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Winner of Formula Student motorsport competition announced

A team from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, won this year’s Formula Student which took place at Silverstone this weekend. The petrol car, which featured a rear-wing ... more

A new evolution in bolt security to be launched

Nuts and bolts are often seen as trivial hardware. A joint with a design flaw – or worse, one that fails – can cause serious consequences, both in terms of worker safety and also in costly down-time.... more

Partnership to enhance Sensing Technology exhibition

Trident Exhibitions and Datateam Business Media have joined forces to run Sensing Technology, the national exhibition for sensors and instrumentation. For 2012 Trident will focus its efforts on ... more

Power distribution solution announced

Rittal and Siemens have announced a power distribution solution that uses Siemens busbar distributor systems in Rittal's live data centres. Under the cooperation, the companies are guaranteeing the ... more

Additional £120 million funding for aerospace research and technology announced

The latest £120 million investment from government and industry in aerospace research and technology was announced by Business Secretary Vince Cable at the Farnborough International Airshow... more

Formula Student 2012 challenges racing car design

Run by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Formula Student challenges universities from across the world to design, build and race a single-seat racing car in one year. The cars are then judged ... more

New chief executive for Semta

Semta, the employer-led Sector Skills Council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies in the UK, has appointed Mrs Sarah Sillars OBE as chief executive from 10th October 2012... more

Open days give pupils an insight into automotive manufacturing

Schaeffler has held two open days at its plant in Llanelli, South Wales, during which 53 Year 10 and Year 11 (14-16 year olds) pupils from ten local schools were given the chance to find out what it ... more

September roadshows to highlight machine safety

Laidler Associates is to rebrand as TÜV SÜD Product Service and, to mark this, the TÜV SÜD team will be taking the issue of machinery safety on the road in September. The Health & Safety Executive ... more

Climate strategy addresses environmental challenges

SKF’s BeyondZero climate strategy, which was launched in 2005, has been revised. When it was introduced, the company had two goals in mind: to reduce the negative impact deriving from its operations; ... more

Hydraulic acquisition

Eaton has acquired Polimer Kauçuk Sanayi ve Pazarlama A.S., a Turkish manufacturer of hydraulic and industrial hose.Astrid Mozes, president of Eaton’s Hydraulics Group, EMEA, explained that the ... more

Machinery safety alliance seminar a success

At the Machinery Safety Alliance seminar at Leicester’s National Space Exhibition, Pilz Automation Technology, Festo, Fortress Interlocks, Werma and Troax made presentations to an audience comprising ... more

Wireless energy harvesting university programme offers career opportunities

Essaimage Associates has launched a new university programme for EnOcean in Munich, Germany. This initiative will educate the university community about energy harvesting wireless technology and open ... more

Online forum to find solutions to automation and machine building problems

Festo has launched the Festo Support Community, an online technical forum which gives customers quick and easy access to its experts, and the ability to interact with each other, to find the best ... more

Free machine safety training workshop to be held in July

In response to customer demand, Leuze electronic will be repeating its half-day machine safety training workshop on 18th July. The free of charge ‘Introduction to Machine Safety’ workshop will take ... more

New solution provides power in emergency situations

Power Systems International, in collaboration with Cambridgeshire County Council, has embarked upon an initiative to provide purpose built Emergency Lift Power Systems (ELPS) for dedicated evacuation ... more

New IR inspection windows have lifetime warranty against breakage

Infrared inspection window manufacturer, IRISS, has announced the introduction of its new Platinum Series. Developed in response to customer demands, these IR windows offer clear visual inspection ... more

Make it in Great Britain ‘30 under 30’ to inspire the next generation

The Make it in Great Britain ‘30 Under 30’ has been selected by a panel of expert judges. Demonstrating passion, enthusiasm and ambition in their roles, the finalists will go on to act as ambassadors ... more

New machines increase manufacturing capacity at Schwer Fittings

Schwer Fittings, which has been involved in the manufacture of stainless steel hose and tube fittings for over 30 years, has purchased two new Doosan CNC machines. Added to the company's existing ... more

Fastener testing facility opened

Anixter Fasteners has announced that its independent testing laboratory ‘A-LAB’ in Gloucester is now fully commissioned... more

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