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Development of more affordable electric vehicles

The world is one step closer to more affordable and eco-friendly electric vehicles (EV) thanks to the efforts of ANSYS, General Motors, the Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy ... more

Communities learn to Restart their broken technology

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents, a high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is supporting a mission to encourage us to become a nation of ‘fixers’ ... more

Optimised seals for wind turbine rotor, blade and tower bearings

Wind turbines must operate reliably in a diverse range of environmental conditions, both onshore and offshore. By optimising the bearing design, lubrication and sealing for wind turbine rotors, ... more

Distribution network strengthened with Brazilian partnership

Curtiss-Wright's Industrial division has announced a further strengthening of its global distribution network with the appointment of GB Automotive Ltda, who will represent the Industrial Group ... more

Sheringham Shoal wind farm receives end of warranty inspection

Romax Technology has provided Europe’s largest renewable energy company Statkraft with end of warranty inspection services and maintenance training for its Sheringham Shoal wind farm site. Operated ... more

Final call: become a role model to inspire more female engineers

A female spacecraft engineer is calling for her fellow young female engineers to enter an award, which has a renewed emphasis on finding female role models to help address the UK science and ... more

New anti-counterfeit site promotes authorised distribution

Mouser Electronics, an engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has announced the unveiling of a new Anti-Counterfeiting site at more

A designer's headache

At the end of March, Sataya Nadella the new CEO of Microsoft gave his first keynote speech only 52 days into his new role. Speaking at the company’s Cloud conference, also dubbed the ‘Office for iPad’... more

New bearings drive Lotus Elise to championship victory

A redesigned pedal box that utilised igus iglidur plain bearings was a factor in Andy Napier winning the production class championship in the Lotus Cup UK series in his Lotus Elise last year. Napier ... more

100% renewal for national pavilions at defence and security event

All 40 countries that took national pavilions at Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI), the world's largest land, sea and air defence and security exhibition, have committed to the ... more

Low–voltage (LV) VFD market poised for growth in 2014

Since 2011, revenues for VFDs have maintained flat growth (0.3% CAGR from 2011 to 2013), as European countries have been cautious to invest and export demand from Asia Pacific has provided minimal ... more

Poland can expect better services for AC drives

The global AC drives manufacturer Vacon has strengthened its foothold and ability to offer better services for its local and global customers in Poland by opening a sales company in Warsaw, the ... more

New SOM helps engineers to develop systems faster and with less risk

NI, the provider of solutions that enable engineers and scientists to solve engineering challenges, have announced the NI SOM. It combines the Xilinx Zynq All Programmable system on a chip (SoC) with ... more

Hard selling and unreliable quoting are top supplier turn-offs for the UK engineering and manufacturing sector

A new survey has revealed that businesses in the UK engineering and manufacturing sector are being let down by bad supplier practices. When asked what they found most frustrating about suppliers, 49% ... more

European injection moulders embrace automation

Like many processes, injection moulding (IM) can benefit hugely from automation involving robotics. While the move towards offshoring work in the early 2000s impacted its adoption across Europe, ... more

Free on site shows demonstrate polymers

Polymer specialist igus is bringing its range of plastic bearings, linear systems, energy chains and cabling assemblies right to its customers’ premises by delivering specialist on-site ... more

Quality finishes ensure sealing and longevity

The latest two videos, from the EMKA series exploring their production technologies for quality cabinet and vehicle components, deal with sealing and finishing. They are believed to offer insight to ... more

Pneumatic safety for design engineers

Festo is offering a new training course, for design engineers and managers who require a deeper understanding of the safe application of pneumatics in relation to the requirements for the Machinery ... more

Industry solution aims to optimise resource allocation, ensure regulatory compliance and maximize capitalization

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, working in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions has announced that Ion Beam Applications SA (IBA), ... more

Ongoing support for the AMRC Training Centre

WEG aims to supply students with a deeper knowledge of Electrical Engineering by providing equipment and services to the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) Training Centre. more

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