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Linkx is named as a partner by KUKA Robotics

End-of-line packaging manufacturer Linkx Packaging Systems is now in an even stronger position to develop and supply versatile robot-based solutions after being appointed as a System Partner by KUKA ... more

Co-operation agreement brings new possibilities for robust displays

Prior to SID Display Week 2014 in San Diego, California from 1st to 6th June, Germany-based company i-sft, a manufacturer of flat panel technologies for demanding applications, have entered a ... more

Late payment remains a concern for SMEs despite improving economy says Forum

Despite positive news on the UK economy, the continuing culture of late payment remains a concern for many small businesses according to the latest research from the national small business group, ... more

Industrial automation equipment will see stronger growth in 2014, after two mediocre years

After sputtering for the last two years, the global market for industrial automation equipment (IAE) is poised for stronger growth in 2014, aided by strengthening economies as well as technological ... more

Gast Group appoints South African distributor in expansion move

The Gast Group, a designer and manufacturer of compressors and vacuum pumps and a member of IDEX Corporation’s health and sciences division, has strengthened its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)... more

ERIKS takes over shares of Maagtechnic Group

On 11th February 2014, ERIKS announced having reached an agreement with Datwyler to acquire all shares of the Maagtechnic Group. This acquisition has been finalised successfully on 1 April 2014.


1981 Yamaha to take part in the ACU 350 Championship

Majenta Solutions, a supplier of computer-aided design engineering software and IT infrastructure solutions, is to sponsor British historic motorcycle race series champion, Mike Russell, throughout ... more

Fresh ideas mean fresh air on country walks for the Mountain Trike

Designed for use off-road and in difficult conditions, the Mountain Trike wheelchair needed reliable components capable of withstanding tough environments. To meet the demands, the designer specified ... more

Sheffield team show simplicity is key to co-operative robots

VIDEO: A way of making hundreds - or even thousands - of tiny robot clusters to carry out tasks without using any memory or processing power has been developed by engineers at the University of ... more

Study day for FOUNDATION technology will take place in Stockport

The Fieldbus Foundation UK Marketing Committee (FFUKMC) is finalising its plans for the first of its 2014 schedule of end user events – a FOUNDATION Technology Study Day to be held in Stockport on ... more

ABB launch a new drive train package at Hillhead event

A drive train package, launched by ABB at Hillhead 2014, demonstrates the benefits of using a single source supplier for all components from electric motors, variable-speed drives, gearboxes, ... more

Yuken Europe secures contracts with a ferry operator, driving growth in the maritime sector

Hydraulic technology and manufacturing firm Yuken Europe is driving growth in the maritime sector after securing repeat servicing works with ferry operator the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.

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HUM use two robots to perform tasks at their Technical Festival

Programming a brand new conventional robot to perform a pick and place sequence would typically require considerable time investment and even for an expert. To integrate a second robot - so the two ... more

New EMKA videos released revealing the technology behind sealing profiles

Extended sealing profiles are ubiquitous in industry and are available in a huge range of standard and custom sections. These EMKA videos give insight to the design and production process for these ... more

Competition: Win £60 worth of Molex products

A robust and reliable project requires high quality connections between its parts. Ensuring the power and signal paths work properly not only makes the unit stand up to sustained use but also gives ... more

Murrelektronik and Wigan UTC announce scholarship scheme

Murrelektronik has announced a scholarship programme which will enable two students from Wigan UTC Academy to gain valuable hands on experience at the company’s headquarters in Oppenweiler, Germany. ... more

WDS supports Bloodhound SSC project with high accuracy components

WDS is supplying the Bloodhound Project with vital components free of charge. Bespoke-built angle plates were manufactured for use as assembly jigs for the front and rear suspension to ensure that ... more

Vacon opens office in Croatia

AC drives manufacturer Vacon has opened a representative office in Zagreb, Croatia. "I think this was a good time for Vacon to establish an office in this region. There are many promising and ... more

ABB introduces a team approach for the drives market

A Drives Solutions Team has been launched by ABB in the UK which is able to provide engineered packages comprising ABB machines, transformers, variable-speed drives and life cycle services... more

Videos examine motor vehicle component technologies

EMKA has released two new videos describing the manufacturing technologies behind the production of motor vehicle components. ‘Aluminium Die-Casting’ explains the process of manufacture – from ... more

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