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SMEs urge to get ready for multi-billion-Euro fund for new product development

British small and medium sized businesses are being urged to get ready for a multi-billion-Euro fund, details of which are set to be announced later this year. The fund, which is part of the European ... more

UK inventions shortlisted for sustainable technologies award

Two recent British inventions have been shortlisted in a global search for the best new sustainable technologies capable of improving the lives of people in developing countries. The Jompy Boiler, a ... more

Introductory courses to cover mechanical and CFD capabilities of Autodesk Simulation Pro

Symetri, an Autodesk Gold Partner with Autodesk Simulation Specialisation status, is running a series of introductory courses across the country on the mechanical and CFD capabilities of Autodesk ... more

Watson-Marlow Pumps opens Austrian office

Building on its commitment to provide global support and local solutions, Watson-Marlow Pumps Group has opened an office in Austria from which it will deliver direct sales and technical support to ... more

Control Techniques celebrates its 40th anniversary

Control Techniques was originally founded as KTK on 4th October 1973, and became Control Techniques on 9th December 1975. It was acquired by Emerson in 1994. Enrique Miñarro Viseras, president of ... more

Engineers are being mislead by companies claiming to have invented technologies, claims Renold

According to an article published recently on Renold's web site, there is a growing trend for manufacturers of industrial chain to claim innovations as their own when in fact they have merely copied ... more

Smartphone breathalyser a Cool Idea!

A Proto Labs Cool Idea! Award has gone to FLOOME, a smartphone add-on that provides users with accurate and reliable blood-alcohol readings.The company provided the designer of FLOOME, Marco Barbetta ... more

Operate Eaton’s easy800 control relay remotely with new app

Eaton has launched the easyRemote display app – which can be downloaded for free from at: Available on the Android operating system (for versions 2.2-4), the app enables ... more

Henkel opens new adhesives factory to meet rising demand from China and the Asia region

Henkel has opened what it claims is the world’s largest adhesives factory. With this new production facility in Shanghai, the company is expanding its production capacity in a major emerging market ... more

Swansea students win EESE award for Schaeffler inspection project

Schaeffler’s manufacturing plant in Llanelli, South Wales, has supported EESW – Engineering Education Scheme Wales – since the scheme was first introduced across Wales in 2007. The plant acts as an ... more

New cable assembly facility for Intelliconnect

Intelliconnect (Europe) has moved its Cable Assembly Division to the new, state-of-the-art, Corby Enterprise Centre. According to the company, the division is staffed by an experienced cable assembly ... more

Aerco announces that its founder, Bill Laughton, has died

Aerco’s founder, Bill Laughton, passed away on September 8th following a short illness. Bill, who was 88, formed Aerco (Aviation Electrical and Radio Company) in a small, wooden workshop in Horsham in ... more

1500 exhibitors take part in DSEI 2013

When it opened yesterday, DSEI 2013 had 1,500 exhibitors and its organiser, Clarion Events, is expecting around 30,000 visitors from around the world this week.This year the show has: six themed ... more

SEW Eurodrive encourages customers to visit its new purpose-built site

SEW Eurodrive has moved to a purpose-built high-tech building in Normanton, West Yorkshire. The new site will not only be used for production, but is an open-house for customers, featuring a ... more

Rockwell Automation announces Routeco as a distributor in the Netherlands

Rockwell Automation has announced that Routeco, an industrial automation and control products distributor in the Netherlands has become its preferred distributor for the Dutch market. Routeco will ... more

Danfoss celebrates its 80th anniversary

September 1st 2013 marked 80 years since Mads Clausen founded Danfoss in his parent’s farmhouse in Nordborg, Denmark. Today, the company employs 23,000 staff and has sales in more than 100 countries.... more

Tata Steel in Scunthorpe to produce steel for new rail line linking Mecca and Medina

Tata Steel has won an order to manufacture 60,000 tonnes of rail for a new high-speed line linking the two holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. Steel for the project will be made at the ... more

TTI expands its connector assembly plant resulting in faster turnaround of stock

TTI has significantly increased both the scale and scope of its European connector assembly service at its European Distribution Centre near Munich, Germany. The site has been more than doubled in ... more

UK car manufacturing rises by 7%

A report from the SMMT – Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) – has stated that UK car manufacturing grew 7% in July, with sites across the UK making 128,873 units. In addition, year-to-... more

Edwards to become part of Atlas Copco’s new vacuum solutions division

Atlas Copco is to acquire Edwards, a technology and market leader in sophisticated vacuum products and abatement solutions. The acquisition of Edwards offers Atlas Copco an opportunity to expand into ... more

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