Medical Equipment

Sewtec Automation's critical role in supply and production of food and pharmaceutical products

Industrial robotics specialist Sewtec Automation has a ‘critical role to play’ in the supply and production of essential food and pharmaceutical products during the Covid-19 crisis, according to a national trade body. The Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA) made the…

🕘 2 days ago

Can 3D printers help to solve Coronavirus?

Business owners with additive manufacturer and 3D printer capability are calling on the UK Government to tell them how they can best help the effort to build more ventilators for the NHS. Richard Dinan, CEO of Buckinghamshire based Pulsar Fusion, has already started using his company’s 3D…

🕘 3 days ago

Removing compliance complexity from EU MDR traceability

many medical device moulders, particularly SMEs with limited in-house resources, are still getting to grips with the impact of the EU Medical Device Regulations (MDR). Designed to make products more easily traceable by patients and the care supply chain, many perceive the labelling upgrade…

🕘 4 days ago

Invitation to manufacturers to help fight COVID19 - virtual roundtable

Nanofabrica, manufacturer of 3D printers for precision engineering, invites researchers, doctors and manufacturers to harness its manufacturing capabilities to develop COVID19 related medical devices and solutions. The company will host a virtual roundtable on Wednesday, March 25th, at 16:00 GMT+2…

🕘 24/03/2020

Manufacturing exports slump to lowest level in three years

Britain’s manufacturers are calling on the Government to work with industry and take whatever steps are necessary to mitigate the impact of coronavirus on supply chains on the back of a survey showing exports have slumped to their lowest level in three years. The Q1 Manufacturing Outlook…

🕘 16/03/2020

The healthcare sector must embrace automation – or face potential downfall

Ian McGregor, Vice President of Sales at UiPath … The healthcare sector, in particular the NHS, is crying out for technological evolution. Such evolution could make the difference between health services keeping pace with the UK’s changing demographics and evolving into a provider fit for the…

🕘 28/11/2019

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

Small but powerful – high intensity, compact LED-UV curing spot lamp

Techsil introduces the newly launched Hönle LED Spot 40 IC. The LED Spot 40 IC (Integrated Controller) was developed for adhesive curing applications where the emitted light of a LED point source is just not enough for a completely uniform cure but a standard flood unit would be oversized. The…

🕘 23/01/2018

Siemens and Spire in tech partnership

Leading healthcare company, Spire Healthcare, has partnered with Siemens PLC (UK & Ireland) and Siemens Healthineers to invest in the latest healthcare, automation and building technologies as part of its new hospital which recently opened in Didsbury, Manchester. Spire Healthcare has invested…

🕘 24/11/2017

The automation obituaries

What will humans soon have in common with horses? Obsoletion in the work place, if a video on YouTube by CGP Grey is anything to believe. The fifteen minute video, entitled Humans need not apply has received 3.5 million views since August 2014 and puts forward the case that advances in technology…

🕘 19/02/2015