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More top exhibitors sign up for Sensors & Instrumentation Live

Sensors & Instrumentation Live 2019, sponsored by Mouser Electronics, is shaping up to be the biggest in the show's history. Taking place in Hall 2 at the NEC, Birmingham on Wednesday 25 and ... more

Bin-Picking application with Ensenso 3D camera boosts productivity

Short cycle times, little scrap, minimal stock-keeping - the factory of the future is networked and highly economical. An important component here is industrial image processing. One example is a Bin ... more

Leading green packaging specialists save a record 122,125 trees

Pregis Limited, supplier of Easypack®, the UK’s leading brand of eco-friendly packaging solutions, has announced a further year on year growth in sales of green packaging technology in 2018, ... more

Are you looking to reduce heat, glare or UV coming from your building’s existing roof lights?

Westgate are excited to announce the launch of a first-to-market product to tackle roof light heat and glare issues; Easipanel.

Easipanel is a reflective roof light cover designed for factories and ... more


Optimising Materials Handling Efficiency through Automation

The logistics and supply chain sector forms a huge part of the UK economy and, in return supports a plethora of other businesses, of all sizes across many sectors. From supermarkets to retail outlets,... more

How to meet the manufacturing and DC facilities management challenge

In this review of what sets manufacturing and DCs apart in their FM requirements, Steve Wengrow, Business Development Director of TCFM, reflects on how service providers need to adapt at pace, ... more

Automated Storage and Retrieval? Here’s the Low down..

ASRS offers a wide variety of self-contained, goods-to-person, automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS). Kardex Remstar is a leader in this field and with the focus shifting from picking ... more

Hyster to develop electric reachstacker for port of valencia

Hyster Europe has announced it is developing a zero-emission reachstacker featuring a hydrogen fuel cell for the Port of Valencia, as part of the European Horizon 2020 programme and H2Ports project. ... more

Flexi Warehouse Truck Concept comes of age

The articulated fork lift truck has for over 25 years been promoted as a cost saving alternative to the traditional combination of a counterbalanced truck to unload and a reach or guided VNA truck to ... more

The tenth anniversary edition of Sensors & Instrumentation Live is shaping up to be the biggest in the show’s history

With thousands of visitors looking to source the latest technologies every year, Sensors & Instrumentation Live presents market leading companies from across the test, measurement and control ... more

Need flexibility in storing and picking fast moving stock?

The LR 35 Vertical Buffer Module – Meets the demand for cost-effective inventory management

Kardex Remstar has responded to the trend towards wider product ranges, smaller batch sizes and 24-hour ... more


Lift truck attachments in hyster® factory fit programme

Hyster Europe has announced that three types of lift truck attachments, with ten possible configurations, are now available straight from the factory as part of the original lift truck build.

To ... more


Curtiss-Wright launches new TILT SENSOR

Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division has today announced the launch of the VTS2021, a dual-axis, vibration-tolerant tilt sensor that offers an optimal combination of performance, safety and cost in ... more

Low cost, easy to install, intuitive process optimisation systems

WERMA presents Industry 4.0 – the simple way, without smoke and mirrors!

To many people Industry 4.0 is still shrouded in mystery – “what is it? What does it do? Where can I can get one and it must ... more


Stertil fast-action doors provide sweet access solution

One of the UK’s leading food and confectionery manufacturers relies upon a pair of Stertil FlexiEdge fast-action doors to provide access to a fork truck drivers training facility and a stores area ... more

EnerSys expands NexSys motive power battery range to include lithium-ion technology

EnerSys is set to introduce advanced lithium ion technology to its NexSys range of high-performance motive power batteries with the launch of NexSys iON™ battery systems in 2019. The expanded range ... more

Transitional Simplified Procedures should be for all involved in visible international trade movements, including freight forwarders

Commenting on the recent announcement by HMRC on Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) for Customs in the case of no deal on March 29th, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association, says: more

Reinventing fire detection in industrial warehouses

Advanced fire detection technology detects smoke at the earliest possible stage, while reducing false alarms and maintenance in large industrial warehouses. more
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FTA response to Oxford zero emission zone

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council announced an update to the Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) plans this week.  more

World-leading JCB cabs factory project forges ahead

Construction work on the new £50 million JCB Cab Systems factory is forging ahead as it targets a summer opening.  more

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