends the company’s ... more

Battery powered surveillance solution delivers 'fortress-like' ring of security

A combination of Plextek’s Blighter B202 Mk 2 portable electronic scanning ground surveillance radar and Liteye’s Aquila PTZ (pan, tilt, zoom) thermal imaging surveillance system is offering a ... more

iPhone app for solving Ohm’s Law launched

Using its in-house software engineering expertise, Cressall Resistors has developed an iPhone app for solving Ohm’s Law. Ohm’s Law is the essential mathematical model that engineers use for mentally ... more

Enhanced distribution partnership for motion control solutions

Heason Technology has enhanced its distribution partnership with the motion control solutions provider Elmo Motion Control through an improved applications support framework. Elmo designs and ... more

‘Robot swarms’ could benefit military, medical and industrial environments

Researchers in the Sheffield Centre for Robotics, jointly established by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, have been working to program a group of 40 robots, and say the ... more

Record numbers attend Southern Manufacturing

According to ETES, the organiser of the Southern Manufacturing Show, the 2013 event which took place in February saw record number of both visitors and exhibitors. In fact at this year’s event there ... more

A Royal visitor for TMD Technologies

HRH The Duke of York has visited TMD Technologies to acknowledge the company’s contribution to UK manufacturing and exports, as part of his ongoing work to recognise the successes and achievements of ... more

New branding architecture for adhesives

To improve navigation through the brand portfolio, Henkel is re-grouping its industrial business for adhesive technologies under five technology brands, each of which will represent a cluster of ... more

Machinery safety consultancy launched

A new machinery safety consultancy has been launched to help address the difficulties UK manufacturers are experiencing in the field of machinery safety, especially CE marking.Safe Machine will be ... more

Engineering and manufacturing education portal for schools

An Education Portal for use in the classroom has been launched by Siemens. This will allow teachers, students and parents to access a central hub of information to encourage young people to engage ... more

Select test cables with new mobile app

A mobile app that enables engineers to specify extremely rugged, high-performance MegaPhaseRF and microwave test cable assemblies from their mobile phones, iPod Touch device or iPad tablet, has been ... more

Quality award for Schaeffler

Following its ‘Technology Cooperation Award’ in 2010 and its ‘Excellent Supplier Award’ in 2011, Schaeffler has now also won the 2012 Excellent Quality Award from Xinjiang Goldwind Science & ... more

Seminar to address digital communication

The PROFIBUS Group has developed a free-to-attend one-day seminar addressing safety and security issues arising from the use of digital communications technologies in automated manufacturing and ... more

Fully bonded caravan is stronger, lighter and drier

Last year, Elddis stopped using around 800 screws for each caravan it manufactured and instead started using adhesive solutions from Henkel. The result ­– said to be the world’s first fully bonded ... more

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