Aerospace & Marine

3 ways automation keeps our world turning

Far from being a futuristic phenomenon, automation is all around us, making the world a better place by ensuring the quality, safety and reliability of the infrastructure we rely on every day – without us even noticing. When we think of automation, we might think of robot vacuum cleaners…

🕘 07/02/2020

Podium place for Bulgin connectors in international school ROV competition

A school robotics team sponsored by rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin won third place overall in the 2019 MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition, with connectors from Bulgin featured in the design. Among the 24 other schools that qualified in the…

🕘 06/02/2020

ORE Catapult broadcasts live debate on future role of robots in the UK’s offshore environment

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewables, is sparking debate on the use of cutting-edge robotics and autonomous systems in offshore wind by launching its first Robotics in Offshore Renewables LIVE event.

🕘 29/01/2020

Ex-Rolls Royce finance chief joins fast-growing 2Excel

2Excel Aviation, the innovative aviation services company, has recruited Stuart Stanyard, a former Finance Director from engine-maker Rolls-Royce Plc’s Civil Aerospace business, to its Management Board. The fast-growing business based in Sywell, Northants, was founded in 2005 by two Royal Air…

🕘 14/01/2020

The robot army is moving

A threat to jobs, a health and safety risk and a technological nightmare. Despite these common protests against robotic technology, demand is growing, creating a new challenge for robot component suppliers. Chris Johnson, managing director of precision bearing specialist SMB Bearings, explains. As…

🕘 20/08/2019

Ship-to-shore commercial connection to be installed in Stromness as part of green power project

"The vision for this project is to achieve a sustainable future for transport to and in Orkney" … Schneider Electric , a provider of digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced a project to supply locally produced 'green' electrical power to the MV Hamnavoe NorthLink ferry…

🕘 24/06/2019

European Space Agency awards contract to Siemens and Sonaca for development of design for additive manufacturing applications

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected Siemens Digital Industries Software to develop aerospace design applications for metal additive manufacturing. The applications will leverage Siemens’ end-to-end software solution for industrial additive manufacturing that combines generative…

🕘 20/06/2019

UK's first large ship-to-shore commercial connection to be installed in Stromness as part of Green Power project

Schneider Electric, digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced a project to supply locally produced 'green' electrical power to the MV Hamnavoe NorthLink ferry while docked in Stromness, Orkney, due to get underway shortly. The project is believed to be the first large…

🕘 05/06/2019

Lenze to showcase at Passenger Terminal EXPO

Lenze is exhibiting at Passenger Terminal EXPO (PTX), the world’s leading international airport conference and exhibition from 26 to 28 March at the ExCeL, London. The Lenze Smart Motor offers a complete, scalable mechatronic drive system that combines motor, gear unit and electronic drive in…

🕘 11/02/2019

HBM aircraft structural testing webinar highlights the importance of a good design

HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is pleased to announce its latest free webinar; ‘Everything you should know about Aircraft Structural Testing’, which will take place on June 27th 2017 at 9am (GMT). As airframe structures must be thoroughly tested…

🕘 16/06/2017